Nirvana

★★★★★

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If you want to give the best gifts to your friends or the special people in your life, you should visit this shop and I'm sure that you'll feel happy with what you'll find.

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If you want to give the best gifts to your friends or the special people in your life, you should visit this shop and I'm sure that you'll feel happy with what you'll find.

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Ive been going to Nirvana for years and am sorry to say this is actually the first review Ive written about them (Sorry Nirvana). This place has a great Asian-infused atmosphere, amazing specialty cocktails and excellent food. I highly

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Ive been going to Nirvana for years and am sorry to say this is actually the first review Ive written about them (Sorry Nirvana). This place has a great Asian-infused atmosphere, amazing specialty cocktails and excellent food. I highly

Pros: Excellent food & heated patio

Cons: Expensive cocktails

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This establishment was my fav for many years but it has lost my well earned money. The tables were sticky from the years of rubbing off the varnish, our entree were served on worn plates that were chipped. The teapot was so old and dented

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This establishment was my fav for many years but it has lost my well earned money. The tables were sticky from the years of rubbing off the varnish, our entree were served on worn plates that were chipped. The teapot was so old and dented

Pros: Strong Drinks to help you forget the bad food and service!

Cons: Dirty and worn tables, plates, service was non-existant!

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I've been coming to Nirvana for over 10 years. It was fantastic when it opened, kinda lots its mojo about 6-7 years ago (soggy pastas, flavorless sauces) and improved again about 5 years ago. Not nearly as good as Burma Superstar, but their noodles are still great (although I don't think they use homemade ones anymore).

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I've been coming to Nirvana for over 10 years. It was fantastic when it opened, kinda lots its mojo about 6-7 years ago (soggy pastas, flavorless sauces) and improved again about 5 years ago. Not nearly as good as Burma Superstar, but their noodles are still great (although I don't think they use homemade ones anymore).

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When I got there last weekend at around 7:30 it was so dead I couldn't believe it. Usually when I go there it is fairly busy. I was sat by a very rude and rushed gentleman at the front. I thought it was unusually rude considering it

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When I got there last weekend at around 7:30 it was so dead I couldn't believe it. Usually when I go there it is fairly busy. I was sat by a very rude and rushed gentleman at the front. I thought it was unusually rude considering it

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I went there with a friend a couple of weeks ago. The food was OK, nothing to write home about. Cocktails are expensive, at $9-$10, and watered down. OK, Nirvana, you can either charge a lot for your cocktails, or water them down. But not

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I went there with a friend a couple of weeks ago. The food was OK, nothing to write home about. Cocktails are expensive, at $9-$10, and watered down. OK, Nirvana, you can either charge a lot for your cocktails, or water them down. But not

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A guy I dated once took me here for a first date, and I was impressed! It is super-small, so it had a cozy, neighborhood feel to it. Service was good and the food was excellent! If I wasn't such a good girl, I would've let him get

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A guy I dated once took me here for a first date, and I was impressed! It is super-small, so it had a cozy, neighborhood feel to it. Service was good and the food was excellent! If I wasn't such a good girl, I would've let him get

Pros: Loved everything

Cons: ?

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the spinach noodles are delicious with their sauces. also a very nice atmosphere, very relaxing, defintely a date spot!

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the spinach noodles are delicious with their sauces. also a very nice atmosphere, very relaxing, defintely a date spot!

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We go to a lot of fancy places that give you pretty plates with hardly anything on them. Not here. The portions are generous and the food is yummy- not super fancy, just tasty. They also have a fun drink list.

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We go to a lot of fancy places that give you pretty plates with hardly anything on them. Not here. The portions are generous and the food is yummy- not super fancy, just tasty. They also have a fun drink list.

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Asian fusion cuisine and cocktails splash. Good service. Great back area. Nice ambience. Popular but not hard to get in.

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Asian fusion cuisine and cocktails splash. Good service. Great back area. Nice ambience. Popular but not hard to get in.

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THE WORST FOOD IN SAN FRANCISCO. The ambience is fun, the drinks are inventive, the waitstaff was good. The calamari salad was sad and uninspiring. The dumplings could have been frozen then popped in the microwave. The noodle dish was

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★★★★★

THE WORST FOOD IN SAN FRANCISCO. The ambience is fun, the drinks are inventive, the waitstaff was good. The calamari salad was sad and uninspiring. The dumplings could have been frozen then popped in the microwave. The noodle dish was

Pros: good atmosphere, interesting drinks

Cons: the worst food in town

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I have tried maybe 8 different dishes at Nirvana Restaurant, and every one of them was very tasty. I'm quite impressed with their usage of sauces and flavors. Service was good, and the restaurant is well-managed. \r
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I have tried maybe 8 different dishes at Nirvana Restaurant, and every one of them was very tasty. I'm quite impressed with their usage of sauces and flavors. Service was good, and the restaurant is well-managed. \r
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I had lunch here for the first time. The food was great, but the open back patio stole the show. It felt like I was eating in a Thai jungle ;) There service was a little slow, but the scenery well made up for it.

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I had lunch here for the first time. The food was great, but the open back patio stole the show. It felt like I was eating in a Thai jungle ;) There service was a little slow, but the scenery well made up for it.

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I had dinner at Nirvana last weekend. I could not make up my mind because they have three dinning rooms and I wanted to seat in all of them! The food was spectacular. I had Buddha Vegetables or something liked that, covered with this

3
★★★★★

I had dinner at Nirvana last weekend. I could not make up my mind because they have three dinning rooms and I wanted to seat in all of them! The food was spectacular. I had Buddha Vegetables or something liked that, covered with this

Pros: Food, Ambience, Service

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My last 2 visits here have been awful. The previous visit, the waiter spilled a drink on my boyfriend. The food was so good, however, that I wanted to go again. The last time, it was busy but we were seated at the bar waiting for out

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★★★★★

My last 2 visits here have been awful. The previous visit, the waiter spilled a drink on my boyfriend. The food was so good, however, that I wanted to go again. The last time, it was busy but we were seated at the bar waiting for out

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What have they done to this place? I agree this place is so different ,it used to be such a fun experience eating here!, I heard that they have fired all the CUTE Nirvana boys...too bad because the food and drinks are soo good!
Who ever is

3
★★★★★

What have they done to this place? I agree this place is so different ,it used to be such a fun experience eating here!, I heard that they have fired all the CUTE Nirvana boys...too bad because the food and drinks are soo good!
Who ever is

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Different place My friends and I have come to this Restaurant for a long time; we came in tonight expecting an amazing experience, like it was before, but we came to a very different Nirvana the food was the same, but the ambiance that it

3
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Different place My friends and I have come to this Restaurant for a long time; we came in tonight expecting an amazing experience, like it was before, but we came to a very different Nirvana the food was the same, but the ambiance that it

Pros: inexpensive, friendly servers

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as a vegan this used to be one of my favorite restaurants. they offer pleanty of vegetarian dishes and can even make some of them vegan upon request. however, when dinning there last night i found that they not only no longer offer vegan

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★★★★★

as a vegan this used to be one of my favorite restaurants. they offer pleanty of vegetarian dishes and can even make some of them vegan upon request. however, when dinning there last night i found that they not only no longer offer vegan

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My wife and I eat here often. The food is very creative with a twist on all the Pacific Rim dishes and ingredients. Great vegetarian options for my wife. Never had a dish we didn't enjoy. Service is casual but good. Patio out back is

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★★★★★

My wife and I eat here often. The food is very creative with a twist on all the Pacific Rim dishes and ingredients. Great vegetarian options for my wife. Never had a dish we didn't enjoy. Service is casual but good. Patio out back is

Pros: Inexpensive, Creative dishes

Cons: Parking is tough

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An institution, this place is a trip -- go for the experience (and the food!). They'll hustle you in and out, will order for you whether you like it or not, and there's a wait, to boot! But it's fun, if taken in stride. Good comraderie.

3
★★★★★

An institution, this place is a trip -- go for the experience (and the food!). They'll hustle you in and out, will order for you whether you like it or not, and there's a wait, to boot! But it's fun, if taken in stride. Good comraderie.

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This is one of the few restaurants that I have ordered specialty cocktails at and enjoyed. The drinks are creative without being odd combinations. The food is very good for it's price. I tried one item that was a bit too fishy for my

3
★★★★★

This is one of the few restaurants that I have ordered specialty cocktails at and enjoyed. The drinks are creative without being odd combinations. The food is very good for it's price. I tried one item that was a bit too fishy for my

Pros: Location, Price, Atmosphere

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Went here a couple months ago. The food is OK but it is not what it used to be or maybe my tastes have changed. The food used to have a more ethnic flare but is now a bit more bland than it used to be; maybe catering to the midwestern

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★★★★★

Went here a couple months ago. The food is OK but it is not what it used to be or maybe my tastes have changed. The food used to have a more ethnic flare but is now a bit more bland than it used to be; maybe catering to the midwestern

Pros: Location

Cons: , Food is bland

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Nirvana restaurant is one of the best restaurants in the castro the food is great,the retaurant is super cool and the heated garden patio is really cute and warm, but the best part of it is the BOYS that work there really cute and nice to

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Nirvana restaurant is one of the best restaurants in the castro the food is great,the retaurant is super cool and the heated garden patio is really cute and warm, but the best part of it is the BOYS that work there really cute and nice to

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A romantic restaurant with a serene garden dining patio and flavorful noodle dishes that tantalizes the palate. The Man o Mango dish is my all-time favorite- a combination of sweet, tangy, and spicy. The specialty drinks are one of a kind

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A romantic restaurant with a serene garden dining patio and flavorful noodle dishes that tantalizes the palate. The Man o Mango dish is my all-time favorite- a combination of sweet, tangy, and spicy. The specialty drinks are one of a kind

Pros: inexpensive, garden dining patio

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What'd you expect for an $8 heaping bowl of tasty, saucy noodles served by hot boys? The wait is long, so what! Wiggle your way to the bar and slop down a fishbowl Cosmo and enjoy. The waiters are nice, unpretentious and generally very

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What'd you expect for an $8 heaping bowl of tasty, saucy noodles served by hot boys? The wait is long, so what! Wiggle your way to the bar and slop down a fishbowl Cosmo and enjoy. The waiters are nice, unpretentious and generally very

Pros: Cheap, Fun service, Huge, tasty drinks

Cons: Hit or miss menu, Small bar area

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Why is it that almost every asian fusion place is just terrible? Everything about this place was bad, and it was really overpriced for the quality. We ordered cocktails, my Grey Goose Martini tasted like pure vodka with an olive and they

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Why is it that almost every asian fusion place is just terrible? Everything about this place was bad, and it was really overpriced for the quality. We ordered cocktails, my Grey Goose Martini tasted like pure vodka with an olive and they

Pros: Deboned chicken

Cons: Expensive, Poor Quality

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My friend was trying to set up a dinner for a birthday celebration dinner (15 people) and Nirvana was as difficult as possible. They threatened to charge $10 per person who didn't show up and when he cancelled the morning of, because they

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★★★★★

My friend was trying to set up a dinner for a birthday celebration dinner (15 people) and Nirvana was as difficult as possible. They threatened to charge $10 per person who didn't show up and when he cancelled the morning of, because they

Cons: Customer Service, Crowded, Overrated

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Great Food! pretty dishes; we love the banana leaf sticky rice that comes with the Mango Glaze Chicken! We've been coming here for about 8 mos. now and we've never been disappointed! Great bar too! ( although the seating is limited) Go

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★★★★★

Great Food! pretty dishes; we love the banana leaf sticky rice that comes with the Mango Glaze Chicken! We've been coming here for about 8 mos. now and we've never been disappointed! Great bar too! ( although the seating is limited) Go

Pros: outdoor patio, Great atmosphere, big noodle portions!

Cons: smallish bar, drafty

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I can't believe I've been living in the mission and didn't know of this place! Great twentysomething crowd, I feel at home! Oh, and the foods terrific too. Awsome Nirvana Colada's...yeah Nirvana rules!

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I can't believe I've been living in the mission and didn't know of this place! Great twentysomething crowd, I feel at home! Oh, and the foods terrific too. Awsome Nirvana Colada's...yeah Nirvana rules!

Pros: crowded, fun atmosphere, great drinks

Cons: crowded, no parking

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This restaurant was terrible. Saturday night we had 7:30 reservations, but did not get seated till 8:15 and didn't order for another 20 min. I ordered the sea bass, one of the most expensive things on the menu. I took one bite and could

3
★★★★★

This restaurant was terrible. Saturday night we had 7:30 reservations, but did not get seated till 8:15 and didn't order for another 20 min. I ordered the sea bass, one of the most expensive things on the menu. I took one bite and could

Pros: Atmosphere

Cons: awful food

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this place is consistently great - even when you have to wait for a table on the weekends, the drinks at the bar are fun and the food worth the wait. of course the back patio is perfect for a little hidden peace in the middle of the city.

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★★★★★

this place is consistently great - even when you have to wait for a table on the weekends, the drinks at the bar are fun and the food worth the wait. of course the back patio is perfect for a little hidden peace in the middle of the city.

Pros: flavorful dishes, good service, patiopatiopatio

Cons: expensive drinks, crowded

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the noodles are great. and appetizers are a MUST. ask to be seated on the outside patio. there is running water, greenery, and heating lamps.

the cocktails are a little too sweet, but are still yummy.

if you cant walk, take a cab.

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★★★★★

the noodles are great. and appetizers are a MUST. ask to be seated on the outside patio. there is running water, greenery, and heating lamps.

the cocktails are a little too sweet, but are still yummy.

if you cant walk, take a cab.

Pros: cute atmosphere, outside seating

Cons: parking

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Nirvana is creative and affordable. Their ginger salad is one of my favorite foods in SF. What I especially like is the professionalism of the service. These are people that have waited before and know what they are doing. It makes the

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★★★★★

Nirvana is creative and affordable. Their ginger salad is one of my favorite foods in SF. What I especially like is the professionalism of the service. These are people that have waited before and know what they are doing. It makes the

Pros: service, creative, inexpensive

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I'm new to the Bay Area and still getting over the sticker shock at the restaurants. A friend brought me to Nirvana for dinner. We had a great meal and the price was very reasonable. The waiters are beautiful and the service is

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I'm new to the Bay Area and still getting over the sticker shock at the restaurants. A friend brought me to Nirvana for dinner. We had a great meal and the price was very reasonable. The waiters are beautiful and the service is

Pros: Inexpensive, Attractive waiters, Great service

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My girlfriend and I started off with a couple of creative drinks that we terrific. nice casual atmosphere with excellent food and service.

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★★★★★

My girlfriend and I started off with a couple of creative drinks that we terrific. nice casual atmosphere with excellent food and service.

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I'm not exaggerating that this is my entire family's favorite restaurant. My father, mother & brother all consider this the absolute best restaurant in the world!

The green papaya salad, and the man-o-mango noodles (and also spicy curry

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I'm not exaggerating that this is my entire family's favorite restaurant. My father, mother & brother all consider this the absolute best restaurant in the world!

The green papaya salad, and the man-o-mango noodles (and also spicy curry

 

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