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Sushi Ota

) #3 of 3,981 Restaurants in San Diego €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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” (70 reviews)
“omakase” (23 reviews)
“diego roll” (12 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
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1 - 10 of 690 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I don’t like sushi. So when some friends asked me to join them for dinner, I was very skeptical of a Sushi Restaurant. However, I was amazed at how great and tasteful my meal was. I ordered a variety meal with shrimp, eel and a...More

Thank RickCourt
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband lived in Tokyo for three years and his only sushi restaurant choice in San Diego is Sushi Ota. We all love Sushi Ota.... we recommend you call early (i.e. days early) to make reservations. If you forgot, then show up at 5:30pm to...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

lovely sushi place; fresh seafood friendly chefs; must book the sushi counter ahead to truly enjoy the experience.

Thank yingchua
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This must be the best sushi restaurant in San Diego. Fresh and delicious. We simply loved the sushi and sashimi. Outstanding, best we had in a long time. The restaurant is located at an unexpected and place in Pacific Beach near the I5 exit. Go...More

Thank Dutch_Travel-R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the finest Japanese Restaurants anywhere. I heard legends of this place before arriving. 1 legend I heard was that people come from Japan and dine here before checking into their hotels. I think it's probable true. Every last detail...More

Thank gwera
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They serve high quality Japanese food but unfortunately this time round they do not have lobster. However the blue fin tuna was very well prepared. It melts in your mouth!

Thank Cn T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was where I had my FIRST sushi almost ten years ago, and I'd say that was a huge blessing and also a curse at the same time. If there were ever ANY place a person could have their first taste of sushi, Sushi Ota...More

Thank Taylor G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A colleague recommended this for sushi. Unfortunately, I did not plan well and was hard to get reservations for the same night. Instead, I called for pick up and took an uber from my hotel (Hilton San Diego Resort and spa). I was adventurous and...More

Thank Joy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here many times, and is the most delicious sushi in San Diego! Very casual - difficult to get reservations, so make your plans weeks in advance and call. Very friendly and efficient staff who aim to please. Don't miss this place if you love...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best sushi in town. It's difficult to get a reservation, and there is no ambience, but the sushi is by far the best in town.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Rafael P
That restaurant is all you can eat?
27 February 2017|
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Response from MBPdeI | Reviewed this property |
No, its "a la carte"
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Jennifer Z
Are you open on thanksgiving?
22 November 2016|
Response from Patrick5451966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
epilef a
Is this restaurant an ayce or ala carte? Thanks for any info you can offer
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
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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