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Nick-San Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar Palmilla

Las Tiendas de Palmilla local 116, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
144 6263
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (80 reviews)
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
“maguro” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Las Tiendas de Palmilla local 116, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times and the food is usually quite good. Certainly better than any of the other sushi restaurants in town but that doesn't say much as they are awful and don't qualify as sushi. Now they have changed the rice it no...More

Thank bajapoppa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I began? Tasteless watery salad, imitation crab meat on the sushi, shrimp tempura sushi which was mostly all rice. Needed a magnifying glass to find the shrimp. The special shrimp with Gorgonzola sauce was way too heavy... to top it off the tempura...More

Thank rsakita
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Six of us went to Nicksan for supper. The restaurant is a lovely atmosphere. The menu has many choses. We had very nice servers who attended to us immediately. We were servered our drinks. They had special margaritas made with blackberries that evening. The appetizers...More

Thank jjengram
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Just awesome. Creative dishes great taste great service. We had a couple of bottles of wine so that drive the price up some but overall it was good bang for the buck. We all left full

Thank Cliff W
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been dining at Nick San at Palmilla and at its sister restaurant in Cabo San Lucas for many years. The food is consistently outstanding - we have never had a bad or even mediocre meal. This is not your average...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had a great meal with a variety of dishes. Teriyaki steak, tempura shrimp, lobster roll, baked scallops, salmon rolls and California rolls. Our waiter was attentive and we thought our meal was well priced. Also one of us has a food allergy and the...More

Thank CherieB2
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We have been coming to Cabos annually and keep saying we want to try Nicksan. We were very disappointed with our experience. You would assume that when servers are clearing full plates of food, they would ask if everything was to our liking. Not so...More

Thank Shara909
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We went last night to have dinner , the place doesn't look like a Japanese restaurant but it's a nice place to have dinner ! Sushi was perfect , flavor , catch of the day sashimi , obviously is not Japanese fish , it's a...More

Thank Sergio A
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Our family of six thought our dinner at Nick San was excellent. I am sure their gyoza is made in house as it was truly outstanding! Rather than half moon shaped, the gyoza were square like little packages and filled with minced pork and chunks...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed 21 December 2016

They forgot one f the things we ordered, brought us drinks we did not order then put rolls on our table we did not Order. We told them and they then took them off our table and brought to other people. They tried to keep...More

Thank AnnRR2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Las Tiendas de Palmilla local 116, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: 144 6263
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