Singapore is a food paradise and there are many thing to eat on our little island. One of them is definitely live seafood. Whether you are looking for a restaurant to celebrate Chinese New Year or satisfy your seafood cravings, below you can check out 10 of the best seafood restaurants in Singapore.
Where to have seafood in Singapore? Read on to find out.
Chin Huat Live Seafood at Sunset Way serves competent food at reasonable prices. Besides the usual zi char fare, they also offer a great variety of exotic seafood. A good spot for live seafood if you are in the west of Singapore. Their Lunar New Year menu starts from $398++ for 10 persons.
105 Clementi Street 12
#01-30 Sunset Way Singapore
Tel: +65 6775 7348
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 11pm
This is one of the most famous seafood restaurants in Singapore. Locals and tourists frequent Jumbo Seafood, and reservations are usually required in advance, especially if you are dining a big group.
The Chinese-style seafood restaurant chain is known for its signature dishes such as the famous chilli crab with deep fried mantou, salted egg yolk prawns, crispy baby squids, and mee goreng.
1206 East Coast Parkway
#01-07/08 East Coast Seafood Centre
Tel: +65 6442 3435
Daily: 5pm – 12mn
Long Beach Seafood Restaurant
The creator of the original black pepper crab, Long Beach Seafood Restaurant currently has five outlets in Singapore. It is a place where locals go for seafood, and it serves a wide variety of seafood from all over the world such as Canadian Dungeness crab, tiger sea mantis and Norwegian rose gold crab.
26 Jalan Benaan Kapal
Tel: +65 6344 7722
Daily: 11am – 3pm, 5pm – 1.15am
Mellben Seafood restaurant
The long queue at Mellben Seafood Restaurant is a testament to its popularity. During peak hours, you can find diners feasting on the signature claypot crab bee hoon. Also worth trying is the sensational butter crab.
232 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3
Tel: +65 6285 6762
Daily: 4.30pm – 11.30pm
The old saying goes if a restaurant is full of locals, then you have chosen wisely. Ming Kee Live Seafood belongs under this category. Tucked among a busy row of restaurants and eateries on Macpherson Road, they are known for serving good and fresh seafood at decent prices.
Some of the must-try items on the menu include Triple Cooked Bee Hoon Crab and Guinness Pork Ribs. I’d definitely recommend Ming Kee Live Seafood for your Chinese New Year dinner celebration.
556 Macpherson Road Singapore
Tel: +65 6747 4075
Daily: 12pm – 2pm, 5pm – 11pm
When readers ask me where to eat seafood in Singapore, I will always recommend No Signboard Seafood. I like to bring overseas friends who are visiting to No Signboard to indulge in a good meal. I have been to their different branches, but I always return to the original outlet at Geylang Road.
414 Geylang Road
Tel: +65 6842 3415
Daily: 12pm – 1am
If you are looking for splendid views and good seafood, Palm Beach’s got it all. The overall experience is much appreciated by a clientèle that includes a lot of tourists – partly due to its excellent location at One Fullerton – but this is no tourist trap.
Palm Beach is one of the oldest seafood restaurants in Singapore, and they have been serving good and fresh seafood to discerning guests for many years. This is a good option for entertaining clients over a scrumptious seafood dinner.
1 Fullerton Road
#01-09 One Fullerton
Tel: +65 6227 2332
Daily: 12pm – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 11pm
Another popular seafood place is Red House Seafood Restaurant. Its main outlet at East Coast Seafood Centre is massive and can easily house five hundred guests, while the other branch at Robertson Quay has a slightly more up-scale interior and caters to the expats living in the area.
1204 East Coast Parkway
#01-05 East Coast Seafood Centre
Tel: +65 6442 3112
Mon to Fri: 12am – 11.30pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 11.30pm
This seafood restaurant by the Paradise Group is a Chinese seafood restaurant that serves local favourites and quality seafood dishes. People who love choices will have a field day at Seafood Paradise.
The restaurant is currently having a crab fest promotion (only at the Defu Lane outlet) where you can enjoy 30% off crabs on every Tuesday.
91 Defu Lane
10 Swee Hin Building
Tel: +65 6487 2429
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 11pm
Seafood restaurants are aplenty in Singapore, but it is considerably harder to find one that serves consistently good seafood at affordable prices. Tung Lok Seafood specialises in the best of Singapore-style seafood prepared with the quality and standards synonymous with the Tung Lok brand.
Other than the outlet at East Coast Recreation Centre, you can also find Tung Lok Seafood in town. It is conveniently located at the top of Orchard Central, making it an ideal place for gatherings.
181 Orchard Road
#11-05 Orchard Central
Tel: +65 6834 4888
Mon to Sat: 11.30am – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sun: 10am – 3pm, 6pm – 10.30pm