Banzai Sushi & Grill
3914 N. Lamar, Austin, 78756, 512/323-2151
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11am-9:30pm; Sun., 12pm-9pm
This place offers tasty, palatable, and inexpensive Japanese food just across the street from Central Market.
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
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. In 2017, the restaurant moved just down the street into bigger digs.
5301 Airport #100, 512/712-5700
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