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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 #468 of 4,093 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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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

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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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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Atlanta, Georgia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

After a few days of tourist stops and endless meals, we decided on a light fare meal. We got to Osetra at happy hour on a Friday. Happy Hour is bar only seats. Bartender didn't acknowledge us until we had fully sat down and looked over drinks. The "fresh seafood" in the case clearly showed signs of freezer burn on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were at a conference and had an excellent meal here. The lobster bisque was superb. The only disappointment was the chocolate mousse which was quite dense, more like a chocolate ganache.

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Waterloo, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were here with a conference but the service and food were as good as if we dined on our own. Had a surf & turf of sea bass and filet ...was exceptional. And we got to see the "wine fairy" hanging around the wine tower....literally!! Highly recommend it

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Leland, Michigan, USA
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We cannot understand the bad reviews as our service and food were the best we had in San Diego over 8 nights. Prawns and lobster chunks over gnocchi with a slightly spicy scampi sauce was simply wonderful.

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South Pole
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

If you want fish, and if you want class, this is the restaurant that you need to get to! The selection, the quality, the wines.... it was just about perfect. When I return to San Diego, THIS is the one restaurant that I will return to!

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Overland Park, Kansas, USA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Ambience was great, good wine selection. I ordered chicken and it was loaded with salt. Lobster bisque and Tiramisu were delicious

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Lake Forest IL
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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My wife and I really enjoyed this place for a very nice dinner with fresh and quality seafood. We tried the cold seafood platter for two which was excellent with clams, mussels, scallops, oysters and crab and quite hearty. After that we only need to get some sushi rolls which were excellent. Very class atmosphere and great place to go... More 

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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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