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Little Q Update?

hiddenboston Jan 7, 2009 08:53 AM

Anyone know when Little Q Hotpot in Quincy will be closing? Any word on their looking to move to another location? I had heard that awhile ago, but nothing since...

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    bostongal Jan 7, 2009 08:47 PM

    I was in Little Q about a month ago and asked our server when they would be moving and she basically said it is still up in the air, so they are operating business as usual for now. I have tried Shabu in Quincy recently - I think the broths are more flavorful at Little Q...but I thought Shabu was very good and service was also good.

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      hiddenboston Jan 8, 2009 04:48 AM

      We actually ended up going to Little Q last night. It was excellent once again--the boneless short rib slices were outstanding. I asked our server if she had any updates on the status of the place, and she said that they are "fighting it" and that even if they do have to close, it probably wouldn't be until later in the year. So Little Q should be around for at least awhile longer, which makes me very happy. :-)

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      Pegmeister Jan 7, 2009 09:02 AM

      At the moment, they are still open. Haven't heard anything on a timeframe for closing though. Have you tried the shabu place in North Quincy yet?

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        hiddenboston Jan 7, 2009 10:35 AM

        Thanks, Pegmeister. No, I haven't been there yet. I keep saying I'll get there, but still haven't gotten around to it. Have you been there?

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          Pegmeister Jan 7, 2009 10:57 AM

          I was hoping you had because it's been on my to go list for a bit. I always end up going to Shabu Zen which I love, but this new place is just 2 minutes from home.

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          C. Hamster Jan 7, 2009 10:45 AM

          Where is this shabu you speak of??

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            massgirl Jan 7, 2009 10:55 AM

            It's on Hancock Street right past Billings Rd. I forget the name of it but it's just a few storefronts up past the intersection (going towards the North Quincy T stop) on the left side.

            1. re: massgirl
              kobuta Jan 7, 2009 12:00 PM

              It's just called Shabu.

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                C. Hamster Jan 9, 2009 11:28 AM

                Just up from Pho?

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                  SeaSide Tomato Jan 11, 2009 07:14 PM

                  Next door to Beni Cafe.

            2. re: Pegmeister
              kobuta Jan 7, 2009 10:55 AM

              If you're asking for opinions, I did go last summer and thought they were good. They had a rudimentary menu but the waiter suggested that more stuff would show up soon. Overall, the stuff was good. Their beef/steak options are huge, thin slices of steak (as if they shaved an actual steak lengthwise). The waiter was also very attentive and super nice.

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