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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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“sashimi” (71 reviews)
“omakase” (28 reviews)
“diego roll” (13 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

Reading reviews and ratings of this place, #6 restaurant in the whole San Diego, I had massive expectations. I must say that while I had a pleasant meal, it was not mind blowing, and not that cheap either. We ordered the sashimi + rice, and...More

Thank streetfoodlover2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally recommend this restaurant the place was very clean and inviting the customer service was supreme defenitly recommend this place to friends and family.

Thank danielitomtz1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the best Sushi place in SD, mouth watering, best rice i’ve ever had.Definitely worth a visit, it’s expensive and worth it.

Thank Mohammed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is for sure the best Sushi place in SD!!! Always super fresh And the presentation is mouth watering. If u wanna a real sushi experience seat at the shishi bar!

Thank george_qarrajr
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We are big fans of this place. Sushi is the best and freshest in SD and has some of the best rice i’ve ever had. Sushi combos are always amazing and feature a little bit of everything. There’s weekly specials that sometimes feature lobster sushi,...More

1  Thank Juan V
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been eating at Sushi Ota for 25 years To say it is good is an understatement! For people who are fortunate enough to be able to afford The bill at a premium sushi restaurant look no further. Mr Ota knows only one way ,...More

1  Thank Tattalat
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A few years ago, this was the "go to" lunch place and you didn't need reservations. Price was right, food excellent. There is a sushi bar for dedicated sushi lovers. Recently, I tried to get reservations for same-night Saturday dinner, and there was none! Only...More

Thank cindi l
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Because it's already too hard to get a reservation. Some of the best sushi east of Koiso in Kihei, Maui - and don't tell anyone about that one either.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Ota, was a sushi chef at Kobe Misono in the early 80's (1981/82) and we would frequent the sushi bar where he would treat us to off menu "specialties" such as "fresh lobster" where the entire meal, and ENTIRE crustacean was used in the meal...More

Thank JoanZT
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Exceptional Sushi. The one challenge was we had a reservation and still had to wait half an hour for our table. Very crowded and cramped wait or stand outside in the cold. We had excellent service once seated.

Thank ellekat2016
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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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6 September 2016|
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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