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207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
+1 619-814-4124
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (151 reviews)
“cod” (32 reviews)
“tempura” (21 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was amazing, every option is worth it. I recommend black cod with miso, kumamoto oysters, japanese red snapper with miso and snow crab sashimi. Service was a bit slow, although the restaurant was full and very busy.

Thank Christian V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our dinner at Nobu was during Comic Con, so that might be why it was less than average, but I was very underwhelmed with this location. I felt like I was on a cruise ship and was being rushed to get in and out. Food...More

Thank TravelMacks
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst sushi place I have ever been to. If you want to be insulted and humiliated and overcharged then go to this place. The service sucked. After I paid my bill and left the waiter chased after me telling me to come...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting San Diego, Nobu highly recommended by my brother. The bad: Noisy, small portions and expensive (Over $100 for 2 people with no drinks) The good: highly attentive servers, heart of Gas Lamp, nice decor. Sat and watched a family of 4 next to us,...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without sounding like a douch! I’ve had the luxury and pleasure of dinning in a few Nobu restaurants around the world (London, Tokyo, New York, Vegas, Milan and LA). The service was great although the waiters were very pushy to clear the plates away. Unfortunately...More

Thank stewartrichards200
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 3rd Nobu, including the ones in Tokyo and Honolulu. San Diego is a separate experience from the rest. Where Tokyo and Honolulu are reserved and respectful affairs with excellent (albeit straight forward) sushi options. Nobu San Diego is loud, frantic, and a...More

Thank AF_Vet_Traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour at Nobu brought a delectable sample of gourmet appetizers and a delightful offering of drinks. The tempura okra was the best we have ever had the garlic and pepper squid was amazing. The ceviche was small but the taste was incredible. Happy hour...More

Thank Karl and Sandra K
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Being an Iron Chef fan, I have always been curious about the original Japanese Iron Chef Nobu Matsuhisa's collection of restaurants. I didn't go all out, and so I ended up getting very little food for a comparatively large amount of money. I could have...More

Thank alltheworldtosee15
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Great food, best service with nice atmosphere. Nice vegetarian choices too. Always enjoyed here with friends and family.

Thank Jit V
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I stop in here sometimes when I want a treat, and there's plenty like the truffle salad that is delicious. It is a bit overpriced; this is certainly not a casual sushi spot.

Thank Jessica P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
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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