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House of Shabu Shabu

5394 Walnut Ave, Ste A, Irvine, CA 92604-2548
949-654-9400
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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
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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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Additional Information about House of Shabu Shabu

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

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