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Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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1300 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4280 (South Blvd.)
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I LOVE the sushi in this restaurant. The service is also very good. Always come here for lunch with colleagues and friends. Any restaurant can cook sushi BUT only a handful get actually get this right. Especially when presenting this to someone who's had the real thing in Japan.

Thank Madeleine L
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting family, they took me to this place! Best Sushi I have ever had! And cocktails. Was surprised by the club beats that greeted us upon entry. Place was fantastic atmosphere. Loved every minute of it.

Thank Wendy S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Service ok, decent sushi ... But ear-splitting club music at 7pm was the ultimate in millennial managerial cluelessness & customers-who-want-to-enjoy-dinner insensitivity. Impossible to have any sort of dinner conversation with our friends. You know it's absurdly loud when the beer in your beer glass is vibrating. Really? If we wanted to sweat and grind, we would have gone clubbing.

Thank jojosassy
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I really like the way the restaurant is design it looked so nice. The sushi bar is crazy huge but than again I went on a Wednesday so they only had 2 or 3 chef for a bar I assume is built of 6 chefs. This is pretty much standard sushi not amazing but its what is expected.

Thank Clark G
Americus, Georgia
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49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Good service and good sushi. Menu had lots of items to choose from. Would visit this restaurant again. Good family restaurant and also good for business meeting.

Thank Lucibell
Madison, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Huge restaurant, wouldn't expect the size looking from the outside. Fun atmosphere and decor. Friendly staff. We went for lunch on a Friday and had the sushi (shrimp tempura and philly roll) and veggie/shrimp tempura and chicken teriyaki bento box. both were very flavorful and delicious. Great pricing for the bento box. Would go back and recommend.

Thank sweetpastry89
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

As always, the owner / hostess is very friendly and welcoming. The food, when it arrived, was fresh and flavorful. The service, I can say, was the worst I've ever had. I saw my food sitting at the Sushi bar waiting for pickup, over 20 minutes to have it picked up. Only when my drink glass was empty, was I... More 

Thank SirTravel0ts
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

I recently ate there for the first time while waiting for my husband to come out of surgery and liked it so much I brought him in for lunch a week later during our follow-up visit! The restaurant is a wide-open space with beautiful decor (I wish I had their bathroom in my own home!). The service was fast and... More 

Thank Diana C
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Sushi selection was good and the food was great. Had the Red Dragon ( newly added menu item) this was awesome the combination of flavored was very good. Service was typical not anything out of the ordinary.

Thank Michael W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We visited on a Monday evening and the restaurant was about 1/3 full. Half of our party of 10 ordered, received and ate their dinner prior to the rest of our party even being given the opportunity to submit our dinner order. We asked multiple times for the waiter and were ignored. Wait staff acted as if they were doing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4280
    (South Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: The light rail stops at the Bland Street Station behind Nikko Japanese Restaurant (the pink high rise building) which offers convenient transportation from the uptown area.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: 704-370-0100
Nikko Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar has a high energy atmosphere with a contemporary style. We are known for inventive, excellent, award winning sushi as well as the finest modern Japanese cuisine. Nikko has the feel of a upscale New York city restaurant with the promise to be hot and sexy. We have an assortment of over 300 bottles of fine wines as well as a full service bar. We feature a large private dining room with a full projection screen for company events or any other special occasion. Joannas welcoming personality with feather boa and trademark cowboy hat with tambourine overwhelms guests with "Sushi Love" when sake bombs are requested.

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