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US$ 23-US$ 30
Japanese, Asian, Healthy

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Regionally-focused Japanese restaurant with elegant, finesse-driven mains and small plates, as well as shabu-shabu, or traditional Japanese hot pot. Reservations recommended!
US$ 23-US$ 30
Japanese, Asian, Healthy
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

I travel to Japan quite a bit and this is easily the most Japanese mean I've ever had outside of Japan. Pretty amazing considering the chef is a white Midwestern guy that has never been to Japan. We had the 13-course kaiseki dinner, which you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank skline2
Reviewed 29 May 2018

For those that don't know, Shabu-shabu is hot pot dining where you are given ingredients (beef, fish, veggies, tofu, etc.) and you cook them in a communal tabletop pot of boiling broth. At Ushabu, each person is given their own pot of broth, making the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Half the menu is 6-8 shabu-shabu dishes, cooked (by you!) right at your table...Seemed like too few udon noodles at the beginning, but I ended up quite filled. Very fun experience... The meat cooks in 5-10 seconds! The other half of the menu consists of...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank AdventureTraveler113
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I love the chic design and bathroom of this cozy restaurant/izakaya in Tremont. I have been twice for dinner and think it is mediocre shabu shabu. I thought the service was spectacular, however, and will continue to come back, hoping that the dinner keeps getting...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank laurney13
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a traditional Japanese noodle restaurant and they change the menu every few months to explore the different culinary cultures of Japan. The physical facility was beautiful and relaxing, although a bit noisy. We were treated to the Okinawa culture. I would imagine there...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank BruceC844
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We went with our friends from Japan and they confirmed how authentic it was. Everything but each person gets their own hot bowl which is nice to not be sharing. For appetizer we shared Takoyaki, octopus fritters and loved them and Hiyayako - the best...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Its a very small space. It is beautifully decorated. Given the size, recommend a reservation. We walked in on a Tuesday night. I had never been to a place like this. Our server was very helpful, attentive and lovely. My friend and I both had...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank chicjulie
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Make sure reservations far enough in advance, as the place is quaint; seats about 20. Even need reservations to sit at the bar. It is also BYOB which we were aware of however the couple seated at our booth (yes, it communal seating if your...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 850robm
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Was super excited for Usabu to finally open! We made sure to make reservations far enough in advance, as the place is pretty small, so you NEED reservations (we made one about 1 week in advance). Ushabu is also BYOB which would be super nice,...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Taylor S
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