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Osetra The Fish House

904 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Osetra Watergrill) (Downtown)
(619) 239-1800
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Ranked #431 of 4,119 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $29 - $31
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 4:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: E Street
Transit: 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.
Description: A progressive Fishhouse offering gourmet seafood, prime aged meat and an award-winning wine collection showcased in a three-story wine tower.
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San Diego, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I think most people over use the 5 star rating, but Osetra is deserving to be sure. This is my favorite place for late night cocktails and music. The atmosphere and crowd are sophisticated without being stuffy. In a short period of time you have a drink in hand and you are chatting with other well dressed patrons at the... More 

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New York
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142 reviews 142 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Osetra was recommended to us by the Westin Gaslamp and we were very pleased. It was a Monday night at 8pm and the restaurant was busy yet quiet. We were immediately seated outside where the heaters kept us at a very comfortable temperature. The service was prompt and fast from start to finish. We had a delicious spicy tuna roll... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our marriott hotel recommended this place for seafood. We got a free appetizer card for going on their recommendation. I have a dairy allergy, and fish if not in sauces, is usually safe for me. They assured me nothing would be made with butter. They must have taken care because I did not get sick! I ordered the seafood platter... More 

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Spokane, Washington, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had the stuffed sole and it was incredible. My husband had the lobster ravioli and love it. It is definitely a bit more on the pricey side but the proportions were great, the food was delicious and the staff was very nice and friendly.

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San Luis Obispo, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Everything was of the highest quality and the location was great. It was a little pricey, definitely not an everyday dinner kind of place, but worth the price.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Given its destination as a conference site, vacation destination, and all-around great place to live, I have been appalled at the lack of good food choices in the Gaslamp Quarter. I know I am an East Coast foodie, but I have had one bad meal after another in San Diego making me wonder if there were any good options out... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were staying down the street and just happened to walk by with our dog and chat with the very friendly hostesses. The menu read well, and their description of specials even more. The two sidewalk areas are dog friendly. They brought a waterbowl. So we only saw the interior through the windows, but that looked very nice. The service... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is an absolute must try while in San Diego! Food was great. Found all the seafood I wanted on their menu. Drinks were good and strong, the way I like them. Plus, live music on a Saturday night. Great time!

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We had mahi-mahi and sea bass main courses. Mahi-mahi was crusted with crab and served on a bed of risotto flavored with pesto. The sea bass was served with a pomegranate reduction and served on a bed of saffron risotto. The fish in both cases was cooked to perfection and tasted great. Risotto and veggies also well prepared and good... More 

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

it was so nice I ate here twice while in town on business. The Chilean sea bass was superb. Also tried the Cioppinno, very good. Would recommend trying this when in the gas lamp district.

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Additional Information about Osetra The Fish House

Address: 904 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Osetra Watergrill)
Phone Number: (619) 239-1800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: Seafood

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