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Nick-San

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Plaza de la Danza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
(624) 143-4484
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I'd heard great things about Nick-San and was anxious to eat there. We walked in and were seated quickly. For some reason it seemed warm inside the restaurant. The service situation was a little weird. We couldn't really figure out who the actual waiter was. I read an earlier review that described several waiters standing around the tables, but none... More 

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Thank Dan K
Norwood, New Jersey
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This place was terrific. The menu was quite varied, and they had some interesting preparations on the menu that you don't see in most US sushi restaurants. Service was warm and attentive, and the drinks were very good. I highly recommend Nick-San from r a nice meal in Cabo.

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Thank Joel R
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This was our "fancy" eating out spot - we ordered two rolls that were the "off the menu" rolls (one had mango, one had crab meat) they were both amazing and delicious. We did have to flag down a waiter to ask to order food, seems there was one person that did drinks and the other that did food, other... More 

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Thank Courtney L
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Located in walking distance to the marina, this is the ultimate sushi eating experience . The wait staff are excellent, and their professional recommendations always spot on. Reservations are required especially in high season. SUch a treat to taste the freshness of the fish, everything is excellent. Also loved there fresh squeezed lemonade.

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Thank sanmerle
California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Ok, to set the record straight, I have eaten Sushi and in Japanese Restaurants for more than 30 years, and all over the US and the world. I have visited Japan more than 10 times in my life, and believe me I know great Japanese food. I have also eaten in many of the famous sushi houses around the Tsukiji... More 

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Thank Dale C
California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The place is cool and clean and delivered good sushi, but lousy tempura (soggy). The wait staff, was unwelcoming. Don't know why. Our waiter had this angry expression towards us (tourists) AND the few locals eating there. The restaurant has enjoyed good ratings in the past as the best Japanese restaurant in Cabo, but I can see that changing. We've... More 

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Thank Mikenyadi
Fullerton, California
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We liked 2 out of 5 dishes we ordered. Wait staff did not seem to know their menu very well. There seems to be an army of wait staff, but they stand around and are not very helpful. It was weird to have 2 to 3 people over your shoulders watching but not really helpful in serving or taking orders.... More 

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Thank john_p_travel
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We really enjoyed the sushi here, and felt it was the best in the area, by far. We sat at the sushi bar, told the guys what we liked, and they went to town preparing plates for us. It was an enjoyable experience capped off with sushi that was as great as the service and experience.

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Thank boatwaco
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Nik-san and it was just as good as the first. Four of us had lunch including cold sake and several amazing sashimi dishes. Sushi as good and as innovative as anywhere ...

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Thank RTS4NY
Los Altos Hills, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

If you crave Asian, especially Japanese food, this is the place to go. The homemade gyoza are the BOMB! Don't plan on sharing as it is that good! All the sushis are fresh and delicious. I definitely would return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de la Danza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Los Cabos  >  Cabo San Lucas
  • Phone Number: (624) 143-4484

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