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Shabu-Zen

16 Tyler St, Boston, MA 02111-1923
+1 617-292-8828
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shabu shabu” (13 reviews)
“hotpot” (10 reviews)
“beef” (19 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
16 Tyler St, Boston, MA 02111-1923
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been meaning to try hotpot for a while but being a vegetarian the choices are limited. I also just didn’t want boiled water. I came here with zero expectations but the moment I entered it was all professional from the first greet. Server...More

1  Thank Food_Snob_tiger
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a Chinese Shabu Shabu restaurant. That siad it is very good and a fun place to visit for dinner.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Whether you're dining alone or with friends, a guarantee you'll get great food. Especially when it's a rainy day, having hot pot dinner is the best way. Always order A1 on the menu with chicken broth.

Thank Kunti29
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our family had discovered this place and we joined them for dinner when we came to Boston this past weekend. The basic set-up is each table has a cooking Pyrex top square in the middle, and you can select various broths in which to cook...More

Thank snorkelingfan46
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Everythig was outstanding! Came with a group of 6, with mixed tastes. Everyone came out full and happy. The short-ribs wete devine, seafood platter was outstanding and the ribeye was delectable. Sake served cold was sharp!

Thank Noah B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Shabu Shabu is almost an Asian re-imagining of fondue, only you are cooking meat and vegetables in a customizable broth that in the end is the most delicious soup and there is usually a selection of noodles too. I have done Shabu Shabu in many...More

Thank Gia Marie V
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

If you haven't had the Hot Pot interactive experience- it's a blast! A fondue, pho-type of experience with amazing choices and meats. Staff is great and the atmosphere is super inviting and upbeat. I love this place

Thank Hans G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I just love this place. It's well staffed, clean, fast, friendly and all the food is very fresh. I can order scrod and salmon for my hotpot any day of the week and it's fresh. I think they cut the meats to the perfect thickness...More

Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Never tried it before. Nice experience Friendly personnel. Good value for money. Would definitely come back a next time.

Thank Erik V
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This was my first dim sum experience and was recommended to head here by a local. What a great suggestion it was! You may experience a wait for the tables but there is a U-shaped counter where I was able to be seated immediately. My...More

Thank buenavida24
Nearby
Chinatown
A small area rich in Chinese cultural influences,
visit Boston’s Chinatown for some great Asian cuisine
and small, authentic bakeries. Enter through the
iconic Chinatown gate and stroll down Beach, Tyler,
and Kneeland streets to explore the compact area. Rest
your feet from walking and grab a bite at one of the
many restaurants around Chinatown. From traditional
Chinese to Vietnamese to Malaysian, there is a wide
...More
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.06 km away
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.02 km away
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.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Boston Opera House
262 reviews
.36 km away
Boston Ballet
109 reviews
.36 km away
Chinatown
290 reviews
.09 km away
Wang Theater
98 reviews
.35 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Tyler St, Boston, MA 02111-1923
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-292-8828
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