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Wa Dining Okan

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3860 Convoy St Ste 110, San Diego, CA 92111-3748
+1 858-279-0941
11:30 - 14:30
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So Cal
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512 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The food here is not the usual fare you find but you will feel good after eating here. The portion is right size and better than most other places around.

Thank d l
San Diego, California
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108 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Okan Diner I found was on Clairement Mesa Blvd. in San Diego. If you like nice, spicy and thick noodles, I have just the spot for you. This location is just off 805 and it is worth your time. I ordered a bowl of curry thick noodles and I was not disappointed. This restaurant does not kick in any... More 

Thank BigMan2xReview
San Diego, California
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669 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I like eating at OKAN add they have interesting selection of Japanese dishes. They are completely different from the formulaic Japanese restaurant sing the country as they focus on small family dishes. Everything is good. The best was the fried calamari legs

1 Thank gzau
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623 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers original japanese lunch in set with special menu of the day : one that I ordered was" katsu (deep fried pork cutlet) serving in egg broth with rice and veggie sidedish" the restaurant was quite busy on the lunchtime but no need for advance reservation. Dinner is also great! But the space is limited do please make... More 

Thank jajavalB
San Diego, California
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71 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great place for lunch. Not your typical America-based Japanese restaurant that just do rolls and sushi. They do more home-style dishes. Gets packed, so try to get in before the lunch or dinner rush.

Thank duaneger
Chula Vista, California
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem of a place. I was told this was Japanese comfort food and I not not being Japanese ancestry, I had no idea what it meant. I now know that it means delicious food. Although the portions may seem small by American standards, let me assure you that the food is very filling. My husband and... More 

Thank Mamatita
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Tucked away in an unassuming strip mall in the Pacific Triangle area of San Diego, this place serves the real deal Japanese food. It is close to all the major freeways and worth the 20 minute drive from wherever you are staying. Serves delicious small plates that will please Japanese food novices and Japanese okans (moms).

Thank 643MattG
San Diego, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Hole in the wall but one of the best japanese restaurants in San Diego. The price is ~$25 per person, but no reservations meaning long waiting unless you go early or late.

Thank Saul301
San Diego, California
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Small, Busy Japanese Restaurant, lots of variety, fresh food, attractively served, pleasant-friendly service. The counter has the best seats in the house. We will go back.

Thank SDTraveler515
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

It a tiny little place making very good Japanese lunch. The menu is very simple but they done it so well. Everything taste homemade not pre made. Miso fish, tofu, Squid salad were all excellent. If you know Japanese food and looking for something authentic, this is a good place to go.

Thank GrasipBangkok

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Restaurant Details

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Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3860 Convoy St Ste 110, San Diego, CA 92111-3748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-279-0941

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