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Osetra Seafood & Steaks

904 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6102
+1 619-239-1800
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
904 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6102
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not a snob but I do like good food. Our steaks were tender but under seasoned. A side of mashed potatoes were clumpy & was enough to feed 2-3 people. Bread was ok, butter didn't taste like real butter. Atmospher was non-existent. In my...More

Thank italianwoman2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

We found this restaurant in the gas lamp area of San Diego, there is such a choice so difficult to choose from but the front of house were very welcoming. It was an upmarket restaurant but had a nice relaxed atmosphere. Our waitress was very...More

Thank alison h
Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my wife and family to Osetra and had the BEST meal!! We arrived and sat at the bar for a minute, then got seated. The food was simply AMAZING!! We had: - Surf and Turf - Lamb Chops - Salmon - came on...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hip, modern, glitzy...but the food was inconsistent and the service was rushed. We ordered an appetizer (Parmesan Calamari and Shrimp), which was excellent, but they brought out our salads at the same time, so now we have a ton of food and 3 plates apiece...More

Thank 824stephw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting San Diego's gaslamp district we stopped at Osetra. Beautiful restaurant! We had oysters and they were excellent. Will go back for a full dinner next time in town

Thank RDK12345
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We booked a big table for a business dinner during a conference in the city. The food was great. Generous portions and excellent service. It is expensive but worth it.

Thank Catalina L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We had steak tartare and bruschetta during happy hour and the food was excellent. Service was excellent too. The price was very reasonable too.

1  Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Wonderful dinner with my daughter. She had the Filet that was cooked to perfection and I had the Linguine with sea food and lobster. It was excellent. Our waiter was on the ball. A bit pricey but it was likely the drink menu that did...More

1  Thank desertj1
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great food, great drinks, and good service in an attractive environment and atmosphere. A very good experience but relatively priced a bit high.

Thank KarelCrombach
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I had solo visit on Sunday. Lobster Ravioli after the salad was great. And recommended by server, Ostera salad. needless to say, the atmosphere(sound and staff, other people) and food. Atmosphere: good music. Kind of ambient also four beat. Good lighting, hard working staff, food...More

1  Thank Tsuyoshi M
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Response from anna_dokter | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do, and yes, they have outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 45
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6102 (Formerly Osetra Watergrill)
    (E Street)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley and Buses Stops are only steps from us. Please visit www.sdcommute.com go to trip planner and enter the address of your location or landmark and for destination enter HORTON PLAZA on landmark. We are located 1 short block from the Mall.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-1800
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In the heart of Gaslamp Quarter and walking distance from The Convention Center and main Downtown Hotels OSETRA Seafood & Steaks combines a stylish- modern ambiance with California flavors , high end USDA Prime Steaks and we are one of the only restaurants in San Diego serving Australian and Japanese A9 wagyu grade beef combined with the most outstanding fresh Seafood . OSETRA Seafood & Steaks offers a full bar , craft cocktails and a Raw Bar in a playful and sophisticated chic ambiance . OSETRA was stablished in 2004 and has become one of the top destinations in Gaslamp suggesting a new vision for Downtown San Diego dinning.
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