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“Nice atmosphere, great food and affordable price” 5 of 5 stars
Review of California Shabu Shabu

California Shabu Shabu
Ranked #263 of 652 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere, great food and affordable price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Been there several time both for business and pleasure and it's a very cool place.
You boil your own choice of food in front of you.
Love it!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Snowmirko
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

We were there the first week that they were open. They were lovely and attentive and comped dessert and saki.
Food was great and it was a lot of fun.
You cook your meat (chicken, beef, fish, seafood) and veggies in water which become a broth which they then serve you as a second course - we were very full when we left.
I wish them the best of luck.
My son goes to a martial arts class next door so I am sure that we will eat there again soon. (Oh - and check out the coffee place next door - they have coffee for about $100 a cup - beans that have been digested and pooped out by goats or something along those lines - but a family of 4 can eat at California Shabu Shabu for less than the cost of a cup of coffee so we will stick with that!!!)

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank lillywillis
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