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Sushi Ota

4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
+1 858-270-5670
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • 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 624 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate at Sushi Ota last month with friends and I'm still thinking about that amazing food! The place is tucked away in a modest little corner of a small shopping center, but the quality of sushi is incredible!

Thank Aaron R
Reviewed 4 days ago

REALLY busy .. if you are in town visiting - book ahead STRANGE location .. you need to drive or Uber .. and don't be put off by the location in a small 'seen better days' strip mall .. remember you are here for the...More

Thank TroyDal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good sushi, friendly service but a little loud and a feeling of getting rushed and pushed out from the second half of dinner. Overall good place but not what we had expected after reading thousands of amazing reviews.

1  Thank NL74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sushi Ota is one of the best, if not the best, sushi restaurants in San Diego. You may have to wait to obtain a seat but the quality of the sushi makes the wait worthwhile. Probably the most complimentary comment I can make is that...More

1  Thank Gerald Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sushi Ota has a well earned reputation for serving some of the best, freshest, an most imaginative sushi, sashimi and other Japanese specialties, in San Diego. I have dined here several times, alone and with guests, and have never been disappointed. They use the freshet...More

1  Thank Navarrep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the humble/interesting location deter you from dining here! If available get the salt and pepper scallop roll. Pricy but one of the best rolls I've ever had!

2  Thank aliciaism
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last time there we were celebrating our anniversary, the Chef prepared a super dish for us, all of the other sushi as always was Delicious. I would recommend this establishment to everybody that is looking for the best Japanese dining venue in San Diego.

1  Thank L704FRricharda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like real sushi this is your place. Everything is fresh and delicious. Portions are good and the service is very good.

1  Thank Arturo S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love sushi, this is the place in San Diego. Expensive but well worth it. If you want a unique sushi experience, sit at the sushi bar and just let the chef bring you his recommendations. Warning: this is a high demand restaurant with...More

1  Thank travelnstone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love sushi and have eaten it at various restaurants. This is by far the best and freshest. It is quite expensive, so we only go here on special occasions. It's located in a strange place and easy to miss, but don't miss out!

1  Thank typ0
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Rafael P
28 February 2017|
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Response from MBPdeI | Reviewed this property |
No, its "a la carte"
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Jennifer Z
23 November 2016|
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6 September 2016|
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A la carte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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