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#104 of 27,530 Restaurants in Osaka
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1-7-2 Shibata, Osaka 530-0012, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6373-0739
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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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365 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is a little tucked away in an ugly corner, but once inside the atmosphere is cordial and nice. English menu available and staff most helpful. The process is simple : get some plum wine on arrival, choose your meat, boil it with the vegetables, followed by udong noodles - finish with ice cream. It is all delicious, although... More 

Thank Dirk W
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say? I don't have to describe the place or explain what 'shabu shabu' is, since many people have already done so. (Also, dear TripAdvisor people: can we finally have styled text in our reviews?) We had the Jumbo Kobe beef meal, with the incredibly marbleized beef. It was a hefty amount, and I was pleasantly stuffed (as... More 

Thank jinzoningen
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We were greeted and served by very polite and friendly staff. They had English menu available in which we ordered the large portion beef set and the black beef set. Our set came with plum liquor, veggies, beef, udon and ice cream. There was an evident difference in the beef loin and black beef. The black beef was more fatty,... More 

Thank Cecilia T
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The whole experience was just awesome! The quality of the food was great and the staff very friendly. Everything was very clear and available in English. You can say it's a little bit pricey (not exaggerated pricey) but it's more than normal for the quality and the service! I highly recommend it!

Thank DaniyarTalipov
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74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

It is called 'shabu shabu' as name of meal that is cooked in boiled water some vegetables and delicious meats. I recommed you if you are interested in different taste!

Thank Cmkry
Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I went to Shinsaibashi branch with my family. Haven't seen any tourist here, even it's on dinner time. Everyone has their own shabu pot and have to order 1 set per person or else you will have to order one drink. Normally sesame is not my thing, but i heard this place is famous for it so i give it... More 

Thank Pim K
Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Just went to the shinsaibashi branch to have dinner . I ordered the premium beef set. It comes with a box of variety vegetable and tofu, 1 small glass of plum wine, top quality thin slices of beef with fats evenly spread out, udon and finally the dessert ice cream . First, u will be served the sliced beef ,... More 

1 Thank jojopeng
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We were staying at the nearby Hotel Hankyu International and decided to remain close for dinner. The hotel recommended this place as close, casual, and not taking reservations. The restaurant is a diamond-shade bat that has a hot pot for each chair. I tried the upgrade for the beef (some type of black beef but not Kobe). The meal started... More 

Thank MTNSeater
Newark, New Jersey
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

we tried the beef shabu-shabu course and the pork/beef shabu-shabu course. The menu provides a very detailed description to how to eat shabu-shabu. The course is a 4-course meal, starting with veggies, then meat, udon and lastly almond ice-cream for dessert. Lovely experience. But a bit overpriced.

Thank Karen M
Perth, Australia
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170 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

You just have to try shabu-shabu when travelling through Japan... a delicious hot pot of meat and veg, cooked in boiling water and then dipped in a selection of tasty sauces. We dined at the Shinsaibashi Shabutei - very easy to find from the train station. This is a really enjoyable and cheap culinary experience, so do yourself a favour... More 

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Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 1-7-2 Shibata, Osaka 530-0012, Osaka Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6373-0739

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?