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Sushi Ota

4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920 (Pacific Beach)
858-270-5670
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Ranked #10 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $100
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Colleyville
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145 reviews 145 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Hard to get into, but reservations a day or two ahead will get you a table or sushi bar. Sushi is great and prices are fair for food received. Small place that can be hard to find, but worth the drive north out of downtown.

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Sacramento, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Delicious food served by friendly, courteous and helpful wait staff. I HIGHLY recommend this restaurant!! Looking forward to our next visit.

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San Diego, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Delicious! Coming here is like dining in some sushi restaurant in Japan, I am fortunate to visit Japan for few days and experienced the authentic fresh sushi. Sushi Ota absolutely reminds me of those unforgettable days we spent there with my husband. I recommend to make a reservation especially for dinner. Excellent Japanese cuisine!

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Montreal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We are, my daughter and I sushi lovers, and we must confess that this sushi restaurant, is among the best we had in North America. The chefs and the service staff are japanese and also most of the clientele. We let them guide us to pinpoint their favourites and we were extremely pleased with their choices. Freshness, quality, originality a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

It was the best Japanese restaurant where once was! Friendly service, the food in the quick menu is complete! Do not forget to book because it is always packed!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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67 reviews 67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

When I'm abroad I tend to choose ethnic restaurants as I love to taste different kind of cuisine, and I make sure I never miss sushi, as Japanese cuisine it's my mostly preferred one. So we booked a table for two and we had this special dinner at Sushi Ota. A very simple restaurant, Japanese style furniture, 8 chefs under... More

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Newport Beach, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Simply the best ever. Make a reservation! This place is packed all the time. Parking is a little tough.

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Egg Harbor WI
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This sushi just blew me away. Fresh and flavorful. We even used them as take out for a couple of dinner parties.

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Davis, CA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

5 of us went for dinner. Service was excellent. Wait person was knowledgeable. Sushi was excellent. And the price was very reasonable. The seating was not ideal. Highly recommended.

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Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Being a sushi aficionado from that first and foremost sushi-addicted city, L.A., I can vouch without reservation that former L.A. Chef Ota's offerings here need take no back seat to any other bi-coastal city's finest sushi outposts. Tried to book a second night in a row right there and then at our first extraordinary fish fest here, but as local... More

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