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Shabu & Mein

148 1st St, Cambridge, MA 02142-1224
+1 617-577-7888
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“mein” (12 reviews)
“hotpot” (8 reviews)
“noodles” (10 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
148 1st St, Cambridge, MA 02142-1224
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We loved the hot pot meals!! The house broth was our favorite. My husband who likes spicy foods, really liked one of the spicy broths, too. We had fun cooking the veggies, meat, and seafood in the broths and experiencing hot pot. The wait staff...More

Thank a_tolland
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

$19 for a beef combo for Hotpot, $21 for shirloin combo, pho soup is nice. I enjoy the meal. Nice restaurant. Price is reasonable.

Thank Max L
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I've been meaning to try this restaurant since I moved to Boston about 2 years ago, so tonight when I was craving Ramen I decided to go. I ordered the Vegetarian Ramen, but asked for the miso broth (which I was told is also vegetarian)...More

Thank Danielle N
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Went there in non-peak time for a quick visit. Service was not super friendly, but the food was good and the restaurant layout was nice. I would love to return to try the hot pot that seemed really cool! Seating is comfortable location is good,...More

Thank Nadine L
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We were seated right away, the waiters were very helpful and explained the concept of the dining experience along with the menu options. Our family was very pleased with our choices and the speed of the service. We enjoyed our meals and had a great...More

1  Thank ToastNToast
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Nice, clean, intimate place. Was empty on a Saturday at lunch time when we visited. I had the Hell's Ramen with some soft shell shrimp as a side. The ramen was amazing. Full of flavor, not salty, and just hot enough for me. We sat...More

Thank Qbeing
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Average ramen and excessively priced. Would not recommend or visit again. Expected more of the food servedMore

Thank Deborah F
Taylor B, Public Relations Manager at Shabu & Mein, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Hi Deborah, Thank you for visiting and taking the time to write us a review. We appreciate your feedback and are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your dining experience. We hope that you would be open to visiting again and trying some...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Had dinner by myself and really enjoyed their Ramen. Very tasty broth and great Pork. The place is nicely decorated and has a very pretty bar area in the rear of the restaurant. It gets busy during main hours so be prepared for a little...More

Thank Sguelpen
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We went on a Friday night, and there was only a 15 minute wait for a table. This was our first time having hot pot, where you order broth and raw ingredients then cook everything yourself in the broth at your table. Our waitress explained...More

Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I went with my boyfriend after passing in front and thinking was a good experience. And it was! The food is tastefully, the experience is great and I just can't wait to have another opportunity to visit them.

Thank GiselleCucatti
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 1st St, Cambridge, MA 02142-1224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-577-7888
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