Pearl River Cafe: Amazingly Priced Cantonese Dimsum (Trinoma)

December 16, 2014 Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

It's been a while since I last found myself roaming around this side of Trinoma Mall so I'm surprised to find out that Pearl River Cafe has replaced Dragon Chef

pearl river cafe

The facade is down-right simple like a typical Chinese casual dining restaurant. 

pearl river cafe
Inside were wooden chairs and tables with a shelf of  ceramics and beautiful drop lights.

Dimsum 
steamed crab roe and shrimp shaomai
Steamed Crab Roe & Shrimp Shaomai (99 php)

The Steamed Crab Roe & Shrimp Shaomai is really good.  You can really tell by the taste and texture that it was prepared using quality ingredients without extenders. 

Dessert
steamed bun with custard paste and salted egg yolk
Steamed Bum with Custard Paste & Salted Egg Yolk (65 php)

The Steamed Bum with Custard Paste & Salted Egg Yolk is sharpd like a porcupine.  But, not to worry since ever its spiked as pillow soft and fun to chew!  

steamed bun with custard paste and salted egg yolk
Steamed Bum with Custard Paste & Salted Egg Yolk (65 php)

Unlike the common desserts, this is not overly sweetened.  The buns with custard paste are light, mildly sweet and dominated by salted egg yolk flavor.  And, could you believe that this is only 65 phpWhat a bargain!

Tsinoy Foodies Verdict
Pearl River Cafe serves amazingly priced Cantonese dimsum, noodles, congee and more.  If only this is nearer to our home, I'm sure this is the kind of restaurant that my family would frequent.  Even though I'm half-Cantonese, I have not tried most of the dishes they offered so I'd really love them out on my next visit.

Tsinoy Foodies Review Rating Pearl River Cafe Menu
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Pearl River Cafe
Business Address 4/F Trinoma Mall, Edsa Corner North Avenue, 
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Business Hours 11am-10pm
Payment Options   Cash
Service Charge

Budget/Person 200-800
Free WiFi No
Unlocked Foursquare Perks None
Contact (0927) 688-0206
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