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“Excellent Tempura for a price”
Review of Nobu

Nobu
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Ranked #234 of 5,224 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$60
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: L Street
Transit: Gaslamp
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This place is highly rated so I came to see if they deserved all the accolades. The tempura was some of the best I've ever eaten. I don't usually order it since I've been disappointed to many times. They do it right at Nobu. The nigiri was a bit small for the price - it's twice as much as any where else, so I was expecting a nice slab of fish. Still it was fresh. Ambience is nice and staff was attentive - a great place to bring a date.

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I've been a Nobu customer and fan for several years. But this particular Nobu came very short to my expectations. For starters it's as loud as a frat bar. No comparison to the zen experience you get elsewhere (New York for example). Secondly they take your order and then forget about it except, of course, when it comes to the check. Then they pretend to be horrified when the dessert you ordered an hour ago isn't ready yet. Not to mention that, when it finally showed up it was partially burned. Worse of all, if you are a woman dining alone don't bother going unless you want to be treated like crap, be given the worse seat and forgotten about.

Overall, highly unrecommended even though most of the food is pretty good

Thank Aliki L
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Every morsel, every dish is devine. The flavour is delicate yet intense. Black cod miso is a must have dish. Contrast with squid 'pasta" The cocktails are yum..try the Nashi Eiderflower. Service is attentive.

Thank WellBeing328
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

The food was amazing. The service was great. The atmosphere was fantastic. As always, everything was perfect ... expensive, but worth it!

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Thank ckfullen
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The yellow tail with jalapeno, rock shrimp tempura, miso cod, spicy crab, lobster ceviche and bento box dessert are all the classics and amazing, no matter where u go.
The price always shocks me.

Thank pcg123
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