Tenya Tempura Tendon: From Asakusa Tokyo Now in the Philippines (SM Megamall)

Most successful tendon (tempura and rice bowl) restaurant chain Tenya Tempura Tendon from Asakusa Tokyo is now in the Philippines.

tenya tempura tendon
Well, more specifically it has opened in SM Megamall...


tenya tempura tendon
My little sister is one of the pickiest eater I know.  I've seen her decline the most expensive culinary masterpieces.  Even my favorite dishes are just "okay" to her.  Yet, if she likes something, she indulges in it to her hearts content.  So knowing she likes tempura, I was so glad when we saw Tenya Tempura Tendon.

tenya tempura tendon
It has a minimalist casual Japanese dining interior.  It has an evident blue theme see?

tenya tempura tendon
I like that they have this on every table.  I can see that they are concerned with customer satisfaction.

tenya tempura tendon

Food

Appetizers
tenya tempura tendon
Potato Salad (115 php)
We both loved the smooth and creaminess of the texture of Potato Salad.  The light tangy flavor makes it even more addictive.



tenya tempura tendon
Karaage (165 php)
The Karaage is fried chicken nuggets cooked Japanese-style.  It comes with a Japanese mayo dip.  We loved how tender juicy the chicken nuggets are on the inside and crunchy on the outside.

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Isobe Cheese (185 php)
The Isobe Cheese is tempura fried cheddar cheese wrapped in seaweedThis is a first time for us.  Being avid cheese fans, we loved this!

tenya tempura tendon
Isobe Cheese (185 php)
Dipping it into the Japanese Mayo works for the Isobe Cheese too.

Soba/Udon Set
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All Star Tempura Udon (455 php)
The All Star Tempura Udon really got us enticed because its a tempura basket with all our favorites: black tiger prawn, squid, salmon, kani stick, kakiage, green beans and mushrooms plus a choice of soba or udon (we choice this!), a bowl of Japan rice, tempura sauce, radish, leeks and ginger.


Tendon (served with miso soup)
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Buta Kimuchi Tendon (295 php)
The Buta Kimuchi Tendon is a bowl with three huge  pork belly slices flown from France with kimuchi drizzled with their signature dontare sauce.  It is served with a miso soup.  Look at how humongous their pork slices are.  If you're looking for a hefty and satisfying meal, I highly suggest this.  I was very impressed by the softness of the pork.  I enjoyed it very much.

Desserts
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Fruity Juicy Pop (Strawberry, Coconut Lychee, Lite Citrus and Orange Vanilla) (75 php)
I had the Lite Citrus and my little sister had the Coconut Lychee.  Both are so good!  It just depends on you preference.


Drinks

Iced Lemon Tea (65 php)

Their complimentary brown rice tea is my choice.
 
Tsinoy Foodies Verdict
Tenya Tempura Tendon offers affordable tendon and more. I have to hand it to them, all their tempura assortments boasts of premium quality.  My little sister was very happy with it  But, I can't help but wish that they have other Japanese dishes that could go hand in hand with their tempura too.

Tsinoy Foodies Review Rating Tenya Tempura Tendon Menu
Ambiance Tempura Basket | Appetizers | Soba / Udon Set | Teishoku |
Tendon | Desserts | Kids Meal | Extras | Beverages |

Taste
Service
Price
=Favorites or Recommended 
Tenya Tempura Tendon
Business Address 4/F Mega A, SM Megamall, EDSA cor. Julia Vargas Ave., 
Ortigas Center, 
Mandaluyong, Metro Manila
Business Hours 10am-9pm (mall hours)
Payment Options   Cash
Service Charge 10%
Budget/Person 200-500
Free WiFi No
Unlocked Foursquare Perks None
Contact (02) 837-5036
Other  Facebook Fan Page
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