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5394 Walnut Ave, Ste A, Irvine, CA 92604-2548
949-654-9400
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not the best or the freshest but okay.

Standard Shabu Shabu.. The greens seem to be cut up the night before and the price is a bit high for what you get. The owner is nice and it has been awhile because I just lost interest because of the price. I went for lunch many times. They do have all you can eat in the evening for like... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2014
HedyBoBedy
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Orange County, California
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Orange County, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Standard Shabu Shabu.. The greens seem to be cut up the night before and the price is a bit high for what you get. The owner is nice and it has been awhile because I just lost interest because of the price. I went for lunch many times. They do have all you can eat in the evening for like... More 

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Sacramento, California
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87 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012 via mobile

Lots of food for the price. Service is excellent. Eat here if you're a big eater.definitely worth it. Quality is very good.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

I'm midly biased on this review merely due to the fact that I am absolutely in love with this place! Wait, thats not biased, that's what they've earned! Sometimes the service is spotty because they are so busy but they are NEVER rude. Anyone who has complained of management being rude was most likely wasting food. Which the owner HATES.... More 

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irvine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2010

The owner was extremely rude, I was about to walk out the restaurant due to the rudeness of the owner. Would not recommend this place to anyone.

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Orange County, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2008

From the outside- this place is unassuming. In the corner of a shopping center, I didn't expect much. This left plenty of room to be impressed. On the recommendation of a friend we tried it out. The owner came over and explained how we were to cook the food personally- gave us recommendations on beer and sake as well. Waitress'... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2008

Korean owned, pretty normal but the Kimchi fried rice at the end is awesome.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2007

Not a fan of Shabu Shabu.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2007

This was a decent place to eat. The people were very friendly, but this place is more of a novelty...really now…if I wanted to cook my own meal I’d do it at home. :P

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2005

Fast Service, Nice Waitress, GOOD & Plenty of FOOD. Sweet Deal

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5394 Walnut Ave, Ste A, Irvine, CA 92604-2548
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: 949-654-9400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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