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Sushi Tadokoro

#284 of 3,821 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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2244 San Diego Ave, Suite C, San Diego, CA 92110-2978
+1 619-297-0298
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Wed 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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Mexico City, Mexico
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68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Small place but very friendly staff, excellent quality of food, the fish and seafood super fresh, omakase excellent. I recommend sitting at the sushi bar

Thank Daniel F
San Diego, California
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139 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We came here for dinner on a weekday evening this Autumn, and were very satisfied with the food and service. We each ordered a starter and some sushi (rolls and nigiri). The nigiri is a bit pricey, priced per piece as opposed to priced per pair, as in most other sushi restaurants where we've eaten, so we'll save that indulgence... More 

Thank Nancyuen
Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Thanks to a few sources, we chose this place because we heard how great it can be and still quite family friendly without the pretentious attitude. We had no idea that we were going to eat the best Japanese sushi dinner we ever had and the best dinner of our entire San Diego trip. We reserved the seats in front... More 

Thank ACartier
Chula Vista, CA
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Just had a most memorable sushi experience. I've worked in Japan and sought out fine sushi wherever I've gone from New York to Seattle and beyond and feel Sushi Tadokoro is one of the best. We sat in front of owner chef Takeaki Tadokoro and watched him perform his magic with the freshest fish I've ever eaten while he advised... More 

Thank CaptRonJ
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Probably a little expensive and spartan in atmosphere for the casual sushi consumer although they do great work with the standards. But, for the aficionado, nirvana. They have some of the freshest, most expertly crafted sushi I've had. Take your visiting Japanese friends here.

Thank Sherard T
North Carolina
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Sit at the sushi bar if you can. Reservations a must. Loved this authentic spot in San Diego - first REAL feeling sushi experience. Really great, fresh, delicious sushi.

Thank williamtraveler9
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Certainly delicious, but two times the price of equally outstanding Sushiya SD only a few minutes away. I had a spicy tuna roll, a dragon roll and two nigiri - yellowtail and salmon. Three stars only because it's so overpriced.

Thank VA_dad12
Salem, Virginia
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Walked to this place from HI Express for a late sushi dinner. The fish was fresh and well presented. The service was wonderful. We felt very welcomed and all the staff was happy and friendly. A true neighborhood nugget.

Thank John N
London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Before going to this place I read all the reviews, starting with the bad ones, all of them were about the service and the fact that people got turned away due to lack of space. The best reviews were all about the food. So I gave it a try and booked a table. The place as a total of 30... More 

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San Diego, California
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72 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

One of my favorite sushi joints in San Diego. If I want good quality at a reasonable price, this is the place to hit.

Thank duaneger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2244 San Diego Ave, Suite C, San Diego, CA 92110-2978
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-297-0298
Best Traditional Japanese sushi in San Diego. Edomae style.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?