4 Must-Try Items From Our Lunch Menu

4 Must-Try Items From Our Lunch Menu

At Nikko Japanese Restaurant in Charlotte, our lunch menu offers a wide variety of delicious and authentic Japanese dishes. Whether you're a casual diner or a serious foodie, we have a number of must-try items that are sure to satisfy your cravings. Check out four of our favorites below, then stop in and visit us for lunch today to try one of our picks or find a new favorite!

gyoza appetizer

Gyoza Appetizer

First up is the Gyoza appetizer. These pan-fried dumplings are a crowd favorite, and for good reason. They’re steamed, pan fried, or deep fried with an amazing spicy soy vinaigrette that’s the perfect way to start off your lunch visit. Of course, if you’re not in the mood for Gyoza, we also offer edamame, soups, salads, and a whole lot more. In other words, no matter what you’re craving, you’ll find it right here in our Charlotte Japanese restaurant.

yaki soba

Shrimp Yaki Soba

If you're a fan of seafood, the Shrimp Yaki Soba is a must-try. This dish features stir-fried noodles, succulent shrimp, and a medley of colorful vegetables. The noodles are cooked to perfection, with just the right amount of chewiness, and the shrimp are juicy and flavorful. Mixed together with the wonderful and satisfying texture of the vegetables, this dish is a harmonious blend of tastes. It's a satisfying and wholesome lunch option that will leave you feeling satisfied and energized. The shrimp is always a crowd favorite, but we also offer veggie, chicken, and beef varieties.

miso soup

Bento Box

For those who prefer a more diverse meal, our Bento Box is the perfect choice. This traditional Japanese lunch box offers a combination of different dishes, allowing you to sample a little bit of everything. Each bento box comes with a main entrée, steamed white or brown rice, miso soup, ginger salad, and two pieces of beef gyoza. The variety in flavors and textures ensures that every bite is a delightful surprise. The bento box is not only aesthetically pleasing but also offers a well-balanced and satisfying meal. Whether you’re craving a California Roll and Nigiri, our daily vegetarian option, or three kinds of sashimi with Teriyaki Salmon, our Bento Boxes are the ideal way to get everything you need.

mochi ice cream

Mochi Ice Cream

In the mood for dessert? There are a variety of options, but if it’s your first visit, we have a definitive suggestion — our Mochi Ice Cream. This sweet treat is a delightful way to end your meal at Nikko. Mochi ice cream is a traditional Japanese dessert that consists of a small ball of ice cream wrapped in a chewy and soft rice cake. The combination of the creamy ice cream and the sticky mochi creates a unique and enjoyable texture. With flavors like chocolate, vanilla, mango, and strawberry, you can indulge in a variety of flavors. Mochi ice cream is not only delicious but also visually appealing, making it a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

These four must-try items from our lunch menu are sure to take your taste buds on a journey. Whether you're craving something savory, wholesome, or sweet, Nikko Japanese Restaurant has a dish that will satisfy your cravings. Of course, you’ll also find sushi roll specials, udon, teriyaki lunches, fried rice dishes, a whole host of mouth watering appetizers, and more, including a number of Nikko Lunch Classics.

Best of all, at Nikko Japanese Restaurant in Charlotte, NC, we have you covered for lunch and dinner with specialty creations, cocktails, an unbeatable sushi menu, and a truly incredible atmosphere. Whether you’re new to Japanese food, you’re exploring the area and looking for the best sushi restaurant, or you’ve visited before and have a go-to favorite, we can’t wait to see you.

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