This place offers tasty, palatable, and inexpensive Japanese food just across the street from Central Market.
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.
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.
This restaurant serves up Japanese surf and turf with myriad options for sushi and teppanyaki, popular tableside hibachi-grilled meats.
Find Korean fare as well as the traditional Japanese items and, of course, sushi, with a focus on taste as well as presentation.
offers sushi with creative appetizers and entrées in a seductively hip space with an extensive selection of drinks, sake, and wine.
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.
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.
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.