6301 W. Parmer, #505 512/297-2758
This place offers tasty, palatable, and inexpensive Japanese food just across the street from Central Market.
3914 N. Lamar 512/323-2151
206 Colorado 512/382-5557
This place offers a wide variety of fresh, affordable sushi and tempura. Try the seared tuna with avocado and sriracha.
661 Louis Henna Blvd., Round Rock 512/255-6454
2716 1/2 Guadalupe St. 512/474-7770
The sister restaurant to Kome Sushi Kitchen on Airport, this tiny shop serves up delicious broth, made daily, and ramen options to crave. The service is great, and the prices are reasonable, so add another stop to your well-foraged downtown lunch and dinner routine. Read our review.
612-B E. Sixth 512/369-3897
On Mondays, this sushi joint adds karaoke for those 21 and older, which gives you some idea of the party put on nightly by chef DK Lee. The menu features both Korean and Japanese favorites.
28th & Guadalupe 512/725-3686
This restaurant serves up Japanese surf and turf with myriad options for sushi and teppanyaki, popular tableside hibachi-grilled meats.
4815 W. Braker #580 512/795-8333
Former Musashino chef Kazu Fukumoto's namesake izakaya features classic sushi, tempura, and yakitori. Saké and an unexpected beer list keep things rowdy. Read our review.
514 Medina 512/770-6880
Find Korean fare as well as the traditional Japanese items and, of course, sushi, with a focus on taste as well as presentation.
7310 Burnet Rd. 512/458-3700
Offers sushi with creative appetizers and entrées in a seductively hip space with an extensive selection of drinks, sake
, and wine. Read our review.
10000 Research Ste. 138-A 512/241-0119
Watching someone toss your meat in the air and then catch it backwards with a spatula never gets old. Steak, seafood, and chicken come in a variety of freshly-grilled combinations with generous servings of appetizers and soup. The sushi menu is pretty substantial for not being their specific specialty, and always fresh.
13492 Research #380 512/288-7333
Well-executed Japanese home cooking. The lunch menu features some of the best deals in Austin, like the gorgeous sashimi lunch. The ramen is a treat, too. Read our review.
4917 Airport 512/712-5700
This nondescript truck sits on a meticulously landscaped multi-level plot with low-tree shade in the back. Try their ubiquitous Philly and California rolls – a reminder of why they achieved popularity in the first place. Read our review.
1211 E. Sixth 512/888-7559
This old-school teppanyaki restaurant is can be found in an impressive, vibrant setting near campus. Try beef tataki and tempura don; thanks to the reasonable pricing, you'll be back for the rest.
1712 Lavaca 512/520-8630
1303 S. Congress 512/444-8081
The restaurant provides Japanese and fusion cuisine in a modern and swanky yet relaxed setting. Find standard sushi offerings, including edomae – Tokyo-style sushi – and some signature rolls.
311 W. Sixth 512/236-9888
This inviting little spot offers quality sushi and sashimi at reasonable prices, as well as noodle bowls, teriyaki, bento boxes, and tempura. Keen attention to detail makes this a place to remember.
4636 Burnet Rd. 512/458-6200