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“Mexican Sushi really works” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Nicksan Nuevo Vallarta

Nicksan Nuevo Vallarta
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Ranked #52 of 136 Restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta
Price range: US$16 - US$26
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Nicksan, located in Riviera Nayarit at Residences Plaza, next to Marival Residences Luxury Resort, not only offers Japanese cuisine. It offers an artisan experience in every way from the arrival to the last bite or sip of you drink. This is how this establishment of Mexican and Japanese cuisine fusion is described. Nicksan goes above and beyond. It's experiences are born from the mix of traditional ingredients of two cultures on opposite sides of the world. Resulting in the birth of incomparable flavors that no other restaurants like this can offer.
Winnipeg, Canada
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Mexican Sushi really works”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

So just had a few dishes and drinks, all where amazing, if you don't have the Red Snapper ribs you should go jump off a bridge .... seriously

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank PKwinnipeg
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MarivalResorts, Marketing & Social Media at Nicksan Nuevo Vallarta, responded to this review, 10 June 2014
Dear Client
Thank you for posting a comment about your dining experience at our restaurant. Your feedback is very valuable to us. It's great to know that you give the quality of meals such a high rating. We are looking forward to serving you again in the near future.
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English first
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Small But Wonderful Cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

The location is very comfortable and our waiter Hector was a great help in selecting good meals. He was a fantastic waiter and the food he recommended was outstanding. The portions are very small, but sometimes you must take your time to chew good food. This was the case, for I spent almost two minutes chewing a piece of sashimi that was delightful. It is expensive, but the I personally think the taste and excellent service was worth it. Gracias Hector!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank John M
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MarivalResorts, Marketing & Social Media at Nicksan Nuevo Vallarta, responded to this review, 10 June 2014
Dear Client
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. Clients' comments are much appreciated, and we believe other lovers of fine dining benefit from them as well when shared on line. We are happy to know that your expectations were met and you enjoyed dining here and the service from the staff. We look forward to the pleasure of serving you again in the near future.
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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good if you like to pay a lot for small portions”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014

This is a very nice restaurant but the prices are much to high for the place. This is not the most fancy place one could experience. It is considered a very good restaurant but in our opinion it could be much better

Visited March 2014
Helpful?
1 Thank CecileNHenry
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Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Japanese with a hint of Mexico”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

We have been fans of Nicksan for a few years now. The staff is great and the food is wonderful. Not a bargain meal if you enjoy good saki with your dinner, but the but is excellent. You don't get excellent for cheap. Tasting menu is a good choice if you are not familiar with Japanese food. The tuna tostada appy's are a treat. They have added a Mexican twist to the dishes so it won't be "just like home" ... it will be memorable because you had a welcome treat created by a staff that loves food too. Not Tojo's, but as close as we have found in Mexico.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Randy H
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MarivalResorts, Marketing & Social Media at Nicksan Nuevo Vallarta, responded to this review, 10 June 2014
Dear Client
Thank you for commenting about our restaurant on this web site. Clients' opinions are very valuable to us in our everyday efforts to provide great dining experiences to all our clients. We are happy to know you hold our restaurant in such high regard. We look forward to serving you again in the near future.
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Wexford, Pennsylvania, United States
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Good sushi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to Nicksan on a recent trip to Nuevo Vallarta. We are sushi enthusiasts and never thought we would find anything remotely appealing down in Mexico. We were wrong. Nicksan was good enough to warrant a return visit during the week. Great ambiance. Attentive service staff. The freshness of the sashimi was top notch. The sushi rolls lacked character, but were fresh nonetheless. I had a sashimi plate that included tuna, octopus, and yellowtail. My girlfriend had the teriyaki chicken and it was very tender and good. Their signature dish is the tuna crostata, I highly recommend it. They have a decent bar selection also. Pricing was not bad for the quality, either. We look forward to a return trip next time we're in Nuevo.

Visited February 2014
Helpful?
1 Thank Jeff B
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MarivalResorts, Marketing & Social Media at Nicksan Nuevo Vallarta, responded to this review, 10 June 2014
Dear Client
Thank you for posting a review of our restaurant on this web site. We value your feedback as we constantly strive to provide memorable dining experiences. We are pleased to have met your expectations and look forward to a new opportunity to serve you again.
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