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Nik Sushi

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Ipanema
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Rua Garcia D'Avila 83, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
21 25126446
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Today
12:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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110 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

The food is great in quality and variety. Delicious! The service used to be better. Also the air conditioning bothered us. Its placed in a way that if you get a table close to the window you can freeze .

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Thank Cecilia H
Rio de Janeiro
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have been eating at Nik every other weekend and I am now sooooo sorry. It used to be simply superb but it has new owners now and everything changed drastically - from the service (most waiters were dismissed) to the food (buffet variety and quality). A pity.

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Thank daydayse
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I've never been in Japan so my opinion is based on a comparison with other restaurants. Go to Nik from Tuesday to Thursday at lunch when it's cheap. Don't go at night or during the weekend, it's not worth it. Sushi ok, nothing special. Tempura is fake, they cook frozen food: full of oil and you can tell it's not... More 

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Thank Bbea7
Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
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89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Come here once a week for the japanese food lunch buffet. Today, the buffet was not available and my options were the free order or a la carte, both much more expensive. When asked why was that I was told lack of cookers were the reason. But I guess the solution is a winner for the house and I disappointment... More 

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Thank marciopsiq
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very simple restaurant serving Japanese food. I had yakitori and a sushi plate. Very good food with alright service.

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Thank Tony J
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Excellent Sushi. Best Californian Maki Sushi ever. Also try the hot Nik Sushi. Miso soup was a bit less authentic. Highly recommended.

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Thank Wil_vdA
Florianopolis, SC
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110 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Good option for sushi in Ipanema, woth affordable price... nothing special, just service could be better.

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Thank LeonardoDeMelo
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This place is fun. Probably not the best sushi in town, but we had a good meal in a great asmophere. Not pretencious, friendly staff and great service. Would recommend this place for a casual dinner. Not expensive.

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Thank Jolene88
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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199 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I went there on a Friday evening with a friend of mine, and it was just amazing! Very well located - Garcia D'Ávila and Visconde de Pirajá - authe tic Japanese food and great service, and for an affordable price. I will certainly go back there! Just don't miss it!

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Thank Marcia Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Best sushi I have ever had and at very reasonable prices. Popular with the locals which is always a good sign. The salmon is brilliant and they even have an all you can eat option!

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Thank Johnny W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Garcia D'Avila 83, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: 21 25126446

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ipanema

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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