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#6 of 3,043 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free, Pacific Rim
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4200 N. Lamar Blvd, Suite 140, Austin, TX 78756 (43rd)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great spot for quick bites and drinks. Very much a trendy bar scene that has been going strong for several years now. Expect the same great quality of Uchi just not as much selection.

Thank HollyTravels365
Solna, Sweden
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We dropped in and got two seats in the sushi bar and had a fantastic night. The food was superb, some of the best sushis and sashimi ever. We had salmon and tuna sashimi, duck served with smoke, edamame, brussel sprouts and two fantastic desserts. All truly fabulous. The service was discrete but attentive. Full score from us. Big don't... More 

Thank KalleKulaStockholm
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with another couple on Valentines day. The suggestions from our waitress were on point, and we had some of our own selections that we made. Every bite seemed to somehow beat out the previous though I didn't think it was possible. For four of us, on a valentines day eat-a-thon, with a nice bottle of Sake our bill... More 

Thank Mikhail K
Sugar Land
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213 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at this restaurant is outstanding. But it's hard to believe they can charge the prices they do and get away with it. For very small strips of bison $28. As you look at the menu the prices are not unreasonable. What you don't realize is the very small quantity of food you're going to get for that price.... More 

Thank Greg W
Dallas, Texas
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188 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm finding the sushi bars at this brand to be entertaining beyond the norm: the restaurant dynamic, hip clientele, and engaging sushi chefs. Russell was a busy guy that night but still engaging. When I was served the wrong item (Salmon bowl), he left it for my enjoyment and ensured the correct item (bacon bowl) was to come. His recommendation... More 

Thank Richard G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little out of the city. We did not have a reservation on a Saturday night and were seated within a half hour. We went for the chef's tasting menu and were blown away. Ten courses, selected and prepared without your input. A little pricier option but we felt well worth the experience.

Thank Ken C
Phoenix, Arizona
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is unique, the service is extraordinary and the atmosphere is pleasant. A delightful experience that I wish I had time to repeat. One caution...don't go if you are starving as the items are small. You could run up the tab fast if you have hunger pains.

Thank Adele V
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard so much about this restaurant and I am sorry to say we were disappointed. Everything was fresh, well presented but nothing 'blew us away' in taste. It's good but not fantastic compared to some of the other well know Japanese restaurants in the USA.

Thank 1000places2c
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in Austin and we've been to Uchiko several time. The memories of surprise-deliciousness have blended together a little over time, but here's my take. It's all good! Best advice is to let your server-be-the-guide; they are very knowledgeable about what is being prepared and will gauge the table's "taste" and bring one after another great dishes, expertly prepared... More 

Thank Charlie S
Houston, Texas
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service is excellent here. My only issue and why I docked one point off the rating is that I asked for a taxi cab to be called/requested prior to our dinner being over. I was told it would take hours for the cab to come. (Uber/Lyft left the city). It was suggested that I download another app... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free, Pacific Rim
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4200 N. Lamar Blvd, Suite 140, Austin, TX 78756
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 15129164808
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?