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Nara Sushi

895 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6121
+1 619-696-8810
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bento” (6 reviews)
“salmon roll” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
895 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6121
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Having only arrived in the city for a few hours, I came across this place. Barely opened with 1-2 patrons, I figures I would get a quick meal. Ordered the NARA Sushi Special. Filling and quite tasty. Decor is much to be desired. Otherwise, just...More

Thank Glenn A
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The sushi was good, the service was excellent, but what I really loved was the Monkey Brains. I never had them before but I'd love to have them again. I would give them a 5 out of 5 but the seating could have been more...More

Thank GDM50
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We were looking for sushi in the Gaslamp area on a Friday night and, not surprisingly, found many options. We strolled by a few to check them out, but Nara seemed to have a more relaxed vibe than the others, which was what we were...More

Thank stefanese
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

You all know my love for sushi. This place downtown San Diego was a bit above average. They have a large selection of rolls. But does every roll have to be spicy or dynamite? Service was prompt which was good. The sweet chili edamame was...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Food was average. I was welcomed by an unpleasant waiter. He did not smile one second even after I tried to smile at him... he was almost despising. The restroom was pretty dirty. I won't go back there.

Thank guillaumeaa
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We were there on a wednesday night. It is a discrete place but the rolls are great. Sadly the warm Japanese food and the Korean were not as good. Good service!

Thank Gösta R
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

It was early afternoon when we found this gem of a place, while visiting downtown SD. We went in and we were greeted by a very friendly gentleman. We were seated right away. I'm not sure if he was the owner of the place, but...More

Thank LaniM574
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We experienced a great sushi bar in Little Italy, extra spicy rolls and great sashimi! They even had Onikoroshi (demon slayer) sake, which we were very pleasantly surprised about. Our server operated at light speed but was very effective in taking and delivering our orders....More

Thank TravelGal9876
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went there for lunch. I eat Japanese food a few times a month and have eaten at different levels for, dives to 5 stars. This one ranks fairly well. I had a roll to start. It was well put together and tasted well. I had...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Although fresh, food is nothing special. Good selection of sushi/making. Service is quick. Prices reasonable.

Thank Dindu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 895 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6121
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-696-8810
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