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17 Seafood In Melaka Restaurants (Delicious And Affordable!) 2022

Looking for the best seafood in Melaka? Today, you are in luck because I am here to share some of the best places to get seafood in Melaka. 

Rich in culture and heritage, Melaka is best known for its historical sites and was even named a World Heritage City by UNESCO.

And of course, the food offered by Melaka has made waves in Malaysia’s culinary scene and needs no further introduction. 

With access to the Straits of Melacca, fresh seafood is easy to come by in this heritage city. 

So strap up your boots as WWB guest writer Choy KC will help you explore some of the best seafood, Melaka has to offer.

17 Seafood In Melaka Restaurants 

1. Bert’s Garden Seafood

2. Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant

3. Ikan Bakar Parameswara Restaurant – Umbai Melaka

4. Restaurant Tong Sheng

5. Ikan Bakar Muara Sg Duyung

6. Cengkerang Seafood Jumble

7. Aunty Fatso

8. Seafarer Restaurant

9. Restaurant Hock Chin

10. Simply Fish Restaurant

11. City Famous Seafood Restaurant

12. Mukmin Ikan Bakar Alai Crystal Bay

13. Caribbi Seafood Village

14. Restaurant Paris Seafood

15. Capitol Seafood Longkang Siham

16. Restaurant De Lisbon

17. Dayana Ala Thai Seafood

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1. Bert’s Garden Seafood

Just arrived at Melaka and just want to wind down with some good Melaka seafood? 

Bert’s Garden Seafood is exactly what you will be looking for. Located along Jalan Kampung Pinang B with a picturesque view of the Straits of Melacca, dining at Bert’s Garden’s open-air dining area after a long day of traveling is plain relaxing.

The seafood offered here is fresh and most importantly; most of the seafood is grilled with charcoal flames which lock in the flavor and moisture. 

You can’t go wrong with any of their seafood options. 

We recommend the: grilled prawns, grilled red snapper, and black pepper crab. 

To pair with the amazing seafood, do get the Nasi Lemak as the rich fluffy rice compliments well with the seafood’s freshness. If you feel like splurging a little, Bert’s Garden does cook up one of the tastiest lobsters in Melaka. 

If you are craving something non-Asian, Bert’s Garden does offer some classic Western dishes such as Fish and Chips, Chicken Chop, Spaghetti, and Salads. Bonus tip, come in the early evening to catch the sunset view by the Straits of Melacca!

Can’t get enough of the lobsters at Bert’s Garden Seafood? Satisfy your cravings with fresh frozen lobsters before your next trip here!

Address: 2078-C, Jalan Kampung Pinang B, 76400 Tanjung Kling, Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 013-683 6633

Socials: Bert’s Garden Seafood Website | Bert’s Garden Seafood Facebook

Opening Hours: 4 pm – 12 am (Closed Monday)

2. Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant

The Portuguese arrived in Melaka in 1509 and today it is not unusual to find Portuguese influence in Melaka’s cuisine. 

To make things easier to hunt for Portuguese seafood in Melaka, there is a Portuguese Settlement here in Melaka and Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant is one of the many stalls here. How convenient!

If you are here at Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant, you definitely need to try the Portuguese Style Grilled Sting Ray. Wrapped in a foil, the stingray was topped with homemade chili paste, garnished with refreshing onions, and grilled in charcoal flames. Simply delicious.

Don’t shy away from the other seafood options they have to offer too! 

Butter garlic prawns, salted egg crabs, and garlic clams are some of the crowd’s favorites. Do be cautious when you have arrived at the area as many other stalls’ staff may try to lure you to their shop instead.

Address: Portuguese Settlement, Melaka, 75050 Malacca

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 014-232 6769

Socials: Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant Facebook

Opening Hours: 5 pm – 12 am 

3. Ikan Bakar Parameswara Restaurant – Umbai Melaka

If you are traveling by car, Ikan Bakar Parameswara is definitely not a place to miss for seafood in Melaka. 

Located approximately 20 minutes from Melaka central town, Ikan Bakar Parameswara is nestled in a quiet little fishing village. As the name of the restaurant suggests, grilled fish is their main attraction.

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 Once you have arrived at the restaurant, you will be greeted by an unmistakable aroma of grilled seafood.

Armed with a standard array of seafood options; fish, cockles, clams, prawns, and squid, Ikan Bakar Parameswara offers a variety of cooking methods for these seafood items. You name it; Sweet and sour, steamed, black pepper, deep-fried (regular, salt and pepper or turmeric), and Assam (sour and spicy). 

Miss having grilled seafood and wanting more? Grab yourself some fresh seafood and have a backyard barbeque party with a grill!

Address: Medan Ikan Bakar, Pengkalan Pernu, 75460, Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 019-979 9903

Socials: Ikan Bakar Parameswara Restaurant Facebook

Opening Hours: 5 pm – 12 am (Closed Monday)

4. Restaurant Tong Sheng

Conveniently located in the central town of Melaka, Restaurant Tong Sheng is no foreign name when it comes to seafood in Melaka. 

Upon stepping into the restaurant, you will notice a side of the wall with photos of the restaurant’s owner with celebrities. Certainly a good sign of the food they serve!

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The seafood here is undeniably fresh but loyal patrons come back to the one dish which is pretty unique in this restaurant which is the Cheese Prawn Mee Hoon (Vermicelli). It may sound weird but the cheesy flavor is delightfully light and goes well with the savory broth. 

For some good crab in Melaka, the fresh milk crab is another crowd favorite which is a stir-fried crab with a cream-based sauce with a flavor profile leaning towards the sweet and spicy end that is definitely mouth-watering. 

Tip! If you want to avoid a long waiting time for seats, do try to arrive at the restaurant at 6 pm in the evening.

Address: No. 377 & 378, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000, Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here! 

Contact: 016-776 7811

Socials: Restaurant Tong Sheng Facebook

Opening Hours: 11:30 am – 2 pm, 5:30pm – 10pm (Closed Monday)

5. Ikan Bakar Muara Sg Duyung

Located by the bay of Sungai Duyung (literally the name of the stall!) is Ikan Bakar Muara Sungai Duyung. The dining space is ample and breezy due to its location by the river. 

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You will be spoilt for choice with the huge variety of seafood offered here; Clams, prawns, squids, cockles, crabs, and many types of fish. 

Similar to most seafood restaurants, they offer an extensive amount of methods to cook your choice of seafood. Seafood aside they do have stir-fried vegetables, omelet, otak-otak, quail bird, and paper-packed nasi lemak to go with the amazing seafood.

Heads up, you will have to queue at the counter to make your orders. 

It is not too bad as you could plan your orders as you queue! Also, they don’t allow reservations on weekends. Plan your trip accordingly! 

Tip! Dining by the river sounds cool but it also invites mosquitos! I’d recommend to get yourself a mosquito repellent

Address: Jalan Padang Temu, 75050 Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 012-636 2339

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Opening Hours: 4.30 pm – 12 am

6. Cengkerang Seafood Jumble Melaka

Food with pretty plating does not necessarily taste good. Cengkerang Seafood Jumble Melaka captures this well and forgoes the plating part of serving food. 

Here at Cengkerang Seafood Jumble, your seafood dishes will be served on your table (literally!). Don’t be surprised when your server dumps seafood right in front of you; shell-out style. 

A basic seafood set here includes prawns, black mussels, clams, cuttlefish head, broccoli, and corn on cob.

Next, there are up to 10 types of sauces you get to choose to slather your seafood in. If you love spicy food, do try the “Jack Meet Rose” sauce. If not, you will definitely not go wrong with the salted egg sauce.

Your seafood will be paired with rice to mop up all the delicious seafood sauce! 

All in all, Cengkerang Seafood Jumble offers a unique experience and certainly good Melaka seafood. 

Address: No 10, Jalan KLJ 1A, Taman Kota Laksamana Jaya, Melaka, 75250 Malacca

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 011-2074 8852

Socials: Cengkerang Seafood Jumble Website | Cengkerang Seafood Jumble Facebook | Cengkerang Seafood Jumble Instagram

Opening Hours: 1 pm – 11 pm (Closed Monday)

7. Aunty Fatso

Aunty Fatso is another Chinese restaurant that serves up excellent seafood in Melaka. 

Along with Restaurant Tong Sheng, Aunty Fatso is another place you could feast on the famous Cheese Prawn Mee Hoon (Vermicelli).

 Both restaurants have their loyal fans and would vouch for their personal favorites. So it is best to try it out for yourself and see which of the flavors suits your palate best! 

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Being a seafood restaurant, Aunty Fatso certainly does fair well for their other dishes as well. 

You can’t go wrong with any of them here! Some of their signatures include Chili Crab,  Salted Egg Squid, and Sweet and Sour Pork. 

Also, patrons do not have to worry about parking as it is ample around the restaurant. 

Address: 39, Jalan KLJ 1, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75000 Malacca

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here! 

Contact: 012-611 6996

Socials: Aunty Fatso Facebook

Opening Hours: 2 pm – 10 pm (Closed Monday)

8. Seafarer Restaurant

Planning for a romantic night but also craving seafood at the same time? 

Seafarer Restaurant may be the right place for you. The dining space extends out to the beach facing the Straits of Melacca and is definitely a good spot to enjoy the evening sunset while having your dinner! 

The other unique trait of Seafarer Restaurant is that they serve Baba Nyonya dishes. 

Back in the day, intermarriage between the Chinese settlers and the local Malays are known as Baba Nyonya. And today we get the enjoy the food resulting from this cultural marriage! Do try the Cincaluk Omelette and Pineapple Curry Prawns! 

Address: 1516 Batang Tiga, 76400 Tanjung Kling, Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 06-315 2693

Socials: Seafarer Restaurant Website | Seafarer Restaurant Facebook

Opening Hours: 11.30 am – 1 am

9. Restaurant Hock Chin

Going through this list, most of the seafood in Melaka restaurants seem to serve pretty heavy meals.

 If you want to opt for some lighter seafood in Melaka, Restaurant Hock Chin is the place to be. Though I have to say, it is a little out of the way from the city center. But for good food, we travel! 

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Here they serve a variety of items that you can snack on all night with your friends! Some of the recommended ones are cockles, clams, squid, and sea snails.

 All these paired with the house chili with sweet nutty sauce is simply delectable. They also have beancurd sheets grilled over charcoal which pairs nicely with the sweet nutty sauce. 

Best of all, the prices are extremely affordable! Excellent place for supper! 

Address: 38, Jalan Jasa Merdeka 32, Taman Datuk Tamby Chik Karim, 75350 Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 012-205 7795

Socials: Restaurant Hock Chin Facebook

Opening Hours: 5 pm – 11.30 pm (Closed Sunday)

10. Simply Fish Restaurant

Despite its name, the restaurant does not simply just serve fish as part of its menu. 

However, the star of the menu is the Fish and Chips, and has been pretty consistent in terms of quality. Other than that, Simply Fish menu is a pretty standard Malaysia’s Western Restaurant that serves pasta, chicken chop, salads, prawns, and crabs.

If you want a bit of everything, get the seafood platter! It has fish and chips, chicken chop, creamy mussel, grilled prawns, fried oysters, and butter rice. Perfect for a small family meal. 

If you want some Melaka seafood that is a little more western and prefers a more cozy dining environment, Simply Fish might be just the place for you. 

Address: 22, Jln KSB 1, Taman kota syahbandar, 75200 Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 06-286 7697

Socials: Simply Fish Restaurant Facebook | Simply Fish Restaurant Instagram

Opening Hours: 11 am – 10.30 pm

11. City Famous Seafood Restaurant

We can all agree that home-cooked meals are the best meals. Well, good news! City Famous Seafood restaurant is a family-run business and their cooking style is very much similar to Chinese home cook. 

This little humble shop is best known for their “Assam Pedas” fish (sour and spicy!) and definitely calls for a plate of rice to mop up the amazing sauce. 

Don’t miss out on ordering the Sambal Squid, Prawns, and Petai (Stink bean) too! Although it is not a halal-certified restaurant, Muslims can be seen dining here too. 

However, locals have reported that prices may be a little more steep compared to other restaurants. But good food, it is definitely worth the penny!

Address: No. 500, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000, Melaka, Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 06-282 2768

Socials: City Famous Seafood Restaurant Facebook 

Opening Hours: 11.30 am – 2.30 pm, 6 pm – 9 pm (Closed Monday 6 pm – 9 pm)

12. Mukmin Ikan Bakar Alai Crystal Bay

There is certainly no shortage of famous grilled fish places in Melaka, especially in the area of Alai. 

Ask anyone about Alai seafood in Melaka and Mukmin Ikan Bakar Alai Crystal Bay will definitely be one of the top recommendations.

However, the place may be a little far from the Melaka city center but you will soon notice that the place is packed with hungry customers. A good portable fan will be a decent gadget to have while queueing for your table.

The “ikan bakar”, grilled well giving it a crispy exterior, and slathered with the house-made sambal sauce is certainly worth the trip! 

Mukmin Ikan Bakar Alai Crystal Bay also has other regular seafood options like fried squid rings, clay pot clam soup, cockles, and a huge variety of stir fry. 

Address: Mukmin Ikan Bakar Alai Jalan Alai Perdana 8 Melaka, 75460 Alai, Malacca

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 011-2369 0300

Socials: Mukmin Ikan Bakar Alai Crystal Bay Facebook

Opening Hours: 4.30 pm – 11.30 pm (Closed Tuesday)

13. Caribbi Seafood Village

Another place to look out for is Caribbi Seafood Village which serves Chinese seafood in Melaka. With a huge live aquarium at the restaurant, you know you are in for some fresh and delicious Melaka seafood. 

The extensive menu offers a huge variety of seafood in the menu, they spiced it up by having multiple ways to prepare your seafood. 

Trust me, no two visits to this restaurant will be the same. 

Feel free to order your choice of seafood and name your cooking style preference; sweet and sour, buttermilk, steamed, clay pot and the list goes on.

Another perk of this place is that it is located right in the city center and it has plenty of parking spaces in front of the restaurant!

Address: 178, Jalan Parameswara, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 011-1071 4770

Socials: Caribbi Seafood Village Website | Caribbi Seafood Village Facebook

Opening Hours: 5 pm – 12 am (Closed Wednesday)

14. Restaurant Paris Seafood

It may be a little odd to see a restaurant named Paris Seafood in Melaka. 

Paris Seafood does not serve seafood from Paris but it instead highlights home-style Malay cooking. They have set meals that feature some fresh Melaka seafood such as the Siakap Fish (Seabass), fried squid, and tom yam seafood. 

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Great place to grab a simple meal at very reasonable pricing! 

Address: Tanjung Keling, 76400 Tanjung Kling, Malacca

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 018-208 1580

Socials: Restaurant Paris Seafood

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15. Capitol Seafood Longkang Siham

Capitol Seafood Longkang Siham is no foreign name and is usually crowded with tourists from other states. 

Don’t let the word “longkang” (meaning drain in English) deter you from dining here! In fact, it is a pretty unique experience as you will be dining by the drain but do not worry, there is no foul odor. 

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Serving up a menu pretty similar to Restaurant Hock Chin which are the boiled cockles, clams, squid, and sea snails, Capitol Seafood Melaka has a lot more to offer. Here you can find fresh oysters, grilled prawns, dried squid, and oyster omelet. If you want something to warm yourself up, they do offer to cook your seafood in a clay pot with seafood broth or tom yam. 

Pay this place a visit! You will definitely not regret it!

Address: Jalan Bunga Raya, Kampung Jawa, 75100 Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 019-364 3912

Socials: Capitol Seafood Longkang Siham Facebook

Opening Hours: 5 pm – 10.30 pm (Closed Tuesday)

16. Restaurant De Lisbon

If you are looking for Portuguese Settlement seafood in Melaka, Restaurant De Lisbon is another place you should put on your itinerary. This is a great alternative to Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant for some authentic Melaccan Portuguese cuisine.

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Serving mouth-watering Melaka seafood Portuguese style since the 1980s, Restaurant De Lisbon treats their food as well as they treat their customers. 

Some of their best dishes include signature fried eggplant, pineapple curry prawns, and Portuguese baked fish. Every dish is packed with flavor bombs that will keep you wanting more. 

Address: 18, Medan Portuguese, 75050, 75050 Ujong Pasir, Malacca

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 012-319 6286

Socials: Restaurant De Lisbon Facebook

Opening Hours: 1 pm – 11 pm 

17. Dayana Ala Thai Seafood

As the name suggests, Dayana Ala Thai Seafood restaurant serves Melaka seafood with a Thai twist. As with all Thai seafood restaurants, you can’t leave without ordering the tom yam seafood! Not to mention that the prices at Dayana Seafood Melaka are pretty affordable too!

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Address: 5326, Jalan Sk Limbongan, Kampung Limbongan, 75250 Melaka

Google Maps Coordinates: Find Me Here!

Contact: 012-949 9717

Socials: Dayana Ala Thai Seafood Facebook

Opening Hours: 

Monday: 3 pm – 2 am

Tuesday: 3 pm – 2 am

Wednesday: 2.30 pm – 1.30 am

Thursday: 3 pm – 12 am

Friday: 9 am – 12 am

Saturday: 2.30 pm – 2.30 am

Sunday: 3.30 pm – 2 am

Best Halal Seafood In Melaka

Some of the best places to find halal seafood in Melaka are:

Bert’s Garden Seafood

Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant

Ikan Bakar Parameswara Restaurant

Ikan Bakar Muara Sg Duyung

Cengkerang Seafood Jumble

Seafarer Restaurant

Simply Fish Restaurant

Mukmin Ikan Bakar Alai Crystal Bay

Restaurant Paris Seafood

Restaurant De Lisbon

Dayana Ala Thai Seafood Restaurant

Seafood 96 Melaka

Best Chinese Seafood In Melaka

Some of the best places to find Chinese seafood in Melaka are:

Restaurant Tong Sheng

Aunty Fatso

Restaurant Hock Chin

City Famous Seafood Restaurant

Best Portugese Seafood In Melaka

Some of the best places to find Portuguese seafood in Melaka are:

Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant

Restaurant De Lisbon

How To Get To Melaka

There are a couple of ways you can get to Melaka:

Bus

Book a bus to Melaka with any of the bus services on the web. Make sure to know which station your bus is departing from(Usually from KL Sentral with a transfer at TBS Kuala Lumpur). You don’t want to miss it!

Taxi 

Fancy a more private and leisure travel experience. Book a taxi to Melaka with any of the taxi services on the web. Easy and convenient. 

Car

If you are driving, search for Melaka or your accommodation in Melaka on Google Maps. No car but still want to drive to Melaka? Sites like Klook, SoCar, and Kayak offer pretty amazing deals for car rentals to fulfill your road trip dreams.

There you have it folks, a lip-smacking list of seafood in Melaka. 

This comprehensive list is going to save you the headache of searching “Melaka seafood near me” for hours. 

With this many awesome seafood restaurants in Melaka, you will definitely need multiple trips here to try it all or maybe return to your favorite ones! Melacca seafood is certainly not something you want to miss!

But trust me it is going to be worth the time and calories! Jokes aside, do watch out for your cholesterol levels when indulging in this fresh seafood in Melaka. Moderation is key!

And if you know of any more little seafood hidden gems in Melaka that we have missed out on, feel free to tell us. We’d love to update the list and share it with other foodies!

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