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Nico's Pier 38

1129 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
+1 808-540-1377
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (136 reviews)
“ahi” (135 reviews)
“seafood” (139 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1129 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
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Reviewed yesterday

Nico's has a unique location, being situated at pier 38 near the fishing boats and fish auction. The restaurant does get crowded during lunch and dinner so if you want to avoid waiting, get there early. Food: - Furikake Ahi: My favorite. Fresh ahi steak...More

Thank beachboy381
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our second visit to Nico's. When on a Friday night and since they do not take reservations we arrived around 6:30. With a short wait, just about enough time to order our mai tais at the bar our outside table was ready. From...More

Thank Bigsurrunner
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sat on the patio. Ordered Ahi ribs to start, absolutely delicious. The waiter was charming and attentive. Crab cakes are great. Highly recommended

Thank marinhorserider
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all wanted seafood for dinner and needed to be near the airport. Nico's is located in an industrial area (at the pier) but the food was very good and worth the visit. While it took a few minutes to get seated, the waiter was...More

Thank Mason883
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Honolulu, this place would be something I would definitely recommend!! Great sea food, great service and amazing views. I promised myself that I will give a great review for this restaurant, because it really deserves it!!

Thank Hoodstar1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good. Not as good as all the hype, but very good. The Poke is great, tuna steak quite nice, fish and chips were very good. Service was very nice and the price about average.

Thank Nappen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nico's is a great place to grab a quick bite of seafood and a beer. Ordering is generally done at one of several counters or the bar, with an order number called out for you to pick up. (Don't make the mistake of sitting down...More

Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate at this restaurant four times the past week on a business trip. Excellent locally sourced seafood; driver scallops, fresh fish catch of the day, calamari. Servers engaging and responsive. Price very reasonable. Went around 5:30 PM each day. Wonderful view of the harbor from...More

Thank ExcitedNYS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nico's Pier 38 is easily missed, as the front parking lot off Nimitz Highway looks like a warehouse. Once you park and walk down the pier to Nico's, you'll realize what you could have missed. There is a full casual restaurant that serves a variety...More

Thank Monicuba23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I go to Nico's almost every Saturday for lunch and drinks. We sit at almost the same spot each Saturday at the bar. We arrive around 11:00, start with poki from the fish store, enjoy a few drinks and order lunch. There...More

Thank dsakaguchi
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19 January 2017|
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Response from Raintreeflower | Reviewed this property |
We had dinner here at the restaurant, yes they have a full staff. Also they have live music. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-540-1377
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Located at Pier 38 in Honolulu, by day, Nico's offers harbor views and fast food seafood in open air dining room or outdoor lanai. At night, Nico's is a full service restaurant with harbor light views, a full bar and the freshest seafood in town. There is a fish market within that offers sashimi platters, a poke bar and fresh Hawaiian food daily.
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