Shabu Shabu is a Japanese hot pot with thinly sliced of any meat and vegetables boiled in water and served with dipping sauce. Besides, the food is cooked piece by piece and all the ingredients are on the table to be stirred into the hot pot.

Although, the real origin of Hot pot is from China that was adapted by the Japanese creating the Shabu shabu.

In fact, you can choose any meat but with wagyu the hot pot is much better.


What to choose in a shabu shabu experience

  • Assorted vegetables (platter of various kinds of veggies)
  • Meat that you like
  • Rice
  • Ponzu sauce and goma (sesame seed)
  • Spring onion

With all this food your lunch or dinner might be nice. Check the picture below


How to eat Japanese hot pot

Submerging the thinly sliced of wagyu and vegetables in the boiling pot of water. The raw meat has to be dipped into the hot pot for just few seconds to not overcook the wagyu. Once is cooked the meat and vegetables are dipped into the ponzu sauce or goma (sesame seed) before eating, served with a bowl of steamed rice.

Images by Samurai Gourmet

At the end if you are still hungry, do not forget about the soup left to be eaten with the remaining rice.

Video by Samurai Gourmet Youtube

There are also others hot pot at the restaurant ginza shabutsu as

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Location Tokyo, Japan

Key Information

Restaurant Ginza Shabutsu

Price vary during the day Lunch 1,000 JPY Dinner 4,000 JPY

Qualification: Grateful/ Very good

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Price: $$ 15- 30 AUD average per person Lunch $$ 30 -50 AUD average per person Dinner

Contact: +81-3-3573-1657

Website: Shabutsu

Instagram: none

Address: Japan, 〒104-0061 Tokyo, Chuo City, Ginza, 6 Chome−9−15 鳥繁ビルB1

Monday – Friday Dinner: 18:00 – 22:00(L.O.21:00)

Saturday & Sunday & Holiday Dinner: 17:00 – 22:00(L.O.21:00)

Monday – Sunday & Day before holiday & Holiday Lunch: 11:30 – 15:00(L.O.14:30)

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