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Explore Chef Naoki’s Uni

Japanese Uni Nigiri

Uni, the edible part of Sea Urchin, is a Japanese delicacy that people either love – or, just dont.  The intense salt-of the-sea flavor, coupled with the creamy texture is a favorite of many, especially […]

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Order Carry-Out & Get $25!


Naoki is now open on Mondays!  Order carry-out or deliver on Monday evenings (5pm – 9:30pm) and receive a $25 gift certificate to be used in the dining room for a future visit. Call  773.868.0002 for […]

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Sushi Sundays at Naoki

Naoki is now open Sundays!  Join us for dinner, starting at 5pm and nosh on what many consider the best sushi in Chicago.  Or, choose to stay tucked in at home and order sushi delivery HERE.  […]

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Chef Naoki Shares His Knives

Like every master, there is always a story about how they got they crafted their art and Chef Naoki is no exception. He wanted to prepare food that he enjoyed eating and started his sushi […]

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A Sake Dinner with Chef Naoki

Sake Dinner with Chef Naoki Thursday, May 18th, 5:30PM – Reservations taken throughout evening. On May 18th, join us at Naoki for a very special five course Japanese dinner, curated by Chef Naoki and paired […]

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Visiting Chef Osaka Hosts a Kaiseki Dinner.

  Chef Hisanobu Osaka will host a sumptuous Kaiseki dinner at Lincoln Park’s acclaimed Naoki on Thursday, March 23rd. Prior to coming to Lettuce Entertain You, Chef Osaka was a protege of both Iron Chef […]

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The Best Restaurants in Chicago 2016

Naoki has garnered a ton of press in it’s first year open and finished 2016 on SIX Best Restaurant lists.  We are so thrilled & honored to be included with these other amazing restaurants. Chicago Magazine […]

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Naoki – A Great Sushi Chef

“Two marks of a great sushi chef are the quality of their rice and the texture of their tamago or omelet. Nakashima’s rice—whether it’s underpinning nigiri or coating the walls of a maki roll—features distinct […]

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Happy Hour at Naoki

Happy Hour in Lincoln Parl

Naoki unveils a new happy hour program from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, offering a selection of premium sakes for half-off alongside Chef Naoki’s temaki—traditional hand rolls made with Spicy Tuna; King Crab with Cucumber and […]

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Introducing Sunday Supper (with UDON!) at Naoki

  In Japan, udon is a very quick casual meal, almost like fast food. Sometimes Chef Naoki makes it at home, creating a broth out of dashi, kombu seaweed and katsuobushi—a dried, fermented, tuna flake, […]

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