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Nobu

207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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Ranked #234 of 4,048 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $30 - $60
Hours:
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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New York City, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

I love Nobu and have been to many of them, but my very first trying the The Happy Hour here - I have to say it's awesome, the menu is filled with great items to try. We had a bottle of their Nigori sake ... it was absolutely delicious. We really enjoyed the Warm Mushroom Salad, Nobu Style Tasting Spoons,... More

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San Diego, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We visited Nobu for restaurant week, and were very pleased with the flavor profiles of the meals. The tuna appetizer with wasabi salsa was amazing, and the sushi was some of the best we've had. It was a fixed price menu, and you had to order for the table. Overall, not a lot of food was served for a fairly... More

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We went here twice, we tend to have a good lunch then light dinner, so happy hour was perfect for us. We tried all of the small plates over the 2 nights and were all delicious, though we did have the spicy crab legs twice, they were sooo good. Check out the menu on the web. This is a great... More

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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
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 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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Toronto
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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