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Sushi Ota

4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
+1 858-270-5670
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super good Sushi, sashimi and miso, full of flavor and beautifully presented. The service was fast and the food presented was introduced clearly by the person serving us.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sarahhL4558VL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants when visiting the San Diego with my family on holiday through the state. Sitting at the sushi bar is good and getting a table even better and talking with the staff is great. Get there early because the lines are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank olgalev990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated our 19 year old twins’ birthdays by making a reservation at Sushi Ota. It’s always a win-win to go for dinner! The food is always fabulous and any celebration is made better by being together at Sushi Ota. Our favorite sushi include ebi...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

QUICKIE REVIEW Yes, do it. FOOD Arguably, the number one genuine sushi spot in San Diego let alone America. You would be hard pressed to go here and not find everything you are eating is fresh, as it should it be. Here is the breakdown...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank darkhorse2821
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My love of fresh sushi is well known, and I've been encouraged to visit Sushi Ota many times. The strip mall location and unassuming exterior has been a deterrent, but after my craving for fresh sushi decided to check it out anyway, I was so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank giget8
Reviewed December 14, 2018

I cannot afford to go often, but love it so much. The menu is relatively limited for so many Japanese restaurants. I suppose that is so what they present is just perfection. I usually focus on the specials board which may include unusual sushi and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Donald S
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We went for dinner (reservation is suggested) and order 2 different combos to try different sushi (they come with Miso soup), and an extra order of Sea Urchin. Honestly the best I've ever tried, and I'm a big fan. Everything was delicious, service was really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gustraveling
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Sushi ota has been there standard bearer for good sushi in San Diego. I have been there many times and the quality remains high. The prices are a bit expensive but you will get good sushi. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gzau
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I'm now convinced that you folks in San Diego have really awful fish, because if you think Sushi Ota is good, you need to get out in the world. I dined here last week and expected some really fabulous fish (sashimi in particular). The fish...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Canadian1_10
Reviewed September 23, 2018

My hotel was near, so I did choose to go to Sushi Ota, as I read good reports on Google. It was a bit difficult to find a parking (hint, it's behind the restaurant). I just dropped in to find it very busy and crowded....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Urs M
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Rafael P
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Christina2262 | Reviewed this property |
No it is a la carte
November 22, 2016|
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A la carte
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$10 - $100
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-5670
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