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180 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1202
+1 650-961-8880
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good52%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“shabu shabu” (7 reviews)
“hot pot” (2 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
180 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1202
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great meat sliced just right to cook quickly in the broth. Making this at home with the quality of the meat they have will actually be more expensive and definitely more mess to clean up. Love the sesame dipping sauce.

Thank WYCalifornia
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal with family or friends. We had a great time with wonderful hot broth, good spice or not, veggies and yummy kole beef. Must return soon.

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I was extremely disappointed by this restaurant. I have been to Japan more than 20 times, mostly for business. I have eaten shabu-shabu many times in rather dingy places but they all served good food. We have made shabu-shabu several times at our home. With...More

Thank vincent-dirks
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great shabu shabu with a lot of package choices including different broths. Great setup where 2 people can have separate broths.

Thank kmtcupertino
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My son recommended this place and I was glad that he did. Unusual but a very delicious meal. I would gladly return.

Thank MichaelB480
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We eat at Shabuway all the time! We always say it makes the meal an activity because you're cooking your food at the table. Great quality beef and vegetables and wonderful service. My boyfriend lived in Japan and says this feels a lot like home...More

Thank C6527IMkatiem
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's not a hot pot restaurant even though there are similarities to the HotPot concept. If youre looking for exciting spicy broths this isnt for you. If you want a fun meal thats different, thats what youre going to get.

Thank Ty L
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Broths were bland. Table too small. Understaffed and poor service.Menu unfolded took 2/3 of table and tipped over the dipping sauce bowl. When I pointed this out to the waiter he brought me a pile of napkins. The cook top only holds one pot so...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 23 March 2016

If you have never had shabu shabu please go out and try it. It is in short healthy japanese fondue. I like going to Shabuway for lunch as it is fast, fresh, filling and not heavy. Lots of fresh veggies, mushrooms, tofu glass noodles and...More

Thank Gregory K
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Have not been to this restaurant for a while, what a pleasant surprise. Although the food basically are the same, this new manager and new crew make eating there a job. Efficient, polite, clean and on the spot service. No fuss, no pampering, but just...More

Thank Eddie L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Dinner, Lunch
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-961-8880
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