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Sushi Ota

4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
+1 858-270-5670
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (75 reviews)
“sushi boat” (169 reviews)
“omakase” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4529 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4920
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1 - 10 of 657 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant is busy so please ensure you make a reservation. The lunch menus is simple but sashimi was freshly made and delicious. The waitress messed up our order and she was very apologetic so that was fine. Overall a good eatery to enjoy authentic...More

Thank Nina C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The quality of the raw ingredients were very much on display and quite tasty. However I have to believe that eating at the sushi bar with 1 or 2 guests would be optimal. We were at a table for 5 and it just didn't time...More

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really good local sushi place, not fancy m, but really amazing food. !!! must try if in the area! ...

Thank Guilherme K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hole in the wall have been round serving San Diego s #1sushi for decades. You might want to call and set reservation ahead of time. However once you're sat sushi comes out fast. Service is great. If you have sushi craving this is the...More

Thank bigJohnny670
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend of mine had told me I had to go try them and reservations where difficult which led me to believe it must be a great place but I was disillusioned, I wish I hadn't ordered so much and left sooner :(

Thank Francisco F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I come to San Diego I head for Sushi Ota, and it never disapointed me! Japanese food of the highest quality! Impeccable service (all the attendants or almost all of them are Japanese!).The restaurant is a bit small and cramped, so it is so...More

Thank Luciana L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A what a great sushi place. I have to say one of the best sushi places I have been in a longtime. The minute you walk into Sushi Ota you are greeted with a nice welcome and smile. So after being seated are drink order...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read quite a few nice reviews about this sushi place so I decided to try it out while attending a conference last week. We went there on a Monday night and the restaurant was full. Good things that we called at 1pm to make...More

Thank Baylane61
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've eaten sushi all over the world and no doubt that San Diego has some of the finest. Sushi Ota is well deserved of it's ranking and I have nothing to criticize on the quality of the fish (yum!) or the service (beautiful platings and...More

Thank SallyAnn W
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

In back of a 7-11, with good parking in the back. Easy to get to off the I-5 fwy at Balboa exit. Very authentic with a friendly, family staff. The special rolls are amazing, especially the Dragon Roll and Jalapeño Roll.

Thank slaughtjim
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Questions & Answers
Rafael P
27 February 2017|
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Response from Christina2262 | Reviewed this property |
No it is a la carte
Jennifer Z
22 November 2016|
Response from Patrick5451966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
epilef a
5 September 2016|
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Response from ashish r | Reviewed this property |
A la carte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-270-5670
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