Nobu Lanai - Four Seasons Lanai
Nobu Lanai - Four Seasons Lanai

Nobu Lanai - Four Seasons Lanai

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.fourseasons.com/manelebay/dining/restaurants/nobu_lanai/
  • Phone: 8085652832
  • Hours of Operation:


    Dinner: Daily 6:00pm-9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Oyvind Nasheim
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Four Seasons Resort Lana'i at Manele Bay
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Guest parking is available and located on the right and left side of the resort main drive.
A word from Nobu Lanai - Four Seasons Lanai
Nobu Lana'i is located at the Four Seasons Resort Lana'i at Manele Bay on the private Hawaiian island of Lana'i. Nobu Lana'i offers sweeping panoramic views matched by innovative Japanese cuisine.

Drawing upon Chef Matsuhisa's classical training as a sushi chef in Tokyo, his life abroad in South America, and his travels around the world, Nobu Lana'i will showcase Chef's signature new-style Japanese cuisine, as well as new creations infusing local Hawaiian ingredients.
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Nobu Lanai - Four Seasons Lanai reviews from OpenTable diners
10 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.7
    Noise LevelModerate
33% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (9)great for outdoor dining (8)romantic (8)special occasion (8)fit for foodies (5)good for groups (3)late-night find (2)hot spot (2)notable wine list (2)vibrant bar scene (1)neighborhood gem (1)Show More
  • Excellent
    YumyumVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The best restaurant my wife and I have been to. Unequaled food, service, and attention to detail. The food is also unique and it is an extremely enjoyable experience. A must go when in the area. We went three times in four nights. Different wait staff each time but equally great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not enough bang for my buck
    kentuckyvegan
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    During my stay on Lana'i, I knew I would love to splurge for just one night at a fancy restaurant. From all that I had seen and heard, Nobu's seemed like a good place to go, but I left feeling rather disappointed. While the atmosphere and scenery was great, I wish that they would not rely on that so much, because I felt that I paid way too much for food that I know I could find cheaper somewhere else, or better yet, make myself. I also felt cheated because my server failed to mention that the bottle of Voss water I asked for would cost me $9; I know I should have asked for the price myself but wow, what a rip off. I basically felt this place was an almost $100 mistake, and I really expected better from such a high-end place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing. Not much else can be said.
    theillien
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Understandably, when dining here, you're likely to be staying at one of the two Four Seasons resorts. You should already have high expectations. They are met. A lot of five-star dining establishments are likely to be given that rating based on the quality of the food, the atmosphere, and the attention to detail. This restaurant is no different in that regard. However, it has one thing many five-stars won't: An amazing view. Perhaps that falls under atmosphere, but how many five-stars in Manhattan can claim the same? As can be expected the table staff are knowledgeable. They share duties with enthusiasm. They are gracious and grateful. If the other Nobu restaurants are anything like this one it will be well worth the treat to yourself.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always fabulous!
    XavierVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    We are never disappointed when dining at Nobu. Always fresh, in fact the majority of the greens came from local farms. Creative entrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nobu - Lanai
    Foodielover
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Apparently, the restaurant was in renov'? We were sat outside in the main terrace area-althoug we had an awesome view. Our service by "Blake" was excellent, he was very thorough and informative but not in your face. Our favorite and a must to try is the Hamachi Tiradito style sashimi ...excellent! Blake also made our "birthday celebration" noted on our dessert ( Banana/ caramel with croutons)very courtious of him. Overall, a must place to dine for foodies who appreciates fresh raw fish, Japanese Peruvian fusion style.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 5 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 21, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance5
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 14 reviews are from the Nobu Lanai - Four Seasons Lanai reviews archive.
  • wish i could dine here more often
    lulu
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    love nobu! wish i could dine here more often. nobu on lanai is very special. waikiki nobu is nice but nothing compares to what lanai nobu has to offer. nothing like what we expected. menu selections and server descriptions turned out heavenly oral sensations. service outstanding as it should be but not intrusive. selections out of this world. flavors to die for. unexpected combinations. a very pleasant surprise in one of my favorite places, the island of lanai.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nobus
    Adae
    Dined on 2/26/2014
    I felt like I was eating in the hotel lobby. When I asked to me moved to the outdoor space, the host stated we could not and she would move us once a table was open. However, we were there for over three hours and she never moved us. The food was great, but it would have been much better to have a more pleasant environment. We went to the restaurant for my birthday and it was good food and we loved our waiter, but the hostess and the table in the lobby spoiled things.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was good, but the value
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Food was good, but the value is horrible. Next time I'd rather support local places than a celebrity chef.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious Food & Many Choices
    LanaiFans
    Dined on 11/26/2013
    Loved the spinach salad and this place has so many interesting dishes and dining options! Of course the view of Manele Bay and the Pacific doesn't hurt either!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    Heifer
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    Ambiance, staff, food, everything was wonderful. Normally, the restaurant would be in the leeward side of the building, so not windy. It was "Kona" winds (from the opposite direction from normal), so a bit windy, but still a beautiful spot. They could have turned off the fans to help with the wind since was not needed. The food was excellent, however, the ceviche was a bit lean on the fish (only 3 pieces of octopus...that was it, no fish as represented)...but it was still delicious. Would definitely recommend to all who visit Lanai!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great evening at Nobu
    Hawaii50
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    The food preparation and presentation at Nobu is always wonderful. And at this Nobu, there are great views of the ocean in an open air setting of Manele Bay at Lanai. The only thing That was a minor problem is the "over-attentiveness" of the wait staff. They seem to be there constantly picking up plates, filling water, etc. It sounds like a weird thing to complain about, but you can feel them hovering waiting for some way to clean the table. You can hardly have a conversation w/out stopping as arms come by to pick up plates, bowls, and utensils. A small problem, but bothersome. Otherwise the dining and food at Nobu was terrific as usual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really good.
    FoodloverVIP
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    Very good sushi very good food. The price seems a little high for what you get, but this is Nobu.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Underwhelmed
    StevennchbVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    Having had incredible experiences at other Nobu locations, where you can't wait for the next dish to come out, we were seriously disappointed with our meal. Our first two dishes were very good, including a black cod in Miso and another sashimi dish that had incredible spices, but were followed by just so-so sushi (one the specialty of the house!) and even the local poke trio (unique to Lanai) was just okay. We really expected this to be a highlight of our stay, and other guests we spoke with shared our disappointment. Cannot recommend at the prices charged.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Dinner in Lanai
    JuanV
    Dined on 9/6/2013
    Although pricey the food was outstanding. However most food in the island is so really a good value for the money. The yellowtail with jalapeño sashimi was out of this world as was the salmon roll and the fish and chips
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nobu Lanai exceeds expectations!
    Hawaii50
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    Nobu in Lanai was spectacular! The food was great as was the service staff and the ambience of the place. We had a table on the veranda area with a spectacular view of the pool and ocean while eating. The presentation of the meal was wonderful and the wait staff were extremely knowledgable. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants a special night out in Lanai.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unbelievable Spot
    rtadp
    Dined on 8/13/2013
    I could not say enough about Nobu. The food and service were impeccable.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a nice time.
    FoodloverVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2013
    Always a great place to have sushi and wonderful food. We will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food. After a planned
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/18/2013
    Great food. After a planned renovation later, it'll look like a proper Nobu's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    FoodmanVIP
    Dined on 4/14/2013
    The food was amazing. Each course, mostly sashimi and sushi was better than the previous. And oh so fresh!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate