Ryo Sushi – The One Where Everyone Says It’s Worth Trying

I have more than one occasion heard of people asking me to give Ryo Sushi a try, more so of its reasonable and decent sushi so I finally made a trip down one day. The lunch menu is split into $38 (9-pc sushi), $68 (12-pc sushi) and $98 uni menu and a deposit would need to be paid to secure your reservations. I thought hard and long whether to go for the $68 or the $98 but decided to go for the mid-tier in the end. And so my meal consists of edamame (which I’m not a fan of), hijiki seaweed (which I’m also not a fan of), onsen egg, 12 pc sushi, hand roll, mini chirashi don and a soup. The door at Ryo opened at 1145am sharp for their first seating and diners would be led to their seats. The chefs would then serve you your appetisers before prepping their sashimi infront of you

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Slightly different here – the fish slices are all sliced together at once rather than piece by piece, probably for better management of handling the lunch crowd

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Hijiki Seaweed Salad

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Edamame

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Onsen Egg with Ikura

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Honestly I wasn’t impressed by the appetisers. They all tasted very normal to me

And so.. began my sushi meal

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Ika

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Scallop

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Sea Bream

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Shima Aji

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Spanish Mackeral

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Kinmedai

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Tuna with Yuzu Zest

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Tuna Belly with Soya Sauce Foam

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Otoro

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Aburi Salmon

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Salmon Roe

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Ebi

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Crab Meat Roll

In all honesty, the concept here is different. The sushi served here is more contemporary so they try to incorporate variables to add on to what you usually see in traditional sushi restaurants. I’m actually open to chefs using their own ideas and innovation to create something unique. But I feel like the fundamentals need to be there. Like for example, the temperature of the rice was too high, the texture of the rice was a little too mushy, the rice actually broke when I took the sushi up, I couldn’t chew the fish properly cos of the ‘vein’. I felt like these things say a lot about the skills of the chef and I was rather disappointed and I would like to add the design of the plate is downright distracting. Using a simple elegant shiny black plate would be so much better

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Mini Chirashi Don

Probably my favourite sushi of the day is the crab meat roll

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Being a self-taught chef, I think it is great he has came this far but I was just confused by this entire meal. And seriously, aburi sushi?! I really didn’t expect it here. To me, sushi – you either go cheap or all the way expensive. Being somewhere in the middle is just downright not satisfying. It’s like the satisfaction of enjoying each piece of art is just not there. And you could probably guess if I’m still returning

*UPDATES*

I just realised you can actually find their number on their IG page, so for those who are interested to make a reservation, here you go!

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Ryo Sushi

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29 Comments Add yours

  1. Kels says:

    Hi! How did you manage to book reservation? I can’t seem to contact them to reserve a spot 😦

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    1. irisslove says:

      Hello. Reservation is through WhatsApp!

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  2. Hui Wen Wong says:

    Hello. May I check what the whatsapp number is for reservations please? Thank you!

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    1. irisslove says:

      Have dropped you an email on that!

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  3. Fiona Peh says:

    Hi there, can i have the whatsapp number for reservation? Appreciate it, thank you

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    1. irisslove says:

      Hello, have dropped you an email on that πŸ™‚

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  4. Claire says:

    Hi, could I have the number to whatsapp for reservation please?

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    1. irisslove says:

      have dropped you an email on that! πŸ™‚

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  5. Kenny Chua says:

    Hi could I have the number to WhatsApp for reservation please?

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    1. irisslove says:

      Hello! Dropped you an email on that!

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  6. Wei Hao says:

    Hi, could I also have the whatsapp number for reservation please?

    Thank you very much!

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    1. irisslove says:

      Hello! Dropped you an email on that!

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  7. Dora Chia says:

    Hello, could I have the whatsapp number for reservations please? Thank you! My email address is dora@prive.com.sg.

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    1. irisslove says:

      Hello! Have dropped you a reply on that!

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  8. Barney says:

    Love your objectivity and tough rating, I shall be adding your food blog as a discerning taster of food and not another food blogger sellout.

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  9. Number for reservation says:

    Hi, may I know the WhatsApp number for reservation? Thank you.

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    1. irisslove says:

      hello! have dropped you an email on that! πŸ™‚

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  10. Karen Ho says:

    Hello! May I know the whatsapp number for reservation? Thank you!

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    1. irisslove says:

      Hello, have dropped you an email on that!

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  11. Christl Loh says:

    Hi, may I get the WA number for reservation?

    Thank you!

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    1. irisslove says:

      hello! have dropped you an email on that! πŸ™‚

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  12. Anonymous says:

    Hi Can I have the whatapps number on reservations?

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    1. irisslove says:

      hello! have dropped you a note on that!

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  13. Georgina Aw says:

    Hi!

    Can i have the number to make a reservation too?

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    1. irisslove says:

      hello! have dropped you a note on that!

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  14. Rachel Woo says:

    hello can i also get the number to make reservations? thank you!

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    1. irisslove says:

      Hello, have dropped you a mail on that!

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  15. Elisa says:

    Hello! May I know the WhatsApp number for reservation? Thank you!

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    1. irisslove says:

      Hello, you can find their number on their Instagram page!

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