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Nippon Japanese Restaurant

4464 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006-5826
+1 713-523-3939
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tempura” (9 reviews)
“bento box” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (19 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
4464 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006-5826
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After failing to get a table at a couple of trendier Sushi places, we decided to try Nippon for the first time. What a pleasant surprise! Any restaurant that has been open for 31 years must be doing something right, and we enjoyed our first...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Mom and pop started this before Sushi was cool; son helps in the bar. Lots of locals, and students travel over from Rice U. The Sushi Bar Happy Hour is usually full. The many Japanese people is an assurance that its all good.

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We came for Sunday lunch. It was not crowded and the atmosphere was very relaxing. The Nabeyaki Udon soup was wonderful. The nigiri sushi is priced by the piece which a bit different. The bento boxes are quite large. You can self park or pay...More

Thank CreateSF
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Obviously VERY popular, and be prepared to wait, Told us reservations were not allowed, and then the girl in line had one via phone. Very small with crowded aisles and small tables. Very extensive menu and very good fare. The exception is the sushi roll,...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This very well located restaurant offers delicious variety of classic Japanese dishes, prepared with perfection. Free parking is available and valet costs 5 usd.

Thank Lalo R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The service is really good, attentive. The food is delicious. They have a nice patio, that is perfect

Thank johnsont2822
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Everything was so fresh and I can't wait for our return visit! We mentioned to the chef what we didn't like and more or less left our meal up to him. AWESOME! We can't wait for our return visits.

Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Took my 17 year old for an early Sunday dinner. I had the shrimp tempura with udon noodles and hot sake. Portions are huge and all the ingredients are fresh. Absolutely love the broth! This is my second visit but I will definitely be back...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was the first restaurant we ate at in Houston way back in 2007. After moving to Houston we would frequent Nippon almost weekly when in town. After an absence from Houston of more than fours years we returned to Houston for a four day...More

Thank captainked
Reviewed 13 October 2016

it was one of our favorite places to eat, however the tempura was not cut up and what I got were enormous hunks of vegetables without much batter and very hard to eat with chop sticks or fit into sauce. the tofu soup was similarly...More

1  Thank gay e
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4464 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006-5826
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-523-3939
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