Nikka Fish and Grill offers a casual dining experience to the guests. The restaurant has a team of highly experienced culinary team that prepares good tasting food for the guests. The ambiance of the place is pleasant and the staff is attentive and friendly.
The menu at the Nikka Fish and Grill is extensive and the seafood dishes are a specialty at the restaurant. Popular dishes that guests can order at the Nikka Fish and Grill restaurant include cioppini served with a clam chowder soup, halibut sandwich, lobster tacos and mussel steamers. Seafood pasta and fillet mignon and shrimp are also specialties offered at the restaurant.
First time here, searching for seafood on opentable, made reservation. After trying unsuccessfully to order several things, wine, appetizers, etc. waitress fessed up that it was their last night in business and limited menu/wine list. OK, we compromised and stayed and had a delightful dinner. Steamed clams, with flavorful broth, mains of sea bass and salmon very well cooked and garnished. Worth the price, too bad, not many seafood centric in Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena area.
we were told that the restaurant is closing. if that is so, it is a shame as the food was very good- we had oysters, fried shrimp and grilled fish with salads. all good and good service.
The Halibut was not fantastic which I would have expected at the price point but the appetizer "Monkey Brains" was excellent as was the steak that was ordered.
The place are very nice. Food are excellent. Service is very good.
My wife and I visiting on the Saturday evening before Valentine's Day. We were seated at the time of our reservation at a nice table in a cute alcove. We had a Grilled Artichoke and a dish called Monkey Brains for our appetizers. Both were just ok. My wife ordered the Miso Salmon. The dish was underwhelming. My Sea Bass was a bit tough and overcooked. All in all, a very average dining experience.
We went on a Saturday night at approx 7:30pm. This is important because when we ordered they were out of several items. My wife ended up ordering the Halibut because they were out of the Chilean Sea Bass. I ordered the Steak & Lobster tail, but had to get the Ribeye because they were out of NY Strip. Well the Halibut was dry and had no flavor. My wife commented the best part of her meal was the vegetables. As for the Steak & Lobster tail, well the Ribeye was probably the lowest grade of beef they could buy as it had big long veins running from end to end and nearly wouldn't cut with the steak knife. The lobster tail was a joke, as it was only half a tail. Turns out they ran out of Lobster tails as well. I only found that out because I asked. They really didn't want to tell me, but they reluctantly gave me a discount on my meal. ONE BRIGHT SPOT, the Poke Stack was really good. I wouldn't waste your time, there are too many other great places to eat. You've been warned.
Hoping this would be a good seafood addition to Pasadena. But we think their menu is a bit too challenging and they should reduce it. Keep things simpler and focus on fresh fish and shellfish. In Pasadena it needs to be quality over quantity.
Coconut shrimp looked great but had very little coconut flavor and seemed very over cooked. Seafood jambalaya was huge, but crab leg was very hard to eat and had little flavor. Lobster tacos did not seem fresh at all and had little lobster flavor.
Found the place last week and this was our second visit. Both times the food was fantastic, but the service was absolutely phenomenal.
Fish quality very high with nice decor.
Great seafood in Pasadena.