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Lavaca Teppan

#397 of 3,139 Restaurants in Austin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1712 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-1316
+1 512-520-8630
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“udon” (8 reviews)
“edamame” (6 reviews)
“brown rice” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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1712 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-1316
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to Lavaca Teppan. I ordered the Grilled Chicken Teppan Yaki. The serving was large, the fried rice was delicious, the chicken was tender & tasty, and the veggies were fresh and crisp. They don't have sweet tea- shame. For dessert,...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

... but I believe if you order timidly, your food won't be anything special. The couple that ordered the eel sushi said it was excellent. The rest of us, not so much. My udon was not wonderful. The others, who got their udon as a...More

Thank HouMSW
Reviewed 7 December 2017

we went there for lunch. Excellent rice bowl with lots of shrimp tempura. Excellent noodle bowl. Reasonable prices excellent service Quiet Close to UT and Bullock

Thank traveler987Napa
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant several time. Fresh food, generous portions~ very attentive staff. Chef will change menus to suite your needs.

Thank IreneeNZ
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were first to show up for the rehearsal dinner. The restaurant thought it was supposed to be 30 minutes later. Staff friendly. Food very, very good. We had sushi, various tempuras, fried rice, dessert rice-wrapped ice creams. Kirin Ichiban and Sapporo beers, plus a...More

Thank Jake S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

For a change from the typical Tex Mex which abounds in the area, the restaurant offered a nice variety of Japanese dishes for a lighter meal

Thank clynnmcgill
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My husband and I recently enjoyed a delicious, relaxing dinner here while traveling. The service was speedy and excellent. We enjoyed the Mosakejito & Sakecolada cocktails along with a cucumber & avocado roll as appetizers. The main dishes were perfectly portioned and delicious, and the...More

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants. The delicious items they serve are not only flavorful but beautiful works of art!

2  Thank Gloria L
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Stopped into this local place near the Capitol area for lunch today. I'm trying to do low carb, so I wanted to avoid the rice and noodle dishes which, I've heard, are quite good. I ordered edamame and a bowl of the chicken vegetable soup....More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Before I start about the food. Please beware that this place has a large glass front and easily can be mistaken as being an open concept. This guy walked right into the glass and knocked himself out. Really weird. The food was ok. The teriyaki...More

Thank E9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701-1316
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-520-8630
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