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4200 N. Lamar Blvd, Suite 140, Austin, TX 78756
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Ranked #3 of 3,160 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 43rd
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 will feature a new menu with Uchi’s same style of innovative, fresh cuisine, a main dining room that accepts reservations throughout the evening and an eat-in bar/café area.
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Johnson City, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Everything is very special here. I like foie gras sushi. Perfect Combination of French & Japanese cuisine It's just melt in your mouth.

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Mountain Brook, Alabama, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were treated to this meal for a friend's 20th birthday. We let the waiter choose our dishes and everything that we received was divine. The wine was incredible and the fried milk was definitely a highlight. The atmosphere was sophisticated and I would love to return. Great place to celebrate a special occasion.

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104 reviews 104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Food was very good, the jar jar duck was exceptional, sushi very fresh and on par with the best. If you have seen my other reviews you know I don't mind spending some cash for an exceptional meal. This is one experience however that, as good as the food is, it's in the back of your mind just how much... More 

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Austin, Texas
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197 reviews 197 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I had omakase at Uchiko the first time I went and was disappointed, as my previous review indicates. Since then, I've gone a number of times for their happy hour and been, well, very happy. They have outstanding food at reasonable prices. The happy hour menu doesn't change much, so you might not want to go that often, but the... More 

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Hudson Valley, NY
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82 reviews 82 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had heard great things about the restaurant so we decided to try ourselves. There wasn't any wait and seated immediately by very friendly hostesses. Our server was equally friendly and very knowledgeable. This is not your regular sushi house. And we had a great time. The server offered many great choices. One thing, talk to your server about what... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I decided to try that place based on the Trip Advisor reviews. I tried 3 different position from menu at sushi bar. Food was good but not THAT special. Yes: it is different then "regular" sushi. Yes: it is nice and fancy. But I have no idea why so many people are so excited about it. Portions are very small... More 

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Miami, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This Restaurant it is located in a very nice neighborhood and the building were its located it is outstanding!!! Since you walk in to the restaurant you know that this is going to be a wonderful experience!!! They do not take reservations, maybe that is the only bad point to this experience, but we walk in without problems to get... More 

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Austin, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We go often to Uchiko as we live nearby. It's one of the very few restaurants where I don't mind spending the money as the food and service and excellent - every time! Our children even love it! And we have been to many restaurants around the world. I would be proud to take anyone from any of the more... More 

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Kerrville, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place lived up to the hype. It's tapas style Japanese food for those that don't know. They have Sushi rolls, sashimi and plenty of cooked options as well. Our waiter was very helpful in explaining menu items that we had questions about and recommending specific things. I typically dislike sake and our waiter asked me some questions and then... More 

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Austin, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Uchiko is more than just a sushi restaurant. In fact, I'd venture to say that the sushi, while justifiably first-rate, is not the star of the menu. It's the other dishes, such as the duck breast and the brussels sprouts (which I normally loathe) which really make the place so special. My favorite, though, is the hot rock beef. Slices... More 

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Additional Information about Uchiko

Address: 4200 N. Lamar Blvd, Suite 140, Austin, TX 78756
Phone Number: 512-916-4808
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
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
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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