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59 Jalan Gaya | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
+60 88-230 582
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Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

After a long day traveling we wanted to eat somewhere quiet, calm and reliable. Given that Kota Kinabalu is known for its seafood, a Japanese meal, having come across Nishiki by chance, sounded good. The miso soup was nourishing and warming as it ought to be. The special of the day - six chunky slices of tuna sashimi and six... More 

Thank AntSydney
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74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

We were yesterday for dinner and ordered the iidako, shake teriyaki, garlic rice, tempura soba and green tea drink. The noodles were undercooked, garlic rice smelt weird (maybe it's a different style of cooking), green tea drink was nice, the fish was alright and the seaweed wrapping the rice of iidako was not fresh. And I think it's overpriced for... More 

Thank ellycmc7
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Just visited here yesterday 05.05.2016, Time 12 noon. Dine with a friend in Nishiki Japanese Restaurant. Food are still very good. Sashimi very fresh. The lunch set still as good as ever. In term of prices, Nishiki is still cheaper than other Japanese Restaurant around Kota Kinabalu area. The ambience still peaceful and welcoming, I must say. Having say that,... More 

Thank Frank8789
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

A warm welcome and good service. The lunch time food selection is very attractive and enjoyed by both of us. The restaurant is clean and cool with a good hand wash area, especially after climbing the steps to the nearby observatory platform. The experience was so good we came back for a Sunday lunch as it is close to the... More 

Thank Magnalan
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Dont judge the price that its too pricey as when you get their foods, it is reasonable because you can never taste that kind of fresh sashimi in the town. Still got taste of ocean and of course if you dips into wasabi soy sauce, it instantly melts inside your mouth 😍😍

1 Thank Guywholovestravel
Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

Nishiki is the oldest restaurant in town and unlike many other restaurants which deteriorated in quality after a while, this one still maintains its high standard in food preparation, taste, service and cleanliness. The minute you step foot in the restaurant, you will be greeted with shouts of welcome in Japanese and warm towels at your table. The restaurant has... More 

Thank Fung2015
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

Authentic Japanese restaurant in Kota Kinabalu and one of the place that serves Pork Katsu Don in KK. The only thing for not rating full 5 ratings was the slow service but its worth while to wait for the delicious food here.

3 Thank Melvin Ying L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

I had a dinner here, we liked and enjoyed all the food. Just the rice in the sushi we aren't so satisfy.

Thank TheRoss89
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Food is decent, but on the expensive side. Be prepared to wait for your food. Took about half an hour for mine, though there were only 3 tables occupied

Thank Connie L
Newcastle, Australia
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364 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

Whilst the menu was fairly well explained we would have welcomed some assistance from the staff. This was not forthcoming so whilst we enjoyed the food we ordered we felt that a little friendliness from the staff could have made our meal a lot more pleasant. We would probably try one of the other Japanese restaurants & hope they would... More 

2 Thank Noel D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Jalan Gaya | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-230 582

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?