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Nico's At Pier 38

#122 of 1,805 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Hawaiian
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1129 N. Nimitz Hwy. across from Nimitz Business Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817
+1 808-540-1377
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Located at Pier 38 in Honolulu, by day, Nico's offers harbor views and...
Located at Pier 38 in Honolulu, by day, Nico's offers harbor views and fast food seafood in open air dining room or outdoor lanai. At night, Nico's is a full service restaurant with harbor light views, a full bar and the freshest seafood in town. There is a fish market within that offers sashimi platters, a poke bar and fresh hawaiian food daily.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good local seafood

good local seafood and local food in general. I like it more now that they renovated it. Also im not to sure if they still play Hawaiian music during lunch but they did when i was there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

We normally love Nico's. Infact, it's our first stop off the plane. However, as popularity has risen quality has dramatically dropped. A sad reality for many qualities places that readily gain fame. The fish and chips used to be to die for, however, have seemed to lost their quality. We received our meal (a very expensive one at $15 for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I always try to stop here when I come to Hawaii. They have the biggest selection of fish, more than most restaurants and a great bar and patio by the water. It is kind of out of the way, but the prices and quality are great for grilled fish. Large menu and always something good to eat. Check out the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice location on Honolulu's harbor (if you like boats/ships). The food was okay but not great. Sadly they were out of mahi mahi my staple seafood. I think had swordfish. It was good but not great. The triple poke app was not good although I confess I'm not a poke expert so maybe it was just me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

What a great dinner we had! A man on the plane who lives here told me to go here. It was a pleasure to leave the chaos of Waikiki Beach and go to an area with free easy parking. The food was excellent and very reasonably priced. I had mon Chong fish which was delicious. It was a big portion... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a relaxing, patio dinner after a long day of sightseeing at Pearl Harbor and walking Waikiki beach. Our waiter was great and the fresh catch of the day was delicious. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who appreciates fresh seafood.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

good local seafood and local food in general. I like it more now that they renovated it. Also im not to sure if they still play Hawaiian music during lunch but they did when i was there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch here with friends. It's a busy place serving good food. My friends and I like the easy going atmosphere and of course the food. Lots of fresh fish on the menu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I was looking for a place with great seafood, off the beaten path, saw the review..... Bingo! The place is right in the harbor, the view was nice, the wait staff was very quick and attentive. The food was delivered in almost minuets from ordering, hot, fresh and delicious. We had a great dining experience! Highly recommend if you want... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Was told that this was one of the best local seafood restaurant. Did not disappoint. Poke sampler was awesome and the seafood pasta was very good. Fairly priced.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The Ahi tuna was old & icky. In fact I think I'm going to be sick now. The brown rice was cold and sticky. The vegetables were OK. The calamari was greasy. The Sanoma Cutrer was lovely. When the waiter shared what wine is on "tap" I should have adjusted my order. The kids & hubby enjoyed the fish &... More 

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Juliana C, Manager at Nico's At Pier 38, responded to this review

We are known for the freshest fish at the best price. How unfortunate for you to not enjoy it. Fish is our specialty and we absolutely insure customer satisfaction and are always willing to correct a mistake or replace a dish. Thank you for mentioning the satisfaction your husband and kids had with their meals, we wish your rating reflected... More 

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Additional Information about Nico's At Pier 38

Address: 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy. across from Nimitz Business Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817
Phone Number: +1 808-540-1377
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Hawaiian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy. across from Nimitz Business Center, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-540-1377

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget

Description

Located at Pier 38 in Honolulu, by day, Nico's offers harbor views and fast food seafood in open air dining room or outdoor lanai. At night, Nico's is a full service restaurant with harbor light views, a full bar and the freshest seafood in town. There is a fish market within that offers sashimi platters, a poke bar and fresh hawaiian food daily.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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