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Nobu Sushi

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415 E Avenida Pico Ste C, San Clemente, CA 92672-3800
+1 949-498-5331
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San Clemente, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Eat here 2 - 3 times a week. Japanese born and trained sushi chef and his wife run and own this restaurant. Fabulous and friendly with absolutely fresh sushi.

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Thank Barbara P
San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I've been enjoying Nobu Sushi for over 25 years and there isn't a sushi place anywhere than can top the quality of the fish - fresh and served by a master. A must try but you may need to come back a few times to get the flavor of the clientele, who are long-time fans like me.

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Thank Bob B
Simi Valley, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

We went here at lunch time on a Thursday and all the restaurants around this place were packed...First tip, if nobody is in a restaurant, there is a valid reason... This place had the doors wide open but most of the lights were either off or burned out...we sat down and I went to the Men's room. Filthy...looked like it... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Fresh mom and pop sushi. The real deal. Limited hours, but great Japanese food! We had the super California roll among others. Spectacular!

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Thank rantall
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

Excellent sushi at reasonable prices. This is a small sushi only real Japanese Mom & Pop restaurant. If you sit at the counter you can watch the sushi being made right in front of you. The sushi is made with fresh seafood, every serving was tasty, I would definitely eat here again.

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Thank RcFlyerJeff
San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

I have now been to Nobu Sushi about 5 times, and each time I am impressed with the quality of the food. It is interesting how many of the people in this very tiny place are very much regulars. Nobu (the person behind the Sushi counter) has been in business of over 25 years in San Clemente in this restaurant,... More 

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

I'm live in San Clemente and sushi is one of my favorite meals. I tried Nobu for the first time this week and was impressed. The fish was fresh and the presentation was also good. Nobu is owner and sushi chef and he takes his sushi very seriously. The menu is not extensive, but if you like sushi, and know... More 

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Thank JCSanClemente
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

Geat Sushi, for once I didn't have to worry about portions in a Sushi restaurant ! This place had both quality and quantity.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2012

Well, wish I had the experience of the other reviewers. I too have had lots of sushi in varied locations and this was average to slightly better than average. Fish was fresh and tasty but portions were average to slight and rolls were loose and falling apart. Service was attentive but not friendly and no notice was paid to us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2011

If you are looking for high-quality sushi, no place is better than this little hole-in-the-wall. The owner, Nobu, is the only sushi chef and his wife, Amy, the only server. Don't ask for a menu - he doesn't have one. Ask the locals what to order - many specialties are named after the client who first created it. The "B... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 E Avenida Pico Ste C, San Clemente, CA 92672-3800
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-5331

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?