Sen-ryo is a high end Japanese nigiri specialist from Hong Kong. They scrapped the kaitenzushi/conveyor belt format in favor of a more elegant sit down setup for the Manila branch. Decor is elegant with lots of classy touches.
Garlic Butter Edamame (P200). Start off with this shareable appetizer, edamame coated in garlic butter and sprinkled with togarashi pepper.
One of the most surprising nigiri I had was the reddish orange Sujiko (P350) or salted salmon roe. Their shari/rice is nicely formed with only a slight vinegar taste. I would have preferred a stronger vinegar flavor but it was still good.
Botan Ebi (P320). Sweet and plump shrimp with a bonus of the deep fried head on the side.
Otoro Nigiri (P520) and Akami Tuna Nigiri (P480). The otoro may wow the crowd with it’s fattiness but I actually preferred the akami for a firmer and more balanced texture and flavor.
Salmon with Cheese Nigiri (P220). This is a nod to the sushi preference of the younger generation with the addition of cheese and torching. The difference at Sen-ryo is the use of better quality especially the salmon.
Squid Noodle Nigiri (P320). An interesting nigiri with squid cut into strips to resemble noodles, but it’s the yuzu sauce on top that makes it shine, adding a tangy contrast.
Not a fan of rice, their sashimi is equally good like the Salmon Sashimi (P450) and Yellow Tail/Hamachi (P650).
Golden Dragon Roll (P550). A classic California roll topped with grilled unagi and tempura flakes. There good smokiness from the grilled unagi and fun crunchy texture from the tempura flakes.
Garlic Salmon Roll (P420). This is another variant using the California roll as a base but this time topped with salmon and garlic sauce. The creamy garlic mayo gives it a nice contrast to the fresh and silky salmon.
Cheese Chawanmushi (P280). Sen-ryo gives the chawanmushi a modern twist with a layer of cheese as well as adding zucchini. A word of warning, the cheese is very hot and you are liable to burn your tongue so eat carefully. One of our favorites at Sen-ryo.
Grilled Wagyu (P680). 4 slices of wagyu beef served in a table side grill so you can interact and have it the way you want. They also included a huge piece of butter and mushrooms to balance the indulgence out.
Grilled Abalone Steak (P950). This is another indulgent treat with imported abalone in shell, grilled then basted with their special sauce.
Salmon Skewer (P580) and Mahi Mahi/Shiira (P380). Perfect for those who want some light cooked food after their nigiri feast.
Sen-ryo specializes in nigiri and that’s what I would suggest you go for as they are very well done. They don’t have a wide choice of mains or cooked food but you can have their noodle dishes like the Yakiudon to complement your sushi choices.
Sen-ryoG/F The Podium Mall 12 ADB Ave, Ortigas Center,
Mandaluyong City, Philippines
Facebook Page: Sen-Ryo Philippines
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