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207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
+1 619-814-4124
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (150 reviews)
“black cod” (19 reviews)
“cut rolls” (6 reviews)
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were a group of seven of us that dined here a few days ago and as expected, Nobu did not disappoint! We had quite a range of dishes - some favorites were the ahi tuna with jalepeno, wrapped cod, okra, scallops, lobster tacos... there...More

Thank danyellekukuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The omakase at Nobu is a well thought out experience, each dish an artfully plated mouthful of flavour. I say mouthful because each dish is portioned so you don't get full before the end of the dinner (although to be honest I still wasn't full...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Nobu has earned a great reputation in all of their locations and this is no different. Walked in after the San Diego travel show for a quick bite and was not disappointed. Nice decorations and good gas lamp location

Thank Kyle W
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We loved everything. We ordered a bunch of different dishes and shared between the 5 of us. All of it was amazing.

Thank Natascha V
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Service was very nice, the food amazing as always. An extensive wine list with allot to choose from. We had a great time!

Thank ApiciusHotelier
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Very good food and service- stark atmosphere not consistent with price point. Small portions of good quality food prepared well. Nothing is memorable. Should be better for the price point which is 75-100 per person.

Thank MC7894
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This is a great Nobu. It's a relaxed dining space with really good food. The lights are dim and the place buzzes but not too loud, having a conversation is easy. Our service was great, not a detail missed. We had the black cod -...More

Thank NVRam123
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I love Japanese food and traditions but this experience was very limited and felt very "franchised", which I guess it is now. No Chef's choice, no sake flights, no originality, no particular focus. Food coming out in the wrong order. My $1,200 would've been better...More

Thank WorldTravelingWombat
Reviewed 14 November 2017

They didn't have tables free so we ate in the bar area which we preferred... comfy couches and low lighting. My last time at Nobu was in London many years ago, but we were surprised that they didn't have any noodle dishes or any rice...More

Thank WeebieWob
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Sushi seems to be a very polarizing topic. I have never been a sushi eater, but was joining friends for dinner here... I committed to an open mind which was pleasantly rewarded with an outstanding culinary experience. I tried 8 or 9 different dishes with...More

Thank Bruce S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-814-4124
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