Shabu Sai review @ Simei Eastpoint Mall – affordable Japanese Shabu-Shabu buffet
The reasonable price and good quality food are the main attraction to visit Shabu Sai – a Japanese Shabu-Shubu and Sukiyaki Buffet, Buffet is self-service and free flow with the exception of the control items like meat items and the preparation of the broth and subsequent topping up.
When dine in Shabu Sai at Simei branch, there are limited selection of the buffet items, one thing for sure is that Shabu Sai is not focusing on varieties. Besides the standard veggies, mushroom, tofu, fruits, noodles and rice, hardly you can find fish and meat items on the counter as well. Obviously, patrons are more interested in the meat items which are the real McCoy at Shabu Sai.
Soup base are mainly Japanese centered like Tonkatsu, Sukiyaki, Yuzu Collagen with a few others Southeast Asian flavours like Tom Yam available for choice. Pork, beef and Chicken are served in trays, like beef? Then prepare to pay with additional charge.
The meats are thinly sliced so it cooked fairly quick, you can dip into the mix sauce that made up with your own preferences of choices.
Bamboo pork was one of the signatures and a delectable dish that one’s should not missed.
You have a choice of two base broth and we opted for the popular Tonkotsu and Yuzu Collagen. Among the two broths, the Tonkotsu broth was not too pleasant with its obnoxious porky smell. Yuzu Collagen broth may fair better in term of taste but will not blow your mind away.
Our verdict on Shabu Sai
Although the soup base may not be too inspiring to our palates, Shabu Sai is still commendable for their freshness of the food and pocket friendly price, definitely a place for the shabu shabu lovers.
Lunch Weekdays (Mon-Fri)
Adult: $ 16.99++ Child*: $ 9.99++ Weekends and PH
Adult: $ 19.99++ Child*: $ 9.99++ Dinner Weekdays (Mon-Fri)
Adult: $ 24.99++ Child: $ 9.99++ Weekends and PH
Adult: $ 29.99++ Child: $ 9.99++ *Child between 5-9 years of age; those below the age of 4 dine for free
A: 3 Simei Street 6 , Eastpoint Mall #03-06, Singapore 528833
H: Mon – Sun: 11.30 am to 10.30 pm