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Shabusen Yakiniku House

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South Granville
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2993 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J6, Canada
+1 604-737-6888
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Today
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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canada
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282 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is my usual all you can eat Japanese restaurant , in downtown Vancovuver. Service is good, food is good But price has gone up.

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Thank cassino
Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Menu selection was disappointing. No "sushi staples". Taste of other items was underwhelming. Didn't enjoy the barbecue items either. Atmosphere was lacklustre.

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Thank poltor
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

Very accommodating and friendly staff and a great menu. Food is not Michelin star but for the prices it is very good and good for children. Loved the Shabu Shabu.

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Thank CarnegieHoward
Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

My family loved our recent korean bbq and sushi AYCE experience. We had not been to this restaurant for many years and will certainly make it a once a year visit. The food is not the very bestI have had but it is certainly a neat experience. The meats were good and the marinade they use is tasty. It is... More 

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Thank Mullo99
London, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

We came here because of it's great reviews on trip advisor. To only be very very disappointed. The all you can eat was bad and their KBBQ was never hot enough for us to cook. For the price I would have thought there would be a larger selection of items. Also, everything tasted like it had been frozen. Nothing tasted... More 

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Thank Kerrianne G
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Kyo is my go-to AYCE place in Vancouver but I thought I'd give the long-standing Shabusen a try, I probably haven't been here in well over 6 years. Came at 7:30PM on a Sunday and had to wait approximately 35 mins for my table of 2, it was quite packed with many large parties this particular day. The menu selection... More 

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Thank Wayne R
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

We had originally planned to go to a different sushi location, but upon arrival we saw that it had permanently closed as of that day. I saw a couple of reviews for here and decided to give it a shot. For sushi, we ordered BC rolls (salmon/avocado), chicken teriyaki rolls, and some salmon sashimi. The maki rolls were good. You... More 

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Thank Elizabeth L
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Parked in the lot at park royal in north van. Walked over the lions gate and through Stanley park downtown. (7.4 Kms). Popped in to shabu and ate. Loved it. Fast service and great food. Yummmmmmy. A must if you are in downtown Vancouver.

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1 Thank tph69
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

I ate there a long time ago at the new place it is horrible food and service. The Shabusen was wonderful but now is only on Burrard. So try that location.

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2 Thank rmblnIrish
Las Vegas
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113 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

Visiting Vancouver from Las Vegas before doing an Alaskan cruise. Wanted sushi and heard Vancouver is noted for good sushi restaurants. It may be, but this place isn't one of them. The title says it all. Very busy and large restaurant, but I would suggest any restaurant. Robson and Burrand and the downntown area have so many good restaurants, try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2993 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Granville
  • Neighbourhood: South Granville
  • Phone Number: +1 604-737-6888

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South Granville
The neighbourhood closest to the airport, a generous mix of locals and tourists populate the area. The blend has made it a go-to spot to find an eclectic collection of entertainment, from theatres and cinemas, to antique stores and last-minute kitsch souvenir shops. It gives off a transient vibe, and is one of the more higgledy-piggledy areas in terms of what you'll find, making it a fun area to explore and map out, all while taking in the hectic atmosphere of people coming and going, while others look for the best ways to spend their last few hours in the city.
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