Restaurant ranking, and content by Amy Drohen, Sushi in the ATX.



Tomodachi is an elegant and intimate restaurant in north Austin. Tomodachi prides themselves in using seasonal ingredients and flying in quality fish from the famous Tsukiji market and Honolulu. They cater to those seeking a traditional Japanese experience by serving items like live hotate and the more Americanized palette with a plethora of bold and creative maki rolls.

Tip: They serve half priced sake on Thursday nights. Hours: Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, Dinner Mon – Fri 5:30 pm – 10 pm , Sat 12 pm – 10 pm.
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The Steeping Room is a perfect place to  drink healthy before dinner. Their mission states to bring natural teas without artificial flavors, using many local products. The cozy cafe has delicious omelettes, tea sandwiches, salads, and desserts with endless Vegan, Gluten Free and Kid-Friendly options. Try the Napa Rolls, Buddha Bowl along with the Kashmiri Chai tea.

TIP: Parking lot maps are available on the website.  D1 South Parking Deck is directly across from The Steeping Room.  Parking is free. Call 512.977.8337 for reservations. Open Monday – Saturday: 8 am – 9 pm, Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm, Happy Hour: M – F  4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

Both located within 3 miles of 4101 West Parmer Lane.