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5 Jul 2014
“Good sushi but...”
29 Jun 2014
“Okay Sushi, Slow Service”
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Pasadena, CA
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Good sushi but the rest of the meal, not so good. The grilled calamari was so rubbery I had trouble chewing it and only ate 1 bite. The friendly and cheerful waitress came by several times saying our sushi would be out in another minute...More

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We've been here several times with friends and always found it to be an okay dinner. But when we went on our own recently, we had less than a good experience. We made a reservation and arrived early in the evening, before the big crowds...More

Thank Paul9876
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Great sushi with seasoned chefs but lots of entitled kids and oblivious parents in the place! Sushi is great but you have lots of parents who feel the place is free game for the kids! I can't stand when parents seat their kids at a...More

Thank Peppy H
Reviewed 28 March 2012

If you are looking for sushi in Pasadena, Oba sushi is nothing fancy from the front. It's located in a mini mall with another restaurant and exercise studio. This place has the best sushi at good prices. They even go out of their way to...More

Thank tmboc
Reviewed 17 January 2012

One of the better sushi place in Pasadena, but I will much rather drive to Little Tokyo or the West side. Oba does cater to families, so you often have to put up with the distraction of noise from kids around you! I thought one...More

Thank joideviv
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Great service, great food!!! My husband and I have been going here since they opened 3 years ago, and sooooo glad it has remained (unlike some other restaurants in its vicinity). It is very family friendly (we have two children). The manager, servers and bussers...More

Thank SummerDrake
Reviewed 29 July 2011

This has become my favorite 'treat' restaurant for mother-daughter lunches with my mom. They have a great inexpensive lunch special menu, but my favorites are the specialty rolls. They have the best rainbow rolls I've found - it's a standard, but this one melts in...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 20 July 2011

I have been eating here since it opened. We followed Kunchi, the manager, from Sushi of Naples. She runs amazing restaurants. She knows her sushi, sake and especially service. I love the restaurants design. Tables are far enough away from each other that you don't...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2008

This is not a bad joint. We tried it for the first time last weekend, after reading a few reviews on CitySearch. The quality of the fish is not as good as Yoshida's, but it's not so crowded yet that there is a wait, and...More

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pasadena, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
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