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Oba Sushi Izakaya

181 E Glenarm St, Pasadena, CA 91105-3457
+1 626-799-8543
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
7 Sep 2017
“Dinner before theatre”
14 Mar 2017
“Once found, you'll be back!”
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181 E Glenarm St, Pasadena, CA 91105-3457
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food. Excellent tempura batter. Light and crisp. Good sashimi too and shishitos peppers advised to have reservation

Thank Littlegiat
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Oba Sushi Restaurant, tucked away on in a southwest corner at Glenarm and Marengo, is a little hard to find but once you have tried it you will be back. The food is first rate and the service is friendly. I tried the Poke salad,...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Ordered the cucumber salad and it was so delicious and refreshing, had to order a second one. Tried 4 rolls and all were exquisite. Will definitely go back and try more items from their menu.

Thank MrsCDinLA
Reviewed 3 February 2015

The ideal place to grab a nice lunch, or take out. Setting is quite and business oriented if needed. A great place to enjoy some great Sushi.

Thank Opie T
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Oba is tucked into a small corner shopping center at the corner of Glenarm and Marengo. You could drive right past it and not notice. However it is well known to the Japanese community and is frequented by many families looking for a good Japanese...More

Thank 204lawrencel
Reviewed 31 July 2014

The entire experience here was really nice. Fresh sashimi especially the octopus. All tuna's were super fresh. The chef was really helpful in explaining a lot of the fish that were on special and all that we tried was very tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank livasida
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I'll cut them a little slack - it was a busy Friday night, I went to the counter to order. It took 15 minutes to get someone to take my order. The restaurant was fairly busy with lots of families (apparently Friday nights are family...More

Thank HRRunner
Reviewed 10 July 2014

It's been a year since we last went to Oba and the food is still just as good as it was then. My wife and I used to go regularly and they still remember us and, as always, are very welcoming. Food used to come...More

Thank ugooli
Reviewed 29 January 2014

It is nothing spectacular, but I enjoyed the food, and it is not expensive. The vegetables were tasty and fresh, and the sushi was good. I live close by, so I am likely to go again.

Thank JakCv
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 E Glenarm St, Pasadena, CA 91105-3457
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-799-8543
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