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Sushi Ota

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings

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Menu

SALADS​
$3.50
Green Salad
$6.50
Seaweed Salad
$5.50
Calamari Salad
$8.00
Mushroom Salad
$12.00
Sashimi Salad
SOUPS​
$2.00
Miso Soup
$4.00
Akadashi
$7.00
Noodle Soup with Tempura
$5.00
1/2 Noodle Soup
GRILLED​
$6.00
Yellowtail
Salmon
Kama
$4.00
Shi Shamo
Dried smelt
$4.00
Chicken Teriyaki
$7.50
Beef Teriyaki
VEGATABLE​
$2.50
Edamame
$3.00
Spinach
$2.50
Tofu
$3.50
Cucumber Sunomono
$9.50
Seafood Sunomono
FRIED​
$4.50
Calamari
$8.00
Soft Shell Crab
$6.00
Panko Oyster
$6.50
Assorted Tempura
$6.00
3pc Shrimp Tempura
$5.00
5pc Vegitable Tempura
$5.00
Chicken Karaage
$5.00
Agedashi Tofu
$7.50
Salmon Roll
Baked
$4.00
Gyoza
SASHIMI​
$10.00
Tuna
5 pc
$8.50
Chu Toro
2 pc
$12.00
O Toro
2 pc
$9.00
Albacore
5 pc
$9.00
Mackerel
5 pc
$10.00
Yellowtail
5 pc
$10.00
Salmon
5 pc
$10.00
Halibut
5 pc
$15.00
Giant Clam
$15.00
Kanpachi
COMBO SASHIMI​
$12.00
Tuna and Yellowtail
(3 each)
$12.00
Tuna, Yell and Sal
(2 each)
$27.00
Omakase Sashimi
Cut rolls
$6.50
Snow Crab California
$8.50
Soft Shell Crab
$8.00
Shrimp Tempura
$9.50
Crunchy Roll
$9.50
Caterpillar
$6.00
Philadelphia
$7.00
Eel
SUSHI​
$4.00
Tuna
2 pc
$5.50
Chopped Toro
2​ pc
$8.50
Chu Toro
2 pc
$12.00
O Toro
2 pc
$3.75
Albacore
2 pc
$4.00
Yellowtail
$4.50
Yellowtail Belly
$4.00
Fresh Salmon
$4.50
Fresh Salmon Belly
$4.00
Halibut
HAND ROLLS​
$5.00
Eel Hand Roll
$4.00
Salmon Skin Hand Roll
$4.00
Ume Shiso Yamaimo Hand Roll
$4.50
Spicy Scallop Hand Roll
$4.50
Spicy Tuna Hand Roll
$4.50
Spicy Yellowtail Hand Roll
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This sushi restaurant epitomizes the saying don’t judge a book by it’s cover. Located on a corner adjacent to a 7-11 with very limited parking the quality of the sushi is outstanding; as good as any sushi restaurant not in Tokyo or NYC.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wrg21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been eating sushi since 1964. My Dad had lived in Japan after the war and when I was a kid we would go to the only sushi bar in NYC and eat. I have eaten Sushi all over the world and had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Zenguitardude
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

My family and I were visiting SD and were on the hunt for good sushi. Luckily, we were able to slip in without reservations on a Saturday night. Immediately I noticed that the place was packed with Japanese customers and all the sushi chefs were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank thedude a
Reviewed 29 January 2019

Sashimi is not my favorite food, because as “Law & Order” New York District Attorney, Arthur Branch once said, “I like my Fish fried.” However, once in a while I will gather up enough courage to test the waters. I've heard many stories over the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MrWarrenM
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Super good Sushi, sashimi and miso, full of flavor and beautifully presented. The service was fast and the food presented was introduced clearly by the person serving us.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sarahhL4558VL
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants when visiting the San Diego with my family on holiday through the state. Sitting at the sushi bar is good and getting a table even better and talking with the staff is great. Get there early because the lines are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank olgalev990
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We celebrated our 19 year old twins’ birthdays by making a reservation at Sushi Ota. It’s always a win-win to go for dinner! The food is always fabulous and any celebration is made better by being together at Sushi Ota. Our favorite sushi include ebi...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 6 January 2019

QUICKIE REVIEW Yes, do it. FOOD Arguably, the number one genuine sushi spot in San Diego let alone America. You would be hard pressed to go here and not find everything you are eating is fresh, as it should it be. Here is the breakdown...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank darkhorse2821
Reviewed 14 December 2018

I cannot afford to go often, but love it so much. The menu is relatively limited for so many Japanese restaurants. I suppose that is so what they present is just perfection. I usually focus on the specials board which may include unusual sushi and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Donald S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We went for dinner (reservation is suggested) and order 2 different combos to try different sushi (they come with Miso soup), and an extra order of Sea Urchin. Honestly the best I've ever tried, and I'm a big fan. Everything was delicious, service was really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gustraveling
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