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Zk Nikkei Cuisine

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Japanese, Peruvian, Sushi
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Edif. Torre de las Americas | Punta Pacifica, Panama City, Panama
+507 301-7250
Website
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth a visit

Service was excellent, the place was fully booked at lunch time, but they managed to convince us to stay. The menu is attractive though we had a huge variety of sushi for the 5 of us, it was very good. Next time I will ask for some cuisine warm dishes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Gaston22
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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167 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Aliso Viejo, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This place is in a mall, it's ok nothing great. They charge a lot for sushi but I didn't find it to be worth the prices they were charging, plus not the typical flavor a of the same rolls found back home, it's ok but nothing worth going out of your way for.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Service was excellent, the place was fully booked at lunch time, but they managed to convince us to stay. The menu is attractive though we had a huge variety of sushi for the 5 of us, it was very good. Next time I will ask for some cuisine warm dishes.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

First of all very attentive stuff and sophisticated design. About the food... Sushi and rolls were excellent. The other dishes I would rate as ok. Soup was too salty and hot ceviche was with undercooked octopus and very greasy.

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Panama City, Panama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The sushi was good, affordable prices, the bottled water expensive, $3.00 - comparing to Mojito - $5.50. Nice sitting area outside. 10% tip ( gratuity service) added to your bill.

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

More than a century ago, the Peruvian government invited Japanese families to relocate to help develop the country's agricultural industry. In addition to their hard work, the immigrants brought their cuisine that helped create a fusion of tastes that are among the most celebrated in South America. Zk does a brilliant job of bringing forth a vast array of sushi... More 

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Bahamas
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60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The decor is very simple but effective. There is an inside and outside area. We sat at the Sushi bar and enjoyed watching the chefs creating the various dishes. The Ceviche's are very good. There are a lot of choices from the rolls we sampled were very good and unique. Good service. Good Value.

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chertsey
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177 reviews 177 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Had a great dinner with friends one evening in Panama City. Strange to enter via a shopping centre but once inside you are enveloped into the blacks and reds of elegant japan. The maitre d was so helpful and took our orders when our pitiful spanish confused the very polite waiter. We just left it to here and asked for... More 

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Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

We already had a great sushi experience in Panama @ Soy in the Hardrock Hotel, but the Zk Nikkei Cuisine was even better. Very creative, for example sushi without rice or sushi flambé. We'll be back soon.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This restaurant is located next to Multiplaza in the Tower of the Americas building. It's a really nice, trendy sushi/asian cuisine spot with indoor and outdoor seating and filled with tropical floral arrangements. Food: We were in the mood for teppanyaki so we ordered that. My bf had shrimp and steak w/fried rice and I had salmon grill with veggies.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

LOCATION Safe and secure place on ground floor of Torres de las Americas. BTW, Canadian embassy located in the same building :) THE RESTAURANT Nice design and atmosphere. The waiter was amazingly quick and attentive. THE MEALS The restaurant is declaring Japanese-Peruvian fusion. At first, it sounds strange to me, but when I saw the ordered meal - Salmon teriyaki... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Edif. Torre de las Americas | Punta Pacifica, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 301-7250

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Peruvian, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?