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Nikai Sushi

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225 North Cache, Jackson, WY 83002
The START bus "Home Ranch Lot" stop is directly across the street.
307-734-6490
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 91
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Love this place!

We have eaten here several times. We have never had a bad meal here. The service can be iffy but the food is always good. The drinks are great especially the Saki Sidecar. The TNT Tuna roll is amazing. The atmosphere is fun and laid back, for sure make a reservation as it is always busy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Jamie B
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Great Falls, Montana
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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168 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Great Falls, Montana
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We have eaten here several times. We have never had a bad meal here. The service can be iffy but the food is always good. The drinks are great especially the Saki Sidecar. The TNT Tuna roll is amazing. The atmosphere is fun and laid back, for sure make a reservation as it is always busy!

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Boulder, Colorado
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Given the challenge of flying in fresh fish to a landlocked mountain town, you don't typically expect great sushi but Nikai tries to do it right - and sometimes even succeeds... I have found the quality to vary from very good to just OK, service is somewhat indifferent most of the time - yes, they are well trained and say... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Our waiter warned us the sushi comes out when its completed but never would we have expected my son's chicken dish to be delivered 30 minutes before any of the sushi and then the sushi to come out individual rolls about 10 minutes between each roll---so it was a nice long drawn out dinner with great food, but the wait... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food. Great service. Management went above and beyond due to my oyster allergy. Unique. Make reservations.

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Kansas City, Missouri
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fish is flown in daily and made fresh at the sushi bar. Try the waygu beef from Idaho! Great selection and affordable prices.

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Carmel, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Nikai is the best Sushi and Japanese food you will get in JH - I tried them all and this is my "expert" opinion. The rolls and Sashimi are clean, the presentation is wonderful, and the taste is second to none. Try the Escolar with Jalapeño, but the real badge of honor is their selections of Sake - make sure... More 

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Monteal, Quebec
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126 reviews 126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We've eaten at this small, upstairs sushi and grill restaurant every year for the past 6 or 7 - so I think we know what we like. The menu is divided between 2 kitchens - and while sometimes that can result in odd timing events (things ordered first arriving last), it's not generally a challenge. This year, as we'd done... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We ordered five different types of sushi including the special. All of it was fabulous. The Big Kahuna is my favorite. The kitchen had sold out of the pork belly but will definitely try next time we are in town. We always eat here at least one time on our trips.

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Los Angeles, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My wife, daughter, and I have been to Nikai several times on our prior trips to Jackson, and the restaurant has gotten to know us such that when we made a reservation they knew our name from our phone number. We had a 6:30pm reservation tonight, and when we arrived we were shown to one of two elevated tables with... More 

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Dillon, Montana, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was one of the best meals I have had in a long time. Staff was great - very professional and efficient. We ate way too much but it was so worth it!!! This is a must eat at place!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 North Cache, Jackson, WY 83002
  • Public Transportation: The START bus "Home Ranch Lot" stop is directly across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Jackson Hole  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: 307-734-6490

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?