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Nikko Japanese Restaurant

472 reviews
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$31 to $50
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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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Sushi, Japanese
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - tuesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
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Phone number
(704) 370-0100
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Hiro Takayama/ Tsuyoshi Ono
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Private party facilities
the Seating capacity is up to 40 patrons with the capability of full audio and video access with the option to hold company events or to be reserved for personal parties.
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Private party contact
James Nix: (704) 519-5160
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With advanced notice we accommodate any catering event for company or personal needs. We offer a sushi chef to be on site to insure authenticity.
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Cross street
South Blvd.
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Parking details
We offer complimentary valet parking as well as reserved parking with great access to the restaurant through the elevator to our lobby entrance.
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Public 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.
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We feature a Live DJ on Friday and Saturday nights.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 472 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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77% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went there for our Valentine's, made reservations way in advance - beautiful restaurant. They placed us in this back room that had no atmosphere, tables and chairs looked cheap and seemed messy from previous diners, no windows and large projector TV - sports bar? We went there when we dated back in the 80's and smaller place than the present location. Food was excellent as I remember but felt like we were not even in the restaurant, not valued customer, just pushed to a little back room for overflow! Very disappointed.

Joseph (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My wife and I visited Nikko on Valentine's Night. We had a great experience and enjoyed the food.

OpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food is not that great for the price. The music was too loud.

vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Love the live DJ!!!! The atmosphere here is super sexy and very energetic. One of my new favs in town! Sushi is great too!

OpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

It was my Birthday. I had a wonderful time!!!

OpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Love this place! The atmosphere is very fun, energetic, almost clubby (I've only been there on Saturday nights). Every time I've been there, the DJ plays the best songs! Their sushi is the best I've had. Perfect place for a get together or get a round of drinks!

KamariaW (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

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OpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
2.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Be very careful how you order at this restaurant. We ordered a $35 bottle of saki. Our waiter came back and told us they were out of the $35 but that we could get "the 50". We mistakenly assumed he meant $50. No- he meant 50L - which was $130! When we got the bill it was $330 for 4 of us. Regardless of how good the food may have been (and it was just ok, not fantastic) - it spoiled my appetite for going back to Nikko ever again.

vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Love love love this place! This was my first visit! Food was great! Loved the live DJ. Awesome vibe and fun atmosphere. Will definitely be returning!

vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Very nice and the food was good