Another great article from The Sunday Star’s Metro, which features lots of makan information. Here’s a directory of the top seafood outlets in the country.
1. La-La Chong Seafood Restaurant, Subang, Selangor
Located right across the Subang Abdul Aziz Shah Airport Terminal 3, in Subang, Selangor, La-La Chong is truly famous for their seafood and as the name indicates, don’t forget to have a mussel dish, especially the la-la drenched in a wine stock.
2. Muhibbah Seafood Restaurant, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
This restaurant serves great Halal food which include Steamfish Thai Style, Pucuk Paku Salad, Deep Fried Sotong and Stir-fried Lotus Root with Dried Cuttlefish. They are located at No.50, 52 & 54, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur.
3. Unique Seafood Restaurant, Klang Valley
This chain of four restaurants, namely in Section 13, Petaling Jaya, the Pantai Seafood Restaurant in Kayu Ara, Unique Fisherman in Cheras and the latest, Unique Seafood in Setapak are famous for their signature dishes such as Fresh Water Prawns in Golden Superior Soup, Baked Oyster with Cheese, Fried Kailan in Two Varieties and Baked Meat Crab with Salted Egg. Not to be missed!
4. Grand Straits Garden Seafood Restaurant, Danga Bay, Johor
Overlooking the bay, this outlet provides the right ambience to enjoy seafood and it also serves the crustaceans at their best – steamed, pan-fried and cooked in tasty sauces.
5. Bagan Seafood Village, Port Klang, Selangor
Bagan special fried crabs, butter prawns, fried oysters, glass chicken, beggar’s chicken, shark’s fin and sea coconut jelly are some of the specialities that one can look forward to when making a beeline for this seafood outlet in Bagan Hailam in Klang Selat Utara, Port Klang.
6. Tanjung Harapan Esplanade, Port Klang, Selangor
Right across the Port Klang Golf Resort, this esplanade is home to many seafood restaurants that offer the freshest and sweetest crustaceans in the best possible style of cooking, be it Asian or Western. The cool breeze from the sea and the sound of the coniferous trees swaying in the wind is enough for one to sit back and enjoy good food with fingers and unwind during the weekend.
7. East Hokkaido Seafood Restaurant, Penang
Famous for its Cheese Crabs, which are made fresh daily, this seafood restaurant is also popular for its salted egg mantis prawn, special seafood `Phoon Choy’, crab termidor, spring chicken, steamed fresh water patin fish, besides its Black Pepper Udon and Wantan Noodles with Large Prawns. They are located at 20C, Jalan Bagan Jermal, Penang.
8. Sri Mahkota Seafood Restaurant, Kuantan, Pahang
Located across the Citiview Hotel in central Kuantan, this restaurant has gained popularity for its innovative dishes such as Mongolian Lobster and tasty vegetables dishes to accompany the often heavy seafood dishes. Among the signature dishes that are must-trys are the Salted Egg Crab and the Assam Fish.
9. King Crab Restaurant, Petaling Jaya
Right opposite Kelana LRT Station, this restaurant, which also has a branch at the Borneo Rainforest Café across the Sunway Hotel, is famous for their fresh seafood dishes that are prepared very simply to bring out the freshness and sweetness of the crustaceans.
10. Cheung Ching Seafood Restaurant, Ipoh, Perak
Located at 43 Jalan Hussein, this restaurant is a spin-off of the same namesake in Hong Kong. Sharing the same master chef as its parent restaurant in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, Sham Chung Ho, this is seafood as the Chinese like it – fresh, succulent and well presented.