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1945 17th Street Suite 108, Santa Ana, CA
(714) 954-0332
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome first experience

This is the first time we have ever been to a Shabu place. It was recommended by friends and it definitely didn't disappoint. I have been to Melting Pot a couple of times and I would roughly equate it to that, only this is much more casual and a lot less expensive. I liked it better as well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
xtianh
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Tustin, California
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Tustin, California
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is the first time we have ever been to a Shabu place. It was recommended by friends and it definitely didn't disappoint. I have been to Melting Pot a couple of times and I would roughly equate it to that, only this is much more casual and a lot less expensive. I liked it better as well. The Waiter/Server... More 

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Orange, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

When our regular shabu shabu restaurant closed down, we were lost. We stumbled across this place and haven't missed the old place once. The portions are good, prices are in line with what you get, and the soup at the end is always a hi light. Make sure you go right when they open or be prepared to wait. This... More 

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Los Angeles
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I have given this place high marks in the past, but recently have been reading some negative reviews about my fav shabu place. Had to check it out again last night and still must maintain my initial review of the quality food, taste, presentation and service. Definitely an energy charged atmosphere and a plus to the servers who help make... More 

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I love the food here. It's fresh and you can cook the meat as little or as long as you want. The service is good and I like the atmosphere. My neice and I make it a habit to meet and eat here a couple of times a year. Making my stomach grumble just thinking about it!

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Unique dining!! My Daughter first took me to Shabu Shabu a year ago for Mother's Day ... Loved it!! When she asked where I'd like to go for my Birthday Dinner .... Shabu Shabu of course. The atmosphere is comfortable, friendly; the food is exceptional, fresh, healthy Ingredients prepared right in front of you. Great dining experience.

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Anaheim, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

I liked this place, but not sure if I'd be back because of the hidden location. Menu is priced fairly, and the food portion is decent. Its not a bad place, but not the first shabu place I'd think of.

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brea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

From the time we arrived until we finished the service and food was Great! The waiter and host was very attentive to our needs and making sure everything was okay! the food was very fresh and tasty. We didn't know they would make a soup from the broth that was remaining from cooking our meal. It was delicious but was... More 

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Yorba Linda, CA Land of Gracious Living
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

A great Find.Very Cordial and Friendly Staff...(Kudos!). Plenty of free parking. Make reservations and arrive early. Locted only about 1/2 mile west of Tustin and the 55 FWY. The place is modern and has two Shabu Shabu Bars to dine at which are located to your left and right upon entering. There is a large screen television to your right... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1945 17th Street Suite 108, Santa Ana, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: (714) 954-0332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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