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Nico's Pier 38

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1129 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
808 540 1377
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

At Nico's, you order at the cash register and then pick up your food at the counter. It's very casual, but there is a separate bar to order drinks and the food was excellent with very generous portions. It's located at the pier, so it's not very scenic and it is located in an industrial area. I think Nico's is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want a quick poke bowl fix, come here to grab one for $10! Delicious poke with a large variety to choose from. You can pick any 3 types of poke and either brown or white rice. Tip: go to the small poke counter inside of the convenience store and get your bowl from here instead of the outside... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location is great especially if you have a table outside or overlooking the harbor. Our Poke was good, but the pieces were larger than I liked. I had the bouillabaisse and was disappointed in the lack of mussels and clams in the dish. The fish that was in it was very large and not the best I have had. The... More 

Thank ploegers
Orange County, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Two years ago on a trip to Oahu and to the Big Island, after seeing a review and episode on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, we had lunch at Nico's on the pier. Great fresh fish. Good selection - at least three or four different types of fish available. Tasty, great side dishes, extras available at the market that is adjacent... More 

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Mililani, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Same, same, cool place to eat but not a lot on service. Staff will help you but man they are sure put out when they have to help. Dinner is much better, food comes on plates!

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good view, laid back atmosphere, and good food and drinks! Easy to get to, plenty of parking, overall very nice and not too pricey.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Average food and nothing spectacular about food. Average service, but the view is great! I have had better seafood and poke.

Thank fun2traveltoo
Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pros Great place to gather with friends Away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki Plenty of parking Place is super clean Lots of tables to sit Cons Ahi belly, porkchop rubbery Food served on Styrofoam boxes Plastic utensils No waithelp Higher food prices for practically self service

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White Plains, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner and it was great. We had the ahi tuna which was so fresh and delicious. Plus the truffle fries were amazing. We finally had an amazing meal that did not cost a ridiculous amount. My only complaint was that the drinks were weak. Tasty but a bit cheap on the rum. Great atmosphere and awesome location.

Thank lindarella24
Vancouver, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice fresh seafood and interesting clientele. Far enough from Waikiki to discourage too many tourists and great service. Nice patio too.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: 808 540 1377
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?