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Woohoo! We’ve been nominated for the Best Asian Fusion in Sacramento on the KCRA 3 A-List! Wow, we’re humbled by this – thank you! If you really love our food, believe in what we’re doing and think others should know about us, please vote for us. With your help, we can achieve the shiny #1 spot. Use the button below to cast your vote:

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Did you know that last year we came in as the 2nd runner-up? What an honor! Since then, we’ve really upped our game, improved our business, scrubbed our bathrooms, and kissed each Kobe beef slab goodnight before tucking them away into the freezer… okay, not really, but we give ’em a fist bump sometimes.

The last day to vote this year isn’t until May 3rd, but procrastination can lead to forgetting. Don’t you hate when that happens?? So go ahead and check that off your to-do list while it’s still fresh in that beautiful brain inside that sexy skull of yours.



Thanks for your amazing support!


Crossing our fingers,


Heat Shabu Now Open Mondays!


Yes, you read that right, Sacramento. We are now open seven days a week. We love you that much. And you know what else? We know that Mondays for most of you out there can be kinda’ crappy, so let’s get happy with HAPPY HOUR PRICING, ALL DAY, EVERY MONDAY IN MARCH. That’s 10% off your entire purchase! What will be your Monday pick-me-up? Check our gallery for some ideas (*drool*). Here are our updated hours so you can plan your visit:

Mon-Thu: 4pm – 11:30pm

Fri-Sat: 4pm – 12:30am

Sun: 5pm – 10:30pm

***3/2/15 EDIT: We’ve just posted an extra deal for Monday 3/2/15 ONLY. Check out our Facebook to see how you can snag 15% off all-you-can-eat all day!



Dive in this Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, y’all!

Many of you have looked us deep in our eyes, the corners of your mouths frothed with saliva, asking for seafood to be added to our all-you-can-eat options. Well, make plans with your date to dine here ’cause today, we’re giving you what you want.

We’ve even created a little poem for the occasion.


This Valentine’s Day only (2/14/15), we’re offering succulent seafood – lobster tail, shrimp, mussels and fish balls – for $47, AYCE. Come in and swish these oceanic jewels through our flavor-packed broths and wash them down with a refreshing cocktail or two. If you’re craving some surf n’ turf, you or your date can opt for our beautifully marbled Kobe beef to share.

We’re open tonight for all you lovers (and secret lovers) from 4:30pm – 12:30pm.


Hug hug, kiss kiss, hug hug, big kiss, little hug, kiss kiss, little kiss,



(RESERVATIONS: Due to limited space, we can only reserve for parties of 6+. Call us at (916) 930-9888. All others will be seated on a walk-in basis. Thank you for your understanding! )



Third Annual Holiday Drive for The Mustard Seed School!



Do you remember how this time of year made you feel as a child? For many of us, our memories are filled with the excitement of ripping open a mountain of presents beneath a sparkly tree. Still dressed in warm PJ’s, we beamed from ear-to-ear while enjoying our new toys or clothes. This time of year is truly magical, especially for the little ones.

Unfortunately, too many children struggle with homelessness and Christmas is just another seemingly empty day. Finding a decent meal to fill their hungry stomachs and dry shelter from the freezing cold is their reality.

Please join Heat Shabu Baru in creating special memories and experiences for homeless children by participating in our Third Annual Holiday for the Mustard Seed School. This private school for homeless children ages 3-15 years old provides important survival tools like education, food, clothing, immunizations, and counseling for the children and their parents.



• Bring in NEW & UNWRAPPED items (see lists below) for Mustard Seed the next time you visit Heat Shabu Baru now through 12/21/14.

• We will give YOU 10% off your bill as a thank you for your generous donation.

• Don’t have time to purchase items? No worries! When you warm your tummy at Heat Shabu Baru, know that your meal purchase is going toward warming the hearts of homeless children and their families. Heat Shabu Baru will donate 50% of our December earnings to Mustard Seed.

Remember, although these children are homeless, they are not hopeless. Let’s help pave their path to a better tomorrow by taking action today. We thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity!


Please note, these are recommended ideas/items. You may choose to donate other appropriate gifts! We were told they are usually short on gifts for 0-2mos and 12-15yrs.

* 0-2mos old
Touch & feel building blocks / Soft blocks & balls / Play-doh activity sets / Multi-action toys w/knobs, buttons, etc. / Puzzles with less than 10 pieces & easy to grasp / Shape sorters / Sand toys / Toy Telephones / Stuffed Animals for babies (no button eyes) / Little Tykes toys / Brightly colored toys / Baby Gym floor activity mats / Activity tables (music, building, play pretend) / Ride-on trucks / Baby items (pacifiers, bottles, bibs, etc.)

*3 – 5 years old:
Dora / Spiderman / Disney Princesses / Pixar’s Cars the Movie / Care Bears / Large Lego Building blocks / Disney toys (Frozen) / Doc McStuffins / Large plastic trucks, buses & cars / Farm animal figures & dinosaurs / Toy instruments / Balls / Baby dolls with bottles / Leapfrog Leapster

*6 – 8 years old:
Ninja Turtles / Transformers / Guardians of the Galaxy / Star Wars / Trivia & memory games / Etch-a-sketch / Sponge Bob / Connect Four / Lite Brites / Action Figures / Tea sets / Dress up clothes and costumes / Girls purses / Ethnic dolls & clothing

*9 –11 years old:
Cranium or Pictionary Jr /Kendama / Monster High Dolls / Lego Sets / V-Tech and Tech Decks / Cra-z-loom bracelet maker sets

*12-15 years:
MP-3 players / Musical Instruments / Teen cosmetics & perfume / Teen jewelry / Watches / Diaries & journals / Ultra stomp rocket / Backpack purses / Key chain kits / Nail polish kit

PS3 and games (hand-held video games) / Hand held electronic games / Remote control toys (jets, cars, trucks, etc) / Board & Card Games / Batteries AAA, AA, C, D, 9 Volt / Despicable Me 1 and 2 / Art & craft sets / Science & magic kits / Jewelry making kits / Puzzles / Activity & puzzle books / Coloring books & crayons / In-line skates & safety gear / Razor Scooters and helmets / Footballs, Basketballs, Soccer balls
-Baseballs, bats & mitts / Skateboards and helmets / Sport bags / Nerf balls / Jump ropes / Stuffed animals / Bath & body gifts sets / Toiletry sets / Hats, gloves and scarves / Stocking Stuffers / SWEATSUITS* (all sizes infant -adult)

– ALL DAY bus passes (adult and student)
– Bottled water
– Clorox disinfectant wipes
– Brita filters
– Children’s socks (all sizes)
– Chapstick
– Children’s underwear (All sizes from 2t up to adult Medium)
– Hair accessories
– Kleenex
– Paper towels
– Toilet paper
– Belts (small child)
– Dry Erase markers and erasers
– Toothbrush covers
– Deodorant
– Dish washing soap
– New/Unused workbooks for students (pre K – 8th)
– Health snack foods: low salt, low sugar
-Gift certificates are also appreciated to address immediate needs of families and the classrooms on an emergency basis: SAFEWAY / TRADER JOE’S / COSTCO / TARGET / HOME/OFFICE DEPOT / STAPLES / PETSMART / MICHAEL’S / DOLLAR STORES / WALMART / IKEA

-Sleeping bags
-Small plastic tarps
-Towels & Washcloths
-Small can openers
-Bike tire patch kits
-Bike lights
-Large candles
-AA batteries
-Reading glasses

Baby Items:
-Diapers (large & toddler sizes)
-Baby wipes
-Baby juices
-Powdered formula
-Baby bottles (plastic)
-Baby food

Hygiene Items:
-Razors and after shave
-Q Tips
-Depends (adult diapers)
-Tooth paste and brushes
-Shampoos (Large & Small)
-Conditioners (Small)
-Lotions (Small)
-Small sewing kits
-Small first aid kits

Paper Goods:
-Toilet paper
-Paper napkins
-Paper towels
-Paper cups
-Small Dixie cups

Special Clothing:
-Rain ponchos
-New bras
-Stretch gloves
-Knit hats
-Tennis Shoes (Men & Women)