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Nobu

#124 of 3,775 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Downtown
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
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207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908 (L Street)
+1 619-814-4124
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17:00 - 22:45
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:45
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a quick lunch of delicious tempura whole green peppers, good salmon and yellowtail sashimi, and sushi rolls. Took less than an hour and about $45/ person for medium sized meal without drinks. Very convenient location across the street from the San Diego Convention Center.

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Thank John S
Hayward, California
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The sashimi and sushi here are world class, and so fresh that it is almost wriggling on your plate. If you have no clue what to order, the wait staff is more than helpful in explaining the menu and guiding you to gastronomical adventure. You can get a $200 value tasting menu for two for $129 on Living Social. It... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place , good food and a good service The price is ok , remember it is a Nobu ... You need to have reservation to go there.. Dinner time it's crowded

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Thank leon c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sake - unflitered Tasting Menu - all you need to know. The food was exquisite. We did the Chef's tasting menu. 100.00 bucks but worth it! Seafood, Sushi, Steak and an amazing chocolate dessert to finish it off.

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Thank Rikk F
Guildford, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Nobu serves first class Japanese food including some of the best hot appetisers and sashimi that I have tasted. Portions are modest and prices are high. Service is very good. The Hard Rock Hotel is a very cool spot very near to the San Diego Convention Centre. Recommended if you're on expenses.

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Thank EdB222
Sacramento, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to Nobu in London, LA and San Diego and never been disappointed. Unique and fresh - yellowtail tartare with caviar melts in your mouth.

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Thank sactotrix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

So in San Diego for the annual golf weekend the with Global best friend set and of course theres an opportunity to add another Nobu to the collection . The SD Nobu lived up to expectations ,,, they squeezed 3 of us in on Saturday night with out a reservation and proceeded to roll out chefs menu that was predictable... More 

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Thank Dean W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This place had the best sushi I've ever eaten. Since we were celebrating our honeymoon, we decided to go all out and got the chef's signature menu, which was 7 courses I think of seafood heaven made to our taste and based around our allergies and likes and dislikes. I've never tasted fish like that in my life. I was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great sushi by one of the most famous sushi chefs! I was at the sushi bar and was welcomed by all that were there. The entire staff from the greeters to the water re-filler guys were very friendly and helpful. Food quality was amazing! Very fresh and decent volume of food. My sushi chef even made a few special rolls... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My wife and I went to Nobu on Restaurant Week and despite all the commotion that Restaurant Week implies, we had an AMAZING meal at Nobu. We had a 5 course meal (the Miso Cod was the highlight...though the soft-shell crab was a close 2nd)...and we can't say enough good things about the food and the atmosphere (if you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:45
Saturday
17:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
    (L Street)
  • Public Transportation: Gaslamp
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-814-4124

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?