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Nick-San Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar Palmilla

Las Tiendas de Palmilla local 116, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
144 6263
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Price range: $25 - $100
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
los cabos
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Average sushi with above average prices! Nice location with great views of the Sea although noisy being above the hi-way. Used to be the only go-to place for sushi, but not anymore! Lots of other great places in San Jose with inventive dishes at 1/4 the price! Go for the view, not the food!

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Redondo Beach, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We enjoyed a dinner at Nick-San during our stay in Cabo. The ingredients were fresh and it was fun to explore the sushi rolls with a local twist. The dynamite scallops were so good and a huge serving considering it's an appetizer. We also really liked the Japengo roll and clear lobster roll which we ordered with crab. The service... More

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

During our week in Cabo we took the kids to Nick-San for dinner one night. The sushi was amazing as always, but probably some of the most expensive sushi we have had. Seems crazy to pay $20 for a roll in Cabo. the service was not as impressive as it normally is, because there was a soccer game (World Cup)... More

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I've never considered myself a sushi snob, but after reading through the reviews here, I'm wondering if people eating here and giving it high ratings have actually had sushi before? ;) I'm especially curious how people can call it reasonable?? I'm not one to leave a bad review usually. But, I just can't ignore how awful our visit was. And,... More

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Vancouver, BC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by a fellow traveller on the flight down to Cabo. It was really lovely and the food, delicious! We recommend the dynamite scallops and also the Lemon Sake roll! I am salivating thinking of it now!

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The food is fantastic and reasonably priced. The service and atmosphere are good. The location is convenient to Palmilla and the surrounding area but you do not go here for the views. Or lack thereof.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Great restuarant, loved their sauces! One of our appetizers came with a cilantro based sauce, I don't even like cilantro and it was amazing. Highly recommend if you are looking for a good, decently priced meal.

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Reno, Nevada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

If you're a sushi lover, this restaurant won't disappoint you! The fish is so fresh and just outstanding! There is a good selection of unusual rolls. The waiter didn't mind that we concocted our own rolls. We didn't see edamame on the menu so we asked for it. It is available. It's just not on the menu for some reason.... More

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Nick-San has always been a favorite but our first visit this year was a big disappointment. The food has changed and not for the better. The lobster rolls and spinach rolls, two of our favorites, were very small and not very tasty. The sushi rolls were fine, but the standards have clearly changed. Given how pricey it is, we probably... More

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Oregon
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We visited the location inside Palmilla, which has a very nice terrace overlooking the ocean, food is great, they offer all the items available on other nick san restaurants eventhough you dont see them at the menu. Excelent sambal shrimps and sushi cake with tuna. Ask for a table on the terrace.

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