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Silhouette Restaurant And Bar
Bar & Grill$$
Today 11:30AM–2PM, 5PM–12AM
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718 Congress Ave Austin, TX 78701
718 Congress AvenueUSTexasAustin78701
(512) 478-8899silhouette718.com
$$Bar & Grill, Asian Restaurant
Bar & Grill
Asian Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Cocktail Bar
Karaoke Bar
Today 11:30AM–2PM, 5PM–12AM
Monday 11:30AM–2PM, 5PM–12AMTuesday 11:30AM–2PM, 5PM–12AMWednesday 11:30AM–2PM, 5PM–12AMThursday 11:30AM–2PM, 5PM–12AMFriday 11:30AM–2PM, 5PM–2AMSaturday 5PM–2AMSunday 5PM–12AM
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We focus on the authentic Japanese Sushiya experience. Located in the heart of downtown, our full bar includes infused cocktails and karaoke. Our laid back vibe is perfect for any occasion.
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Raw fish prepared as is in a Japanese neighborhood eatery, plus sake, imported beer & karaoke.- Google
"I was craving a good dragon roll, and stopped in here for a quick sushi lunch."
"I settled on the lunch special of a California roll and miso soup for $8."
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Jennifer M
2 years ago
I was craving a good dragon roll, and stopped in here for a quick sushi lunch. I settled on the lunch special of a California roll and miso soup for $8. You can't find much better than that. The California roll was okay. It's one of the most basic sushi items you can get, so I guess it was okay. The soup was also just okay. The service was okay. Everything was okay, or mediocre. I've passed by a few times since that visit, and still haven't stopped in. Meh. If you're looking for a cheap sushi lunch, then this is the place for you.
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Natasha Rogers
a year ago
It has a pretty good deal for lunch during the week for downtown workers. Sushi is average but not the best or worst. I wish this place had a more distinct personality. Lately, the sushi quality has gone down and the fish seems old or not chilled.
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Jillian Newman
3 years ago
For me what make this Japanese-menued joint are the sushi selection and atmosphere. While the sushi perhaps isn't world-class, it is really good and fairly inexpensive. My favorite so far is the Sakura roll. They serve beer and sake, and the fact that they have a good selection of boba is a knock in their favor as well. More than anything however, what makes Silhouette so perfect is that they are open late, so if you are the type of drunk that is too snooty for greasy pizza (a'la me) stumble yourself on over here.
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Bacon Ator
3 years ago
Well, someone goes here or they'd have closed by now. The fishy smell I've noticed both times I've gone is...off-putting for a sushi venue. If you're downtown and Kenichi or Imperia's too far of a walk, I suppose this is another choice. They do have a bar, so you can maybe convince yourself after a few drinks that it was a good idea, but having tried that with other things in life, I can tell you, it's a bad choice.
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Mary Albor
3 years ago
This is our to-go-to place during our lunch time. They have very good sushi selections and soup as well as salad. They also have a reasonable price specials for lunch!! You should try this place and you will love it!
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Dan Alpert
2 years ago
Everything here was fine and the service was very good. We were able to get a table with no wait at dinner time on Friday night. I'm not thrilled with the decor. It's dark and somewhat gloomy. The sushi was fine. The edamame was steaming hot and fresh, and the salad was also fresh. I have no complaints about the food. If I worked downtown, I would probably eat here regularly.
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Marcelo Teson
5 years ago
The sushi is pretty good, not amazing or mind-blowing, but good. It's open late and has great sake choices, plus a sensational vegetarian sushi menu for those who don't eat fish. The atmosphere is phenomenal, a cozy downtown spot to eat sushi and chill while still feeling fancy.
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Katie O'Riley
2 years ago
Sushi happy hour and lunch specials! I love getting good sushi at a reasonable price! It is a cute little place in a great area ! Staff is friendly.

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