10 Best Seafood Restaurants In KL

Have you ever had cravings for specific seafood dishes but you can’t decide where to get the best seafood dishes? Well, worry no more as these are the 10 best seafood restaurants in KL that will offer some of the tastiest seafood platters that you will never forget.

1. Restoran KL Seafood Market 

seafood restaurants in KL

Located inside Perdana Botanical Garden, Restaurant KL Seafood Market offers some of the most exotic seafood dishes ranging from a bowl of Tomyam Noodle and Fried Squid Rings to Sashimi Tiger Prawn and Stir-Fried Crab with Hot & Spicy Sauce. They also serve alcoholic beverages for those who want to party after dinner.

After looking around and admiring the beautiful and mass varieties of plants in the botanical garden, this restaurant provides a perfect spot for visitors to take a break and have a good, delicious meal before they make their merry way back to the garden for more sightseeing.

Dishes

Stir-fried Cuttlefish Leg with Salted Egg Yolk

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Source: Restoran KL Seafood Market Facebook

Tomyam Noodle Bowl

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Source: Restoran KL Seafood Market Facebook

Sashimi Tiger Prawns

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Source: Restoran KL Seafood Market Facebook

Review 

Location:

KL SEAFOOD MARKET

Restoran 1,Aras 5,Ruang Letak Kereta Bertingkat,Jalan Tanglin,Taman Tasik Perdana,

50480 Kuala Lumpur.

Contact:

Facebook

Phone: 

03 – 2276 0066

017 – 254 0361

Operating Hours:

Monday – Sunday

11am – 3pm

6pm – 10pm

2. One Seafood Restaurant

seafood restaurants in KL

One Seafood Restaurant has menus that attract almost all kinds of customers with its wide variety of menus that offer vegetarian, fish, crab, poultry and many other types of dishes.  With so many menus offering different ways of cooking certain dishes, it is impossible to taste all of the dishes in just a few trips so you might want a large group of friends or family members to try as many dishes as possible. One Seafood Restaurant has a dress code that requires customers to dress formally so do take note if you plan to dine in this restaurant.

Dishes

Braised Crab With Chili

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Source: One Seafood KL 

Steamed Fillet of Giant Grouper with Ginger & Bean Sauce

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Source: One Seafood KL

Deep Fried Fish Slice With Superior Sauce

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Source: One Seafood KL

Reviews

Location:

118, Bukit Bintang St, Imbi, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Contact:

Facebook

Official Website

Phone: 03-2143 3323 or 03-2143 9919

Operating Hours

Monday – Sunday

11am – 3pm

5:30pm – 11:30pm

3. Hokkaido Seafood Restaurant 

seafood restaurants in KL

Hokkaido Seafood Restaurant, despites its name, is a Chinese seafood restaurant that can be found in Jalan Lumut Damai Complex, Kuala Lumpur. It is one of those restaurants that has tables set outside and inside. However, what sets it apart from other restaurants is the wide variety of fishes you can see in one area and fishes served on top of a pile of ice to keep these raw fishes, crayfishes and shellfishes to ensure they are fresh for a bit longer. The restaurant also offers a few unique variations of escargot and sea snail dishes which are some of the only restaurants that are available. You can visit their website to order delivery online and enjoy eating exquisite seafood dishes at home.

Dishes

Butter Prawn

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Source: Hokkaido Seafood Restaurant

Garlic Steamed Lala

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Source: Hokkaido Seafood Restaurant

Four Season Hot Dishes

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Source: Hokkaido Seafood Restaurant

Reviews

Location

No 68 , jalan lumut damai complex

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact

Facebook

Instagram

Online delivery

Phone: 

012-375 8039 (Kelvin)

012-2237700 (CK)

03-40411316

Operating Hours

Monday – Sunday

2pm – 9:30pm

4. Muhibbah Seafood

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Muhibbah Seafood is another local-styled seafood that specializes in both muslim and chinese cuisine with a pinch of thai dishes here and there. Although they don’t offer as many dishes as the other on this list, their lemon chicken and deep fried squid are worth dying for. 

Dishes

Stir Fried Lala in Salted Black Beans

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Source: Muhibbah Seafood

Deep Fried Squid

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Source: Muhibbah Seafood

Steam Fish with Ginger and Soy Sauce

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Source: Muhibbah Seafood

Reviews

Location 

Muhibbah Seafood 2851, Jalan Seri Penchala, Kampung Sungai Penchala, 60000 K.L

Contact

Facebook

Instagram

Official Website

Phone: 

03-77273153

011-11403153

Operating Hours

Monday – Sunday

12pm – 2pm

5:30pm – 8:30pm

5. Southern Rock Seafood

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Southern Rock Seafood offers a wide variety of seashells imported from England, Ireland, Holland, Australia and France while having a unique, wooden interior design to enhance your dine-in experience and gives off a sense of nostalgia and exquisite atmosphere. The restaurant also allows their customers to book their whole restaurant to host a private party for the lucky boys and girls. 

Every week, Southern Rock Seafood would post their recipe of some of their popular dishes cooked by their chefs in their official website to teach others how to cook similar dishes at home. They also have their own retail shop for customers who wish to buy fresh fishes, goat cheese and other seafoods they have for sale even after closing hours.

Dishes

Canape Platter 

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Source: Lamyerda

Legendary Laksa

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Source: Tim Chew

England’s Rainbow Trout

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Source: Tim Chew

Reviews

Location

32-36, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact

Facebook

Official Website

Phone: 012-209 6484

Operating Hours

Monday – Sunday

11am – 10pm

6. Pier 12 Seafood Tavern

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Pier 12 Seafood Tavern is one of the few seafood restaurants in KL that is built using a row of old buildings and refurbished into a restaurant. From appearance alone, you can feel the history of this building while being one of the closest seafood restaurants in KL available as it is a 3-minute walk from the Kuala Lumpur Tower. Diners are able to enjoy the magnificent view of the Kuala Lumpur Tower while dining in this restaurant while its interior design provides a comfy atmosphere. 

Dishes

Chilli Crab

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Source: Pier 12 Tavern

Squid Ink Linguine Con Polpo

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Source: Tableapp

Pan-seared Scallops

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Source: Tableapp

Reviews

Location

12, Lorong Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact

Facebook

Instagram

Phone: 011-2611 2460 

Operating Hours

Sunday – Thursday 

5pm – 2am

Friday & Saturday

5pm – 3am

7. Talaykrata Seafood BBQ Restaurant

seafood restaurants in KL

Talaykrata Seafood BBQ restaurant is a seafood buffet that, as the name suggests, specializes in BBQ-ing their seafood dishes and provides a unique experience for their dine-in customers. The customers are seated on a table that is placed near to a metal, rectangular box where they store and replenish fresh tiger prawns for their customers to catch and cook with tongs provided. 

You are also able to order your desired seafood and it will be served to you raw and a griller that allows you to cook at your own pace while in some cases the servers will lay out a white cloth that enables you to enjoy eating your prawns. For RM 88 per pax, you get 2 hours unlimited refills of glorious seafood including free Haagen Daaz! That’s a steal for sure. But, those who are not interested in the buffet are able to pay RM 58 to order an ala carte set that comes with various seafoods to enjoy.

Products

Seafood BBQ Ala Carte Set

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Source: Talakrata Seafood BBQ Restaurant

Seafood Tabur Set

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Source: Talakrata Seafood BBQ Restaurant

Seafood Tabur Buttermilk Sauce

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Source: Talakrata Seafood BBQ Restaurant

Reviews

Location

Publika Shopping Gallery

A4-G1-06, No.1, Jalan Dutamas, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Contact

Facebook

Phone: 012-623 6601

Operating Hours

Monday – Sunday

11am – 10pm

8. Yamaguchi Fish Market

seafood restaurants in KL

Yamaguchi Fish Market is a seafood restaurant that is unique for emphasizing its restaurant’s origin which is Japan. You can see waiters, interior design and various other Japanese items in the restaurant, but more importantly it has a display of their fresh live seafoods in a table size aquarium, akin to how Japanese fishmongers sell their seafood in Japan. They also offer various Japanese dishes that you cannot get to experience anywhere in Malaysia except here including sea urchin. Alongside with their seafood dishes, they also offer wagyu beef that can be cooked in various ways, plenty of sushi to choose from and too many to list. As it is a Japanese-themed restaurant, they are also serving Japanese alcohol.

Products

Uni don (Rice with sea urchin)

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Source: Yamaguchi Fish Market

Cheese baked and poached lobster

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Source: Yamaguchi Fish Market

Pan fried Foie Grais with Teriyaki Sauce

seafood restaurants in KL

Source: Yamaguchi Fish Market

Reviews

Location

No. 16, Jalan Kampung Pandan, 55000 Kuala Lumpur

Contact

Facebook

Instagram

Official Website

Phone: 012-268 2816

Operating Hours

Monday – Sunday

11:30am – 3pm

5:30pm – 10pm

9. The Fat Fish

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If you’re looking for a good blend of both western and eastern style of seafood, this is the place for you! The Fat Fish, at hindsight, may seem like a western seafood restaurant, but one look at their menu and you’ll be surprised by their variety of seafood dishes. If you’re feeling a little western-y, you can order their Australian Wagyu Tomahawk, Roast Boneless Lamb Leg and other western dishes that are almost as good as their seafood dishes.

Dishes

Tsukimi Udon

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Source: The Fat Fish

Jidori Yuzu Kusho Pizza

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Source: The Fat Fish

Fat Fish Salmon Burger

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Source: The Fat Fish

Reviews

Location

163 Retail Park

163, Mont Kiara Pines, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact

Facebook

Instagram

Official Website

Phone: 013 – 261 3777

Operating Hours

Monday – Sunday

11am – 10pm

10. Restoran Desa Tomyam & Seafood

seafood restaurants in KL

If you like an extra spice to your food, Restoran Desa Tomyam & Seafood is the place for you as it is one of the many seafood restaurants in KL that Malay and Thai dishes are mixed to add that extra spice into your food. As Malaysians, we all love to have prawn in our spicy dishes including a bowl of instant noodles. Restoran Desa Tomyam & Seafood offers some variety of seafood dishes including Seafood Fried Rice and they are always fresh as they restock their prawns daily by their suppliers.

Dishes

Fried Squid 

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Source: Restoran Desa Tomyam & Seafood

Prawn Sambal

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Source: Restoran Desa Tomyam & Seafood

Seafood Fried Rice

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Source: Restoran Desa Tomyam & Seafood

Reviews

Location

No. 16, Jalan SS 19/1d, Ss 19, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Contact

Facebook

Instagram

Phone: 019-621 0731

Operating Hours

Monday – Sunday

11am – 10pm

There you have it, top 10 best seafood restaurants in KL. Just from writing this article alone had me craving for some seafood right now. And the best part about these restaurants is they are all halal with the exception of alcohol being served. So, don’t worry about bringing your Muslims friends over to these restaurants as everyone can have a great time enjoying the delicacies the ocean can provide. 

As coronavirus is spreading across the country, most of these restaurants are forced to close their business temporarily to prevent the virus from spreading even more. Fret not however, as these restaurants offer their menus online that you can order through Foodpanda, Grabfood or whatever food delivery service that you use.

Check out our top 5 places to get confinement food or best pizzas in Malaysia if you are looking for something else to eat at home.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Seafood

What is considered seafood?

Seafood comes from animals or creatures that are found in the sea. Seafood consists of bony fishes, as well as primitive sharks, rays, sturgeons, crustaceans such as prawns, crabs, lobsters, and crawfish such as cockles, clams, oysters and abalones.

Any healthy seafood I can consider in my diet?

You can include Salmon into your diet for a healthier seafood option. Salmon is known to have the best sources of omega-3 fatty acid, which is considered essential to our body as our body relies on food to obtain it. 

What is the most common seafood served in a seafood restaurant?

The most common seafood served in seafood restaurants would be shrimp, tilapia, crabs, prawns and lobsters. These seafood are often cooked in various styles, one of which is chilli crabs and steamed tilapia. 

What is the popular Malaysian seafood dish I can try?

One of Malaysia’s top seafood dishes you can try is the Asam Pedas. It is usually eaten as the main dish, and the Asam Pedas is known for its zesty rich broth, with its signature sour and spicy flavours. Other than that, you can also try Fish Curry (Kari Ikan), and Spicy Frilled Fish.

What is considered the most expensive seafood?

Bluefin tuna is considered one of the most expensive seafood, as it is the most expensive grade of the fish. With its marbling meat, and juicy and delectable flavour, it is understandable why bluefin tuna is considered the most expensive seafood in the world. 

Kendrik Chew Kong Yew
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