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Nobu San Diego

4.6
2030 reviews
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$50 and over
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Japanese
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World renowned for its award winning "New Style" Japanese cuisine, Nobu continues to offer savvy diners across the globe a culinary adventure. Our San Diego location is yet another canvas for Chef Nobu Matsuhisa to display his legendary dishes, such as the Black Cod Miso and Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno.

The restaurant which is nestled in the perennially hip and centrally located Hard Rock Hotel also features unique creations by Executive Chef David Meade who has honed his skill at Nobu locations in Miami and New York. Nobu San Diego delivers equally on food, impeccable service and ambiance that is sophisticated yet lively.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Japanese, Fusion / Eclectic, Sushi
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Hours of operation

DINING ROOM:
Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm

NOBU LOUNGE opens daily at 5pm with full menu.
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Phone number
(619) 814-4124
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
David Meade
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Catering
For the ultimate catering experience for any occasion, from holiday parties to family dinners, weddings to private jets, Nobu San Diego can make your event a one-of-a-kind experience. Please contact the restaurant at 619.814.4124 or by e-mail at sandiego.events@noburestaurants.com for further information.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
L Street
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Parking details
Hard Rock Hotel offers valet parking for guests with reservations (must be made by 4:30pm the day of). Ace Parking structure is also across the street on 6th Ave and L st.
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Public transit
Gaslamp
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2030 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined a day ago

The food was amazing the salmon tataki with miso was delicious! The black cod is a must it’s their signature dish and it’s so good. The service was great and the ambiance was nice.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined a day ago

Delicious but confusing menu. Not your typical sushi restaurant.

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Solo (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Fantastic! We loved everything we tried. The black cod miso is a must!!

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RyanP 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Had an amazing experience there - it came highly recommended from a friend and it did not disappoint! Our waiter (Matthew) was phenomenal - provided a great selection of dishes and we had a great experience. Will definitely go back.

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ValerieP 
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The flavors of the food were amazing! This review pertains to the overall vibe of the restaurant, prepare to send big $ on over priced appetizer sized meals, talking over the music and loud conversations, and being so close to the table next to you it’s awkward if you DONT talk to them.

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CaseyC 
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Not a $200 value at all. Maybe $75-80. Service was just not there. Food was mediocre at best. Nothing like Nobu in Vegas.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Perfect service

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NadineVS (San Diego)
2.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We got this restaurant recommended and left it disappointed. The food is great Japanese stuff but not outstanding in any way if you know Asian cuisine. It was very noisy and we were surrounded by business people who wanted to impress their clients. The prices are high and the value that we got were eating from usual cheap one-time-use Bamboo chopsticks and our bowls for the starter soup were plastic...really? For a high price I expect a high standard. The quality of the fish was very good but that should be a given thing for their prices, right? Their staff is really friendly and they did their very best.

Sorry Nobu.

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JoeN (San Diego)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We had a great dinner but we sat at Sushi Bar- the servers hovered over us EVERY minute. Taking plates before done, glasses before done. It was like they were trying to have quick turnover so they get more tips or something. It didnt work and have never been bugged like that before. We will eat at a table next time for sure and we hope they leave us be and let us eat at our leisure not theirs.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed our first visit to Nobu. The food was really tasty and creative and the ambiance was great.

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