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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 #9 of 4,046 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
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I love sushi and I've eaten it all over the world, from Japan to the Pacific Islands, and all across the U.S., and Sushi Ota serves some of the best and most appealing sushi that I have eaten anywhere. The service was impeccable, this is a great place for a special occasion or if you just have a desire for... More

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Irvine, CA
Top Contributor
204 reviews 204 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I lived in San Diego from 1992-1998 and Sushi Ota was our go-to sushi restaurant. It was a particular pleasure to sit in front of Ota-san at the sushi bar. Sadly, the last 2 times I have been there, in 2007 and most recently in early 2014, the quality has diminished. While the sushi is still very good, Sushi Ota... More

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Long Beach, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Reservations highly recommended as it is an extremely popular restaurant. Great food and service. We were told by our front desk clerk that they have a hotel guest who often drives down from Los Angeles area just to eat at Sushi Ota and then spends the night at the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Sushi ota has great fish and excellent, friendly service. The location is nothing to write home about but once you're inside that factor is easily forgotten. We can't wait to go back!

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San Diego, California, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Best sushi in San Diego in best japanese tradition ,service and quality.Small place,sometime hard to find parking,please call for reservation,cause is very popular.If you had ever eat real japanese sushi in Japan,you know what I'm talking about.It is not Americanized or fusion sushi..Is a real one from home country.

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New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We saw the reviews prior to visiting this restaurant and had very high expectations. Fortunately we were able to get a 10:30 pm reservation on a Tuesday night at the last minute to experience one of the finest sushi meals of our lives. Everything was fresh and tasty and so artfully presented. The restaurant is located in a non descript... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We love the Sushi Ota. It's so fresh and tasty. You must make a reservation one week ahead. Ota san (owner) is very nice and friendly. We would like to sit at his section. He makes delicious OMAKASE sushi for you.

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Millburn, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Excellent traditional sushi. We were in SD on vacation from NY and our family had a wonderful sushi dinner here after a day at LegoLand and stopping in on the way back to our hotel at Mission Bay. It was highly recommended by a Japanese friend whose opinion about sushi we trusted and we were very pleased. As is typical... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Sushi Ota is a very authentic sushi restaurant. We ordered the calamari appetizer, crunchy tempura roll, the Diego roll, and the caterpillar roll. Everything was perfect! The seafood was fresh and tasty. I recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting sushi in the San Diego area.

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Berkeley, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A wonderful gem of a Sushi restaurant, using the fresh seafood of the Pacific coast in great combinations. We needed a lively, imaginative restaurant and found a great menu, great service, wonderfully creative combinations.

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Additional Information about Sushi Ota

Address: 4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
Phone Number: 858-270-5670
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
Average Prices: USD 10 - 100
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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