Top 10 Shabu Shabu Restaurants in Metro Manila

Love a good buffet, but tired of stuffing yourself with greasy, fried or unhealthy options? Shabu shabu is definitely the kind of food for you. Cooking fresh meat, noodles and vegetables in flavorful soup is a good way to stay on track in terms of your health and diet goals, but get as many good things to eat as you want. If you’re looking for a restaurant where you can grab some of this nourishing grub, check out this list for some wonderful places for your next meal!

1. Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot

Four Seasons Buffet & Hotpot
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Location:  Bldg E., By the Bay, MOA Complex, Seaside Blvd, Pasay / SM Southmall, Las Piñas

If you’re looking for an eat-all-you-can shabu-shabu restaurant that will give you excellent value for money, Four Seasons, which is located in Mall of Asia and is owned by the same group as the Vikings buffet chain, serves a wide variety of unlimited desserts, sushi, appetizers and drinks to go with their various soups—from sinigang to beef broth—and choices of vegetables and proteins to cook. Do try their premium wagyu beef option!

2. Mandarin Palace Seafood and Shabu Shabu Restaurant

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Location: B.F. Homes 142 Aguirre Ave., cor. N. Jacinto, BF Homes, Paranaque City, Aguirre Ave, Parañaque

This Paranaque restaurant serves good Chinese food and shabu-shabu. Order hakaw, fried seafood rolls or siomai to go with your shabu-shabu- the spicy Szechuan and pork bone soup are perfect for a healthy, yet filling and delicious lunch. Their satay sauce is particularly good.

3.  Bugis Singapore Street Food

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Location: 78 Nicanor Roxas Street, Quezon City

This hidden gem in Banawe serves a Singaporean version of shabu-shabu called a steamboat—they can serve you beef, pork or chicken to go with the silky tofu, noodles and rich, flavorful stock. They also serve Korean ice creams for dessert. This is also a great choice if you’re eating with a group that wants different options, as they also serve delicious laksa and sizzling platters.

4. Ganso Shabuway

Ganso Shabuway
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Location: Bel-Air Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City / Greenbelt 5, San Lorenzo, Makati City

Tired of the usual shabu-shabu choices? Ganso Shabuway has these amazing original broths—such as Wakame Seaweed and Ginger Chicken—which are guaranteed to put a flavorful spin on any protein and veggie platter you order for cooking. A recommended order is their deluxe seafood platter with the Spicy Miso broth—you can adjust the spiciness level according to your taste. Their gyoza is also a must-have.

5. King One

King One

Location: Libertad Pasay City /  Level 2, Forum Building, 270 Tomas Morato Ave.

One of the newer restaurants to the shabu-shabu scene, King One is known for its unusual conveyor belt of interesting ingredients for your shabu-shabu buffet lunch or dinner—from mozzarella balls to sliced lamb, to more traditional options of sliced lean beef and mushrooms, King One is a good shabu-shabu restaurant where you can get your healthy fix for less than Php 700 any day of the week!

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