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The 9 Best Hot Pot Restaurants Near Santa Clara

Updated: October 14, 2021

Sometimes it’s fun to play with your food and cooking your hot pot at these Santa Clara venues is a blast. We evaluated top sites and incorporated millions of critic and diner reviews for the best hot pot in Santa Clara. Send your taste buds on a trip with hot pot styles from Mongolia to China at these great restaurants.

Find the perfect Hot pot spot

Taichi Pot Shabu Shabu

Japanese, $$, Santa ClaraJapanese, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Haidilao Hot Pot

Asian, $$$, CupertinoAsian, $$$Cupertino
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Hot spots: The 4 best spots to score hot pot in Cupertino

    Hoodline, 2019

One Pot Shabu Shabu

Japanese, $$, CupertinoJapanese, $$Cupertino, South Blaney
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Hot spots: The 4 best spots to score hot pot in Cupertino

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Asian Restaurants in Cupertino

    Lyft

Mumu Hot Pot

Asian, $$, SunnyvaleAsian, $$Sunnyvale, Lakewood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Shabu Shack

Japanese, $$, San JoseJapanese, $$San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Goku Korean BBQ and Hot Pot

Korean, $$, San JoseKorean, $$San Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Yummi Tea Cafe

Taiwanese, $$, San JoseTaiwanese, $$San Jose, Berryessa
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Heypot

Taiwanese, $, San JoseTaiwanese, $San Jose, Fairgrounds
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

QPOT

Korean, $$, San JoseKorean, $$San Jose, Evergreen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Hot pot craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We analyzed 2955 lists and articles from top sources like Lyft and Hoodline, 28999 Santa Clara restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The restaurants you see have been featured in Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Asian Restaurants in Cupertino and Hoodline - Hot spots: The 4 best spots to score hot pot in Cupertino. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Santa Clara Hot pot.

Drink pairing tips for Hot pot

  • Pair Domaine des Ardoisières with Japanese hot pot

    Domaine des Ardoisières is made with pineapple and apricote and if you really want to get the most out of your Japanese hot pot, we would recommend pairing these two together.

  • Pair tofu puffs with Champagne

    To elevate your tofu puffs experience, we recommend some Champagne to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this sparkling wine helps cut through the oiliness of tofu.

  • Pair Sauvignon Blanc with seafood hot pot

    When considering what goes best with seafood hot pot, we recommend a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, it truly complements the dish as it contrasts the spice in the hot pot.


Fun facts about Hot pot

  • All about seafood

    Do you like seafood enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that October National Seafood Month is National Seafood Month.

  • The ideal pairing

    If you’re gonna be eating hot pot, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice sour plum tea.

  • The record holder

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s Hot pot fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

Parking in the area

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