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The Joint

4902 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3113
+1 619-222-8272
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (15 reviews)
“sushi rolls” (6 reviews)
“hand rolls” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4902 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3113
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The sushi had wonderful flavor and texture. They were moderately busy but we had wonderful service and I appreciated the real crab vs imitation so many places use. We went on a wed night and were able to enjoy the farmers market that goes on...More

Thank jennyschneiderwent
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Came here for dinner on Friday evening. The place was really busy but they had a useful system whereby you registered your place in the queue and texted you a link to an app which showed you when they were ready to seat you. Between...More

Thank df86
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We came to the Joint for the mussels and were so thrilled with the options of sauces and the large, plump mussels that were served to us. These mussels were the highlight of our trip! The Mariana and Goat Cheese was also pretty good, but...More

Thank Klgusty
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Simply some of the BEST food to be had in Ocean Beach. I love the sushi bar with Chef Todd leading his team of highly talented Sushi Chefs. Best thing about the Joint is it has a menu delivering awesome Sushi with a hot menu...More

Thank SanDiegoSven7
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

After walking the streets of Ocean Beach in search of a Sunday evening meal, we were frustrated by long lines at the most popular spots and needed to find something to also accommodate our hungry toddler grandson. Not happy with the looks of most of...More

Thank virginiarn2017
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, we loved this place! The hand rolls were awesome, the service was fast and efficient. This’ll become a regular stop for us!

Thank mfheinonen
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Found through trip advisor and not disappointed. Large variety of food. Good portion sizes and good service. Only downside was noisy/busy. Glad we ate outside at one of the few outdoor tables available.

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I came here for dinner after watching the sunset at Ocean Beach and sat at the bar. The hot sake was very good, and we really liked all 3 of our sushi rolls. The size of the rolls were generous with 10...More

Thank Janelle P
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This place is known as a sushi spot. But on weekends it doubles as a terrific brunch spot. In the middle of Ocean Beach, you cannot go wrong.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nice spot to just go and enjoy some Sushi and drinks if you are not in the mood for touristy places. Reasonable and easy to access.

Thank LizzyB01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4902 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-222-8272
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