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Nau Lounge

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Intercontinental Hotel | En frente de Multiplaza Escazu, Escazu 11856-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2208 2148
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12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
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Duque de Caxias, RJ
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good place to eat Japanese food. The food is beautiful and delicious. Definitely is a good option and the location inside the hotel is perfect.

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Thank MysteryRJ
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Mystery RJ Thanks for your awesome review concerning Nau, it is our goal to provide you with the best Sushi experience in San Jose, and by reading what you wrote, it looks like we accomplished that mission with you. We hope you come back soon! Best regards, Eduard Soler More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The food is good but it's nothing fancy compared to the other restaurants at Hotel Real Intercontinental. I would probably say it's meant to be a place for a snack other than a meal. They should improve the environment

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Thank WPHF
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear WPHF I am sorry that you didn't leave Nau satisfied, our goal is to meet our customers' expectations. If you could please provide us with more feedback on how we could have improved your experience, that would be greatly appreciated. Best regards, Eduard Soler More 

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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nau has an excellent service, the people there is really nice and gentle. The food variety is great for a Sushi restaurant. Sushi is really good and not so pricey. Try the steamed gyozas (dumplings) they are awesome. Recommended for a quite lunch or business meeting. It's not so crowded but better ask for reservation.

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Thank ChoxU
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear ChoxU Thanks for the positive remarks concerning Nau, it really is a great pleasure to serve satisfied customers like you. You are right the gyozas are amazing, they are a personal favorite of mine. I agree with you as well, the setting is perfect for a quiet lunch or business meeting. I hope you come back again soon! Kind... More 

california
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I always pop in & regenerate myself usually after a long drive from Guanacaste. Its a nice bar to sit and relax. It has good decor & located inside the Intercontinental Hotel which is great! The service is good, the sushi super good ! The tunes were fine & not to loud ? As some previous review ? A Japanese... More 

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Thank Surferchefcowboy
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Surferchefcowboy Thanks for the review filled with superlatives, you do seem like a big fan of Nau, and why shouldn't everyone be? As you mentioned it is a great restaurant with awesome food and drinks, great service and good music. Just as you said, what else does anyone need? I hope you come again soon! Best regards, Eduard Soler More 

Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Awesome Sushi, I had high expectations given the praise in the comments section; they were met and then some. I agree with other reviewers rating this as one of the best Sushi places around San Jose and was pleasantly surprised with the prices which I thought were good value for a restaurant at Intercontinental. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank veneticook
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear veneticook I am glad to hear that your expectacions were met regarding Nau's sushi quality. It is our mission to provide you the best sushi in San Jose and the most impeccable service possible. You are right, we are a great option that does not sacrifice quality for value, I hope you come again soon! Best regards, Eduard Soler More 

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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went for lunch, not so crowded. Not expecting too much. Good sushi. Good service and not very pricey.

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1 Thank cs0600
Eduard S, Food and Beverage Manager at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear cs0600 Thanks for visiting us and for the positive remarks regarding Nau, I hope you come back again soon! Kind regards, Eduard Soler More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I am not a sushi lover but loved this restaurant! Try the miso soup and better if you make a reservation.

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Thank varlaura2014
Eduard S, Gerente de Alimentos y Bebidas at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear varlaura2014, I am pleased to hear that even though you don't particularly like sushi, that you found our food great. The Miso soup you mentioned is amazing, I hope you come back and try other dishes as well. Best Regards, Eduard Soler More 

Keller, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch here. The tuna was great. Service from Edward was fantastic. If we were staying longer, we would definitely eat here again.

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Thank Brian H
Eduard S, Manager at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Brian H, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your last visit to our restaurant Nau Sushi Lounge. We hope next time you visit San Jose, you come and visit us. Best Regards, Eduard Soler More 

Heredia, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

What started as an excellent Lounge at the Intercontinental Hotel, is now a bad environment Restaurant. They installed a couple of TVs that are always with high volume, the same with the music so loud that all the people shout. It use to be an excellent destination for business meetings and a nutritious and healthy lunch with excellent prices, now... More 

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Thank GSanper
Eduard S, Manager at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear GSanper, We really appreciate your comment, our only purpose is to achieve our clients expectations, and we can learn from all your comments, we will be studying your comment. Thank you very much. Best Regards, Eduard Soler More 

Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Best sushi in Costa Rica, the large 92 piece boat offers huge variety. Fish is very fresh and rolls are delicious. Wait staff is very professional and service is great.

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Thank Adam H
Eduard S, Gerente at Nau Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Adam H, Thank you for your comment, we are very happy to hear you consider us the best sushi place in Costa Rica, we will be keeping up the good job, so we can always count on you. Best Regards, Eduard Soler More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Intercontinental Hotel | En frente de Multiplaza Escazu, Escazu 11856-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2208 2148
Description
Green and white hues and modern furniture signal the ultra-cool ambiance in Nau Lounge, a trendy Asian inspired drinking and eating spot off the lobby. Enjoy fresh sushi and sashimi from the bar while lounge music fills the air in this chic, contemporary lounge setting

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