Restaurant was so much fun, our server was brand new, Alexa, and she was awesome. The owner of the restaurant was also really great, very helpful and she suggested a great bottle of sake 🍶 for us that she had personally selected for the menu.
perfect' my fav restaurant in SD
One of our favorites! Consistently delicious.
Engaging staff and delicious food. Tried a few things that scared me and they made it very welcoming!
Did I mention it was delicious?
Himitsu was much smaller than I expected, and I loved the intimate setting. Sitting at the bar was such a great experience. We got to watch everything being made and interact with the wonderful chefs.
One of our favorite restaurants in La Jolla and definitely our favorite for sushi. Love sitting at the sushi bar.
Great quality sushi with great staff! Highly recommend
We had a wonderful experience at Himitsu. The sushi was delicious, and the hospitality was amazing.
Amazing! Would go back.
Incredible quality and creativity including unique very sushi ingredients
Producto fresco de muy buen nivel. Servicio excelente, actitud aún más que excelente.
This was a business dinner, so we sat in the "outdoor" area (was totally protected from the weather, so none of the usual concerns related to the harsh San Diego elements). Everything was perfect - service, food selection, food quality, and sake. Looking forward to being able to sit at the bar for a more personalized dining experience!!
Excellent food and great staff!
This was the first time that we've had to sit outside. The food was not as good as usual and things arrived cold, but the worst was the service, which was awful. It was definitely not worth the price and wait.
Amazing quality and variety to omakase. Filled us up! Warm and inviting atmosphere and staff.
What an amazing find, we loved dining at this neighborhood gem!
Sit at the sushi bar for the best service!
Excellent sushi. Great to sit at the bar and watch the chef prepare your sushi. Every mouthful was superb.
Chef kept making our sushi orders despite of us barely starting the first one.
Sushis were okay - not as stellar as advertised
It was a lovely restaurant and I enjoyed the food and the service was excellent.
Excellent as always
Love coming here, we come at off times (early) and make reservations as it is super popular. Great fresh sashimi...
Incredible! Sat at the bar- what a great experience. Probably the best sushi I’ve ever had
I probably wont be back. This place just didn't do it for me and we spent north of 300 for 2 people.
Favorite sushi spot in town. They have the best customer service + quality! Highly recommend.
We discover this gem on OpenTable. I went with my daughter, who is a student at UCSD. One of the best Japanese food I have tried recently. We both enjoyed a lot, and Rodrigo our sushi master was just EXCELLENT. We will be back soon. Very recommended!
Attentive service, chef selection was a unique selection, wonderful experience.
Himitsu is amazing. Fish is top quality, chefs are engaging and personable, and the ambiance is excellent. Will absolutely go back!
Best sushi in town! Sashimi/Sushi Omakase was perfect!
As always, Himitsu has been an incredible way to spend a night together. The bar area is small, but arranged in such a way that you still have plenty of intimacy with the person next to you, and the noise is never so much that we've felt like we have to talk more loudly to be heard. Our waitress was as energetic and helpful as always, and her sake recommendations have always treated us well (plus you get to choose your own glass, which is fun!). Lastly, sitting at the bar allows you to watch the talented team of chefs carefully and efficiently craft the edible art that they serve, from seaweed salads to soup with still-moving shrimp to nigiri and sashimi.
The highlight, however, more than even the friendly and skilled chefs and charming ambience, is the incredible food that we have consistently returned to enjoy. Across our various visits, we have had several soups and appetizers, and more sashimi and nigiri than we can count, and we have never once been served something that wasn't beautiful and delicious. You know a place is special when you are eagerly awaiting each bite, let alone each dish or course, because you know it will likely be in the running for your favorite piece of sushi that you've tried. The marinated blue fin, shimaaji, otoro, wagyu with uni, and amberjack are all consistently incredible, but I cannot stress enough the fact that we have truly loved every piece of fish that we have tried at Himitsu, including things that we have never had before, such as firefly squid, needlefish, and japanese mackarel (all delicious).
If you love sushi, this is clearly one of the best, and, in my opinion, the best, sushi restaurants in San Diego and the region, and you owe it to yourself to come in, sit at the bar, order the omakase, and let them take care of you. You'll be glad that you did.
Wonderful food amazing service, such fresh and amazing sashimi. Our favorite place!!
Lo mejor en San Diego
What a treat to sit at the bar and shmoose with the sushi chefs! Best dining experience ever! Great food fairly priced.
Delicious fresh fish. Amazing flavors. Entertaining chef. Love this place!
The quality of the food is amazing, the creativity is astonishing and the experience is an over all sensation.
Highly recommended, not to go for a feast bur for a tasting or it will break the bank.
Delicious!! Or the salmon belly sashimi and the Himitsu roll!!!!
Love Himitsu. The only objectionable thing was being told when it was time to leave.
Best sushi bar I have visited in San Diego. I highly recommend sitting at the bar and ordering the sushi off the specials menu. Everything we ate was so beautifully prepared and melted in our mouths. Highly recommend!
This place never disappoints. Food and service is AMAZING. Freshest fish in San Diego. 100/100 would recommend!