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“Always Worth Going Back To”
Review of Sentro 1771

Sentro 1771
Ranked #58 of 1,486 Restaurants in Makati
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Filipino
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Launched in Greenbelt 3 in 2002, Sentro 1771 revolutionized Filipino cuisine by introducing the modern Filipino cuisine experience. Sentro was the first to break the boundaries found in time-honored and familiar homegrown recipes by infusing them with a delectably sophisticated and cosmopolitan dimension. Using only the finest ingredients from both here and abroad along with a deep understanding of various traditional Filipino dishes, Sentro 1771 has reinvented many local favorites. It has preserved these dishes’ many layers of taste and flavor while constantly adding something new and exciting to the mix. Undeniably, the dish that put Sentro 1771 on the map is its famous Corned Beef Sinigang - using our own corned beef cured in-house for 3-5 days. Other hits include our Rated GG, which has turned the humble galunggong into a sophisticated and flavorful dish; and Keso Flan, a delightful Filipino twist on the traditional cheesecake served with salted egg and queso de bola.
Reviewed June 26, 2013

Been dining at this place since it opened every 6 months ( so many good restaurants that i like to try in the area ) , and i would say that this is always worth going back to. I liked the Filipino fusion cuisine style that they offer that it is always recommended for visiting tourists and returning residents/ balikbayan . We ordered the chicken steak , fish/galunggong , sizzling tofu and the perennial favorite , the corned beef "sinigang ". I noticed however that they didn't made us taste the broth if it is to our liking , which is what i got used to previously. Service looks a little tired , I can understand since it is already 2 pm when we dined on a weekend , but still for me is satisfactory .

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Reviewed June 2, 2013

My family always visits this restaurant. We love their sizzling tofu its one of the best Filipino restaurants. Although the wait is a little long and sometimes its full and you cant get in.

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Reviewed May 29, 2013

The service is great and the Adobo one of my favorites. The location in Greenbelt is convenient. It's not the fanciest place but Ive gone there for years the food and service are consistently good.

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Better try the corned beef "Sinigang", a filipino delicacy with a twist. and also their beef "caldereta" (try the spicy). very elegant atmosphere and very welcoming staff.

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Reviewed May 17, 2013

Would not recommend this restaurant to anyone. It is located in the Makati Greenbelt Mall. It is a place serving classical Filipino food or so says the menu. This rated as the worst food we had in Manila. Food was cooked to a crisp, poorly presented (like thrown on the plate), and darn near inedible. The waiter asked us how we liked out food and we did tell him about the problems with it, but also let him know that this was not his fault...it was the cook's problem. The service was poor as well. The whole place just reeked of indifference and lack of pride in what they do. A disappointment.

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Angelica_Gutierrez, Digital Marketing Officer at Sentro 1771, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2013

Dear costaricajoan,

Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback regarding your meal at Sentro 1771. I am certainly disappointed that your experience was less than satisfactory, and I would like to extend my sincerest apologies.

Please rest assured that your feedback has been received, and that this is certainly not the usual standard at Sentro, as we pride ourselves in providing the best in service and modern Filipino cuisine. Given this we have taken the matter under full investigation with our cooks and staff to ensure that this does not happen again.

We do hope that should you be in Manila again, that you would give us another chance. We would be happy to serve you.

Once again please accept my sincere apologies and I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Manila.

Best regards,

Angelica Gutierrez
Digital Marketing Officer
1771 Group of Restaurants

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