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Uchiko

#13 of 3,028 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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4200 N Lamar Blvd Ste 140, Austin, TX 78756-3439 (43rd)
+1 512-916-4808
Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not your typical sushi restaurant as the chef loves to experiment and not just have cookie cutter rolls. My Fiance got the five course tasting and it did not disappoint. The dishes were all well made and presented. The wait staff knew exactly what was in each dish and how they were prepared. Must try this restaurant! Be sure to... More 

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Thank kai hong y
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time we go to uchiko it's awesome. Uchi and uchiko have consistently the best sushi in Austin and best experience. Worth the price and listen to the waiters and waitresses BC they know what is good.

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Thank samdillard
new york, ny
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our servers direction and tried many different dishes. Each prepared amazingly and unusually. One of the better dinners we have ever had while traveling. Highly highly recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Save your experience for the $100 tasting menu. I'm saying this because I've been blown away twice with my experience at Uchiko. The first time was back in March, we celebrated my husband's 40th birthday and one of his friends, a Michelin-star-restaurant-chaser, was hesitant to let me arrange the dinner but acquiesced. Needless to say, he was astounded at the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of the fish is amazing. You can tell how fresh the fish is from the very first bite. This is not a traditional sushi place but fusion so they add tiny ingredients to the fish that really bring out the best flavor in each fish. For example, the strong mint with the mackerel or the yogurt with the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there celebrating a family milestone. The drinks were delicious (we had cocktails and sake). The food was outstanding. We did not have high expectations for the vegetarians in the group, but we were very well served. The sushi rolls and the brussels sprouts were so good we had seconds! The desserts were unusual and the milk toffe one... More 

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Thank aberanda
Austin, Texas, United States
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A favorite of ours, Uchiko once again provided amazing service (not one server walked past our table without taking an empty dish, refilling water, etc., but it never felt intrusive; each dish brought out was identified as being celiac-friendly or not) and a great meal. The changes to the menu were nice to try. The gyutoro was fantastic - wagyu... More 

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Thank Kim R
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some friends from Austin took us there. Every dish and the atmosphere, changed our first thought of "going to Texas to eat Japanese?". Not cheap but worth every penny, we will be back when in Austin.

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Thank Oldsm
Greensboro NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

On a recent business trip I stayed with a good friend I worked with a decade ago. She suggested Uchiko. I cannot say enough good things about the many food "experiences" we tasted. The beets were heavenly. So good, you hold the food in your mouth a while and savor the unusual blend of flavors. She suggested the Brussels sprouts... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

GREAT happy hour specials,always busy so make a reservation, get there at opening or be prepared to wait. The shag roll is by far the best. Red happy hour wine is good and the hot rock is a must!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?