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Osetra Seafood & Steaks

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904 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6102 (Formerly Osetra Watergrill) (E Street)
+1 619-239-1800
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I visited yesterday just as the restaurant was opening for the evening. The atmosphere was welcoming and immediately comfortable, partially due to the beautiful design of the venue, more so due to the energy and genuine attitude of the staff. The manager at the time, Adrienne, made us feel at home as if we were old friends.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I come to this lovely restaurant, I meet the most amazing people and have the best time! I go for a glass of wine and oysters, and find myself still there three hours later because I just don't want to leave. The service is excellent and every member of the staff makes me feel like I'm the most... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, beautiful place, good location AND excellent service. We spent a wonderful evening at this place.

Thank dantoral
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. Great place for cocktails. Steaks and seafood. Service is the best part. We had the filet and lobster and fresh oysters. Fantastic

Thank Giovi A
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ate here and the food was Ok but for what they charge i expected a lot more, the service was great, and the fish was cooked well

1 Thank randy7496
Los Angeles, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting San diego we decided to go to Osetra, great food and excellent service, we decided to go back for New years eve and it was crazy busy, still amazing food and great service , we will be back when in town

Thank Adrian A
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in San Diego over the holidays and I decided to book at Osetra Best steaks in San Diego and great oysters. Beautiful restaurant inside looks beautiful

Thank Vincenzoloverso
San Diego, California
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live downtown and have eaten at a lot of restaurants. We chose Osetra to take out of town friends to for New Year's Eve. The restaurant was packed, so the service was very slow. The music was loud, so hard to talk. The food presentation was nothing special. I ordered the surf and turf and it was terribly average... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Quality service, quality food, quality people. From the moment my party and I arrived until the moment we left we were blown away by this restaurant. The service was phenomenal. Adrian greeted us and checked in with us throughout our whole meal and even walked us out ensuring our experience went above and beyond what we expected. Our server Andreas... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had a booking for a group in this restaurant in a busy season. We were disappointed as the restaurant had been taken way too many customers at the same time. The tables were so closo to each other that the staff had to squeeze between the tables and even move the chairs where we and other customers were sitting.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6102 (Formerly Osetra Watergrill)
    (E Street)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley and Buses Stops are only steps from us. Please visit www.sdcommute.com go to trip planner and enter the address of your location or landmark and for destination enter HORTON PLAZA on landmark. We are located 1 short block from the Mall.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-1800
In the heart of Gaslamp Quarter and walking distance from The Convention Center and main Downtown Hotels OSETRA Seafood & Steaks combines a stylish- modern ambiance with California flavors , high end USDA Prime Steaks and we are one of the only restaurants in San Diego serving Australian and Japanese A9 wagyu grade beef combined with the most outstanding fresh Seafood . OSETRA Seafood & Steaks offers a full bar , craft cocktails and a Raw Bar in a playful and sophisticated chic ambiance . OSETRA was stablished in 2004 and has become one of the top destinations in Gaslamp suggesting a new vision for Downtown San Diego dinning.

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