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Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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1300 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4280 (South Blvd.)
+1 704-370-0100
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Tue 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff is friendly but the food is average. I have definitely paid less for better sushi but the atmosphere is what you are paying for, You can have a great time with friends and there is a dance floor there.

Thank CleJ1986
Vineland, New Jersey
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210 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the Nikko Japanese Restaurant last weekend. We were delighted. We expected the usual sushi and found rolls that were better than expected. The service was above average too. The staff was very attentive, even the owner watched over us. With vegan eaters, we had a great dinner that was modified just for us. One surprise: our desert... More 

Thank Bruce B
McLean, Virginia
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346 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Had dinner at the sushi bar here last week. It took a while to get served but that's okay. Sushi was fresh and pretty good. But at one point I got up and walked across the restaurant for less than a minute, and they removed my food, leaving my drink and luckily my jacket which was on the back of... More 

Thank Bruce M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I LOVE THE FOOD, they have the best sushi. The owner seems nice, but appears to only mingle with certain guest.

Thank christinedO4613ST
Boston, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The room is great looking. I ate the chicken teriyaki dinner, which was ordinary. Perhaps the sushi would have been a better choice. The TV screens seemed out of place in the chic decor, but---I'm not a big fan of sports bars.

Thank Audreyisadorable
North Carolina
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Went here for a friends birthday party. The restaurant is very well put together aesthetically pleasing and has a wonderful layout. The food tasted great and the staff was very friendly and service was quick. Really enjoyed the evening there and would recommend the restaurant. It's not the cheapest place to eat but it is also not grossly overpriced and... More 

Thank GoodTimeSmitty
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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201 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I was brought here by friends on a visit to town. The crunchy roll (I believe that's what it's called) was outstanding. I loved the atmosphere and scene. Would definitely return here. It's worth it!

Thank NeeNee717
Charlotte, North Carolina
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65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I have been here several times. While we enjoy the atmosphere, the sushi can be hit or miss. The first time we came it was incredibly delicious, but the following time it was not our favorite. We will try again for sure, because maybe they were just having an off night.

Thank Brianne W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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161 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I've come here often over the years. Plenty of sushi and more for those who aren't so fond of sushi. Large areas and small booths along with the traditional sushi bar. The staff is friendly and often offers suggestions if you like.

2 Thank Keith N
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I LOVE the sushi in this restaurant. The service is also very good. Always come here for lunch with colleagues and friends. Any restaurant can cook sushi BUT only a handful get actually get this right. Especially when presenting this to someone who's had the real thing in Japan.

1 Thank Madeleine L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4280
    (South Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: The light rail stops at the Bland Street Station behind Nikko Japanese Restaurant (the pink high rise building) which offers convenient transportation from the uptown area.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-370-0100
Nikko Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar has a high energy atmosphere with a contemporary style. We are known for inventive, excellent, award winning sushi as well as the finest modern Japanese cuisine. Nikko has the feel of a upscale New York city restaurant with the promise to be hot and sexy. We have an assortment of over 300 bottles of fine wines as well as a full service bar. We feature a large private dining room with a full projection screen for company events or any other special occasion. Joannas welcoming personality with feather boa and trademark cowboy hat with tambourine overwhelms guests with "Sushi Love" when sake bombs are requested.

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