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Uchiko

4200 N Lamar Blvd Ste 140, Austin, TX 78756-3439
+1 512-916-4808
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brussel sprouts” (106 reviews)
“sushi” (195 reviews)
“fried milk” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
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4200 N Lamar Blvd Ste 140, Austin, TX 78756-3439
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1 - 10 of 623 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sounds like hyperbole...I can assure you it’s not. We sat at the sushi bar and Matt meticulously hand-crafted each mouth-watering bite we took. Hama Chili made a tear come to my eye. The flavor profiles were so spot on. Everything was so well composed. I’ve...More

Thank mrpond2u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we had booked our reservation the requisite 30 days in advance to assure a table for our party of 6, we ended up waiting about 30 minutes past our reservation time. However, the staff did a great job of making sure we were comfortable...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

For quite a number of years, my wife and I have made an annual pilgrimage to Uchiko. Since our last visit, Uchiko has altered its reservation policies and no longer accepts reservations for parties of fewer than four people. My wife and I, despite busy...More

1  Thank fingerguru
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Beautiful place, and staff was wonderful and welcoming; but I feel TERRIBLE after eating here. I didn't have any alcohol, so not a hangover. Headache, nausea, and a weird metallic feeling. I ate sushi and the brussels sprouts, which were fried and in a sugary...More

Thank EnviroGirl
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Japan many years ago I have high expectations when eating Japanese food here in the US. The Japanese really understand that we eat with all of our senses and Uchiko really delivered here. Smell, visuals, taste, service, environment, etc My server was...More

1  Thank mengel5
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Food was Michelin quality! 5 star service Wait staff very knowledgeable about their menu Dressy/sophisticated atmosphere which I love and is hard to find in Austin. Will be back!

1  Thank AllieJF
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I was so pleased with my visit here. You need to make a reservation. There is no hard liquor, only beer, wine, and sake. The food is exceptional in preparation and creativity. This is not a conventional sushi and hibachi grill. The atmosphere is lively....More

1  Thank witherspoonq
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I cannot recommend having happy hour dinner at Uchiko enough. This was the first time we were able to go this summer (and Sept. 1st is running summer quite late). The summer happy hour menu is wonderful, highlighted by kotemaki (a vegetarian roll), short rib...More

Thank sablatt
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I'm only posting this review to point out that although Uchiko has been around for a number of years, the place remains vibrant, fresh and the quality of their sushi top notch. As great an experience as our first visit. This time around I had...More

Thank savela
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I walked in on a Sunday night without a reservation and were seated immediately. The menu has a large variety of options - cold and hot appetizers, entrees, sushi/sashimi and sushi rolls. All plates are meant to be shared. The hama chili...More

Thank Sarah R
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Emily S
20 May 2016|
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Response from Jeremy E | Reviewed this property |
5-6:30 is happy hour. I'd definitely check it out. Their happy hour specials are great!
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ALMA101179
7 March 2016|
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Response from Margherita P | Reviewed this property |
It's one of those places that you just don't think of the price. It's all worth the cost. Go during happy hour.
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sbharvey
1 November 2015|
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Response from Drew S | Property representative |
sbharvey, We will be closed on Thanksgiving to be with our families. Let us know if we can help with a reservation the day before or after. Kind Regards! Drew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4200 N Lamar Blvd Ste 140, Austin, TX 78756-3439
    (43rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-916-4808
Description
We are proud to announce... Chef Tyson Cole, winner of the 2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef Southwest--Thank you Uchi and Uchiko family and friends for your support! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Uchiko, translated as "child of Uchi" from Japanese, is the next restaurant venture for renowned executive chef and sushi master Tyson Cole. Located in central Austin, this second location of Cole's highly-praised Uchi presents the same excellence and energetic atmosphere of the original with some noteworthy additions. Uchiko features a new menu with Uchi's same style of innovative and fresh cuisine, a main dining room that accepts reservations throughout the evening and an eat-in bar/café area.
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