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J' Shabu - CLOSED

Map & Directions 2680 S. Havana St.
Aurora, CO 80014
  • Japanese, Sushi
  • Daily 11:30am-2:30pm, Daily 5pm-9pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Accepted
  • Lot Available


Westword's Description

Glide a near-translucent slip of beef through a deep vessel of gurgling broth, and the sound you'll hear is shabu shabu, a swooshing hiss that's heard often at J'Shabu, a superb Japanese restaurant. Shabu shabu is a do-it-yourself proposition, a little like fondue. A server equips you with a burner, a pot of broth -- water with kale, miso, sweet soy or fish stock -- plus meats, seafood, noodles and a beautiful drift of vegetables. Drop the vegetables in first to flavor the broth, then quickly sweep the beef through the liquid, holding tight with your chopsticks all the while. Shabu shabu: It's the secret Japanese word for happiness.

Member Reviews

  • Cryshayn wrote a review for J' Shabu
    on 06/07/09

    Yum yum!!! This is a lot more popular style of Japanese dining in California, but moving to Denver necessitated finding a shabu shabu restaurant. From what I know, this is the only one locally... And, thankfully, it's amazingly tast-tastic! It's fun, the food is great, and four people can eat a wonderful meal for around an $80 check. Start with edamame, then order your meal, have... More >>

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Tips from foursquare

  • Perry B. on 01/03/14

    Be adventurous and come back to try it all!

  • Cristina W. on 11/24/13

    Not my favorite dwaeji bulgogi.

  • Michael B. on 02/04/13

    Excellent food, atmosphere, and service. Make sure to go there when you are really hungry, huge portions!!!!

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