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“Fresh sushi, surprisingly nice wine list”

Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Ranked #294 of 2,585 Restaurants in Charlotte
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: South Blvd.
Transit: 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.
Description: 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.
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Had a girls' dinner here when in town last month on business. The sushi was fresh and the selection was amazing--we tried four different rolls and all were delicious. I was also surprised at the breadth and depth of the wine nice. We shared a lovely Malbec. Lastly, you must try the ginger ice cream!

Thank SarahElizabethSch
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

Parking is awful, it says "Niko" parking fourth floor. Well first time at this restaurant I park on the fourth floor. Got my car booted and had to pay another 50 bucks for someone to come take it off. No signs that said no parking, yet there was a huge sign that said 4th floor parking on the garage for Nikko's. The spot says "reserved" yet all the spots said reserved on the fourth floor. You would have to pick up a car to see that at the very front of it it actually says Nikko. Horrible layout.

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Reviewed 19 November 2013

It's great that reservations are not required but recommended due to it's popularity. However, they do get busy so if this is your place of choice (on a busy Friday or Saturday night) make reservations. The ambiance is great. So much so, I had to take a picture at the hostess stand.
I was visiting Charlotte and my friend chose this for dinner. We were able to get right in since it wasn't extremely busy. Our server came to our table immediately, but that's where her attentiveness ended. At any rate, I ordered a veggie roll, tempura vegetables and a Philly roll with a side of spicy mayo. How can you go wrong with that?! I enjoyed it! Compared to other sushi places I've visited, the prices are a little higher but, it wasn't disappointing.

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Thank luckeycharm
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

Great place girls night out or pre-event dinner. Hip decor. Overall huge space for a sushi restaurant. Rolls are very unique...and huge! Good variety of cocktails for any palate ranging from very sweet to very dry. Would recommend going after 6:30 when valet starts otherwise you're going to have to drive up 4-5 floors of parking garage...and its a tight squeeze! Not mention the young and professional of Charlotte don't show up till later anyways.

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Thank goingawhal
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

This is the place to take a date to impress for atmosphere, however the food was very salty we had 3 different entrees and all 3 were over powering with soy sauce. The food quality and presentation was awesome world class. Staff was great. The price was on the high side but you are really paying for the atmosphere.. Might be back.

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Thank Uniquengay71
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