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Nikai Sushi

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81801 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3631
+1 305-664-4651
18:00 - 22:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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137 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful sushi, wonderful staff! They gladly did custom rolls for us and everything we had was perfect, fresh and, for the place, not so hugely overpriced like many places. Our next visit... we're doing the sushi chef's tasting menu! We can't say enough positive things about the sushi chefs and our server, Danny. They made us feel like we were... More 

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Lisa T, Guest Relations Manager at Nikai Sushi, responded to this review

We're thrilled you enjoyed your dining experience at Nikai, and we really appreciate the great review and shout out to our team member Danny and sushi chefs. We can't wait to welcome you back to experience the chef's tasting menu! Thanks for writing. More 

Miami, Florida
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194 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

but, the support staff, especially the hostess, is often unprofessional, nowhere to be found and not ready to assist seating. The chefs are impeccable; servers, also. Ideal to catch them when they're ready to seat customers.

Thank WelllllEnuff
San Diego, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

One of 3 main restaurants at Cheeca Lodge. While the menu is not large, all dishes I tried were delicious, with excellent presentation. Restaurant has a great view.

Thank Jelena K
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked a table here tonight for dinner. I am seriously shocked at the level of service provided at a resort of this caliber. The food was good, but the service was all we could remember. We had to ask 5 times for water and it still was never brought to us. Waitress dropped our food off... More 

Thank tripsoon
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214 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We were staying at Cheeca Lodge and made an Open Table reservation for dinner at Nikai Sushi. We were seated outdoors on a deck overlooking the beach area. Very nice as there was a light breeze, temps in the upper 70s. To start we had the maguro tartar, spicy tuna with truffled ponzu and wasabi tobiko. VERY interesting as I've... More 

Thank SweetWillie
East Lansing, Michigan
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

First time visit since the Chart Room became Nikai Sushi at Cheeca. My group consisted of 2 locals and one visitor. Even the locals (who are frequent diners here) agreed that the service was disgraceful and they won't be back. One of my party had to actually go inside and order their own wine from the bartender. We were never... More 

Thank Sambo2359
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017

High class, fresh fish, chef was knowledgeable, talented, but a little aloof. Prices were reasonable as well.

Thank Karin K
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very fresh. Delicious sushi and beautiful presentation. I recommend. The atmosphere is also very inviting. We had a company meeting and they supplied the appetizers for us. They were very accompanying to what we wanted.

Thank Easygoing01
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Affordable dining, incredible sushi, beautiful view of the ocean and pier. Indoor and outdoor seating options.

Thank Jennifer R
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

As a foodie with a seafood allergy I'm so happy to have found this little gem. After hearing I could get sushi that wasn't made with seafood here I told my boyfriend we had to go and am so glad we did. Everyone was super friendly and hospitable. Angela, the bartender, was great the drinks were on point and she... More 

Thank Margaret A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81801 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3631
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: +1 305-664-4651
Located In The Cheeca Lodge and Spa

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?