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Av. Paseo Cocoteros Lote 53 Villa 8 11 | Residences Plaza, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
+52 322 297 2464
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2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The perfect fusion of two cultures, combining Mexican and Japanese talent...
The perfect fusion of two cultures, combining Mexican and Japanese talent and creativity to develop a unique and attractive menu, that will surprise the most discerning palates.
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  • 93
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nicksan hits the mark!!

Walked to Nicksan from the Marival Residences. As a Japanese American I was kind of puzzled by the name "Nick" as it isn't Japanese at all. Was the owner really Japanese? Why bother adding the honorific "san," which means "Mr" or "Ms?" Anyway so my impression from the street made me a little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Yosh S
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Brentwood, California
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Brentwood, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Walked to Nicksan from the Marival Residences. As a Japanese American I was kind of puzzled by the name "Nick" as it isn't Japanese at all. Was the owner really Japanese? Why bother adding the honorific "san," which means "Mr" or "Ms?" Anyway so my impression from the street made me a little wary. When I got inside I found... More 

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San Francisco
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Good Ambiance and good eats ! But I don't think this people believe in low sodium soy sauce,luckily there are tons of lime in Mexico,so problem solve ! The service is great and friendly ! The check is about right and reasonable.

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Europe
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Nice setting either on terrace with fountain and tree lightning or inside a hanging black Tsunami deco... Food is good and as Japanese as it can get with Mexican cooks. Their blue cheese shrimps are delicious. Desserts are sad and even more when they run out of half their Menu. Waiters are typical hotel waiters with stupid excuses but a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Yes, I love sushi... but this restaurant is more than just plain and over salty soy sauce and rice sushi like many others. I've been in the world known Chef Morimoto Japanese Restaurant in Napa Valley and, believe me, Nicksan has in his menu so many attractive items and sensual flavors than you can imagine, the difference? Here you get... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by one of my daughter's friends in the travel business and she was spot on. We absolutely loved this restaurant only a ten minute cab ride from the Grand Luxxe. The service was wonderful, the staff was so cordial, and the food was OUTSTANDING! Great appetizers, salads and sushi!! This is at the top... More 

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MarivalResorts, Manager at Nicksan, responded to this review

Dear spanishteach910, What a great review!! Thank you very much! We feel very flattered about your comments, it's such an honour to read that we exceeded your expectations and now we're in your 'go to list' when coming to Riviera Nayarit. Thank you for spreading the word with other foodies, we really appreciate it. We'll be waiting for you to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Never let the staff take your credit card from the table... We had serious fraud occur immediately following our visit!!

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I ve been several times to nicksan and i did enjoy the tasting menu very much, the salmon wontongs are outstanding but my last exeriance was a big deception. We ordered the famous wontongs tostadas as a starter and then the lobster with curry. We waited about 40 minutes to get this raw fish and then guess what?! They bring... More 

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MarivalResorts, Manager at Nicksan, responded to this review

Dear Manuel B, Thank you very much for posting your review on this site, we welcome and appreciate every comment from our clients, as they help us improve our service and quality. We would like to apologize for any inappropriate or rude behaviour from our staff and no doubt we will be following up to your remarks because respect to... More 

Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Went to Nicksan last week. We have a place in PV, have for years. Go there regularly. Never had worse service than this place! Have you ever gone to a restaurant where whenever the waiter knows you want him, meets your eye,mother quickly looks away then walks the other direction. This is that place. Every server in the house, and... More 

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MarivalResorts, Alberto González at Nicksan, responded to this review

Dear ml6724, Thank you for having the time to write your comments on this site. We're very pleased to read that our food did meet your expectations, and you are a recurrent customer. We would like to apologize for any inappropriate or evasive behaviour from our staff and no doubt we will be following up to your remarks because respect... More 

Chocowinity, North Carolina
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154 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The server was a bit stiff. Did not explain the long list of items from which we were to order with our promotional coupon. When prompted to do so, he knew each one but was a bit sing song with his descriptions. He was not a bad server but never connected with us. Bottom line, we can eat this meal... More 

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Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Excellent service and outstanding quality of food. Everyone is so accommodating and creative with anything you might need or fancy. My family and I visit this restaurant as often as possible and it never disappoints! Looking at the menu is unnecessary as all waiters provide great suggestions that you never regret!

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MarivalResorts, Manager at Nicksan, responded to this review

Dear Divdc, Thank you for showing your food passion, it's always exciting finding someone who shares the pleasure of having great meals with great quality. Thank you for spreading the word of this great author cuisine. We'll be waiting to have you back and welcome you with some sake! Kanpai!! Alberto González Gerente Restaurant Nicksan Nicksan Restaurant Manager More 

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Additional Information about Nicksan

Address: Av. Paseo Cocoteros Lote 53 Villa 8 11 | Residences Plaza, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 322 297 2464
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Paseo Cocoteros Lote 53 Villa 8 11 | Residences Plaza, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: +52 322 297 2464

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Description

The perfect fusion of two cultures, combining Mexican and Japanese talent and creativity to develop a unique and attractive menu, that will surprise the most discerning palates.
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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