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207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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Ranked #253 of 4,068 Restaurants in San Diego
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Price range: $30 - $60
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Cuisines: Sushi
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: L Street
Transit: Gaslamp
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San Diego, California, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Is not a traditional japanese food,is fusion...So if you like interesting combination on your plate with asia flavor -you will like it here..For myself I found it interesting only for first visit.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Our meal wasn't bad per se but being used to the NYC location we were a bit disappointed. Def not the same. What upset me the most was missing the opportunity to have gone to so many wonderful restaurants in the area to come here . Service and cocktails were good, food was average, and there was no vibe .... More

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Chula Vista, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

great food mix with cool and hip atmosphere always packed full. makes for a great date night and friend hang out

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nobu is located in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego in the Hard Rock Hotel a few blocks from the convention centre and hotels that line the marina. The food and service at Nobu is consistent no matter which location you visit globally. We ordered the $150 per person Chef's creation menu and sat at the counter in front of... More

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Rochester, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My husband and I dined at Nobu last Saturday night. We made a reservation and were seated immediately upon arrival. The beverage menu was excellent and I enjoyed my cocktail. We enjoyed a delicious beef dish as well as an outstanding fried Alaskan King crab leg dish. I had a spicy tuna roll as well and it was delicious. Everything... More

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Laguna Hills, CA
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We went to Nobu with a few girlfriends this Saturday. All of us love sushi and I have to say if this was the first sushi meal I ever had, I would never eat it again. We shared two large house sakes at $25 each and only had four sushi items. Two cut rolls and four orders of sushi and... More

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Hull, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a friend who warned that it's pricey but also noted that it's WORTH it. Both true. I went on the early side as I was traveling for business, so it wasn't very crowded, the staff were incredibly attentive and friendly. I dropped a chopstick on the floor and before I could even reach for it,... More

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I lived in Japan as a kid and had a bad experience in the Tokyo fish market, so my relationship with fish, especially raw fish, is tenuous at best. My daughter, on the other hand, loves sushi and wanted me to come to Nobu, one of her favorite places to eat. Thanks to the helpful staff, we were able to... More

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Tried Nobu the first time in Dubai years ago and so it was clear to book Nobu in San Diego. And guess what it was fantastic. Every piece of Sushi, Sashimi or hot dishes was awesome. Can't say more. Just good as I expected.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I was here for a convention and the location is close to the conference center. We asked our waiter to bring selections and we ate family style. I would recommend as we all tried sushi we may not have tried if we ordered on our own. Very nice for small group. Fish was fresh and served beautifully. Really liked the... More

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