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Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, San Mateo

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, , Chinese
215 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4021
+1 650-343-2566
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Mixed feelings about Mongolian cuisine”
23 Aug 2016
“Tasty Hot Pot”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Asian, Mongolian, Chinese
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
215 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure if it was restaurant or Mongolian cuisine but I've eaten at better places. Everything looked very authentic but the taste was just mediocre. I like the hot pot idea but the bowl should be bigger, especially when five (or more) people sat...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I don't eat hot pot much, but I stopped here with a friend and was very pleased with how tasty it was. There are a lot of options to customize your soup with different kinds of meats and veggies, and it's kind of fun to...More

Thank Alice Z
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Being mostly unfamiliar with this type of place, the visit was positive for our family (teenagers). The staff was thin, but worked together well. The food certainly met expectations.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Service was not great, it is a chinese restaurant. Food was very good, fresh tasty lamb and vegtables. Great sesame sauce to go with the hotpot.

1  Thank Rob6Ka
Reviewed 8 January 2016

My family and I love this restaurant we went here over and over every occasion. Love the broth both spicy and non spicy. When you order choose Half and Half broth with Kobe beef, thin chicken breast,pork belly with all vegetables as you like

Thank Trinity S
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We'd never tried hot pot before and were a bit lost figuring things out. There are many food options to choose for ordering, but we only recognized some of them. We also had to ask our waiter for help determining how long to cook various...More

1  Thank longandshortofit
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I've been here twice. Once with a group of girlfriends for dinner and another with a big group of coworkers for lunch. Service is quick and place is a bit dingy. I tried the food but I really did not care for any of the...More

Thank ToniLuvsScuba
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I've heard good things about this place. The reviews didn't disappoint. The broth was rich and flavorfull, and overall fun to treasure hunt for bits of goodness hidden in this pot of yummy goodness. Word of warning, the spicy hot was really spicy, even after...More

Thank TL_sfo
Reviewed 21 May 2014

From a hot pot restaurant, you really expect just three things: 1. Good soups 2. Fresh meat / vegetables 3. Quick service This restaurant checks all the boxes.

Thank Udayan B
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Was one of the last to be seated before the kitchen closed. The wait was extremely long for one person. The front desk estimated 20 minutes which was really twice as long. The food was okay but expensive for one person and not worth the...More

Thank Trekduet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Asian, Mongolian, Chinese
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 S Ellsworth Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401-4021
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-343-2566
Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot is a restaurant specializing in Mongolian style hot pot dining. With a series of spices and ingredients in our original soup base recipe, our flavorful broth is sure to satisfy every single one of your taste buds. The highest quality meats ranging from lamb, beef, pork, and poultry are sliced perfectly to cook within seconds of touching the simmering broth. When the mouth-watering scent of our hot pot hits you, you'll be hooked for sure! For vegetarians, we offer leafy greens, mushrooms, and other vegetables that perfectly complement our famous broth. Seafood lovers will also not be left out with our fresh seafood list. Mongolian Hot Pot serves as the forerunner to the modern fondue. Its history stems back hundreds of years to the nomadic Mongols, where tribes would gather to cook fresh meats in a communal pot with simmering broth. Today, hot pot still focuses on the fundamental ideas of fresh, healthy ingredients, sharing, friendship, family, and gathering!
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