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Nick-San Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar Palmilla

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Las Tiendas de Palmilla local 116, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
144 6263
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 77
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  • 32
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  • 18
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  • 10
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese at high $$$$

Excellence in artistic, sushi preparing.I keep returning as it is very good. Very, very high prices for sushi as it is not fine dinning.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Kelly R
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband is a self-professed sushi expert and it's his go-to wherever he is in the world. At the end of the meal, he proclaimed this in his top 2! The gyoza, lobster roll, spicy tuna were amazing. Do not miss Nick San!!

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LaPaz,baja sur, mexico
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Nick-San is the very best that there is as far as Japanese and sushi restaurants go in Los Cabos.... There just is nothing better! Artistic presentation, attentive service, great ambience and the freshest most delicious fare ever! It is pricey but well worth it.... The very best quality of tuna and other fresh fish.... I have been here a few... More 

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124 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Excellence in artistic, sushi preparing.I keep returning as it is very good. Very, very high prices for sushi as it is not fine dinning.

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San Diego, California
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

do you like high end sushi? Then, you better eat here!! Amazing! Delicious! Spot on service! It's not cheap but hell you are on vacation!!! I was a little worried when we first arrived because it was empty but half way through our meal the place was packed. It's definitely a favorite with the pallmila crowd - I can see... More 

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My wife and I decided to treat a couple of friends to dinner and we chose a place close to where they lived, Nicksans. The food was good, the service OK but the price was insane. This food is NOT worth the price and I highly doubt we'll ever return. I don't usually write reviews but this place irked me

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California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place provided the freshest sushi. The fish was very tender and just melted in my mouth I highly recommend this place for dinner because the service was great and the sushi was excellent.

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I really enjoyed my last visit to the restaurant. It was the best sushi I had in a long time. I love their innovative drinks too. It is a very classy and fresh atmosphere. The waiters are very polite and focused on details. We will come back soon!

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Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

After working our way through a reservation mix-up, we were eventually seated. Our waiter was nice and helpful, but seemed to be overworked. (The recent hurricane has made it tough to gauge traffic I imagine, creating staffing challenges.) There were a couple unique menu items, but none that were terribly memorable. Good to be able to get sushi in Cabo... More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is by far the best sushi restaurant in Los Cabos. The decor is beautiful and the wait-staff almost too attentive. The presentation of every dish is like looking at a piece of art.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Some of the freshest and unique sushi dishes I've had. Great views in a posh shopping area. On the expensive side for Cabo but also very upscale surroundings. Great for a special night out or celebration.

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Additional Information about Nick-San Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar Palmilla

Address: Las Tiendas de Palmilla local 116, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
Phone Number: 144 6263
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Las Tiendas de Palmilla local 116, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  San Jose del Cabo
  • Phone Number: 144 6263

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Doing business

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