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Juban Menlo Park

712 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4505
(650) 473-6458
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Ranked #39 of 119 Restaurants in Menlo Park
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

Eatery prices in a pleasant atmosphere. Food is blend of Korean and Japanese food, not spectacular, but quite tasty.

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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I happened across Juban as I was walking in downtown Menlo Park - and got their lunch special for less than it would have cost me to go to the McDonalds a couple blocks away. But this was real food, Japanese barbeque served with kimchi and rice. Well prepared, quick, and the service came into play when my sister called... More

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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202 reviews 202 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Self-advertised as a Japanese BBQ, it is that, but with a twist -- you get to do your own grilling at the table. On the advice of our dinner companions who had eaten here before, we ordered the "Deluxe Dinner", which includes servings of three entree selections. We had a double order of ribeye and single order of salmon each;... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

The family enjoyed dinner at Juban, the cuts particularly the rib eye were really good. We tried the fish, chicken, prawns and the mushrooms, they were well marinated and tasted very good with the white rice or bimbimbak (actually a Korean rice dish) Yes, we had to grill the food ourselves but that's exactly what we wanted as the meat... More

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Menlo Park, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Other reviewers are exactly correct. It's a good looking place, and you can take a date there or do a business meal, but the grill your own thing gets old, and it's pretty expensive for what you get - which means you have to keep ordering.

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Atherton, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

At Juban, you cook everything yourself right at the table, which is nice in theory, but not so good in practice. First of all, if I'm paying that much, I probably just want it cooked by an expert chef anyway. Secondly, the self-cooking creates an awkward situation where you're always waiting for that next piece of steak to be finished,... More

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Portland, Oregon
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

The food was okay, selection is decent but I wouldn't recommend this place.

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Menlo Park, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

You cook the dishes yourself, with a grill in the center of the table - it can be very fun. The meats are excellent, always wonderful cuts, and the kimchee is great.

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San Jose, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

Nice ambiance. I was able to grill beef on the table top. The food was very light and delicious. Only setback is the limited lunch hours from 11-2pm.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2009

The smell is what drew us inside. Fun cooking at the table. Happy, helpful staff. Delicious sauce. Get the ribeye. The skirt steak was too tough for me. Saw lots of Stanford parents there taking their sons/daughters out for dinner. Graduation was the next day.

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Additional Information about Juban Menlo Park

Address: 712 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA 94025-4505
Phone Number: (650) 473-6458
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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