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Zk Nikkei Cuisine

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Edif. Torre de las Americas | Punta Pacifica, Panama City, Panama
+507 301-7250
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hollywood, Florida
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the highest rated Japanese restaurant in Panama City, and close to my hotel. I was a little surprised when I walked in, and asked to sit at the sushi bar, to then see not a single visible person of Japanese descent anywhere in sight. I was also somewhat disappointed in the lack of variety of available fish on... More 

Thank Truffled
san vito chietino
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very fine restaurant ! They are real pro... Good and variate menu, great and attentive service, great ambiance .. We enjoyed peruan-japanese plates in the outdoor terrace during a rainy panamian evening: to do again !!

Thank mmdf
Boquete, Panama
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's high end for Panana, and it's worth it. I was in Panama city for 3 nights and I went twice to eat the same thing. The sashimi (mixed: tuna, maguro, salmon & octopus) was very fresh and melted in your mouth. I ate the nigiri called unagi kabayaki (eel) - it was great. I'm still salivating thinking about this... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant! New menu with Peruvian choices like causa and corvina a Lo macho, but my favorite are the sushi rolls!! I have tried many at the restaurant and take home and the ingredients and quality are superb. Some great appetizer like the shrimp, edamame, the tuna crisps and even oysters. My favorite is the Zk roll, served... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

It's a nice place with good service. The food is nice although not exceptional by any stretch. The sushi is fresh, the Peruvian ceviche nice, we had a couple of other starters and you can't really complain but nothing stands out. The wasabi was def not freshly grated but rather industrially produced. Very expensive - 110$ for lunch 2 people,... More 

Thank Granduelle
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has the best sushi I have ever tried (and I'm a sushi lover). The ambience is very pleasant and relaxing. Service great!!!! I enjoyed the flowers all around. They were so many!!! Alive fresh beautiful flowers. Will definitely go back and recommend for all sushi crazy people

Thank Kittypretty
Perth, Australia
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch here with a group of 8. Some nice plates of Sushi and tempura all round, which turned out to be fairly economical. Pleasant atmosphere and staff but service seemed a bit slow given it was almost empty. Good food nonetheless, I would go back.

Thank Aussies_Abroad_Again
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to ZK. We had multiple sushi rolls and a Peruvian fish dish and all were superb. The flaming sushi roll and fish dish - both recommend by our attentive waiter Eric - were fantastic options. Decor and ambience were a little austere but the food and service more than compensated. Best meal in Panama to... More 

Thank Ken M
Mexicali, Mexico
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

I went here for dinner and had a very good time. Great Japanese fusion food, loved the location and cool ambience of the restaurant, good service. We ordered sushi rolls, cones and nigiris, everything was great!

Thank Marsfel1
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Superb fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine resulting in creative, fresh and delicious sushi and rolls. Ambiance is upscale but not pretentious. Order any fusion or classic rolls and sashimi was equally high quality with salmon toro-like the best. Cocktails were good but not great. This place is great and reservations strongly suggested.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Peruvian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?