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Soto - Houston

4.8
4.8
299 Reviews
$31 to $50
Sushi
Our sushi restaurant provides the best makimono in the area. We offer vibrant flavors, and use the highest quality ingredients for each of our dishes, giving you an experience you won't forget. If you are looking for a casual lunch spot or a special occasion dinner, our modern and upscale Japanese restaurant is the perfect choice. We also have a full bar with an extensive sake menu. Our hand crafted specialty cocktails are sure to please. Stop in today for a unique Japanese dining experience!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 17 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Sushi, Japanese, Japanese Speciality

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Lunch Fri–Sun 11:30 am–3:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 5:00 pm–6:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (713) 485-4514

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Andy Chen

  • Private party facilities

    Email manager@sotohouston.com with Date, Time, Number of People, Occasion and contact information to get a buyout quote.

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown / Montrose

  • Cross street

    Bagby

  • Parking details

    Complimentary Valet Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • New Year's Eve 10 Course Omakase

    $150.00 per person

    Dec 31, 2022 only
    10 course Omakase. Omakase comes from the Japanese phrase that means "I'll leave it up to you." (from Japanese "to entrust .") Our head chef will be a designing a unique experience made available only on this day. This will be a 90 minute experience. Cancellations will be subject to a $75.00 cancelation fee.
  • Valentine's Day 10 Course Omakase

    $150.00 per person

    Feb 14, 2023 only
    Details Experiences Valentines Day Omakase $150 9 course Omakase Omakase comes from the Japanese phrase that means "I'll leave it up to you." (from Japanese "to entrust .") Our head chef will be a designing a unique experience made available only on this day. This will be a 90 minute experience. Cancellations will be subject to a $75.00 cancelation fee.

What 299 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

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    Hot spot

  • Houston

    Sushi

  • Houston

    Hot spot

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly staff. Great service. Great food.
  2. CS

    CarltonS

    Houston

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ask for Jonin. Best service ever!
  3. S

    Steven

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Got the premium omakase and it was so good. Every dish was different and you can taste heaven here. Our server was knowledgeable about every single dish and had clear instructions. Definitely coming back!
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love Spark! From the moment you walk in the door you an expect to receive amazing service, drink and food!
  5. M

    Mariana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great time, loved the drinks and the food was amazing. Our server, Cindy, was so sweet and attentive, and we appreciate her recommendations. Overall, Soto is a great place for date night or if you’re looking to go out to dinner with friends. I am looking forward to return soon.
  6. ET

    EllenT

    Houston

    32 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have vegetarian and vegans in our group, and the menu accommodates both of these very well.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Highly recommend!
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place was beyond what I expected. The food was amazing, the service was excellent, everything was just perfect. I will def come back!
  9. M

    Monte

    Houston

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Amazing sushi but they are charging very high prices for small servings without the high level of atmosphere and service that one would expect at these price levels. Food competes with Houston's best sushi restaurants, however.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Officially one of my fave omakase experiences in the Nation
  11. MR

    MikeR

    Houston

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Soto is just outstanding. Hands down the best Nigiri program in the city. All other dishes are thoughtful and tasty. Chef Andy is the best.
  12. M

    Marnie

    Houston

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    We’re not raw sushi fans but wanted to try something different. We had the hot cooked options and they were all tasty but much too pricey for the amount. A cup of soup with 2 tiny pieces of sea bass was 14.00. The portions flor the cooled options were minuscule although tasty. The saki was so expensive we opted for a bottle of wine instead. Cocktails were pricey too, average price is 15.00 for a drink. If you’re really hungry this isn’t the place for you, save it for an appetizer or tasting menu type of occasion..
  13. e

    ehochbergtx2

    Houston

    29 reviews

    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a great little "Lower Montrose" restaurant! The food was fantastic! Sat at the Sushi Bar and had a blast with the Sushi Chef's! This is a neighborhood gem that has the feel of an Upper Westside Manhattan vibe! Definitely not your typical Houston Sushi restaurant, "Try it"!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Okay sushi, but not nearly as good as MF Sushi or Uchi.
  15. JG

    JennG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My first time here and I am IMPRESSED! Delicious food, amazing service all around, and a great ambiance. I was a solo diner and I did not feel abandoned or like it was a hassle to take care of me (as I have at other restaurants). Every dish was explained and presented beautifully. I cannot wait to return!
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Simply the best sushi in the city. Everything was perfect.
  17. AO

    AsianOutback

    Houston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Had a great time. Staff was amazing. Trust the chef! Excellent.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Top sushi experience in Houston—super fresh, excellently prepared, perfect fish to rice ratio!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really impressed with both service and omakase! All of the staff were so friendly and the sushi is so fresh! Loved sitting at the sushi bar for a first class experience. My only suggestion would be to slow down the timing of dishes coming out. We did feel slightly rushed as we were done with our 18 courses within an hour. Would have liked to spend more time enjoying the atmosphere and sushi experience especially since we spent 400$ for dinner. Would highly recommend this restaurant.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wanted to share a nice evening with good friends. Excellent service, food, and hospitality! Sat at the sushi bar and received personalized service - a must in my opinion. Do not hesitate to give Soto a try if your not familiar with them and want high quality sushi done creatively and professionally by Chef Andy.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience3
    Everything was sour.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday celebration
  23. CP

    CPHouston

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the best new restaurants in Houston, and I've been to the best ones in town!
  24. KV

    KirstenV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food, fantastic service. Helpful staff, top quality food
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Sat at the sushi bar, highly recommend. Jason, the sushi chef was great in his suggestions. Nice assortment of sakes and Japanese old fashioned was well done. Sushi was beautifully dressed with unique flavors and textures (ie Tuna and seared foie grad on a tempura battered Shiao leaf). From scallops to Hokkaido uni with caviar and sea trout it was all delicious.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I took my best friend for her birthday on a Sunday. Could not have picked a more perfect spot. She absolutely loved it. With the help of Chef Andy and his team it made for a memorable day indeed.
  27. I

    Ivloli

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food, service, and drinks were amazing. Can’t say enough good things about this place. Can’t wait to come back!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    From start to finish it was an excellent experience.
  29. LS

    LeahS

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a fantastic experience that we will never forget. Oh and make sure you sit at the counter, you won't regret it. Definitely returning for the next occasion.
  30. R

    Robert

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding as always in every way. Fabulous sushi, really nice Japanese whiskey selection and great cocktails, and knowledgeable, friendly, and professional service. We visit Soto regularly because every experience continues to be fantastic. Quiet at lunch time and suitable for business discussions; lively and fun at dinner time.
  31. M

    christopherM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing experience. The best sushi restaurant in Houston. Always a great meal. Would recommend the premium omakase
  32. DL

    DenaL

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    Service was lovely and responsive. The restaurant is devoted beautifully. Great looking bar. Fish was fresh. Best thing I ate was the fatty tuna. However- Expensive and lacked flavor. Scallops and sushi rolls needed more flavor. Presentation was nice.
  33. R

    Robert

    Houston

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic lunch! Much more subdued than in the evening, when the place buzzes with great energy, and perfect for business lunch discussions. Sushi and service were outstanding as always. Lucky to have Soto in Houston.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Super fresh, perfectly prepared nigiri.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect as always!
  36. NB

    NathanB

    Houston

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience1
    Service was slow and disorganized. I had to ask for wasabi 3 times and waited about 20 minutes for it. The wrong wine was brought. Items were missing from what was ordered. I’d rather be at MF Sushi or Uchi.
  37. JH

    JavanH

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food at Soto is always delicious. I’ve never had a bad experience. The fish is always fresh and you can really taste the thought out into each dish. I highly recommend ordering off the Japan Express menu, it’s always changing. And don’t be afraid to be adventurous. I tried barracuda for the first time at the server’s recommendation and it was tasty! You won’t be disappointed at Soto.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Freaking amazing, the presentation was on point and the food was “chef’s kiss!”
  39. MM

    MarkM

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were received well by staff and owner. The food was excellent. We will return and would recommend to other sushi enthusiasts.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible food, I opted for the omakase experience and I’ve never had sushi like this before! The chef was incredibly welcoming and can’t wait to return!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Soto - Houston using the Order Online button. Soto - Houston also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (713) 485-4514.

Soto - Houston is rated 4.8 stars by 299 OpenTable diners.

Soto - Houston does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 17 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Soto - Houston

224 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-3222

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Bagby

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown / Montrose

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Lunch Fri–Sun 11:30 am–3:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 5:00 pm–6:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Sushi, Japanese, Japanese Speciality

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Complimentary Valet Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Andy Chen

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (713) 485-4514

  • Private party facilities

    Email manager@sotohouston.com with Date, Time, Number of People, Occasion and contact information to get a buyout quote.

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