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Jin San Shabu Shabu

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Reforma # 6, Mexico City 06040, Mexico (Bucareli)
+52 55 5518 6918
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13:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 19:00
Mon - Tue 13:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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San Francisco
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We waited 15 minutes for our menus. Then all of our main courses never came out at the same time and our 3rd guest never got his main course which we waited patiently for an HOUR and we had to leave.

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Thank villarina01
Mexico City, Mexico
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't consider this place "Averge" but since there is no rating for good I'll have to settle. This is by no means a traditional Japanese restaurant, but it's more of a fusion restaurant (Nobu, Japonez,Tori Tori type of place). Quality wise it is a good place but prices are expensive. Also if ordering nigiris, the fish quality is ok... More 

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Thank Ander A
San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

One thing you need to know in a place like this in an upscale area (such as Santa Fe) in Mexico City . . . be prepared for a big bill, no matter what you order. Be very careful of the "specials" as they usually recommend crazy priced items. I would not categorize Jin San as a true Japanese place,... More 

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Thank Alberto S
Mexico City, Mexico
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169 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Mexico City in the Santa Fe area. It has a great variety of Asiatic food with a really nice venue and atmosphere. The terrace will be the perfect spot for a romantic dinner. The restaurant is located at Park Plaza in Santa Fe, petite mall with a couple of boutiques but great... More 

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Thank alexps81
Mexico City, Mexico
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563 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

This has to be the worst Japanese restaurant in the area, and the next to it. The food is mediocre, the prices are completely out of range compared to food quality. Is is a mixture of Japanese mexicanized with dishes that a Japanese person would not know what they where. Sushi was bad because the balance of rice and fish... More 

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Thank Patricio B
Mexico City, Mexico
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Ariestennisgirl
Lewisville, North Carolina, United States
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126 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Mike J
Mexico City, Mexico
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank BEUGGIE
Rapallo, Italy
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

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... More 

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Thank Gianna Maria C
Mexico City, Mexico
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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.... More 

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Thank Manuel P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 19:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reforma # 6, Mexico City 06040, Mexico
    (Bucareli)
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5518 6918

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?