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What is Shabu Shabu?

The modern iteration of shabu-shabu (meaning “swish swish” in Japanese) was invented by chef Chuichi Miyake in Osaka, Japan in 1952. It became popular in China during the 1980’s. Today, shabu-shabu dishes are enjoyed in many Asian cultures and menus around the world.


Mr. Shabu offers individual Asian hot pot dishes with thinly sliced meat and vegetables boiled in a selection of specialty broths served with a delicious range of dipping sauces. Soup broth bases include kombu, tonkotsu, sukiyaki, miso, vegetarian and Chinese hot pot broth. Diners will be tempted by a choice of meats (beef, pork and lamb) and seafood (shrimp, mussels, squid and more) and a wide assortment of fresh vegetables. Everything is served in unlimited quantities, so diners have a large selection of the freshest ingredients to choose from for a highly customized, personal dining experience.

A Dream that has been cooking for years

Mr. Shabu is located in the heart of restaurant row on the south end of The Gateway. 

Mr. Shabu's owner brings with him 18 years of experience in the meat supply business. With his extensive knowledge in meats, Mr. Shabu provides hand-selected premium meats for the best shabu-shabu experience. Mr. Shabu presents diners with a customizable interactive dining experience through specialty broths, premium selection of meats and the large variety of fresh vegetables.

We can't wait to share our shabu-shabu experience with you.

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