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“Bad rice in a Japanese restaurant”

Jin San Shabu Shabu
Ranked #2,128 of 4,743 Restaurants in Mexico City
Price range: US$ 25 - US$ 40
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: San Angel
Cross street: Bucareli
Reviewed 7 December 2014

The place is nice, and the service is good, but the quality and cooking of the rice is unacceptable. A shame for a Japanesse restaurant!

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Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for something with an Asian twist served by prompt and courteous staff in a modern atmosphere , this is a great place to impress. About the only thing holding this back from a top rating is it is a bit pricey...bit you will get a meal and evening to remember.

Thank mikej478
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

the place is so beautiful, the service outstanding, one of the few restaurants that let you reserve for lunch at 4pm if you want, but the food is amazing, it is not cheap, but is totaly worth it

Thank BEUGGIE
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Reviewed 12 February 2014

I do not have too much experience in this type of food (Asian), but my feeling was good. We ate good, every dish we ordered was tasty and very nice presented. The table has a small stove, so the staff can cook your order in front of you. They bring and present the raw ingredients (vegetables, meat, fish) and cook them with you/in front of you
The service offered by Viridiana, our waitress was excellent, professional.
It is not cheap but I think it was worth, being my first experience in this type of restaurants.

1  Thank Gianna Maria C
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

i have been to that place 10 times, It started offering very high quality food and great Shabu Shabu. last weekend I was there for lunch and it happened what had to happen with local chains that do not want to compete with global chains... The quality went down and i got a rotten piece of tuna that smelled horrible. I t is a shame because it can be dangerous specially for kids!! I believe that it os very pricy fopr them not to have a strict quality control. If you are in that neighbourhood, you would rather go to NOBU or Suntory. I suggest it´s not worth taking the risk at Jin San for the price you pay and for what you can get at other restaurants in the zone. In my case I will never go back!

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Thank Manuel P
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