Shabu Zen

Row 1

80 Brighton Ave (at Reedsdale St)
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 782-8888
Japanese, Bar, Korean
$ $
Mon, Wed–Thu, Sun: 11:30 AM–11:00 PM Tue: Noon–11:00 PM Fri–Sat: 11:30 AM–Midnight

Foursquare Tips

  • Ask for Samson
  • Ask the waiter and try your shabu shabu with peanut sauce.
  • Ask for Waylon. He's a cutie.
  • A1, Chinese Spicy Broth, and Fish Paste. Yum!
  • Free parking in the back
  • Prime beef lunch special is amazing
  • Love love love. Raw bar is awesome.It's a great place but don't go there if you are very hungry))I love that place but it's not enough to eat for me( otherwise it comes with $200 bill)
  • Do they even turn the heat on in here?
  • Don't stand or chat in groups of 3.
  • A5 + C5 (side order of beef for the new folks) + Banana smoothie all the way.
  • Short rib there is definitely the best!
  • First time trying shabu shabu. The host and server were very kind and attentive. We shared the veggie gyoza, seafood supreme, veggie broth with the Kimchee and Szechuan flavors. Tasty and delicious!
  • Hot pot obviously & froe (frozen roe).
  • Sgoulder Beef
  • Beef are so Great
  • Very tasty, albeit overly expensive. Make sure to get the spicy broth and try all the dipping sauces.
  • excellent hot pot!
  • Stellar hot pot option in Boston. Get the spicy Szechuan broth and beef tongue!
  • Hotpot, spicy broth, Kobe beef
  • Good service when you get their attention. Good hotpot and nice place though it's pretty noisy. Fairly pricey for what you get too. 3.5/5