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207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
+1 619-814-4124
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Ranked #233 of 4,100 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $30 - $60
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: L Street
Transit: Gaslamp
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

The service was excellent from the moment we walked in the door. We ate in the lounge area. drinks were great, and cool different sushi entrees. We started with the spicy tuna with crispy rice. Not the roll we expected but delish just the same. Infact so good we ordered the spicy crab with crispy rice, also! We also had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We sat that the sushi bar, Mark served us delicacies I would have never considered. We spent over $300 between the two of us and loved every, single penny of it. Our favorite? Oyster shooter with uni and quail egg. I thought I died and went to heaven.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

While the menu had the usual Nobu tasty platters, a difference in San Diego, was that its Sea urchin delicacy ,known in Japanese as "UNI" was actually fresh from its waters. Liked their late opening kitchen ; disliked the rush by some waiters to clear a plate while its food was still being swallowed

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stopped in for dinner after a long day and ordered a few dishes. I had $24 dollars US for a scoop of salmon and my husband had shrimp tacos$22 which were lucky to be an inch long. Paid the cheque and left hungry.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

A seat at the sushi bar turned out to be the best way to experience this iteration of Nobu. Truly exceptional guidance from an outstanding chef with remarkable skills.

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San Diego, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The sushi is amazing here - we had a seared ahi tuna salad that was amazing! The fish was wonderful! We also had a roll that was quite flavorful. The service was also very good. However, the prices are insanely high - if you can afford it, do it!

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Weston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Wow....outstanding food and service. Definitely pricey $$$$. It was worth the price to us but beware.

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Carlsbad, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've been to most Nobu restaurants around the United States, but it has been several years since I've been to one. Not sure what I expected this time but fear that I have outgrown Nobu. As always, the food was great and the service was good. No problems across the board. But it is really expensive and very loud -... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Had an amazing business dinner here. The food presentation was excellent and the flavors were varied and wonderful. Loved the heart of Palm salad with lobster.

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Newport Beach, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have been to this Nobu several times, and everytime is better than the last. The service from from to back was great, the waiters and waitresses were wonderful. Food and menu was out of this world. The quality of the food, and the incredible flavors were perfect. We love it there, and will be back!

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Additional Information about Nobu

Address: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 619-814-4124
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 60
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese, Contemporary

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