Seafood is a very much staple dish in Malaysia, as it could be found almost everywhere. From street stalls to restaurants. In our country, you will find different iterations of seafood dishes all over, as a different place has its unique twist to their seafood dishes. Today, we will be listing 7 Mouthwatering Seafood Places in KL that serve delicious seafood dishes. They are bound to make you crave for more and more!
1. Muhibbah Seafood Restaurant
Sitting on top of a hill overlooking the greeneries of what is left of Sungai Penchala amidst the heavy development, Muhibbah Seafood restaurant has been serving Chinese cuisine with Thai influence for over three decades. Their Chinese-Thai food hybrid is one of the selling points of the restaurants. They attract people from all over Malaysia to give it a try.
We recommend their Tom Yam soup dish served with all kinds of fresh seafood, in their flavourful Sour Tom Yam soup. If you love fish, try their Steamed Thai Style Siakap. It is fresh and tender steamed with lots of lemongrass, shallots, ginger, celery and so on. Yummy!
Address: Jalan Seri Penchala, Kampung Sungai Penchala, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 12pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10pm (Daily)
2. Yamaguchi Fish Market
Inspired by Karato and Tsukiji Fish Market in Japan, Yamaguchi Fish Market has a goal of bringing high quality and fresh ingredients to seafood lovers in a vibrant space. Designed in a way that resembles a fish market, it allows you to select the seafood you wish to eat yourself. And then, the chef will prepare it for you.
This place offers a wide variety of seafood such as white snappers, geoducks, French oysters, king crab and many more which are cooked in different styles. What you have to know is that over here, you’re guaranteed to be served with fresh seafood!
Address: 16, Jalan Kampung Pandan, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 12pm – 3:30pm, 6pm – 10:30pm (Daily)
3. ONE Seafood Restaurant
ONE Seafood Restaurant caters to a wide range of taste at a reasonable yet worthwhile prices. If you’re looking for an air-conditioned place to escape the heat while savouring local seafood cuisine, this is definitely the place for you. Here, they serve all kinds dishes, from garden salad, to fish, poultry, and oysters fished lived from their aquarium, so be assured that it’s going to be a fresh dinner for the night!
You can check out their menu here.
Address: 118, Bukit Bintang Street, Imbi, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 11:30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10:30pm (Daily)
4. Hokkaido Seafood Restaurant
While the name may confuses you at first, this restaurant is in no way connected to the island in Japan. Instead, the food served here is very locally Chinese, with hint of Thai flavours infused into the dishes.
Hokkaido Seafood restaurant offers a no-frills approach when it comes to localised seafood dishes, serving various dishes like clams, mussels, prawns, crabs and fish. If you love spicy seafood dishes, we recommend their Sweet and Sour Crab and Fried Chili Bamboo Clam, and experience love in first bite!
Address: 68, Jalan Lumut, Titiwangsa Sentral, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 5:30pm – 1:15am; Friday – Saturday: 5:30pm – 2am
5. Southern Rock Seafood
Operating in an entirely different way than other seafood restaurants in KL, Southern Rock seafood has two centres of operation, the kitchen which serves fresh seafood, and the grocery section which allows customers to buy fresh seafood.
Owned by a family-run fishmonger specialist, you can expect real fresh catches as well as some rarer seafood here. One of their most popular seafood dishes is the oyster, which are air-flown from the Southern Ocean of Australia and Northern Europe.
Address: 32-36, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 11am – 10pm (Daily)
6. Top Catch Fisheries
If you want to enjoy seafood sashimi without burning a hole in your wallet, Top Catch Fisheries is the place for you! Serving Japanese sashimi, salmon, butter fish and scallops, this eatery would definitely satisfy your seafood cravings!
The fishes here are impeccably fresh, so you don’t have to worry about the quality of the food. We recommend their Ootoro and Hamachi, which are lusciously creamy and melt in your mouth with a clean aftertaste. However, be sure to make it there early if you want to have a taste as they close at mid noon.
Address: 17, Jalan Hujan Rahmat, Taman Overseas Union, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7:30am – 1pm (Closed on Monday)
7. Lau Heong Seafood Restaurant
This restaurant has a reputation for serving delicious seafood. One of their signature dishes is the Seafood Hotplate, which consists of juicy squids and/or prawns, covered in savoury and spicy butter cream sauce, heavenly!
Another popular dish is the Siong Tong Lala, fresh and plump lala in delicious broth. Other than their seafood dishes, the deep fried chicken wings which are marinated in prawn paste are also a dish that is very much sought after.
Address: 43A-0-9, Jalan 3/48A, Sentul Perdana, Bandar Baru Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur
There you have it! The 7 Mouthwatering Seafood Places in KL. Now you know where to go for delicious seafood the next time you’re roaming in the streets of KL! If you want to save the hassle of eating out, just order your seafood meal via foodpanda and have it delivered right to your doorstep.
A passionate seafood fanatic? Read about the World Seafood Congress, a platform for information, ideas and methodology exchange between those a part of the seafood sector.