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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 1139 Reviews Yelp

The most unusual location for THE BEST JAPANESE FOOD and sushi I've ever had!! I've been going to Nanasan for 8 years and I've never had a bad meal. The... More

One of the best sushi I have been to, beside O Sushi and Komasa. Weekdays call at 10am to reserve your spot Saturday call at 4pm to reserve your... More

Probably one of two of the best sushi restaurants that I've ever been to in Southern California. The other place has closed down since the owner/chef had... More

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