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Hot Pot City INC

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500 Barber Ln, Milpitas, CA 95035-7998
+1 408-428-0988
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Singapore, Singapore
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Since there’s both hot pot and grill, therefore, for the meats, there are marinated and “shabu shabu” (thinly-sliced, non-marinated) pork, beef and chicken. As Hot Pot City Milpitas is a Taiwanese Hot Pot Buffet joint, you can also expect to find “exotic” parts such as pig’s stomach, intestines and even pig’s blood (which one Chinese lady was so excited to... More 

Thank 2bearbearSG
Fremont, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

This is our usual hot place to go. We went there because they got super yummy marinated meats. The selection was not as exciting as before, but still good if you like the combination of grilling as well as hot pot.

Thank Katy K
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

This place is in a strip mall of sorts. Do not judge this place by the interior. The setup for your raw food is buffet style and the pot and grill is in the middle of your table. The staff are very friendly and prices reasonable. There is a great variety of meets, noodles and veggies for every taste.

Thank ddub23
Fremont, California, Usa
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

I had discovered this resaturant back in 2004 when I was searching for a fun and satisfying place to celebrate my sons 21st bday. My whole family loved this place and we had been going to eat here til now. We had introduced this to many friends and relatives and they had recommened it to their family and friends, and... More 

Thank Linda R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

I would say rip off , coz they charge my three kids as an adult. 8,10 and 11 years old. How much food do you think at these age can consume food?at first $ 7.99 is fair , but because it went over yo the hieght limit you aré going to charge them as an adult ....shame on you! Never... More 

Thank Lvg1218
Reno, Nevada
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143 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

Hot Pot City used to be better. Seems as though the overall quality has diminished and they've gotten stingier in the shaved ice buffet line. That part is probably the best part of the meal and why we still decided to come. My mom, cousin and his friend were dissatisfied and thought the meal was fair. My husband and I... More 

Thank crazyeses
San Jose, California
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2014

My godson and I went there a couple of days ago. It was easy to find and is quite large. They can have smal and large parties. One chooses a broth and the cooking style is TAiwanese so there is a grill that surrounds you hot pot. The whole thing is gas powered and the servers lit it right up... More 

Thank vnoz
Las Vegas, Nevada
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585 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

This is a all you can eat hotpot and Korean BBQ buffet. The price is reasonable. Whenyou go arrive, they'll ask you the type of soap base you like. You have to pay extra for the soup base, otherwise you only get plain water. The soup base is $5 to $10 extra. You can get a bag of soap base... More 

Thank Tom Y
San Francisco, California
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553 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

This is a buffet-style restaurant where you cook / grill your own food. Each table has a grill, exhaust fan, a pot of soup and a pan to grill your meats. Lots of pork, beef, chicken, and lamb to grill on the pan - very tasty. There were other items to cook in the pot of soup such as vegetables,... More 

Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
southern california
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52 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2009

went 1996 - but enjoyed it then - not sure now

Thank richlai_2000_2000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Barber Ln, Milpitas, CA 95035-7998
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: +1 408-428-0988

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