The Shrimp Bucket

G/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave., Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila

The Shrimp Bucket
4.1
4.0 Stars

104 Reviewers

  • 5 stars 39
  • 4 stars 45
  • 3 stars 15
  • 2 stars 3
  • 1 star 2
  • 114 Reviews
  • 127 Recommend
  • 104 Reviewers
Category:
Seafood
Business Hours
Open: 10:00a - 9:00p
Phone
+6326254603

Hours

  • Sunday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Monday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Tuesday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Thursday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Friday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p
  • Saturday
    • 10:00a - 9:00p

Payment Options

Cash, MasterCard, Visa

More Business Info

Reservations:
Yes
Take Out:
Yes
Attire:
Casual
Good for Groups:
Yes

Most Recent Reviews

Ig Plummer S.
5.0 Stars

I've been hearing about these shrimp or seafood place so when we were in UP Town Center we decided to try it. We ordered Shrimp (Salty Eggsperience P560) and SB Salad with Roasted Sesame Dressing. The shrimp is really good with salted egg sauce, it really is a must try. I also liked their salad. The serving is big and every peso is sulit for this shrimp bucket experience.

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Nins A.
4.0 Stars
2

I still love their shrimps. Still full of flavor 10084️ The baby squid though lacks flavor. The batter used was tasteless.

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Raisa R.
3.0 Stars

hindi gaano kasarap ang mahal pa

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Pia R.
5.0 Stars

Shrimp Bucket has been in UPTC for a couple of years now and I only tried it now, which is sad because I absolutely loved it. We ordered 1 pound of the shrimp in the salty eggsperience sauce, fries, and a cup of rice. It took a really long while for the food to arrive, though, even if the restaurant wasn't full at the time. 128533 But the shrimps were really fresh and the salted egg sauce was to die for. It wasn't too salty and it was perfect to pour on top of steamed rice. Why must it be so unhealthy 128517128557 I'd recommend this place for people who love shrimps as much as I do hehe. Prices are kind of steep (P570 for a pound of shrimp that can feed 2-3 people) but it's all super worth it. 10084

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Jane E.
4.0 Stars

Since our family is a crab and shrimp enthusiasts, we've decided to try Shrimp Bucket when spotted at the Ground Floor of UP Town Center Quezon City.
Their bestseller - Salty Eggsperience is indeed a bestseller! It tastes like creamy salted egg and yummy.

They don’t serve the shrimp in a bucket. They shake the shrimp and the sauce in a clear plastic bag and serve it as is to the customers. Be ready to get dirty with your hands when you eat here. Don’t worry, you can use plastic gloves.

Shrimp Bucket has 4 branches now - BGC, UP Town Center, Il Terrazzo and Greenhills.

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Bratty Jing D.
4.0 Stars
2

The Mussel in The Mardi Gras sauce at Php 350.00 per pound + 10% service charge. & 12% tax and the Shrimps in Salty Eggsperience at Php 560.00 + 10% service charge. & 12% tax Shrimp Bucket In UP Town Center is really to try ... Mouth watering and sauces are deliciously made, it is pricey compared to other Seafood Restaurant . Look forward to taste more, in Shrimp Bucket menu 128077

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Charles R.
4.0 Stars

The 1lb bag of shrimp covered in their salty eggsperience sauce is a winner. Mussels are a bit expensive though.

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Sandro V.
5.0 Stars

Now I know why so many rave about this place. The Shrimp Salty Eggsperience is the best. They could use some improvement though on how it is presented.

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Vic M.
4.0 Stars

Sunday lunch with fam.

Shrimp in salted egg x2, shrimp in lemon-butter sauce and Mardi Gras mussels....stuff we just keep coming back to. 128515

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Steffhanie S.
3.0 Stars

First time to check out Shrimp Bucket at UPTC as it has always been loaded with people all the time.

Not being a fan of seafoods, I didn't order their shrimp dishes despite knowing that those are their specialty.

I ordered the Crispy Bechalan Pork and I enjoyed how balanced the meat is with the rice. The sweet and spicy taste altogether gave the rice meal a nice flavor that I really enjoyed.

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EJ B.
5.0 Stars

Shrimp Bucket:

Chicken Wings (Plain Salted) - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5

Crispy Belachan Pork - 11088110881108811088️ 4/5

Salted Eggsperience Shrimp - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5

Mardi Gras Mussels - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5

Frenchy Lemon Pepper Shrimps - 1108811088110881108811088️ 5/5

#ilovetoeat

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Mickey S.
4.0 Stars

Can I just say that I love Shrimp Bucket? This place lived up to all of my expectations and I left wanting more (although my stomach would not physically let me, LOL.). I I love their Deep-Fried Baby Squids. The softness of the batter was perfect. It tastes even better when you dip it in vinegar.

For this review, I am advocating for Bags By The Pound--you can't go wrong. We got the shrimps and crabs with Salted Eggsperience and The Mardi Gras sauces. Just love it! Everything was quite tasty and fresh. The sauces were so delicious. The Salted Eggsperience sauce is heaven and it coats the shrimps so well. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

Service is pretty good, it gets busy during lunch and dinner but the servers are polite. They come around and check on drinks for refills which gives you the chance to order extra if you need too.

Remember if you come here, you MUST wear the bib. Be prepared to eat with your hands and get dirty! This place will leave you satisfied and coming back for more.

Cheers
Mickey

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Nins A.
3.0 Stars

I still love their shrimps. Their crab is too expensive. I like the baby squid too.

I was quite disappointed with how they made their shakes. It lacks flavor. Too little fresh fruits!

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Julienne Y.
5.0 Stars

If you're on a diet, stay away. This will be one indulgent meal.

Start with the Crispy Baby Squid. Delicious.
For the main attraction:
1) Shrimp with Mardi Gras flavor (comes with heaps of chorizo and is so freaking good)
2) crab with Salty Eggsperience
3) crAb or shrimp with frenchy lemon pepper (the classic lemon butter sauce) though if you have this alongside the first two it will feel tasteless.

These are our favorites and their combinations. we haven't been able to try the others because we cannot deviate (creatures of habit). But i heard they're all quite yummy.

Sides: lots of rice you will need it.
Dessert: sago with coconut milk

Expect a wait. Reserve if you can.

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Albert T.
4.0 Stars

After a 2 hour drive in the peak of rush hour from BGC to UP Town Center, the only thing my mind could focus on was what my tummy was shouting out, "Hungry me!"   (For the love of a friend nga naman talaga!)

Ravenous me ordered 1 pound of Shrimps in Mardi Gras sauce.  My server came back a few minutes later with a plastic bag laden with 13 pcs of large and plump shrimp.  Mixed in the bag was the Mardi Gras sauce made of pureed salted egg blended with some secret spices.  The boiled shrimp were fresh (the best indication of freshness was how easy they were to peel) and juicy.  The sauce was creamy and only mildly salty, which was a pleasant surprise given that the main ingredient was salted egg.

I love the unique flavor and presentation of this dish.  Certainly makes up for the 2 hours  stuck waiting in traffic!  128513128513128513

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Kary Y.
4.0 Stars

Never missed ordering this as always!
Salted Eggsperience is the best!
2nd option: MardiGras (chorizo filled shrimp)

Other must order:
Baby Squid
Sangria

Place: this branch is way better (and bigger) than the one in Fort! More people can be accommodated. 128077

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Eya P.
4.0 Stars

OMG guys, the Salty Eggsperience is the best! We ordered Bags by the Pound shrimp which is served in a plastic bag. the shrimps are big and the sauce (salted egg + butter) is to die for! Ang sarap magkamay! 128514 serving is quite generous too, a bag can be shared by 2-3 persons. we were so bitin with our rice so we ordered extra. #foodcoma 128514

we also tried their buffalo wings which came when we are almost done eating 128557 it would have been a great great experience if the staff are friendly and accomodating. 128533

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Angela Marie C.
5.0 Stars

Yey! Nakabalik din! Went here with the family on my impulsive weekend in Manila! 128514128514128514 Ang masasabi ko lang, sauce-some! 128536128536128536 I think their food is absolutely amazing because their sauces are well thought of. They all go with very simple proteins like shrimp and mussels, and produce the kind of food that'll make your mouth water for days! 100841008410084️ I love this place! Simple, non-pretentious, just good old delicious cooking! Amazing! Looking forward to coming back! 128525128525128525

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Denise R.
3.0 Stars

Ordered a bucket of shrimp with the salted egg flavor, buffalo wings and rice. A bit too much for two people but I'm hungry, so what the hey.

Love the fact that the shrimps were good-sized, fat and juicy. I also always choose the salted egg flavor-- there's enough tasty sauce that I can use to smother the rice. The buffalo wings balanced the slightly "kasuya" taste, with it's sweet and slightly spicy flavor.

Reason for the relatively low score is the service. The crew members were not at all friendly, some even looked scornful and sarcastic, which is a major turnoff. Also don't get the point of why the female staff have to wear really short shorts.

The price was also not super worth it--all our order for almost PHP1000 which is a bit too much.

Overall, love the food, dislike the service.

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Tori Y.
5.0 Stars

We ate at their branch in tomas morato. Their shrimps with salt eggsperience sauce is the best! We also had mussels with mardi gras sauce - it was a little bit too oily for me, buffalo wings- their dip was really good and spinach side dish- also really good! I can eat here again tom!:)

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