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801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-1509
+1 512-916-4808
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-1509
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I can still remember how the scallops tasted. By far the best seafood I have ever had! The waitstaff is also amazing with perfect recommendations, pairings and descriptions of our food! I recommend Uchi to anyone.

Thank The Sound Orcha... S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely experience . Award winning chef and so fabulous food ! Sushi servings served while you wait . a fabulous wine list . Japenese theme so the vibe is good . The wait is long if you havent booked and this can be irritating ,...More

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent a lovely evening here. While the food and wine were good, I do feel it was overpriced and we ate again a few hours later. It's definitely worth a visit, however, be prepared for the price tag.

Thank kschroen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to dinner here with my cousin and small baby and I am so glad I did not listen to the reviews about pretentious staff, etc., or I would have missed a really good meal! We did not have reservations so we waited outside...More

Thank Bextel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a town known for Barbeque and Tex Mex this was a pleasant surprise and nice break. The rolls were excellent--many different flavors in one bite. I thought many of the dishes were creative and delicious. The waitstaff are very helpful guiding you through the...More

Thank PhillyWanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Living in Austin it has been difficult to find quality sushi that makes you want to come back. I decided to try out Uchi with friends based on the rave reviews. Not only was it the freshest sushi but it was an entire elevated experience...More

Thank Megan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special, expensive for mid quality cuts of fish. Do not listen to there claim we have fresh seafood flown in weekly. Having eaten at Nobu, Sushi Samba and many others this place is not even close. Very mid range service, not upscale by any...More

Thank PhilipSaltzman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't have enough wonderful things to say about this place. We made a reservation at the sushi bar for a Sunday dinner. The majority of our plates were suggestions from the chef that was helping us. We tried several different dishes, and all of...More

Thank HNC89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not really a Japanese restaurant- not Chinese or Korean, either, but a real fusion I'd call American-Asian. The food is tasty but fairly expensive. The service is wonderful, ambiance dark but the techno music is entirely too loud.

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were psyched to get a reservation at this highly-touted place for a special celebration, but it didn't live up to the hype for us. The outdoor bar/waiting area is nice but once you're inside, you'll find a crowded space with terrible acoustics that are...More

Thank RoundTheWorld2010
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how to get there by bus from UT
June 24, 2016|
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Response from CaseyPT | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what part of campus, but the 20, 10, and 7, among others, all transfer to the 3 at Guadalupe/8th. The 3 will drop you off at Lamar/Treadwell, which is basically at the front door.
Do you serve vegan sushi and tempura?
March 27, 2016|
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Response from JBolosh | Reviewed this property |
They do! Yummy squash tempura!
No. Leave the dog at home on your patio
October 16, 2015|
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Response from Dd S | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
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: 801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-1509
    (Barton Springs)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Zilker Park
  • Neighborhood: Zilker Park
  • Phone Number: +1 512-916-4808
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