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5-8-20 Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture 104-0061, Japan
+81 3-3572-3806
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Ranked #57 of 4,956 Restaurants in Chuo
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Romance
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Good for: Romance
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Can't possibly pay a compliment suitable of the quality of food and service we experienced, exceptional.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

After attending Kabuki performance in the nearby theater, we wanted to visit shabu-shabu restaurant in Ginza area. As it sometimes happen in Japan, unfamiliar person on the street guessed that we were looking for a place to eat, inquired what kind of food we were searching for and recommended Shabusen in the basement of Ginza-Core building. It was a reasonable... More

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Silicon Valley, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We had dinner here after flying in from the US. The shabu shabu was delicious and the service was excellent. They have a simple English menu and several employees speak English as well. Traveling with our 13 and 11 year olds and they really enjoyed it.

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Paris, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I often go to this restaurant when I want to eat Shabu Shabu. Service is great and the food is also very good. I would recommend Shabusen Ginza core building branch because they have this big round counter and you actually see how they cut the meet and prepare dishes. All my foreigner friends love this place. You can eat... More

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Leonding, Austria
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140 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

we actually went there because of the good reviews on trip advisor and were not disappointed. because my husband is so tall they immediatly gave us a large table for four. We had 150 gr of their prime brand beef and 150 gr of mixed beef and pork (not the menue with appetizer and dessert - who needs that..) and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

This place was recommended by my sister, who was recommended by a Japanese friend. If it is good enough for local, it should be good enough for foreigner. The restaurant is in the Ginza-Core building. The restaurant has two outlet one on 2nd floor another on B2 level in the same building. We chose to visit after the lunch hour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

I've been in tokyo for more than 10 times in the passed decade and i always stop by this shabusen every single time i'm in tokyo : )

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

Obviously the cost performance is fine, if you are japanese lady or on a diet. The beef served fully covered on a flat plate was really good, soft and juicy. But even with the size that covers the whole plate, 3 slice isn't worth 3,000jpy. (120g for total volume)(´・_・`) I recommend to enjoy lunch their, then you can enjoy shabu-shabu... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

We went to the B2 level and found out an authentic place with friendly staffs and copper pots arranged around the two big counters. Go for a set menu. Order premium beef set for an impressive shabu experience :) ps, this place was packed with the locals, you can watch how they eat their shabu.

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Herrliberg, Switzerland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012 via mobile

The restaurant in the Ginza-Core building (directly accessible from the first underground floor by using exit 4d of the Ginza subway station) has two locations, one on the second floor, one on the second ground floor, and both are equally good. The set menu for ¥ 4,200 includes a starter, prime beef for the shabu shabu - which is of... More

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