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881 State Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981-1104
973-428-0787
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great rolls

Nikko has the best rolls in my opinion in the Livingston/Whippany area. The service is not overwhelming and yet attentive. However, the place can get a bit cramped and noisy during peak hours.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Nikko has the best rolls in my opinion in the Livingston/Whippany area. The service is not overwhelming and yet attentive. However, the place can get a bit cramped and noisy during peak hours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite Japanese food in my area. Nice environment and friendly service. I always enjoy the hot towel prior to the meal. It is a bit difficult being a vegetarian. But the avocado roll is great and the tempura is also great. I just use soy sauce though I miss the tempura sauce :) For meat eaters, this... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I mostly eat chicken, but since japanese restaurants always have chicken, I happily skipped over here. My best friend who does eat sushi liked their ratings so we looked forward to eating here. My chicken was great! I loved my chicken katsu! But who cares about chicken. My best friend enjoyed her sushi. The service was great, our server was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My parents came to this place a lot even before I was born, and we still come here to get reliably good Japanese food. There's a reason why this place has been open for so long: it has some of the best Japanese food you'll find anywhere. The chirachi is fresh and delicious, the sushi is very good, the fried... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Everything is good. Only beware when ordering a cocktail - sometimes the waitress doesn't understand your order and when your served the wrong drink she gets a bit huffy.

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My first time at Nikko impressed me for the great sushi/sashimi selection and nice atmosphere. Soup selections are limited. A little pricey. BYOB. Service was excellent although a little slow (the restaurant was not full when we got there). They take orders for end of year parties. It seems popular in the area for this purpose.

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Whippany, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This by far the best sushi in the area. Since I started tuna fishing years ago I have become a sushi "snob" The sushi here is almost as if I caught the fish myself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have been coming to this place for years. Having had both lunches and dinners - I can vouch for consistency and quality of the fish. Sometimes it is a bit of a delay, depending on the crowd - but it is worth the wait. Great customer service and they remember their regulars a which is a plus!

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A surprisingly authentic Japanese restaurant in NJ with an extensive menu. Excellent service and really fine food. Not to be missed.

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Parsipppany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Excellent sushi and sushimi. Also serves very good cooked food. BYOB. Weekends are very crowded. A bit expensive. Atmosphere is adequate

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 881 State Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981-1104
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Whippany
  • Phone Number: 973-428-0787

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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