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Nana San

Overview

The little restaurant in Newport Beach bordering the 73 toll road (Nana San means seven three in Japanese) often has a wait before it opens for dinner. Nabbing a seat at the bar might take a little bit of patience, but this sushi is worth it.

Simple nigiri is what Nana San specializes in – elegantly draped cuts of fish cover sticky rice that’s predaubed with wasabi, so no extra seasoning like soy sauce is necessary. Unlike some of the snootier sushi spots, American favorites like California or spicy tuna rolls are available as well. They’re popular with the lunch crowd, and it’s to Nana San’s credit that it balances affordable sushi combos with its more gourmet fare.

Features
  • Beer & Wine
  • Casual Dining
Reviews
Yelp Based on 1109 Reviews Yelp

Probably more 4.5/5 than a 5 star, but nonetheless, this place was great! First off, I don't know about you, but finding a decent sushi restaurant that... More

How can you have a five star restaurant that earns only three? That is because they do somethings perfectly and do others terribly. The food is perfect.... More

First off, this fish is good and well priced which is why I even gave this place two stars. The unbearable part of this place is the reservation situation.... More

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