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207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
+1 619-814-4124
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (143 reviews)
“black cod” (18 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Nobu on one of our last days in San Diego and expected amazing sushi/food in general. We payed 75$ for about 10 pieces of sushi and a salad (it did not taste good at all; salmon skin salad) too sour. My partner...More

Thank Birgitte J
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of my least enjoyable Nobu experiences, the food was great and the service was as well , the downside to this Nobu which is very busy is the room is too small its over packed and tables full of party type guys...More

Thank DougRoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attentive professional servers who do the little things to help you enjoy the experience, including accomodating dietary issues. Perfectly prepared and wonderfully tasty items. We sharrd a Tomahawk steak cooked to perfection and the warm mushroom salad was amazing. I will be back!

Thank Edwin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally made it after a friend encouraged us to go. Great location. Easy to get in and out. On an off season Saturday we didn't need a reservation. Very Pricey. As always ask your server for recommendations. Some really good fish and flavors in the...More

Thank Snorris57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on a trip in San Diego and wanted to have a bit of a better night out of food by the harbour so I booked a spot at Nobu. I was quite excited as I had high expectations of the food and was...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is only one place my daughter wanted to dine to celebrate her move in to USD dorms the following day, Nobu. The last few visits to Nobu Honolulu were marginal at best. Nobu San Diego reinstalled our confidence in the brand. The service team...More

Thank AlohaQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took three GOOD clients to Nobu in the Hard Rock Hotel while at the recent CEDIA convention. The location is simply excellent as its right across the street from the Convention Center and one block from Petco Park. Like a real LA-guy, I just...More

Thank FlyersFanInLA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great service, great location in the gas light district and has a clean modern atmosphere. Try the blackened cod miso.

1  Thank peac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son surprised us with the Chefs dinner and we were blown away. The freshness of the fish, the flavor combos, the new tastes of freeze dried tomatoes, black cod with miso, a lamb chop ( weird at sushi but...per hubby, excellent). The presentation is...More

Thank wanderlustitalian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love sushi - you can never go wrong with Nobu. The service was impeccable. Our server knew sushi inside and out, we told him what we were in the mood for, and he gave us suggestions, and he was spot on! I would...More

Thank Dra23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:45
17:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
    (L Street)
  • Public Transportation: Gaslamp
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-814-4124
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