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6516 Westheimer Rd, Ste A2, Houston, TX 77057-5139
713-789-4506
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good but pricey

This is an authentic Japanese sushi bar with highly skilled Japanese sushi chefs. Only minus on this is of course price. Be prepared to spend $30-$40 per person at least when you visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is an authentic Japanese sushi bar with highly skilled Japanese sushi chefs. Only minus on this is of course price. Be prepared to spend $30-$40 per person at least when you visit.

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Visited Teppay Japanese Restaurant for the first time today. All we had was the Wafu Ramen, a soy based broth ramen and it was very good. I will be going back to try the sushi when I get the chance. Small place but good flavors.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Just arrived in Houston and wanted some light. The outside is not that attracting and near by shop pretty empty. It was rather an accident I found them. It was 7pm and only one table taken but by the time I finished the restaurant as full. 3 cooker behind the counter preparing sushi, friendly staff and food excellent. I wish... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Wow, my experience here was quite different the two times I went. The first time was dinner, during the week, with a friend from Japan. The owner was there. We received terrific service and he made great suggestions for what to order from the Japanese language menu. When they arrived he explained what they were and how they were prepared.... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We eat a lot of sushi, of both the traditional and fusion type, and we appreciate both. Perhaps our expectations were too high because of the reviews, but we were disappointed with the food. Pros: 1) fish was of reasonable quality and sliced relatively thick. 2) the party room in the back ($20charge) was well worth it! Fits perhaps up... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We have lived in Houston for over 25 years during which the number of Japanese restaurants mushroomed, particularly over the last 5 years. I have sampled most if not all 'worthy' Japanese restaurants in Houston, but Teppay remains by far the very best. As I indicated in my other reviews, I am a Japanese living in US but visit Japan... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We visited Teppay Japanese Restaurant on a Friday night, and we had booked ahead. Sitting inside I felt like I was in Japan, the atmosphere is great and there were a lot of Japanese people eating there, which is always a good sign that the restaurant is authentic. I had some green tea which was delicious, then myself and my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

Mamsan greets you at the door, Papsan works behind the sushi counter with his daughter. I've been coming here for over 15 years. The fish is unquestionably fresh, try the fresh mackerel it's out of this world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

OK, we have been to the so-called #1 top 'fusion' in-spots... they are fun, but they are not authentic. We travel to the Pac Rim lots, so I know sushi... Teppay is just like walking into a little spot in GInza... or near the Toyko fishmarket... wonderful and real! We have enjoyed their food for more than 20 years, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

A great find. Maybe the best sushi I have had. Trust the chef. Make sure you try the ramen soup after.

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Additional Information about Teppay Japanese Restaurant

Address: 6516 Westheimer Rd, Ste A2, Houston, TX 77057-5139
Phone Number: 713-789-4506
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 80
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6516 Westheimer Rd, Ste A2, Houston, TX 77057-5139
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713-789-4506

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 80
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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