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Hortusplein 3 | 2019 XV, 2019 XV Haarlem, The Netherlands
0206629996
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

July 6 2016 8:45PM We accidentaly stepped in the wrong shabu shabu and it was great. Me and my friend was ment to eat at the shabu shabu near Rembrantsplain but ended up in this chain. The waiter named Jason and Lorraine is very helpful, they help us with our orders and check us from time to time see if... More 

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Thank Bryantot
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

With all the eat-all-you-can chains everything, there are much better options. Sushi rice tasted dry, fish was not tender. Teriyaki dishes were too greasy and much too salty. Drinks are pretty expensive.

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Thank xglenx31
London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

There are not many sushi places in Haarlem and this one was closest to us so we decided to give it a try. They had a very efficient ordering system using ipads and it was well-decorated with pillows hung on the walls. The sushi took a while to come even though it wasn't that busy and when it came we... More 

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Thank maurink
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Shabu Shabu is kind of like that place in town you go out to dinner at, but only because you don't know what else is available. It's good food but slightly overpriced and isn't very personal or memorable overall. I think we paid something like €90 for dinner for two including drinks. The buffet alone cost €25 per person and... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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314 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

We arrived at 5:30 for a snack. From 4-6, they only have "all you can eat" for $27.50, which was more than we wanted. They had us wait until 6 before they would take our ala carte order. Food was quite good though.

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Thank MindStorm00
Heemstede, The Netherlands
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451 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Shaba Shabu is a sort of "all you can eat" sushi place. However when you see the final bill it is still quit expensive and the quality is very poor.

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Thank MvdK01
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

The whole family just loves going to Shabu Shabu. There's something for everyone. Food is amazing, service quick and the ordering via the iPad ensures everyone gets exactly what they want, whenever they want it. Surprisingly quiet at lunch time. Can highly recommend.

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Thank RicaRi76
Stuttgart, Germany
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Hortusplein, heart of Haarlem. It a sushi palace. The most of Japanese restaurant not so good, but this average. And all you can eat for a really decent price.

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Thank Kszaba
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Conveniently located in the center of Haarlem. Love that you use a tablet to place your order. The sushi is average and the variety is somewhat limited (but this is common in the Netherlands). I tried the Kimchi Goza soup and could not finish it as it was not to my taste (the flavour and smell was not appealing to... More 

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Thank LKGrey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Worst thing is that many items are not with fresh fish but with tuna/salmon spread - just awful! The menu is quite limited as it is but then the surprise of finding this spread/paste thing is not very pleasant. The beef rolls also seem to be made with minced meat - I guess? Either way, it's tiny pieces of something... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hortusplein 3 | 2019 XV, 2019 XV Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: 0206629996
Description
Eat as much as you can

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