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Nikai Sushi

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81801 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3631
+1 305-664-4651
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18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Oradell, New Jersey
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm not a big sushi fan but I wanted to try something new & boy was i impressed! The sushi was unbelievably delicious, fresh & presented in a most impressive way! My mouth is watering thinking about the spicy tuna sashimi, luxe roll with steak & the cucumber salad which I could've literally licked the bowl clean! The restaurant used... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered both sushi, nigiri and sashimi. The sashimi smelled so bad that we didnt dare to eat it. The fish bites were much too thick and swam in oil. Maki rolls were mainly rice with cucumber and a small piece of fish. The fish on top of the sushi was too thick and the rice fell apart. The waiter... More 

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Indiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Service was slow, but the view and atmosphere of the patio was wonderful and we were not in a hurry. Food was outstanding, not a single thing on the menu that didn't look delicious!

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Thank A K
Carmichael, CA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Nice quiet restaurant patio with great sunset views from our table! great selection of sashimi and rolls

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Thank lismithers
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Every year we come down to the Keys, we make it a point to have our Anniversary dinner at Nikai. Chef Emilio & Danny are always on point & have always exceeded our expectations! Fish is super fresh! Flavors are awesome! The attention to detail is out of this park! 10 out of 5 stars!

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Thank Ryan V
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The sushi was amazing and Emilio was great. We sat right at the bar and had a blast. I didn't know that saki had so many types and flavors. Like wine he paired the saki to the sashimi. It was an all around great evening. Can't wait to do it again.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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272 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were able to dine on the outside patio of Nikai Sushi on a pleasant August evening. With a great view of the ocean and a gentle breeze, we had a wonderful evening. The Miso soup was excellent as was the assortment of sushi and sashimi that we enjoyed. The restaurant has a full bar service including Japanese beers and... More 

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Jackson, NJ
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We ate there because it was convenient. Sushi was ok - service was mediocre. Reservation made, but our table was not ready when we arrived. Not worth the price.

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Thank JERomano
Lantana, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stayed at Cheeca Lodge for an anniversary weekend and this was where we ate dinner our first night. The sushi was delicious and fresh and the wait staff were friendly, and extremely knowledgable. We would definitely eat there again upon our next visit.

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Thank Alana K
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Best Sushi I have ever eaten!!! Eclectic menu was nervous to try but so very glad that I did! Our server was amazing as well!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81801 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3631
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-4651

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