Imagine luscious shrimps cooked in lemon butter sauce!
Shrimp is probably our favorite shellfish. When it comes to shrimp, there are endless possibilities with what you can do with it to make it extra delicious.
No matter how you prefer your shrimp cooked – with lemon butter, salted egg, or crab fat – there’s bound to be something on this list is for you! Unless you’re allergic, we’re pretty sure you’ll enjoy eating these plump prawns as much as we do.
Salted Egg Yolk Prawns – Wee Nam Kee
Wee Nam Kee is one of the most popular and most loved Singaporean restaurant here in the Philippines. It’s popular for their Hainanese chicken that comes in steamed or roasted, and their salted egg dishes! Read our feature here.
Smoked Chili Shrimp – Gringo
Gringo specializes in Latin American and Tex-Mex specialties including chicken, ribs and burritos. Menu standouts include their Full Rack of Baby Back Ribs, Gringo Original Chicken, Crispy Catfish Salsa, and Smoked Chili Shrimp! Read more here.
Spaghettini with Shrimp and Aligue Sauce – Romulo Cafe
Romulo Cafe is a museum-style restaurant where you can enjoy traditional Filipino comfort food at its best. Must-tries here include the kare-kare, boneless crispy pata binagoongan and of course, the shrimp in aligue. Read more here.
Prawn Salad – Xin Tian Di
Xin Tian Di, which literally means ‘New Heaven and Earth’ is an authentic Chinese restaurant that is known for their delectable dishes and unlimited dimsum promo. If you still haven’t tried a hot prawn salad, this is a good place to start. Read more here.
Shrimp Bucket – Johnny Kahuku
Owned by restaurateur Raymund Magdaluyo and celebrity chef Peter Ayson, this is a Hawaiian-inspired restaurant that invokes a fresh and laidback vibe, as if you’re out hanging by the beach. If you’re a seafood lover, you will enjoy their wide variety of seafood viands here!
Shrimp Dumpling – Lugang Cafe
Lugang Café is a Shanghai-based café focused on providing contemporary Taiwanese cuisine. While they are popular for their xia long bao, their other dimsum such as their shrimp and pork dumplings are must-tries too!
Spicy Garlic Shrimp – Blake’s Wings & Steaks
Blake’s Wings & Steaks is an all-American diner that first opened in Marikina. It serves hefty portions of wings, ribs and steaks for the entire family to enjoy. Read our full feature here.
Tom Rang Me – Bawai’s
Bawai’s Vietnamese Kitchen offers Vietnamese favorites made from the freshest ingredients. They have spring rolls, pho, and of course, banh mi in three flavors – chicken, pork, and beef. Don’t miss the Tong Rang Me – a dish of black tiger prawns topped with tangy tamarind dressing!
Shrimp Tempura – Asakusa
Asakusa: House of Tempura serves Japanese cuisine specializing in all kinds of tempura including prawns, scallops, squid, vegetables and more. If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous or picky, opt for their unique make-your-own-tempura sets. Guests can freely choose the tempura they want by piece, the sides and even the sauce. Read more here.
Shrimp Rolls – Bun Appetit
Bun Appetit started out at the Salcedo Saturday market and has since opened a stall at The Grid. They serve succulent lobster grilled cheese sandwiches and sides like Mexican Grilled Corn and Garlic Noodles but it’s their bestselling Lobster, Crab, and Shrimp rolls that are to-die-for!
Sugpo con Mayonesa – Locavore
Locavore serves locally grown and produced Filipino dishes with a French touch from Chef Mikel Zaguirre. Their sugpo con mayonesa is one of their must-tries along with their sizzling sinigang, and lechon and oyster sisig.
Shrimp Garlic Butter Sushi – Genki Sushi
Genki Sushi from Japan is the pioneer of Kaiten Sushi, or sushi served on a revolving conveyor belt or speed trains, in this case. Menu includes a variety of fresh and quality sushi, maki, ramen, tempura and more.
Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp – Blue Posts Boiling Crabs and Shrimps
Blue Posts is one of the most sought-after seafood restaurant from Davao that serves fresh seafood which are boiled then marinated with different flavors & served by the bag.
Shrimp and Garlic Pizza – Vitto’s Wine Bar and Restaurant
Vitto’s Wine Bar and Restaurant is a hole-in-the-wall in the North that offers fine whites and reds sourced from all over the world. They also have a great selection of tapas, pizzas, and other dishes that work well when paired with wine. Read more here.
Mee Gamberi Goreng – Pappare
Pappare specializes in old-fashioned handmade noodles and pastas with varieties such as the Bleu Blanco, Mee Gamberi Goreng, and CRABonara–all served in a to-go cone. More information about them here.
Chili Shrimp Aglio Oglio – Rice & Dough
From the team behind Torch restaurant comes another exciting dining concept, Rice & Dough is a homegrown proudly local concept where carb is the hero. They have DIY sushi, thin-crust pizza, pasta, and more.
Gambas al Ajillo – Tapella
Tapella is your best bet when you’re on the look-out for sangria and Spanish dishes in the Greenbelt area. They’ve got classic tapas like Gambas al Ajillo and Basque Chorizo Sausage. For something with a twist, try the Sisig Sausage and Egg on Bed of Shoe String Potatoes – a take on huevos con morcon.
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