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Osetra Seafood & Steaks

904 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6102
+1 619-239-1800
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
904 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6102
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worst restaurant experience to date, overpriced,food quite literally terrible,service ok but pushy. Was not busy so no excuses. Can't tell you how bad this was!

Thank T5158ETtimh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this restaurant based on positive reviews on Trip Advisor and a review of their website. The decor was lovely. Our server Crystal was knowledgeable and her recommendations quite on target. All of the service from the hostess to the busboys was attentive and...More

Thank Hersch478
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From so many places to eat this is a great choice food taste excellent, atmosphere nice and quiet, service was great, and our drinks too, is little price but u really get what u paid for. I ask for the chef special which was 2...More

Thank 267jOHANA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had never tried octopus before this, and it was the best thing I had ever eaten in my life! All of the dishes that they prepare are absolutely delicious. I had the swordfish, and it was phenomenal. I would eat there every day if...More

Thank anna_dokter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the reviews I am surprised everyone ops to give such high ratings because for the money we really were not that impressed. Nothing really stood out. It has been several months since we ate here and maybe things have improved. For us...More

Thank kevin s
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We visited with a large group (~ 20) and they were able to handle the service extremely well, with no feeling of being slowed down by being such a large group. The steak and seafood were both excellent, as well as the antipasto platters brought...More

Thank 416Traveller2013
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in San Diego for a performance at the Civic Theater so we booked a hotel in the Gaslamp District. Amid the slew of neighborhood eateries, we had spied Oestra on our Uber ride to the theate. We returned afterward to...More

Thank Compumom
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

As a first time diner at Osetra, I couldn't have been more pleased with the attentive service and quality of food. The burrata and Arugula salad was fresh and delicious. My wife's Ciopino was loaded with fresh seafood and my son's Osso Buco was so...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I don't eat seafood but others in our party do. I had nothing to worry about. The filet mignon was excellent. We also shared the asparagus. No regrets and we will return

Thank Fereti-H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A Very nice restaurant in the Gaslamp. Met a friend at the Gaslamp Tavern for drinks. We decided to eat at Osetra, and are we glad we did. The food was terrific and the service was even better. Highly recommended. Go and enjoy.

Thank eco6
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Response from anna_dokter | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do, and yes, they have outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 45
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6102 (Formerly Osetra Watergrill)
    (E Street)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley and Buses Stops are only steps from us. Please visit www.sdcommute.com go to trip planner and enter the address of your location or landmark and for destination enter HORTON PLAZA on landmark. We are located 1 short block from the Mall.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-1800
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In the heart of Gaslamp Quarter and walking distance from The Convention Center and main Downtown Hotels OSETRA Seafood & Steaks combines a stylish- modern ambiance with California flavors , high end USDA Prime Steaks and we are one of the only restaurants in San Diego serving Australian and Japanese A9 wagyu grade beef combined with the most outstanding fresh Seafood . OSETRA Seafood & Steaks offers a full bar , craft cocktails and a Raw Bar in a playful and sophisticated chic ambiance . OSETRA was stablished in 2004 and has become one of the top destinations in Gaslamp suggesting a new vision for Downtown San Diego dinning.
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