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Old 07-24-2013, 09:54 AM   #1
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looking for reviews on the Sanna? what are you thoughts? looking to try it there for the first time on our upcoming trip.


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Old 07-24-2013, 11:08 PM   #2
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I love Sanaa! It is the one place I always recommend when guests ask me for resort recommendations. I posted a full review with pictures on my blog, lizzieindisney.blogspot.com, or on my dining reviews thread. Both links are in my signature. Have an amazing time, I LOVE that place!
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Old 07-25-2013, 12:25 AM   #3
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Sana'a is a fine place to eat, and our experience, never has it been crowded. If you prefer standard American fare, then you may find the spices and dishes served there a bit adventurous for your taste. However, if you are a fan of curries, mint, coriander, tamarind, and veggies and legumes such as cucumber, beets, chickpeas, and lentils, then this is your kind of place. Certainly, you can find mild, fairly familiar dishes at Sana'a such as butter chicken and beef short ribs, but even those will have a slightly exotic flair to them. They have soft on the inside, crunchy on the outside na'an (flatbread) which come with a few different sauces, some spicy-hot, some just aromatically spicy--regardless, the na'an and sauces are delectable and filling. Many people order, and rightfully so, one of the tandoori dishes. My personal favorite is the lamb--just the right amount of curry, heat, and fragrance, plus the meat was tender and juicy. If you enjoy wines as I do, you'll find a very nice list with largely S. African selections on them. I forget the vinter's name for red I had with my lamb last time (it was listed as the chef's suggested pairing), but I do know it was a dark-berry, moderately tannin, supple Pinotage--a spot-on match. As for the white wines, I'm in love with S. African selections--they are vibrant, zesty, and full of delightful citrus notes. Sana'a has plenty to choose from. Overall, I highly recommend Sana'a. It's off the beaten trail to some extent, but it's well worth the effort to go there. On a side note, for our last visit we were seated next to a window (floor to ceiling windows) and saw giraffes, zebras, gnus, and some funky bird (crested ibis?) that kept peering in the window hoping to get fed, I suspect. What a fun experience! Go. Eat. Enjoy. Slainte!
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Thanks for your feedback!!! much appreciated!!!!
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Old 07-25-2013, 06:20 PM   #5
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Most of the posters on this board love it, we like many types of food, but Sanaa was not a winner for us... (-it's ok to flame, I'm used to it every time I post our dislike for this establishment here...)

We tried it because of so many positive posts here...
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:48 AM   #6
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We ate there with some picky non-adventerous eaters and everyone loved it! It was one of our top dinners of the trip. The picky ones ordered mild dishes but all around we gave it thumbs up.
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Old 07-30-2013, 09:36 PM   #7
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LOVE Sanaa!!! Definitely a must do for us each trip. The food is great, the service is wonderful and the décor and location are the best. Can't wait for May!!!
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We love Sanaa. I always order the sustainable fish, yummy! The bread service is good and my ds always orders a cheeseburger, I know, pretty normal, but he swears its the best burger on property!
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Sanaa has amazing Indian dishes and the setting is so beautiful. I have dined twice there and loved it!!
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:08 PM   #10
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We love Sanaa. There are reviews of Sanaa in each of my WDW dining reports (links below). There are also some pics for you! I would say try it. The service has always been good, the views of the animals are neat, and the food is tasty and presented in a lovely fashion. It is truly a unique experience.
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:34 PM   #11
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We love Sanaa. I always order the sustainable fish, yummy! The bread service is good and my ds always orders a cheeseburger, I know, pretty normal, but he swears its the best burger on property!
What is the sustainable fish?
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Old 08-02-2013, 11:14 AM   #12
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What is the sustainable fish?
The actual type of fish (tilapia, etc) changes frequently. You have to ask when you are there that night.
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Old 08-02-2013, 01:35 PM   #13
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The actual type of fish (tilapia, etc) changes frequently. You have to ask when you are there that night.
The other night it was corvina.

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Old 08-02-2013, 01:37 PM   #14
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Sanaa was a highlight for us the other night.
Food was exceptional. The sustainable fish was corvina. White fish comparable in texture to sea bass, according to a waiter.
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