The Shabu Shabu – Closed

Address: 356 S Western Ave
Phone Number: NA
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UPDATE: Closed in Spring 2011. Replaced by the Haeundae seafood place in May 2011.

It was on the second floor of the complex known as Cosmos Village on the corner of Western Avenue and 4th Street. Enter the parking lot from 4th Street.

The Shabu Shabu had the distinction of being the only authentic Japanese shabu-shabu restaurant in Koreatown. It was not Mongolian-style or Korean shabu-shabu, but Japanese with kelp broth.

Different sizes of servings from small to large.

Vegetarian options.

Closed in the afternoon, 3-5pm.

The restaurant came under the management of Ashley Chun in October 2009.

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⬤ IN-RESTAURANT DINING (takeout and delivery still ok)


⬤ Public Gatherings

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