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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” (76 reviews)
“omakase” (30 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 1 week ago 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

Thank Juan V
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Tattalat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My local friend took me to this restaurant, and we sat at sushi bar. The menu offers a big variety of fresh fish/seafood, and we had sushi omakase(chef’s choice). We enjoyed every piece of them, and we were so satisfied at the end of the...More

Thank lilykas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and the place is like a real Japanese restaurant! I loved all the sushi styles that I got and the matcha tea is great! You have to try the green tea creme brûlée and a cold Asahi beer! If you don’t find parking...More

Thank Joaquin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will find the food here quite good, but be prepared for serious attitudes ... real downer staff. Counter service is professional & care about customers. Don't expect that at a table!

1  Thank Adventurer2day
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I've been to Sushi Ota three times and have had consistent experiences each time. The freshness of the fish, the taste and quality of the rice, the service and the helpfulness of the service staff all make me keep coming back in spite of the...More

Thank Chris H
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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|
Response from Patrick5451966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
epilef a
6 September 2016|
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Response from ashish r | Reviewed this property |
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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