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Onami

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Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
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1640 Camino Del Rio North, Ste 206, San Diego, CA 92108
+1 619-295-9774
Today
11:30 - 03:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 - 02:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 03:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great service! great food !😊👍just passing by or San Diego local...you'll love this place!.food is always fresh from the fried food to the fresh sushi and crab legs, Yum Yum!

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Thank Mejoraqui
Lewisville, Texas
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942 reviews
621 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I come here once a year, when I'm in town for an annual meeting. It has improved from what I remember last year. They've updated the decor, the dessert station seemed larger, there is a fresh-to-order tempura station and more soups. There was an excellent variety of items and the quality varies from average to very good. I look forward... More 

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1 Thank Mohsman
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I use to like this place coz of the crab legs & dessert but now😰 crab legs are so salty and dessert choices not so good anymore. I would prefer lunch over dinner here

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1 Thank chasingpercy
Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

In my opinion O-Nami is the best Asian restaurant in SD. A buffet of all the seafood you can imagine. Make sure to check the opening hours. A bit pricey but worth your money. Drinks not include but a glass of water is enough to rinse it all down.

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Thank Jay P
Marietta, Georgia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Wow this place is awesome. A hidden gem away from the harbor and downtown crowds. This restaurant is located in a mall. Belief Be me when I say you will not regret going here for lunch / diner. The selection of fresh food is huge. We enjoyed crawfish, clams, oysters, snow crab, warm and cold dishes. I wish we had... More 

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Thank Elsa R
Texas
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227 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Good sushi selection, tempura bar was good, as was soba and ramen bar. Crab legs. otherwise, relatively standard buffet fare. A little pricey for the available selection.

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Thank nontexan
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

First, what's good about Onami. The wait staff was plentiful and came around to fill your water or take your finished plate frequently, that was definitely a plus. However, the food was what you can expect for a buffet - a lot of not so good food. The sushi was meh, the tempura soggy and its sauce too heavy. The... More 

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Thank erussell84
Calgary Ab
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121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Lots of sushi and rolls, and never cheap out on the sashmi and crab legs either. There are a tonne of different types of food including ramen, udon, soba, and made-to-order tempura too. Definitely come hungry because there's so much you want to eat. This is the 2nd time we've been here and on both occasions the letdown has to... More 

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Thank Andy C
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Very good Japanese buffet with a wide variety of sushi. Raw oysters, sashimi and crabs are definitely a plus. There are other Asian food as buffet as well. Good value for the money and definitely recommended.

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Thank Ronald L
Phoenix, Arizona
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This claims to be a sushi Asian buffet. However the sushi bar area was always empty. Not because there were a lot of people but because they wouldn't make any more. Literally you pay to eat sushi and this place keeps there sushi bar basically empty. Don't waste your time or money here. There are a lot of better places... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 03:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:30
Saturday
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1640 Camino Del Rio North, Ste 206, San Diego, CA 92108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 619-295-9774

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