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18 places to get sushi in the Austin area

Whether you’re looking for omakase, sake pairings, a sushi conveyor belt, a whimsical interior, or an “Ahi Tower,” we’ve got the restaurant for you.

A spread of sashimi dishes from above on a dark wooden table, surrounded by cocktails, beer, a glass of wine, dishes of soy sauce and plates with chopsticks on top.

The menu centers around izakaya-style pubs, which roughly translates to “stay-drink-place,” which are places to settle in, get comfortable, and enjoy time with friends.

Photo by Richard Casteel via IDG

Here in Austin, we love sushi soy much.

Lucky for us, there’s plenty of sushi restaurants to choose from in the Capital City, and we rounded up 18 for you to choose from. Nori going to lie, we think they’re all worth a visit.

We’ve organized them by price point. Check out which of these restaurants is near you on our map and learn a little more about them.

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Kura Revolving Sushi Bar | 6929 Airport Blvd., Ste. #125 | $
Sushi plates start at $3.30 at this conveyor belt restaurant where the dishes come to you.

BarChi Sushi | 206 Colorado St. | $$
Enjoy a full sushi + sashimi menu, raw bar, and sizzling plates at this Downtown sushi spot, which is known for its all-day happy hour on Sunday.

IchiUmi Sushi | 9503 Research Blvd., Ste. #500 | $$
Try some inventive sushi dishes — like the “Ahi Tower” — fresh sashimi, katsu, traditional rolls, and plenty of vegetarian options.

Komé: Sushi Kitchen | 5301 Airport Blvd., Ste. #100 | $$
Owned by foodie couple Také and Kayo Asazu, who were born in Osaka and Kobe respectively, this restaurant is a great place to enjoy Japanese comfort food and family recipes.

Lucky Robot | 1303 S. Congress Ave. | $$
This aesthetic restaurant (complete with swinging benches and toys) serves Tokyo-inspired street food and TripAdvisor’s best ramen in Austin.

Maiko Sushi Lounge | 207 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste. #202 | $$
It’s east meets west at this fusion restaurant, where you can try dishes like sake mac & cheese, the “Texas Monster” roll, and egg roll nachos.

Three colorful sushi rolls on white plates

Musashino is upscale enough for those special occasions but casual enough for a delicious weeknight dinner.

Photo courtesy @austinfoodchronicles

Muse Fusion + Sushi | 4211 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. A-3 | $$
Ethan Huynh created this sushi restaurant and boba tea shop out of love for his daughter, Ava, so you can chow down on some of her favorite dishes.

Sushi to the Moon | 15609 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Ste. #260 | $$
Located in Leander, this restaurant serves up nigiri, creative rolls, and tapas, and is stacked with vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Musashino Sushi Dokoro | 2905 San Gabriel St., Ste. #200 | $$$
Here, Tokyo-style sushi is served with fish flown in from Canada, Hawaii, New York, and Japan, alongside plentiful sake pairings.

Neighborhood Sushi | 1716 S. Congress Ave. | $$$
Delight your palate with some hamachi crudo, yellowtail tartare, lobster shishito, or a revolving special at this MML Hospitality establishment.

Sushi Roku | 405 Colorado St., Ste. #100 | $$$
Expect to dine on creative takes on classics, fresh cold appetizers, artful cocktails, and an Austin-specific roll in this brand-new swanky location from the California restaurant.

Tatsumi Sushi | 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. #212 | $$$
Don’t miss the seasonal menu at this peddler of sushi, sashimi, udon, and omakase with an expansive menu.

TenTen | 501 W. 6th St., Ste. #100 | $$$
The fare at this Japanese grill favors robata, shareable dishes, charred meats + veggies, and sake pairings. Don’t miss the happy hour from 4:30-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Uchi | 801 S. Lamar Blvd. | $$$
No sushi round-up is complete without mentioning this local staple, which has produced some of Austin’s most seasoned chefs. You’ll also want to check out its sister restaurants: Uchiko and Uchibā.

A gif of dishes from Endo

Chef Endo Yasuhiro was originally brought to the US through his dreams of becoming a professional musician and his love of Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Photos by Jessica Attie

Endo | 609 W. 29th St. | $$$$
This newly opened omakase experience is headed by Tokyo-born Chef Endo Yasuhiro, who serves 20-course meals and specializes in Edo Era techniques (like dry aging and smoking).

Otoko | 1603 S. Congress Ave. | $$$$
Located inside the South Congress Hotel, you’ll need a reservation to get a seat at this 12-spot omakase dinner served by Chef Yoshi Okai.

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City editors Laura Figi and London Gibson were able to try the Sushi | Bar ATX omakase experience for themselves.

Photo by ATXtoday

Sushi|Bar ATX | 2600 E. Cesar Chavez St. | $$$$
This intimate 10-seat, 17-course omakase experience is well worth the splurge, starting at $159 per person. Psst — reservations drop on the first of each month and fill up quickly.

Toshokan | 2415 E. 5th St. | $$$$
Expect a 14-course dinner with only six seats when you dine at this sushi speakeasy, which is hidden in plain sight.

Where’s your favorite place to get sushi in Austin? Let us know.

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