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Nico's Pier 38

1129 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
+1 808-540-1377
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (151 reviews)
“ahi” (138 reviews)
“seafood” (160 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1129 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4522
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came to this place for lunch with my coworkers. It was suggested that we phone order before hand so we don't have to wait for our orders. We ordered the furikake pan seared ahi, beef stew and chicken katsu plates. In terms of price, they...More

Thank plana2008
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our 1st time to HI. Tasty food. Clean. Open air, cozy and protected from elements. Also has store for fresh fish and other items to take home and eat. Both restaurant and store were busy.

Thank Beulahsowner
Reviewed 5 days ago

Island hopped over to Oahu for the day and our guide took us here for lunch. Food was great but wow was this place busy. I had fish and chips and noticed many people had the same. Its was huge and delicious. Lots of locals...More

Thank Spdmonkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time I'm in town visiting my friend who lives in Kailua one of my fave stops is Nico's. Always a very lively atmosphere, lot's of locals which really tells you how great the food is, and both indoor/outdoor dining options. I usually opt to...More

Thank SDPeterson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very late lunch but we enjoyed everything they offered on their lunch menu. The fish and chips made from swordfish was particularly amazing. Fantastic service and extra credit for their excellent handling of my dairy allergy. Lots of parking available. A harbor view from...More

Thank BevoBurn96
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a number of locals recommend this place. Great location on Pier 38 right by the fishing boats that caught your dinner earlier today. You see couples, you g families and large parties. Something for everyone. Plenty of free park. If you come at dusk...More

Thank tjbales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great sea food, friendly, fast service, excellent server. We enjoyed our dinner food very much. The fish, clam, crab cake, fries.....very flavorful. Thank you.

Thank Eindhovenha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice casual atmosphere that is warm & friendly. Guy that was playing guitar & singing was great. Not too loud. Good menu selections. Food was above average except for the steak which was outstanding! Server did a fine job. It is off the beaten path...More

Thank AmericanHooty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood was average. I expected tastier food, but just average. Sat outside under lite up umbrellas, starting drizzling. Service was average.

Thank Luz Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood restaurant. Came here because of DDD. (Food Network show) Lives up to the hype. Had the fried Ono with spicy tomato salsa, brown rice and there green salad. It was amazing..... my wife had the garlic herb panko crusted swordfish in a spicy...More

Thank MikeBelluardo
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Tony B
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
I really have no idea, but according these responses it should be close by. But, there's always Google maps. Works no matter where you are in the world. It will be well worth the trip!
David B
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Raintreeflower | Reviewed this property |
We had dinner here at the restaurant, yes they have a full staff. Also they have live music. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, 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: +1 808-540-1377
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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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