LovedWe went for our anniversary, and weren't disappointed. I had the halibut, which was the best I've ever eaten. My husband ordered the duck, which he loved. (I didn't love it, but I don't love duck!)6/10/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat placeoutstanding food, excellent service. worth the price.6/8/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellentNaha is an excellent dining experience from the service to the food. The meal was paced perfectly for us, large wine selection, and the food was great. My wife and I highly recommend it.6/8/2013 12:00:00 AMAwesome....Second time at Naha. Best meal in Chicago. We had an amazing white Pinot Noir as well which was a great find. Highly recommend NAha.6/6/2013 12:00:00 AMDelicious, adventurous tasting menuMy husband enjoyed a romantic dinner on a Friday night. We were sat at a wonderful corner table (one bench seat and one chair) right next to the window. We ordered the tasting menu and we enjoyed 2.5 hours of an amazing variety of food! My husband and I had different dishes for each course; the chef and waiter worked to tailor our dinners to our specific interests. We had a wonderful experience and I highly recommend this restaurant!6/1/2013 12:00:00 AMOur go to place in ChicagoSuperb food. Excellent service...not fast...timed for enjoying the evening. I am sure they would rush you through if you asked. Excellent wine list and advice, not overwhelming. Dishes are superb in originality and flavor, and not overpowering in portion size and complexity. Elegant simplicity is the expression, borrowed perhaps from the decor.5/31/2013 12:00:00 AMNot outstandingA very good, but not outstanding meal. Modest selection, small portions. Expensive wine list, although I found a very well priced Brunello.5/30/2013 12:00:00 AMWe had been wanting to comeWe had been wanting to come here and finally did. We were not disappointed--my husband and I both enjoyed our meals--he had the duck which was amazing and I had the soft shell crab--also great. We each enjoyed our apps as well. We liked our waiter's suggestion re: wine pairings with our entrees. We're planning to come back here for the tasting menu.5/30/2013 12:00:00 AMAmazing lunch menuNaha is a chic, beautiful restaurant. The food was delicious and the lunch menu a bargain!5/28/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent restaurant but serviceExcellent restaurant but service too fast for Canadien5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMJolie vue sur la rue ce quiJolie vue sur la rue ce qui change des restaurants sans fenêtre. Produits de qualité et service chaleureux. Excellent poisson.5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMWe chose the chef's tasterWe chose the chef's taster menu and it was superb and in my opinion great value. There was plenty of food.
The server suggested a wine which was not over priced and very good.5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMOne of the best in ChicagoWe had a great dinner at Naha. They really have it going. Fresh,seasonal and exceptionally tasty. The soft shell crabs we're the best I've ever had. Meal was paced nicely.however the waiter was just ok.seemed to have his mind elsewhere. The Busser/runner was really on the ball. Will return5/24/2013 12:00:00 AMThe Prix Fix Menu was ExcellentWhile not advertised I had seen something advertised about a prix fixe menu. We aske about it and were very glad we did. Got a 7 course menu and they paired it with wines. The two of us were treated to 7 different courses each so we got to sample 14 total courses. While it started a bit slow (nothing earth shattering with the first two courses) it really took off after our first couple of offerings. The wines all paired very well. Service was very attentive and timely. Ultimately the evening was a home run.5/20/2013 12:00:00 AMJust Awesome Food & ServiceNAHA is as good as it gets. Creative, and adventurous menu, delicious drinks and outstanding service. Foie Gras is terrific and should not be missed. Make sure that you save room for dessert as they are all pretty fantastic.
If you have any reservations about dining here based on some reviews here and elsewhere, keep in mind that they are all pretty much from Restaurant Week patrons complaining about the prices. You get what you pay for here and that's great food and service.5/20/2013 12:00:00 AMNahaNaha has been one of my favorite restaurants since it opened. Everything is wonderful. The food, the service, the room. You can't go wrong. And even though they have a Michelin star, at lunch they've got one of the best burgers around.5/15/2013 12:00:00 AMNahaWe really enjoyed our meal at Naha, we had a few drinks at the bar before we sat down. The service staff is very polished and knowledgeable about the drink/wine list and the menu. Notable items were the foie gras, delicious. I ordered the scallops, they were prepared nicely but not memorable. A few of the diners at our table had the fish selections, they were both very tasty!5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMSolidNaha continues to deliver. I haven't been there for a couple years, and it was better than I remember. Service was great! Our waiter was attentive without hovering! Venison medallions were excellent. Halibut was solid and beet salad was an excellent starter. A bit on the pricey side, but worth it, particularly for anybspecial occasion.5/10/2013 12:00:00 AMA class actExquisite service and food. We had the mushroom soup with fresh morels, a simple salad, and a spectacular cut of beef and an intriguing assortment of cheeses for dessert. Great wine list. Our server was intelligent, well informed, and attentive. Great place for a quiet elegant meal.5/9/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent Choice!I thought the food was spectacular!! The tables are spacious so you don't feel like you're sitting on top of the people next to you. Service was great but there was a large party so the food came out a little too slowly. All around, it was a fabulous dining experience!4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMWe celebrated my adult daughter'sWe celebrated my adult daughter's birthday at Naha's but my husband and I celebrated "just us" at Naha several months prior. Each time we had wonderful servers who were gracious and helpful. Last Saturday, we all wanted the soup but we also wanted other appetizers so the waiter told us " I can take care of that easily'. And he did! We all had a small portion of this fantastic cream of mushroom soup(served elegantly) AND the an appetizer of our choice. It was a little thing but we so appreciated it. The rest of the meal was wonderful. The food is spectacular. The cocktails were were inventive, tasty and playfully named. The wines were outstanding. All in all, it was a wonderful experience.4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMI have loved this place sinceI have loved this place since it opened. It never diappoints. There is no better restaurant in Chicago.4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMBeautiful place. Our waiterBeautiful place. Our waiter was attentive but not obtrusive. The food was delicious - the venison was the best I've ever had.4/25/2013 12:00:00 AMWe visited Naha the firstWe visited Naha the first time and liked it a lot. The selection of meals is great, in particular also for a vegetarian (no fish, no meat) it´s easy to find a delicious meal. The service was very nice and it is sure that we will come again.4/24/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat experience. PerfectGreat experience. Perfect for a special, out-of-town business dinner.4/22/2013 12:00:00 AMThe menu is creative and containedThe menu is creative and contained no run-of-the-mill items and the visual presentation is imaginative. An excellent cocktail and wine list. All three of our by-the-glass selections were excellent. The cost is on the stiff side but worth the price, considering the creativity of each dish, even the desserts. Service was very competent and added to the value. At first there was a very noisy (male) crowd at the bar which disturbed because it is close to the dining area.
When we left the general manager personally took us to your new Les Brindilles Restaurant up the street and connected us with the sommelier, as a favor. Bravo.4/22/2013 12:00:00 AMEnjoyed the food - outstandingEnjoyed the food - outstanding albeit expensive!! The wine list was a real challenge, I am not an expert but am also not a novice and it was pretty tough to pick a Chardonnay Our waiter was somewhat helpful but not great in suggesting one. I don't mind exploring but not at $90+ a bottle!!!4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMUnusual combinations and choicesUnusual combinations and choices of fish and game, creative and attractive presentation, accompanied by beautiful atmosphere and top-notch service. The entrees were outstanding.4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMI had the oysters and Squab,I had the oysters and Squab, husband had the scallops and steak, amazing food!! Great service! Will defiantly go back4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMWe went a little early forWe went a little early for dinner (6:30) on a Friday night so the place was not very full and the lights were still bright. This was no fault if the restaurant, but if we go back we will certainly go later. By the time we left at 8:15, I would classify the ambiance as perfect.
Food was amazing. All our courses were delivered not to fast or slow, just as desired.4/19/2013 12:00:00 AMIt is always lovely to eatIt is always lovely to eat at Naha. The food and service are perfect.4/16/2013 12:00:00 AMEverything was very good.Everything was very good. However what I don't understand is the reservation policy. That Monday we visited the restaurant there were plenty of empty tables. But when I four weeks ago had tried to make a reservation for five opentable always gave a notice that this is not possible. Maybe there is a fault in the program which should be corrected.4/8/2013 12:00:00 AMNaha was everything an excellentNaha was everything an excellent restaurant should be: warm, welcoming and delicious. The food and the service were beyond reproach.4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMSimple menu however greatSimple menu however great selections. The food was outstanding...enjoyed the beet salad & the duck was perfectly prepared. Appreciated that couples/parties were seated for privacy. WIll return sooner than later. Thank you.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMGood restaurantOverall I loved it, but the server was a bit cold, not too bad but cold. The busboys did a great job making sure our water was full. The food was good I had the risotto with pork, it did not have much pork. I think the kitchen shorted us on that as well as the oxtail on the gnocchi. Ribeye could of used a bit more, it was tasty but it was just a hunk of meat, some arugula maybe, a few more potatoes? My girlfriend loved the fish, dessert was nothing out of the ordinary. I would go back3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMOverpriced!!! But Good Food/ServiceThis was our second time here. We came back (1.5 years later) because we felt like we weren't giving it a fair shot as our recollection was that it was unmemorable and overpriced. Unfortunately, our memory (or lack thereof) was dead on.
This would be a place I would recommend to anyone if the prices were about $20 cheaper for entrees, if bottles of wine were cheaper, and if appetizers were more reasonable or of larger portion. The price point is just way off here.
The service was amazing and the food was really good.
The list of places with more creativity and more to offer for food lovers is significantly larger in Chicago and massively larger if you're seeking a fair value.3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMNaha is one of my favoriteNaha is one of my favorite restaurants and it did not disappoint during restaurant week when prices were much more manageable. Food was outstanding, great value, and good service. The restaurant was full and a bit noisy to talk with our friends.2/6/2013 12:00:00 AMOur third visit in 8 monthsOur third visit in 8 months and our least favorite because of the pared down portions for Restaurant Week. That being said we still love Naha. It's just so much better if you pay full fare. We had the butternut squash soup - best part was the pork cheek meat; corn "grits" w/ mushrooms and crispy kale was very imaginative and the beet salad was good but standard.
Salmon entree was tiny - good but not great; pork shank off the bone was tender with good flavor but strangely served on an overcooked and mushy lake of cheese-topped risotto with spinach. It looked bad and felt too rustic.
Almond financier was tasty but overbaked and a bit dry - a trend here.
The wine selections were very good $30/$50/$75 bottles for some really decent offerings2/5/2013 12:00:00 AM