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“Good Sushi & Chinese Food”
Review of Uchi Restaurant - CLOSED

Uchi Restaurant
Cuisines: Chinese
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Austin, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
328 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Good Sushi & Chinese Food”
Reviewed 26 July 2011

Enjoyed lunch here today - the sushi was fresh and tasty, and the Chinese Kung Pao Chicken lunch special was good too. They served a crab soup before getting our main entrees, and although it was imitation crab, it was delicious. It is a nice place with cute decor, and the waitress was very helpful although could have been friendlier. Definitely will come back here for Asian food next time we are on South Padre Island.

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank Njoytravl
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English first
South Padre Island, Texas
1 review
“Excellent and most delicious Thai food!!!”
Reviewed 11 June 2011

We come from Austin but the Thai curry here was one of the best!!The crab meat soup had great flavor...The Spicy Korean pork was delicious and Pad thai was really good!! We got take out two days in a row..it was sooo... good.

  • Visited June 2011
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Thank vandy55
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Texas
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Not so great”
Reviewed 29 August 2010

The pad thai was decent, but the calamari was not great. We also ordered a volcano roll and it was quite scary looking. We are not sure what was actually inside this roll. It didn't taste very good. We are kind of sad that we wasted a meal on this place.

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South Padre Island, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“surprisingly good”
Reviewed 10 August 2010

Just had lunch at this restaurant. Just stopped in without any expectations. Got some soup; crab soup. As an Asian person who has had alot of this type of soup, I would not claim it to be the best crab soup i can recall, but it was surprisingly good. My son had the miso soup which by my tastes was a bit too salty.

We had the fried calamari which I would call competent and hot. Once again not the best that I have had, but pretty good.

Last thing I would mention is that there was only one waitress in the restaurant, and there were probably 6 tables being served. She was unbelievably efficient and fast, and never had drinks go less than half full before she refilled, and had our bill and change returned before I realized it.

Lastly I ordered the combination fried rice, which was probably one of the most expensive fried rice orders at $13 that I have had. It arrived and it was a big order, more than enough for one person. It also had ALOT of meat and shrimp, which explains why it is pricey. It was good with alot of the "wok" taste that you get at good asian restaurants.

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Thank writersbrother
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Effingham, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
221 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Ecellent Sushi”
Reviewed 6 January 2010

Very fresh sushi and maki rolls. The restaurant is small and lacks in atmosphere but definitely makes it a worth while visit for food quality. Besides sushi they offer a few Chinese dishes as well as Thai coconut curry, and Spicy Korean.The service is very friendly. To Go Menu available.

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Thank bettyIllinois
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