Naha

Modern American

  • 89
  • 2016 Best Mediterranean/Middle Eastern
Overview

Since 2000, James Beard award-winning chef Carrie Nahabedian and her cousin, Michael, have brought Cal-Med cuisine to Chicago at Michelin-starred Naha. Favorites like foie gras with a tarte tatin or lacquered aged moulard duck breast are served in a contemporary, white tablecloth dining room, paired with international, French-heavy wines.

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Accolades

  • Chef Carrie Nahabedian, Semi-Finalist: James Beard Award Outstanding Chef 2016
  • One Michelin star 2015-2016
  • Number 9: Phil Vettel's Top 50 Restaurants 2016 - Chicago Tribune
  • Top 10 Restaurants of 2014 — Chicago Tribune
  • Chicago's Best Mediterranean Restaurants — Zagat
  • Zagat rating of 27 out of 30

Menu for Naha

Lounge Menu

Mezze, Snacks, and More

  • White Truffle Scented Natural Popcorn
    $12.00
  • Middle Eastern Inspired "Dips" with Housemade Pita Bread Hummus, Babaganoush, Roasted Beet and Sumac, Broccoli and Tahini, Smoked Eggplant and Fire Roasted Peppers
    $6.00
  • Middle Eastern Lamb "Boereg" with Demi-Sec Fruits, Candied Lemon Scented Rich Yogurt, Pomegranate Molasses and Almonds
    $13.00
  • Armenian "Lahmajoon" Lamb Pizza Mint, Parsley and Lemon Salad
    $10.00
  • Naha Chicken Wings Lacquered with Sweet Chilies, Lime and Cilantro, Salad of Pea Shoots, Kohlrabi and Radishes, Spice House "Ranch" Dressing
    One Dozen $24.00
  • "A Plate" of La Quercia Organic Prosciutto "Sylvetta" Arugula, Shaved Fennel and Bartlett Pears, Wood-Grilled Country Bread
    $28.00
  • "The Mezze" of Our Armenian-Greek Heritage Hummus, Babaganoush, "Tel Baneer" String Cheese, Mediterranean Greek Salad, Kalamata Olives, Spiced Beef "Basterma", Our Mother's Feta Cheese Turnovers, Cracked Wheat Salad and Housemade Pita Bread
    $30.00

Lunch Menu

Lunch is on Break!

Dinner Menu

Starters

  • Kusshi Oysters from Vancouver Island, Mignonette Sorbet, Smoked Trout Roe, Shallot and Tarragon
    $6.00
  • Barnegat Light Sea Scallops Scented with Vanilla Bean, Citrus and Spices, Whole Roasted and Puréed Sunchokes, Toasted Barley, Acacia Honey with Fuji Apple and Celery Juice, Mache, Candied Citrus and Apple Mint
    $22.00
  • Kohlrabi Soup with Butter Poached Cracked Blue Crab, Blood Orange, Pea Shoots, Crème Fraîche, Mint and Shaved Radish
    $16.00
  • Salad of Greencity Market Beets Beautiful Hoop House Greens and Bartlett Pears, Shaved Tomme de Savoie French Mountain Cheese, Curry Toasted Green Pumpkin Seeds and Crisp Pecans
    $16.00
  • Organic Carnaroli Risotto Marinated Baby Artichokes and Morels, Shaved Umbrian Summer Truffles, Oven-Cured Tomatoes "from the vine", Mustard Greens and Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    $26.00
  • Springtime Carrot Custard with Duck Egg Yolk, French White Asparagus, White Beech Mushrooms, Rich "Crema" of Cauliflower, Shaved Umbrian Summer Truffles and Parmesan Reggiano
    $25.00
  • Italian "Fresh" Cow's Milk Burrata from Puglia and La Quercia Prosciutto with Sylvetta Arugula, "Barely Cooked" Persian Inspired Byaldi, Roasted Almonds, Saba and Lambrusco Vinegar, Wood Grilled Rustic Ciabatta
    $24.00
  • Mediterranean "Greek Salad" of Mt. Vikos Feta Cucumbers, Roma Tomatoes, Chickpeas, Bermuda Onions, Farro and Kalamata Olives and "Our Mom's" Warm Feta Cheese "Boereg"
    $17.00
  • Hudson Valley Foie Gras Spruce Tip Shortbread, Strawberry Aspic and Anise Scented Sabayon, Shaved Fennel, Wild Cicely and Pretzel Tuile
    $34.00

Entrees

  • Wild Alaskan Halibut with Flavors of SPRING. Young Carrots, Sweet Peas, Hawaiian Hearts of Palm, Carrot Lemongrass Purée and Watercress Bouillon
    $48.00
  • Crisp Chesapeake Bay Soft Shell Crabs with a Warm New Potato, Wood Grilled Ramps and Spinach Salad, Charred Gem Romaine Lettuce, Meyer Lemon, Brown Butter and Pickled Garlic Aioli
    $33.00
  • Wild Copper River "Sockeye" Salmon Olive Oil Poached with Spring Asparagus, Wheatberries, Spigarello Greens, Fragrant Greek Olives and Slow Roasted "Piperade", Vine-Ripened Tomato "Bagna Cauda", Crisp Panisse and Opal Basil
    $47.00
  • Whole Roasted "Dressed" Ranch Squab Early Summer Red Bing Cherries, Medjool Dates and Foie Gras Butter Brioche Toast, Santa Maria Nouvella Chocolate Liqueur and Peppermint
    $47.00
  • Wood Grilled "Prime" Ribeye of Beef and "Baked Potato" Purée Slow Roasted Applewood Slab Bacon, Buttermilk and Chives, Glazed Dutch Shallot, Oxtail Red Wine Sauce and Fleur de Sel
    $60.00
  • Wood Grilled Quail Kurobuta Berkshire Pork Belly, Purple Asparagus and Scallions, Oyster Mushrooms, Soft Corn 1880's Heritage Style Polenta and Confit Green Garlic
    $38.00
  • Wood Grilled Prime Sirloin Steak "Frites" and Onions Roquefort AOC, Herbs de Provence Butter, Green Peppercorns and Armagnac
    $43.00
  • Lacquered Aged Moulard Duck Breast Young Turnips, Braised Beluga Lentils, Caramelized Belgian Endive, South African Rooibos Tea Poached Rhubarb, Shaved Green Almonds, Port and Tangerine Lace
    $47.00
  • Slowly Smoked Locally Raised Natural Lamb Shank with Flageolet Bean Purée and Greek Yogurt, Fava Bean "Falafel", Guanciale "Chips", Shucked Garbanzo Beans and Rich Lamb Jus
    $38.00

Dessert Menu

Desserts

  • Walnut Baklava Medjool Date Confiture, Afghani Saffron Ice Cream, Bay Laurel Leaf Gelée, Greek Yogurt, Honey, Lemon and Cinnamon
    $15.00
  • Spring English Trifle of Macerated Strawberries Vanilla Génoise, Limoncello Gelée, White Wine Granita, Honey Roasted Almonds and Toasted Meringue
    $15.00
  • Rhubarb Crostata with Mascarpone Mousseline, Hazelnut Ice Cream, Fragrant Blossoms and Orange Confit
    $15.00
  • Almond Milk "Blanc Manger" Grapefruit Essence, Lapsang Souchong Tea Sorbet, Huckleberries, Citrus and Petite Pearls of Tapioca
    $15.00
  • Bittersweet Chocolate Delice Candied Cocoa Nibs, Turkish Coffee Sorbet, Caramel and Crème Fraîche
    $15.00
  • Middle Eastern Inspired Kazandibi "Ottoman Custard" with Pomegranate Sorbet, Bergamot, Pistachios, Preserved Apricots and Caramelized Filo
    $15.00
  • The Naha Sundae of Coconut Sherbet, Golden Pineapple, Lime, Sour Cream Waffle and Milk Jam
    $15.00
  • The Naha Cookie Assortment of Biscotti, Macaron and Warm Baked Cookies
    $15.00
  • Selection of Housemade Ice Creams and Sorbets
    $12.00

Cheese Course

  • Meadow Melody American Sheep's Milk, Hidden Springs Creamery, Wisconsin
  • O'Banon Chestnut Leaf Wrapped American Goat's Milk, Capriole Farm, Kentuckiana
  • Rocket's Robiola American Ashed "Italian Style" Goat's Milk, Boxcarr, North Carolina
  • OMA Organic Unpasteurized American Cow's Milk, The Cellars at Jasper Hill, Vermont
  • Robiola Langhe Italian Cow and Sheep's Milk Blend, Piedmont, Italy
  • Petit Munster French Cow's Milk, Alsace, France
  • Triple Crème de Bourgogne à la Truffe French Cow's Milk, Burgundy, France
  • Régal de Bourgogne aux Raisin et Rhum French Cow's Milk, Burgundy, France
  • Roquefort AOC French Sheep's Milk from the Caves of Carles, France
  • Sainte-Maure AOC French Ashed Goat's Milk, Touraine, France
  • Camembert French Cow's Milk, E. Graindorge, Normandy, France
  • Garrotxa Aged Spanish Goat's Milk, Girona, Spain

Dessert Wine & Port

  • 2012 Maculan Marzemina, Madoro, Trentino
    $19.00
  • 2013 Wyncroft Riesling Ice Wine, Lake Michigan Shore
    $25.00
  • 2008 Királydvar Tokaji Cuvée, Ilona
    $15.00
  • 2001 Domaines de Rancy Maccabeau, Riveselates
    $15.00
  • 2011 Chateau Laribotte, Sauternes
    $18.00
  • Maxime Trijol, Pineau des Charentes Blanc
    $10.00
  • Saracco, Moscato d'Asti
    $10.00
  • Kopke Tawny
    10 Year $14.00
    20 Year $18.00
    30 Year $30.00
  • Quinta De La Rosa 2008 Late Bottle Vintage
    $24.00
  • Warre's 2003 Vintage 375ml
    $75.00

Cognac

  • Hardy XO Fine Champagne
    $30.00
  • Park
    Vsop $18.00
    Borderies Single Vineyard $20.00
  • Hine, Bonneuil 2005 Single Estate
    $38.00
  • Bache, Gabrielsen, American Oak
    $14.00
  • Hennessy VSOP Privilège
    $20.00
  • Maxim Trijol
    Vsop $18.00
    Xo $25.00
  • Lherauds, Fine Petite Champagne
    Vsop $20.00
    20 Year $30.00
    1975 Borderies – 30 Years In Oak $40.00
  • Jean-Luc Pasquet, Grand Champagne
    $14.00

Sherry & Madeira

  • Bodegas Tradicion
    Oloroso $17.00
    Palo Cortado $24.00
  • Bodegas Yusté Aurora
    Manzanilla $12.00
    Amontillado $12.00
    Oloroso $12.00
    Pedro Ximenez $12.00
  • Rare Wine Co.
    Sercial $15.00
    Malmsey $15.00
    Bual $15.00

After Dinner Spirits

  • Tariquet XO Bas-Armagnac
    $20.00
  • Tariquet Blanche, Armagnac 100% Folle Blanche
    $12.00
  • Marie Duffau Napoleon, Armagnac
    $12.00
  • Christian Drouin, Calvados
    Couer De Lion Selection $10.00
    Vsop $25.00
  • Jacopo Poli
    Aromatico $15.00
    Morbida $15.00
    Pear $15.00
  • Candolini Grappa
    Bianco $10.00
    Ruta $12.00
  • Peach Street, Peach Brandy
    $21.00
  • Bepi Tosolini, Fragola, Strawberry Liqueur
    $10.00
  • Parce 12yr, Columbia
    $16.00
  • Caña Brava 7year, Panama
    $16.00
  • Don Q, Single Barrel 2005 Limited, Puerto Rico
    $14.00
  • Mount Gay XO Barbados
    $16.00
  • Casa Noble Extra Añejo
    $25.00
  • Real Minero Mezcal
    Field Blend $28.00
    Largo $28.00
    Pechuga $33.00
  • Pernod, Absinthe
    $20.00
  • Heritage, Absinthe
    $17.00
  • Chicago Distilling, Lanfrays Trigger, Absinthe
    $17.00
  • Germain-Robin, Absinthe
    $23.00
  • Chartreuse Yellow, Green
    $15.00
  • Fernet Branca
    $10.00
  • Varnelli dell'erborista
    $18.00
  • Varnelli Sibilla
    $18.00
  • Varnelli Fantasia
    $16.00
  • Varnelli Caffe Moka
    $12.00
  • Amaro Nonino
    $12.00
  • Amaro Montenegro
    $10.00
  • Amaro Lazzaroni
    $10.00
  • Fernet Lazzaroni
    $10.00
  • Amaro Cinpatrazzo
    $12.00
  • Balsam Amaro
    $16.00
  • Rossa Amaro d'Arancia
    $12.00

Cocktails And Glass Pours

By the Glass

Champagne and Sparkling

  • MV Jacquart, Brut Mosaïque, Reims
    $19.00
  • MV Thienot Brut, Reims
    $26.00
  • MV Besserat de Bellefon Brut Rosé, Èpernay
    $25.00
  • MV Côté Mas, Crémant de Limoux, Brut, Languedoc
    $15.00

White

  • 2014 William Fevre, Champs Royaux, Chablis
    $16.00
  • 2013 Michel Glassier, Nostre Pais, Rhone Blend, Costières de Nîmes
    $15.00
  • 2015 Kentia Albariño, Rias Baixas
    $12.00
  • 2012 Friedrich Wilhelm Gymnasium, Schiefer, Riesling, Mosel
    $14.00
  • 2013 Saint Clair, Wairau Reserve, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough
    $13.00
  • 2012 Wind Racer Chardonnay, Anderson Valley
    $16.00
  • 2015 Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko, Santorini
    $15.00
  • 2015 Arnaldo Caprai, Grecante, Grechetto, Montefalco
    $15.00

Rosé

  • 2016 Fabre en Provence, Cru Classe, Château de l'Aumérade, Côtes de Provence
    $15.00
  • 2016 Domaine Sainte Marie, VieVité, Côtes de Provence
    $14.00

Red

  • 2014 Domaine Dubois Bernard & Fils, Clos Margot, Chorey-les-Beaune
    $18.00
  • 2015 Château de Saint Cosme, Côtes du Rhône
    $14.00
  • 2010 Château Rahoul, Graves
    $19.00
  • 2015 Aradon Tempranillo/Garnacha, Rioja
    $14.00
  • 2014 Paolo Conterno, Bricco, Barbera D'Alba
    $14.00
  • 2014 Obisidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon, Lake County
    $18.00
  • 2015 Bedrock, Old Vine, Zinfandel, Sonoma Valley
    $16.00
  • 2014 Clos du Val Pinot Noir, Carneros
    $15.00
  • 2012 Domaine Skouras, Grand Cuvée, Aghiortiko, Nemea
    $17.00

Cocktails

  • Sun 75 Chareau Aloe Liqueur, Sloane's Dry Gin, Lemon, Côté Mas Crémant de Limoux
    $15.00
  • Coming in Hot Russian Standard Vodka, Pimm's #1, Lemon, Hellfire Shrub
    $14.00
  • STP Tromba Blanco Tequila, BroVo Pink Vermouth, Lemon, Jacquart Brut Champagne, Cucumber, Mint, Sage
    $16.00
  • Hemingway Daiquiri Cana Brava Rum, Lazzaroni Maraschino, Grapefruit, Lemon
    $15.00
  • Let Go-la My Fragola Bache-Gabrielsen American Oak Cognac, Fragola Strawberry Liqueur, Egg White, Lemon
    $15.00
  • Penicillin Té Bheag Scotch Whiskey, Honey, Ginger, Lemon
    $14.00
  • Boulevardier Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Campari Aperitivo, Carpano Antica Vermouth
    $16.00

500 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Bistro, Modern, Refined
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Meet For A Drink
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (312) 321-6242
  • Private Dining Room: Yes