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Tokyo Shabu-Shabu Guide: Where to Eat Shabu-Shabu in Tokyo

Looking for the best shabu-shabu in Kyoto? In this guide, we highlighted the best places to have shabu-shabu in Tokyo!

Shabu-shabu is a hot pot dish made with thinly sliced beef, vegetables, and broth. The beef is cooked in the broth until it is just cooked through, then dipped in a dipping sauce before eating. Shabu-shabu is typically served with a variety of dipping sauces, such as ponzu sauce, sesame sauce, or soy sauce.

In Tokyo, you can find so many great shabu-shabu restaurants. Choosing the best one depends on your taste, budget, and wherever you are.

On this list, we picked the best shabu-shabu restaurants in Tokyo that you shouldn’t miss. All of these restaurants serve high-quality beef and have a variety of dipping sauces to choose from.

1. Shabuzen

Located across Tokyo, Shabuzen is one of the most popular shabu-shabu chains in Tokyo. It’s so popular that it does not accept reservations at all. You need to really head over to the store and see for yourself.

  • Price: From 5,400 yen

  • Hours: 11 AM - 3:00 PM Lunch, 5 - 9 PM Dinner (Mondays to Fridays) | 11 AM - 9 PM (Saturday/Sunday)

  • Contact: +81 3-3572-3806

  • Address: 5 Chome−7−10, Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

2. Ginza Syabuki

Although a more expensive option, this shabu-shabu and sukiyaki restaurant in Tokyo pulls all the stops when it comes to your dining experience. If you have the budget, we highly recommend the Kobe beef sirloin all-you-can-eat course for the best shabu-shabu experience.

  • Price: From 8,100 yen

  • Hours: 5 - 10:30 PM (Mondays to Sundays)

  • Contact: +81 3-6263-8829

  • Address: 5 Chome−9−5, Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

3. Nabezo

Nabezo is an authentic shabu-shabu and sukiyaki specialty restaurant where you can enjoy high-quality selected ingredients served in our special broth. They have a pork course, but their Nabezo course is something you should try.

  • Price: From 3,00 yen

  • Hours: 11:30 AM - 10:30 PM (Mondays to Sundays)

  • Contact: +81 50-1807-1695

  • Address: 3 Chome−5−4, Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo, Japan

4. MOMO Paradise

MOMO Paradise serves a very generous all-you-can-eat sukiyaki and shabu-shabu, offering 4 meats. Guests mostly love the restaurant’s warm atmosphere.

  • Price: From 5,500 yen

  • Hours: 5 - 10:30 PM (Mondays to Fridays) | 11:30 AM - 3 PM Lunch, 5 - 10:30 PM Dinner (Saturday/Sunday)

  • Contact: +81 50-1807-5884

  • Address: 1 Chome−20−1, Kabukicho, Shinjuku City, Tokyo, Japan

5. Niimura

If you’re looking for the best bang for your buck shabu-shabu in Tokyo, Niimura it is! For as low as 1,800 yen, you can try their best shabu-shabu offering.

  • Price: From 1,800 yen

  • Hours: 12 PM - 2 AM

  • Contact: +81 3-3205-2200

  • Address: 1 Chome-14-3 Kabukicho, Shinjuku City, Tokyo, Japan

There are so many sukiyaki and shabu-shabu restaurants in Tokyo! These are just some of them, so make sure to explore each corner to find the best ones near you.


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