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Minni's Shabu Shabu

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13617 38th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354-6500
+1 718-762-6277
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 11:30 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Let me first say this was very new for me as I only had even hear about this type of cuisine a week prior to visiting the restaurant. A group of co-workers and I went out for dinner after work on Friday night. Only one of us had actually been here before. It's really different from anything I've ever had... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

First and foremost, this was a new experience for myself. I've never tried this type of cusines before. So I'll Base my review on three things. (1) Service: the staff seemed well organised. They weren't either rude nor very friendly. They were neither fast or slow when serving or when cleaning away. (Average) (2) Food: everything was very fresh and... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

This is the Taiwanese style hot pot. You have your own pot to cook your own food. Before all the Mongolian hotpot places started to pop up, I used to come here a lot. But the quality of the food, especially the meat, just can't compare with all the new places. Sure, it might seem cheaper, because each pot starts... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

If you like Chinese hot pot and don't want to share whatever everyone else is throwing in the pot, Minni's is the place to go. I am a "fair-weather" vegetarian, so I cannot share the big pot with everyone else throwing all sorts of meat in. That's why I like Minni's. It's pretty real Chinese style. As much as this... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013

Came here with a group of friends after a long day of hiking. The weather was warm but it didn't matter. Hot pot was a great idea. I like how each person has their own individualized hot pot. The water comes to boil very quickly via induction heating. Once you order, they quickly fill your pot with their broth and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

Introduced to Minni's by one of my friend and have came here twice. first one was excellent, great service, quite huge portion of food. you got plenty of fish balls, tofu, cabbages, egg, tomato, and stuff. they give quite big portion of fish and seafood as well. the broth was pretty tasty, they fill in pretty quickly whenever i ran... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

food is fresh, not too expensive, lots of options and they are open late! for those of you who have never had shabu shabu its basically a pot of stock that you take raw food and dunk it into to cook. soup can range from mild broth to super crazy spicy if you choose to. cooking all the food items... More 

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Old Bethpage, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2011

i went to Minni's this weekend with my in laws, husband and 2 year old. There was a good selection of choices for combinations (seafood and lamb, pork and beef etc) the servers were attentive coming round with more water for the broth. The juices are very nice (i'm pregnant and they were really refreshing and didn't taste artificial). My... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2008

Flushing's original Shabu Shabu. Great Soup!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2008

It's fun to cook your own food but they don't give as much food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13617 38th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354-6500
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Flushing
  • Phone Number: +1 718-762-6277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?