Red Trellis Seafood Garden may boasts about their amazing food offerings
But the secret to the success of Red Trellis is the owner himself
George Sandoval is a hands-on restaurateur who will make every visit worth your while
When we brought our Manila blogger-friends to Red Trellis, George was in Davao
Despite his absence his influence is so all-over the place
We were treated like royalty – the George Sandoval-way
And by the time we finished, lo and behold,
Straight from Davao, George caught up with us
Now who can beat that?
Their crabs in coconut milk sauce is their bestseller
Be prepared to use your hands once you wear their brown apron
This is gonna be one messy affair
But with crabs this good, you won’t even care
Scallops are called tipay in Tacloban
Red Trellis tipay offering is not the usual “baked with butter and garlic”
Theirs is sprinkled with generous servings of minced garlic, spring onion leaves and diced onions
This for me is the perfect combination toppings for tipay
It particularly took away the “langsa” effect of the scallops
I love my prawns the way Red Trellis prepares them
They’re not over-cooked and they are oh-so-delectable
The 30-grammer prawn size are always the tastiest
Cooked in butter and minced garlic makes this a superb viand
We tried their sizzling white sea squid too
Its sweet sauce blended well with the soft squid meat
Be careful not to touch the hot plate though
Again kudos to the chef for not overcooking the squid
It made for one very tasty meal
I had my first taste of Black Rice at Red Trellis
This is actually regular steamed rice and stir-fried in squid ink
Whatever diet you’re on, I suggest that you leave it in the house
With steamed rice like this, Miss Piggy, it’s game on!
Red Trellis is located along Tiongson Extension, Lagao across the new gate of NDDU IBED Lagao. They also have live seafoods on display in their well-maintained tanks. If you come and dine at Red Trellis, you may choose which seafood you wish for your dish. The wide range of choices in their menu and guests’ option as to how they want their seafoods cooked makes Red Trellis truly the place to go for a great dining experience.
Red Trellis Seafood Garden is now accepting reservations for functions, private parties and outside catering. The Garden can accommodate groups anywhere between 20 t0 120 guests. Conduct your meetings and parties in al fresco dining while enjoying your favorite seafoods. They are open from Monday to Sunday, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm and from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. For reservations, you may contact them at 302-2722. You may also want to check out their website at http://www.redtrellis.com/ or click HERE for their location.