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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 - 22:00
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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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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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201 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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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134 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

When visiting family, they took me to this place! Best Sushi I have ever had! And cocktails. Was surprised by the club beats that greeted us upon entry. Place was fantastic atmosphere. Loved every minute of it.

Thank Wendy S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Service ok, decent sushi ... But ear-splitting club music at 7pm was the ultimate in millennial managerial cluelessness & customers-who-want-to-enjoy-dinner insensitivity. Impossible to have any sort of dinner conversation with our friends. You know it's absurdly loud when the beer in your beer glass is vibrating. Really? If we wanted to sweat and grind, we would have gone clubbing.

1 Thank jojosassy
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

I really like the way the restaurant is design it looked so nice. The sushi bar is crazy huge but than again I went on a Wednesday so they only had 2 or 3 chef for a bar I assume is built of 6 chefs. This is pretty much standard sushi not amazing but its what is expected.

Thank Clark G
Americus, Georgia
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54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Good service and good sushi. Menu had lots of items to choose from. Would visit this restaurant again. Good family restaurant and also good for business meeting.

Thank Lucibell
Madison, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Huge restaurant, wouldn't expect the size looking from the outside. Fun atmosphere and decor. Friendly staff. We went for lunch on a Friday and had the sushi (shrimp tempura and philly roll) and veggie/shrimp tempura and chicken teriyaki bento box. both were very flavorful and delicious. Great pricing for the bento box. Would go back and recommend.

Thank sweetpastry89
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

As always, the owner / hostess is very friendly and welcoming. The food, when it arrived, was fresh and flavorful. The service, I can say, was the worst I've ever had. I saw my food sitting at the Sushi bar waiting for pickup, over 20 minutes to have it picked up. Only when my drink glass was empty, was I... More 

Thank SirTravel0ts

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?