Restaurants / Bars

Genki Sushi Makes Japanese Fast Food Fun in Manila

September 17, 2015

My first (and probably only) encounter with Genki Sushi was at Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. While it was not the best sushi in town, the familiar grumpy face becomes quite tempting if you’re craving a quick, cheap, sushi fix.

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Finally having its conveyor belts up and running at the new Bonifacio Stopover Pavillon since this Monday, Genki Sushi serves its fare at the same affordable price point, catering to the Filipino salaryman who wants a fast and satisfying meal. Rice bowls and nigiris seem to be the crowd pleasers, dessert needs loads of improvement, but the service was exceptional.

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Clockwise: Seared Crab with Black Pepper (PHP 120), Steamed Egg Custard (PHP 120), Seared Salmon with Pollock Roe (PHP 120)

While it’s a far cry from Causeway Bay, dishes that are decent enough to be worth your buck are the Steamed Egg Custard, Black Sugar Fried Tofu Skin, Seared Crab with Black Pepper, Seared Salmon with Pollock Roe, and the Surf Clam Gunkan. Check out more of their offerings below.

Clockwise: Surf Clam Gunkan (PHP 120), Black Fried Tofu Skin (PHP 60), Fermented Bean Gunkan (PHP 60)

On Red Plates L-R: Lobster Salad Roll (PHP 150), Grilled River Eel (PHP 150)

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Shrimp Garlic Butter (PHP 120)

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Genki Sushi

Address: 2F Bonifacio Stopover Pavillon, Rizal Drive cor. 31st St., Taguig City

Mikka Wee Mikka Wee Mikka Wee’s goal is to travel the world with a backpack stuffed with her books and not much of an itinerary. With an appetite thrice the size of her 5-foot frame, waffles are the one thing that makes her weak in the knees. She also likes to torture herself with sci-fi movie marathons until her brain turns into goop. Her list of not-so-secret culinary crushes includes David Chang, Ivan Orkin, Rene Redzepi, and Anthony Bourdain. Alexander Supertramp is her hero. FOLLOW
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3 responses to “Genki Sushi Makes Japanese Fast Food Fun in Manila”

  1. Volts Sanchez says:

    Color-coded plates for easier billing?

  2. boogeradornado says:

    It’s a pleasant surprise their crab maki is made from real crab claw meat and not fake kani

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