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About Hana Japanese Restaurant

For over 25 years we have had the honor of spreading some of the most traditional Japanese dishes from "izakaya" style bites to a full on sushi bar, the experience at Hana is a bit out of the ordinary but we assure you that the flavor of the food hits home for anyone who has been exposed to real Japanese food culture.

While offering the most extensive sake list & the origin of sake tasting rooms in California, Danny Pitassy - Beverage Director/Sake Sommelier - will present each different sake with it's own unique and distinct flavor notes in a fashion that even as a beginner, you would be able to come up with your own tasting notes the next time around. Most importantly, behind the sushi bar will be chefs that perfected their craft in Tokyo to meticulously translate the Kantō flavors of Chef Owner Ken Tominaga here in Northern California.

KANPAI!

101 Golf Course Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Japanese

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Rober Lake Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(707) 586-0270

Website:
http://www.hanajapanese.com/

Catering:
Please contact the restaurant for further details.

Executive Chef:
Ken Tominaga

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact the restaurant for further details.

Additional:
Beer, Counter Seating, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Hana Japanese Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

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94% would recommend it to a friend

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 14, 2014

Took my visiting son, a real sushi lover, to Hana and we both enjoyed the sushi. The fish was fresh and the seasonings were superb. The spicy yellowtail role was without a doubt the best I have ever had. I was somewhat disappointed in the salmon/green union role as it seemed to not have much fish in it, but again the taste was very good.
There were some service problems: the sushi chef we sat in front of forgot part of your order and the waitress was very nice and helpful but she kept coming over frequently asking if everything was OK.
Overall I would recommend Hana as one of the best Japanese Sushi houses in Santa Rosa area.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 12, 2014

There is great ambience and we come here to celebrate all special occasions (graduations, anniversaries and birthdays) Ken's roll is our favorite.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 31, 2014

You cannot go wrong with Hana for lunch or dinner. From a bowl of Udon soup to rare Japanese sashimi- its going on!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 24, 2014

We can always count on having the best and freshest sushi in Sonoma county.
We don't even consider going anywhere else. Just wish Hana were closer to Healdsburg,

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 14, 2014

Terrific, imaginative alternatives to standard, garden variety sushi restaurant.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 10, 2014

We ALWAYS eat dinner here when we visit our daughter who attends SSU. The sushi is always fresh and tasty. My husband loves the uni and tries all the fresh fish sushi. We love the okonomiyaki and the various small plates. We bring my daughter's friends with us so they can experience real Japanese food. We tell all our friends with kids at SSU to try this restaurant. Everyone loves it! We can't wait for PABU to open in the city!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 3, 2014

The steak at Hana is marvelous, as is the boiled spinach. If you think you don't like vegetables, the boiled spinach will change your mind. It's small though, so don't plan on sharing it. The diced steak on the hot plates menu is big enough for a small appetite. Hana is one of my favorite restaurants. And the bento box is huge. They have a kids plate that's not on the menu--just ask. My son loves it.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 22, 2014

There is no question - Ken Tominaga is the best sushi chef north of San Francisco. Hana is consistently wonderful. Every dish is well prepared and expertly presented. Servers are knowledgeable and friendly. Sake is the best outside of Japan. Come and enjoy!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 19, 2014

We love how fresh all the sushi and rolls are at Hana. We try different rolls and dishes each time. The crabs cakes were outstanding and the crunchy roll yummy. This is one of the best Japanese restaurants to eat fresh sushi & rolls. Service is always friendly and attentive.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 18, 2014

Hands down, the best place for sushi in Sonoma county. Top quality fish, knowledgeable staff. Ken is amazing.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 8, 2014

I'd heard a lot about Hana over the years, but somehow never gotten down to Rohnert Park to try it. I'd gotten the impression that it was sort of a yuppie place where they all congratulate each other on their superior taste. I finally got in there this past Tuesday, and I'm happy to admit that my impression was wrong. Our server, Emily, was delightful, the ambiance was tasteful, quiet and low-key, and the sushi world class. I've been eating sushi since 1970, and this is possibly the best I've ever had! The hirame and hiramasu were wonderful, the spider roll superb, and the STC roll (Spicy Tuna California roll) sublime. Go! But go early. You won't be disappointed. And if you are, you need to get your tastebuds recalibrated.

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·Dined on March 30, 2014

We celebrated my wife's Bday. Everything was ready. The server was nice, knowledgeable and quick. We tried numerous types of meals. Food was excellent, sushi and nigiri - outstanding. My friend ordered oysters - they had several types and very fresh and tasty. Everyone of us was happy. Thank you!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 29, 2014

We had always heard great things about Hana - many of them from our friends who are chefs (one of them is Michelin-rated). We love sushi, sashimi and fine sake, so we chose this as a birthday celebration destination for us and two of our friends.

We let the experts guide us. The sake sommelier recommended different sake throughout the course of the meal and it was always perfect. We requested chef's choice for sushi, nigiri and sashimi. Everything looked beautiful and tasted wonderful.

Dessert included house made sorbet and black sesame ice cream - incredible!

We loved it; highly recommend!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 22, 2014

We love great sushi and were thrilled with our meal. It was a busy Saturday night and the service was great.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on March 20, 2014

This restaurant is tucked away in an office complex adjacent to the Doubletree Hotel, in Rohnert Park.Go,find it!We had crispy fresh crab cakes on micro greens,lovely contrasts and flavors.Liked the kabobed chicken skewers.But loved loved the Mayatake Mushrooms tempura.Large earthy fingers of umami flavors in crisp hot batter with a fresh radish condiment.Utterly delicious.Our daughter had a beautiful rainbow roll with a sprinkling of orange caviar.She loved it.Ambiance is serene with heated seat in the bathroom! Can't wait to go back.Service was warm, friendly and helpful.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 16, 2014

We went to this restaurant before attending a concert at Green Center. Even with our reservation well in advance, there was no table ready and our choice was to sit a crowded uncomfortable sushi bar or wait for a table. We opted to wait so that we could have a decent conversation but then felt very hurried all through dinner.

My friend had one glass of a middling chardonnay, I had no drink. We ordered one small seaweed salad, one cup of miso soup and three orders of sushi (note, this is three small pieces of sushi each). We skipped dessert as we were really late for our show but the bill still came to $50 with tip. If I'd had time, I would have asked if they mixed our bill with a larger group table. Insane to pay that much for sushi.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 14, 2014

Ken and his staff are wonderful, attentive, and produce some of the best sushi that I have eaten.
THANK YOU!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 13, 2014

Our first time, we took our in laws. There were four of us. Although the good was grest as well as the service, the small table for the four of us left us feeling cramped and a bit claustrophobic. My husband requested to have a smaller table added to ours and our server checked and was given the ok! What a difference! If they had denied our request we prob would not return. The evening was SO much better after that! What a great night!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 11, 2014

Hana takes pride in it's wide selection of fresh fish for dishes and sushi/sashimi. We agree that the menu is very impressive. Our only concern was that on a Green Music Center concert night, the crowd and pace was challenging. Our dishes arrived in erratic order, due to the kitchen and fresh fish sushi bar not being in sync., so just be prepared. The food was fresh and good. I did try the Hana special sashimi salad especially to try the Yuzu dressing and I could hardly taste any flavor beyond oil and maybe a little vinegar. Disappointing.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 8, 2014

Reservations recommended on weekend. Sushi was incredible and they had an extensive fresh selection that changes daily. If you like to eat a lot of sushi with saki it gets expensive quickly.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on February 23, 2014

We've been wanting to dine at Hana ever since we learned that Zagat had rated it highly. When we had an occasion to visit the Santa Rosa area, we made sure to book a table. We weren't disappointed. The food, including traditional Japanese specialties as well as a variety of more unusual fare, was excellent and beautifully presented. Our waiter was prompt, efficient, and knew his sake. Obviously, the word has gotten out because the place was jammed on an ordinary Monday evening--people without reservations had a long wait for a table. There are just two small dining rooms and a sushi bar that seats maybe eight people. If you don't mind eating early, it's best to book before 6:30 pm to avoid some of the crowd that piles in later.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 16, 2014

Best Japanese food I've had in years! Every bite was a delight. Try the maitake tempura! Excellent sushi, amazing selection of sake, knowledgeable waiter took great care of us. Pricey but worth it; can't wait to go back!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 15, 2014

The food at Hana is always outstanding. The Bento Box is enough to share. Our waiter was great and very helpful. Will continue to go here for authentic Japanese cuisine.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 31, 2014

From the food to the sake to the service,, Hana is fantastic. The quality is unbelievable and the people are so friendly and knowledgable. In an unlikely locale,this place blows minds.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 18, 2014

Usually have wonderful sushi, but decided to try regular menu. The two pork dishes ordered by our table were overcooked. Otherwise, everything was excellent as usual.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 18, 2014

The food was very good but there was such a large crowd the night we were there that it detracted from really enjoying the restaurant. Not the fault of the restaurant. There was a big event at the Green Center and Rohnert Park really doesn't have much in the way of good restaurants to accomodate the influx of visitors.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 18, 2014

We've been going to Hana for several years.
The sushi and sashimi are always made with the freshest fish.

The service is very accommodating.
It's the best japanese Restaurant we've been to in Sonoma and Marin Counties.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 18, 2014

I have lunch at Hana on my bus driving break between Fort Bragg and Santa Rosa at least twice a month. It is also my favorite place to meet bay area friends for a meal. Always perfect.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 15, 2014

We are frequent HANA attendees. This is the best Japanese restaurant outside of Japan. (we have been there and many other Asian countries).
We would recommend this to anyone interested in the best Sushi possible, creative presentations, and surprisingly - Ken the Chef/Owner is also quite a traditional chef having some very exceptional dessert offerings and blending his skill in other remarkable dishes (such as his short ribs, pork belly, etc.)

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2014

Were in the area and decided to try this place again since the last time was about 15 years ago. Place was full and energetic, what I noticed was there were a lot of people that just ordered a few pieces and left, since while we were there the tables next to us, turned twice during our stay.
Raw oysters and clams were very good, total of 9 pieces for 22 bucks, we then ordered about 8 pairs of negiri and when presented immediately saw that we would have to supplement with some thing else since they were about half the size of what we are use to at other sushi restaurants. They are also 2 to 3 dollars more than other places. with 4 little servings of sake our bill was $240, kinda high when compared with SF and other venues.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2014

Outstanding sushi and sashimi. Great sake. Great place. Highest recommendation.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 11, 2014

A few years ago we tried this restaurant and were greatly unimpressed. Thought we'd try again to see if time improved it. No way!
The hostess was glued to her computer screen and didn't bother to acknowledge with even a grunt. When we told her we had reservations she did not welcome us but just perfunctorily led us to a table. Waitress was friendly, but not very experienced. Still, we really came for the food. Big mistake. The tempura was RUBBERY. All three sashimi selections were SOFT, almost soggy. Needless to say our next visit will be after we hear that there is new ownership. Oh, also the prices are steep.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 11, 2014

My wife spent 3 years in Japan and I've always searched for authentic Japanese food. We always have the chef's choice sushi and have always been blown away by the freshness, texture, etc.

The prices are quite reasonable. It's in a weird, strip mall and is pretty non-descript on the outside. Service is OK. Everything tastes a bit weird...meaning I've never had it before so it must be authentic. My wife assures me that this is how it tastes in Japan.

For a similar, reasonable priced, more home cooking experience in the Bay Area, we've always gone to Gombei and ordered off of the chalk board/daily menu.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2014

Delicious fresh fish. If you enjoy sushi, try Hana.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 4, 2014

Well worth a trip out of your way. Some of the best dishes I've had in the Bay Area, served by super knowledgeable, mature, friendly individuals. Black cod is amazing, noodles outstanding, teriyaki excellent, tempura perfect, pickles great. Generous portions, very fair prices. Don't miss the homemade black sesame ice cream. Their sake collection is wonderful, managed by a sake sommelier, though all staff are knowledgeable. It is a treat and honor to dine here.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2013

I met three of my best friends at Hanas for lunch, and was delightfully surprised by a great on ambience, fantastic fresh food, and a staff that helped us enjoy our short time together to the upmost degree.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 26, 2013

Hana was recommended to us a couple years ago when we were moving into the area. They have fresh, delicious sushi and we have enjoyed every meal. There is a huge selection of Saki. It is a bit pricey although you get what you pay for.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 20, 2013

Chef ken is the man. Best Japanese food around hands down.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 20, 2013

The freshest fish and most tempting tastes are always offered at Hana! The extensive Saki menu and fresh fish options always please. All the non sushi eaters that we have brought to Hana love the options too!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 18, 2013

Unfortunately since Hana is a distance from our home we don't get here often but we were happy to find it remains the same Outstanding Japanese restaurant we have found in the past. It would be hard to find a match for the knowledgeable staff, super authentic food and extensive Sake list . Love it !

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