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Van Shabu & Bar

1156 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02125-1503
+1 617-436-8100
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
26 May 2018
“Great experience ”
4 weeks ago
Closed Now
Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Fusion
$$ - $$$
1156 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02125-1503
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1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ramen was bland and boring. Chicken was dry. The Gyoza had no flavor. Our server had no personality not even a smile. Refils never came and the place wasn't busy. I do not understand the high ratings. My husband and I travel all over...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We loved coming here & enjoying something a little different! Great service & delicious food! Must try in Dorchester

Thank SeaYoung
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I love this place and come here all the time. It's great to watch whatever game you want. Staff is wonderful and attentive. The all you can eat hot pot and sushi is the way to go. Can't express enough how much I like this...More

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I LOVE this place! Very chill, food and service quality is all OVER the Top! Professional, clean and nice environment. Sushi and Hotpot are so amazing, you can't go wrong with any of those.

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I live in Dorchester and this is a fantastic spot to visit! The all you can eat Sushi and hot pot for lunch or dinner is amazing! Its worth the prices and the food is excellent!

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my all time favorite restaurants! Love that for one price you can eat all the delicious sushi and hot pot that you want! Incredible food and value! Everything is super fresh . Their appetizers are amazing as well- wings and truffle...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The good is not only amazing but healthy. You can choose your broth, what veggies and meat you wants and it will cook in your table in front of you in about 7mins. The server Felix was just great! The drinks were spectacular, a must...More

Thank NicteT
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is one of our all time favorites! The all you can eat sushi and hot pot is amazing. The sushi is super fresh and delicious. The hot pot is bar none the best we have had. We love the spicy Tom yum broth...More

Thank SunOnMyFace2015
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Van Shabu is awesome. The restaurant is not large but has a nice bar that you can have hot pot at and booths. Lot's of TV's playing sports. They also have tables in the middle for larger parties. The food was fast and fresh and...More

Thank KimTheShell
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Good Japanese food , sushi & hot pot. The grilled Salmon with rice & Vegetables is very good. Great service & the staff can speak Vietnamese. Also.prices are not bad. Eat there at least once a month

Thank gustavsen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 28
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1156 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02125-1503
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-436-8100
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