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Sushi Ota

4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
+1 858-270-5670
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Where I live we do now have several sushi restaurants but none like this one! Sushi Ota was recommended by a friend who has eaten there many times. The fish was incredibly fresh and buttery. Melt in your mouth tuna. Unlike where I live, there...More

Thank TookieGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll admit I'm slightly obsessed with sushi so when the hubs and I came to Cali that was the first thing I wanted. We stopped here after settling in for a light dinner. Chose one of the chefs specialities and a seaweed salad. It was...More

Thank trodriguez9608
Reviewed 1 week ago

Given the high ratings, we had high expectations which were not met. The tokusen sushi, or specially chosen sushi, was good, with fresh fish. The chirashi lunch set was also good. The problem was the Ota special lunch set, which had a bowl of rice...More

Thank rie s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go out and eat alot and Sushi Ota remains one of my favorite restaurants in San Diego. It is a traditional Japanese restaurant and its hallmark fame rests on that fact that it serves the freshest fish you will find in SD. It is...More

Thank mickymouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time I went to Ota's (over 30 years ago at least) it was busy then and it's busy now. I live in Yuma, Arizona now (25 years later) and have to go to San Diego at least once a year and always always...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The fish was fresh. The chef knew what he was doing for sure. We ordered the set menu. It was totally worth it. My son wants to go back again before we leave San Diego. Definitely need to make a reservation . It gets full.

Thank veronicaindonesia
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Sushi Ota is good, but not spectacular. The fish is fresh. The rice a bit sticky. I have had better sushi sorry to say. They did not have Uni so if that's a favorite, might want to call ahead.

Thank Tzee
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Great sushi! One of the best in San Diego. Highly recommended. Kinda pricey but definitely worth a visit.

Thank ilyam1234
Reviewed 18 May 2018

I enjoyed the food, I travel a lot and it was good. Good location. Kinda pricey but its sushi so thats to be expected.

Thank GilAshton
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Delicious meal here last Saturday with friends. All quality ingredients and very tasty. The price is reasonable for the quality and quantity.

Thank CaribbeanFan79
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Rafael P
28 February 2017|
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Response from Christina2262 | Reviewed this property |
No it is a la carte
Jennifer Z
23 November 2016|
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Yes they are
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A la carte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-5670
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