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Nobu

207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
+1 619-814-4124
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (152 reviews)
“cod” (33 reviews)
“tempura” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
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1 - 10 of 553 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food, best service with nice atmosphere. Nice vegetarian choices too. Always enjoyed here with friends and family.

Thank Jit V
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stop in here sometimes when I want a treat, and there's plenty like the truffle salad that is delicious. It is a bit overpriced; this is certainly not a casual sushi spot.

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is great. Even though we were a party of six everything was perfectly served on a timely fashion. The food is fresh and exquisite, and plates are presented so beautifully. Black cod is a must have. Ambiance is very nice. We really enjoyed...More

Thank EGarci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried Nobu because we were looking for a Japanese restuarant near our hotel and could not find one. We came in on a Saturday night and since the place was at the Gaslamp district, it was brimming with guests, but we arrived pretty early so...More

Thank Maris_de_noir
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We normally eat Tuna sushi at Yellowtail in Vegas because of its high quality. The tuna here just melts in your mouth it’s so delicious! We just ordered multiple rounds of tuna dishes and were completely satisfied, definitely eating here again! The cucumber salad was...More

Thank jumbrito
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really good but the pressure put by the waiter in order to finish the bottle of wine and leave the table as soon as possible was really annoying especially because if I go in a restaurant where I spend at least 150$ per...More

Thank 596titti70
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Can sushi be art? Yes it can be art, and Nobu is the master. The sushi is incredible. The dry miso must be tried. Overall, it was a wonderful meal.

Thank Andre R
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I got really let down with my dining experience at the Nobu. I went there with a friend party because they had read it was one of the best Japanese restaurants in the US, but boy, were they wrong. The food was nothing beyond common,...More

1  Thank rodrigostarosta
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Nobu best restaurant I visited during my stay in San Diego. The Black Cod was delicious and highly recommend

Thank dufaum2018
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Words could do this place justice - I just love fantastic Japanese food. Lovely buzzing environment, not posh, so great for a fun night with friends.

Thank 906lyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
    (L Street)
  • Public Transportation: Gaslamp
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-814-4124
  • E-mail
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