Matsu in Oceanside does a 10-course, three-hour-long Japanese tasting menu in a space so intimate that the food gets the spotlight it deserves—literally.
August 22, 2023
Come to Animae Downtown for a wagyu steak-powered date night or big group dinner.
March 15, 2023
Addison in Carmel Valley serves French-Japanese tasting menus, has a huge wine list, and is San Diego’s fanciest restaurant.
Himitsu is a sushi restaurant in La Jolla that sources the highest quality fish and has a great plant-lined patio.
December 21, 2017
Wrench & Rodent Seabasstropub in Oceanside serves less traditional takes on sushi, including sashimi and rolls, along with a great omakase.
It’s Raw Poke Shop in Ocean Beach is where to go for authentic poke and chicken long rice.
Menya Ultra is the best option for ramen in Kearny Mesa and continues to draw lines for their house-made noodles.
Yakitori Taisho is where to go in Clairemont for really good grilled chicken and cheap beers in a small, friendly space.