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Komé

Komé

Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Restaurant$$$$
North Loop, Austin
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  • The folks at Eater and Austin Chronicle like this place. Would you agree?
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  • Ari K.
    "Tasty authentic Japanese dining."(4 Tips)
    Samantha M.
    "Ika Yaki (grilled squid) was delicious!"(4 Tips)
    Jasmin S.
    "The sake cheesecake is absolutely amazing"(2 Tips)
    DarkSkin 🌺 Q.
    "Order the green tea parfait for dessert, it's big enough to share."(2 Tips)
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  • Austin Chronicle
    Austin ChronicleJanuary 17, 2013
    The Teishoku lunch specials are one of the best deals going: a bowl of savory clear noodle soup, a farm-fresh salad, soft steamed rice, homemade Japanese pickles, and an entrée all for $8-$12. Read more
  • A.J. M.
    A.J. MerrifieldNovember 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Incredibly good sushi, at an incredibly good price… Every bit as good as Uchi. The second I stepped through the door I was amazed at how good it smelled, and the food lived up to that expectation.
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistNovember 3, 2011
    Comé to Komé for their Ika-yaki, a whole grilled squid with grated ginger. To wash it down, pick from their selection of Japanese beer & rice liquor like Texas Sake Co's Whooping Crane. Read more
  • Glorianne D.
    The food was amazing! Their rolls are delicious and fresh, and if you sit at the bar they come out in less than 5 mins. Our waiter wasn't as attentive because it was a busy night, so I didn't mind.
  • Pedro S.
    I loved the place. Great products and dishes. Nice quality price menu. The service was awesome. Summer time roll is a sure deal. Draft Asashi beer is fun, but maybe is not worth it for beer lovers.
  • Phú T.
    Phú TrầnAugust 19, 2014
    Go for the Hiyashi Chuka if you want a different perspective on ramen; the cold noodles certainly have a unique flavour and former texture; yum! :3
  • Divya M.
    Divya MulanjurMay 10, 2015
    Excellent sushi. The salmon koma is amazing. And definitely order the kome with honey wasabi sauce. And the mackerel nigiri. And well, everything else!
  • Tiffany L.
    Tiffany LeungSeptember 4, 2014
    Okay no wonder Paul qui comes here on his off days. Best affordable sushi ! Great staff and lots of options! Really authentic sushi ! Did I mention for really good price ?
  • Eater
    EaterMay 22, 2012
    Komé's ramen will change your life--though you can only find it at lunchtime--and plan to arrive early for a dinner spot, since the restaurant fills up. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Josh A.
    Josh AJanuary 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Unassuming exterior, fairly authentic Japanese restaurant vibe inside. Had a tasty bowl on spicy ramen and sushi. The fish was fresh and tasty. Waitress was helpful too.
  • Ranu R.
    Ranu RajkarnikarOctober 24, 2015
    Delicious sushi. Love the clear soup and tempura. Sushi lunch special with the Austin roll was great! A must if you're craving sushi in Austin.
  • Jane K.
    Jane KoAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great spot for lunch and dinner! The fish is fresh and the staff is friendly. Order the chirashi board for lunch
  • Lucia B.
    Lucia BrionesJuly 6, 2012
    This place is extremely authentic in taste and presentation! The Katsu Don is closest to the real deal in Japan. Until Komé, I haven't had an experience like this since the summer of 2005. $$
  • Ed S.
    Ed SngMarch 9
    No wonder it was crowded for a Monday night. Really good sushi at reasonable prices. Their special for the night was delicious!
  • David P.
    David PittsSeptember 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    A great line up of sushi plus some seriously good waffle fries as an app will make for a well spent evening. Top it off with an Asahi black
  • Joseph P.
    Joseph PrahDecember 21, 2016
    #12 on the menu was really great. Cozy restaurant with great service. Loved the variety sake.
  • Sujei S.
    Sujei SierraJuly 7, 2012
    The grilled squid is awesome! The whole Aji (mackerel) sashimi is totally worth it if you dare eat the entire thing. The head is the best part.
  • Lisa
    LisaDecember 23, 2011
    Tonkotsu ramen. Broth-wise, yes this is the best one you can get in Austin. But they can do it better. Noodles are way overcooked and the pork is too dry for ramen. But give them point for trying.
  • Elynn L.
    Elynn LeeAugust 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Absolutely LOVE the hokkai don! The salmon and ikura are so tasty! The salmon belly sashimi is also really nice.
  • Dean
    DeanAugust 24, 2015
    This is the best sushi in Austin if you're not going fancy and dropping big $$$. Dinner is izakaya-style. Get the takoyaki.
  • Aryan H.
    Aryan HedayatiOctober 5, 2012
    Get the grilled squid. Easily in my top 5 culinary discoveries of the past year. Get it. I mean it. GET IT!
  • Kyle B.
    Kyle BunchFebruary 24, 2013
    Uchi and Uchiko get all the raves, but Komé is a more traditional sushi joint and definitely deserves its fair share of love.
  • Kat M.
    Kat MandelsteinJuly 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great #vegan options for a sushi place. Avocado Mango Roll and the Kome Salad are my favorites.
  • Matthew R.
    Matthew RayermannOctober 12, 2014
    Kome Fries are excellent as an appetizer! Eel sushi is also quite good.
  • Caitlin M.
    Caitlin McDanielApril 6, 2014
    Must trys: The Kome fries with honey wasabi dipping sauce. Summertime roll. Midnight sun.
  • Ali
    AliMay 11, 2016
    Delicious, unique dishes, and great value for the quality of food. Good date spot as well!
  • Hannah G.
    Hannah GayleFebruary 5, 2012
    Fat Samuari is no joke! Fresh, tasty and filling. Actually, everything here was delicious and made with the freshest ingredients.
  • Scott B.
    Scott BooneMarch 17
    Been here 5+ times
    This is my favorite authentic sushi place in town. Great quality food and excellent service.
  • Nichole S.
    Nichole SpencerMarch 21, 2015
    I loved their sweet and sour meatballs and their sushi rolls. Talk about amazing at a reasonable price.
  • Nikita
    NikitaMay 29, 2013
    The gyoza is the best I've ever had. So flavorful! The miso soup, also, delish!
  • James B.
    James BlakeSeptember 1, 2012
    Lots of nice things to say about this place: great food, atmosphere & price. But I'd avoid the seaweed salad, leaves much to be desired.
  • Christine S.
    Christine StoutJune 10, 2012
    Ok the Fat Samuri and the For Your Love were so yummy and fresh and light...highly recommend!
  • Maco R.
    Maco RodriguezSeptember 29, 2012
    Ask for Miho. Excellent waitress! Super knowledgeable, patient, and incredibly attentive 
  • Nate H.
    Nate HinesOctober 3, 2012
    If you are used to Ramen found at Ippudo or Totto in NYC you will be very disappointed. But if you are used to $0.32 ramen packs then you will have reached the next level with this ramen.
  • Colin
    ColinAugust 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    This place can get pretty busy so show up early. And you'll need your whole party to be seated.
  • Jane K.
    Jane KoJune 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the ramen for lunch and green tea parfait for dessert
  • Christine S.
    Christine StoutJune 10, 2012
    Don't judge...there is more...the dipping sauce that came with the Endo...in New York made the dish sooooo good.
  • rachel s.
    rachel sDecember 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    come super early to avoid a wait! amazing take on fish & chips. stellar sushi.
  • Zach M.
    Zach MeyerFebruary 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Order the spicy miso ramen on the lunch menu, and add a soft-boiled egg. you will thank me.
  • Kaustubh T.
    The sushi is fantastic but I must say, their okonomiyaki is most excellent!
  • Samantha M.
    Ika Yaki (grilled squid) was delicious! Sushi was mediocre. Great service :)
  • Christine S.
    Christine StoutJune 10, 2012
    OMG! The Camembert Tempura with honey is just insane! Really! Did I say OMG?..OMG!
  • Nom Nom PR
    Nom Nom PRMarch 19, 2013
    Really flavorful and affordable Japanese food and fresh sushi without being pretentious.
  • Elliott C.
    Elliott ChengerAugust 6, 2014
    Great sushi and make sure and have some wasabi fries!
  • Kar T.
    Kar TorresMarch 17, 2013
    Order the Camembert Tempura for dessert! SO YUMMY!
  • Damacio U.
    Damacio UlibarriApril 18, 2013
    The salmon sashimi was tender and fresh, my favorite every time.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 18, 2012
    Wonderful Japanese cuisine. Grab a bowl of ramen and fresh sushi for lunch!
  • Dean
    DeanDecember 23, 2015
    Seasonal: eggnog soft serve. Delicious ginger/nutmeg/cinnamon spice, not too sweet
  • Sam D.
    Sam DAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The fish pancake is a must!
  • Bart B.
    Bart BAugust 13, 2014
    Almost tan tan (dandan) noodle bowls are close to perfect.
  • Steve
    SteveAugust 8, 2015
    Ramen is the best we've ever had - anywhere.
  • Stephania B.
    Stephania BiondoMay 9, 2012
    Only sushi place I know that has a Swamp Roll: crawfish and fried okra. Weird but surprisingly good!
  • Sam D.
    Sam DJanuary 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The sashimi lunch is an incredible deal for the variety of fish
  • Beth C.
    Beth CarlsApril 24, 2013
    The Japanese Fried Chicken was good but if you don't like dark meat you probably should try something else.
  • RevsLaws
    RevsLawsNovember 25, 2015
    If you pay in cash, they round down on your change. I'm going to let them have it, and I am unlikely to return. This is in very poor taste. Better udon at Daito on the Drag anyway.
  • Jasmin S.
    Jasmin SunAugust 18, 2012
    The sake cheesecake is absolutely amazing
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BillingsFebruary 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Can't go wrong with the Katsu-don.
  • DarkSkin 🌺 Q.
    DarkSkin 🌺 QueenNovember 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Order the green tea parfait for dessert, it's big enough to share.
  • John H.
    John HumeDecember 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Japanese curry rice! Love it with the potato croquette.
  • Paola M.
    Paola MckeeApril 23, 2014
    Delicious ramen during lunch time the broth is very savory!
  • Ari K.
    Ari KahnSeptember 28, 2013
    Tasty authentic Japanese dining. We liked it
  • Joel V.
    Joel VictorianMarch 22, 2014
    Surf and turf! You won't be disappointed!
  • Kelsey N.
    Kelsey NussbaumAugust 17, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Ramen ramen ramen for lunch.
  • Mahesh P.
    The curry beef is brilliant
  • Nichole S.
    Nichole SpencerMarch 21, 2015
    Loved the Lime in the coconut sake drinks
  • Dean
    DeanDecember 23, 2015
    Spot prawn nigiri, yum!
  • Martin R.
    Martin R.January 13
    Try the raw octopus with quail egg!
  • Sivim L.
    Sivim LyDecember 31, 2014
    If u don't know what to order try the spider roll.
  • Lisa M.
    Lisa MunozFebruary 9, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything!
  • Jimmy H.
    Jimmy HughesJune 23, 2015
    Get the takoyaki! You won't regret it. Read more
  • Joao C.
    Joao CrusApril 11, 2015
    The staff, the atmosphere and the food! It's all amazing!
  • Ahmed A.
    Ahmed AyubJune 18
    Chicken kara-age is the best thing ever
  • Molly H.
    Everything!!! This place 👌🏻
  • Lissa A.
    Lissa AndersonMay 20, 2016
    Everything is excellent!! Best Sushi ever!!
  • Colin
    ColinJune 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out the Austin roll. It's cheap and delicious.
  • Victoria S.
    Victoria SchaeferJanuary 10, 2015
    Great sushi. Great prices.
  • Shelby L.
    Shelby LayneOctober 22, 2013
    So so good! Loved the Ramen
  • Kenny K.
    Kenny KartasasmitaNovember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The best udon in austin!!! Kayaku udon.
  • Lisa
    LisaDecember 23, 2011
    If you hear people speaking Japanese here then it's a good sign.
  • Hillary P.
    Hillary PierceAugust 15, 2013
    Get the Texas surf and turf. YUM.
  • Alta C.
    Alta C.November 14, 2011
    Sushi lunch is AWESOME and a great deal!
  • foodphotog
    foodphotogApril 7, 2012
    Try the spicy ramen. Amazeballs!
  • Larry R.
    Larry RosenmanApril 3, 2014
    Great udon for lunch.
  • Justin B.
    Justin BrodnaxFebruary 21
    Make sure you try the ice cream.
  • Avan A.
    Avan AllenFebruary 18, 2013
    great service and delicious ramen.
  • R F.
    R FNovember 8, 2011
    You must try the sake cheesecake!!!
  • Vic W.
    Vic WongMarch 15, 2016
    everything
  • Jennifer T.
    Jennifer ThomasFebruary 6, 2016
    Anything here is amazing
  • Kenny K.
    Kenny KartasasmitaNovember 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Also try the ebi fry.
  • Peter C.
    Peter Carrero ProvenzanoJanuary 21, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Chirashi & sashimi lunch!
  • Madeleine V.
    Sushi lunch
  • Jun H.
    Jun HeiderDecember 17, 2012
    Bummer, ramen is only at lunch. I guess I will have some takoyaki
  • Leah J.
    Leah JohnsonSeptember 3, 2013
    Escolar Miso-Yaki is amazing.
  • Brook S.
    Brook ShelleyAugust 6, 2014
    Karage and sushi
  • Annie O.
    Annie ODecember 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The Spooky Roll is scary good
  • Luke
    LukeJanuary 25, 2015
    Bury me with the squid
  • Jefferson B.
    Jefferson BurrussApril 5, 2012
    Dreamy Clouds unfiltered sake.
  • Kenji K.
    Kenji KindohNovember 1, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Recommend Kome Vitche.
  • Steven K.
    Steven KoganMarch 23, 2012
    So many hipsters...
  • Anthony A.
    Anthony AlvaradoApril 8, 2012
    Very noisy.
  • Billy G.
    Billy GrahamJanuary 12, 2014
    Om nom nom
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