1. Eleven Bistro & Restaurant
Night Market, 11, Jalan Hang Lekiu near the Jonker Street, 75200, Melaka
Over the years, Portuguese food and Malacca local food have merged into unique dishes. Their chef’s use freshly prepared ingredients from local market to cook with their own signature recipes and ensure them at the finest quality before serving customers. In this restaurant, you can have a lot of Portuguese food such as the Portuguese Haisan Baked Fish, Portuguese Sambal Crab, Grilled King Prawn and Deep Fried Squid. Let’s come here to try the taste of spicy Portuguese cuisine with their unique recipes infused with different spices, herbs and chilies. It will be the unforgettable tasty for you.
2. Bert’s Garden Seafood
2078-C, Jalan Kampung Pinang B, 76400 Tanjung Kling, Melaka
Friday – Sunday 4.30pm-12am
(closed on Monday)
Tel: +606-315 2213
Bert’s Garden Seafood known as one of the best seafood restaurants in all of Malacca. Although it is located outside of the main city, it does not prevent people from visiting and enjoying it. The restaurant is located by the sea and guests can enjoy a spectacular sunset.
Restaurant area is very large, can set up different dining places. The seats in the garden were accompanied by calm music, creating a peace mood for the customers.
As a seafood restaurant, the main dishes here are seafood. Their ingredients are all fresh and ready to be served in Bert’s signature styles. The giant prawns are best when grilled and cooked with butter and garlic, while the signature crabs are the ones cooked with black pepper or shrimp paste with curry leaf (Kam Heong). Bert’s Garden Seafood serves more than just barbecue products. They also have a variety of menus, from western to local and even Japanese food.
3. Ikan Bakar Roselidi Alai No.7
No.7 crystal bay ,sungai punggur, Alai, 75460 Melaka
5:45 pm – 11:45 pm
Tel: +6019-657 6068
Alai Squid Village has a hawker center that specialist in fish roasting. Specially recommended is Ikan Bakar Roselidi Alai at stall 7. The fish and seafood in this stall are delicious and at a reasonable price. The boss will offer different cooking methods and flavors depending on the type of seafood you order. Here you can also pick your own ingredients and buy the freshest ingredients for your food.
4. Restaurant Aunty Fatso
39, Jalan KLJ 1, Taman kota laksamana jaya, 75000 Melaka
Tel: +6012-611 699
If you decide to stay in Melaka for a night, then you cannot miss Restaurant Aunty Fatso. This restaurant is famous for its Prawn Cheese Bee Hoon. They use the big prawns with the huge legs. The gravy is a little cheesy. It’s not stringy and the cheese taste is in the gravy. It’s really liked a Crab Bee Hoon Soup but along with milk there is cheese in the soup. Another dishes that must try is their salted egg yolk squid. They use the fresh squid and not too overpowering on the Salted Egg Yolk. So, that’s so nice.
5. Restoran Tong Sheng
No. 377 & 378, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka
Tel: +6016-776 7811
Restoran Tong Sheng is definitely one of the recommended restaurants when you search Google for “the best place to eat in Malacca.” Restoran Tong Sheng is the pioneer of Cheesy Prawn Bee Hoon in Malacca. It’s inspired by Hong Kong’s lobster cheese noodles. The cheese melts nicely into the slightly watery gravy and the mix has just the right amount of creaminess. The freshness and sweetness of the prawns are evident. The Fried Fresh Squid with Garlic is another dish that will definitely knock your socks off. It gives the perfect crunch and depth of flavour. The price is reasonable. If you’re going to Malacca for the weekend, you’ll have to try it at least once.
6. Teo Soon Loong Seafood Restaurant
Address: No. 42 & 44 Jalan KPKS 1 Kompleks Perniagaan Kota Syahbandar, Melaka 75200 Malaysia
Tuesday-Sunday (12pm-2.30pm & 6pm-9.30pm)
Closed on Monday
Tel: +60 6-288 0209
Teo Soon Loong Seafood Restaurant is a humble Chinese restaurant well-known in offering delicious Teochew cuisines. Oyster Noodles is their famous dishes and it served on a huge plate. Generously topped with scallion and fresh oyster. Their Teochew dumplings wrapped in the bean curd, the deep-fried dumplings have a very crispy exterior enclosing the flavourful pork and prawns filling. Also, their Teochew steamed fish with ginger, tomatoes and salted mustard tastes great too.
7. Monterios Portuguese Seafood Restaurant
Address: Lot 18C, Medan Portugis, Kampung Portugis, 75050 Malacca City
Opening Hours: 6pm-2am
Tel: +6014-232 6769
Montero Porcuese Seafood Restaurant is hidden in a community centre in Perkampungan Portugis in Malacca. It has a combination of Chinese and Portuguese, so you can expect to have a bit of a spicy taste. Monterios serves its patrons really delicious seafood ranging from fish to crabs and clams. Some of its popular crustacean dishes are the Butter Prawns, Garlic Ginger Clams and Salted Egg Crabs. Their Chilli Crab is a must try and we also loved their stir-fried clams, butter scallops and Nestum prawns. Their prices are also reasonable.
8. Seafarer Restaurant Melaka
Masjid Tanjung Kling, 1516, 76400 Batang Tiga, Malacca
Tel: +606-315 2693
Seafarer is a restaurant on the beach terrace and gives you the best experience at the beach. The table on the restaurant is on the terrace, but there are also some tables on the beach. For seafood restaurants, seamen have the best beach environment.
The Seafarer not only provided a very good environment, and their seafood was well known. They have different seafood options with different cooking styles and more than 10 flavors of any fish choice. They include Asam Pedas, Cili Garam, steamed, Sweet and Sour, Deep Fried With Ginger, Curry Fish Head and many more.
Their Nyonya style steamed fish is a good one, with a flavourful, spicy sauce covering the tender flesh of the fish. The Chilli Crab and Black Pepper Crab are also recommended, suitable for those who have a thing for spicy food. Overall, the Seafarer is a restaurant that can provide a quiet and beautiful place to have your delicious seafood dinner.
9. City Famous Seafood Melaka
No. 500, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000, Melaka, Melaka
Tel: +606-282 2768
City Famous Seafood Melaka serves delicious seafood and traditional Chinese cuisine but it is not certified as Halal. Asam Pedas Fish is their famous dishes at here. They hand-picked Alam Jawa and mixed it with their special chili sauce and then steamed with the fish, this is different with the locally used asam. It won’t taste too spicy, but it will taste good. Their prawns and squid are also highly recommended. It looks simple, but it’s delicious with rice. Other delectable dishes here include chilli fried kang kung, telor bom, tau foo and fried taugeh. However, the flaw is that the food price is slightly higher than other seafood restaurants.
10. Medan Ikan Bakar Muara Sungai Duyung
Jalan Padang Temu, 75050 Melaka
This is probably cheapest place to eat seafood in Melaka. All are fresh and delicious! That will crowd on weekend so do come early. The first few steps into the place would be welcomed with fresh seafood on display for customers to pick on and later be cooked.
The choices range from red snapper fish, seabass fish, prawns and even bamboo clams either to be grilled or fried. One of the must-haves is the fried calamari apart from their grilled fish with texture alike of a sweet, chewy, and tender feeling. Fresh cockles are also not to be missed as crowds are very pleased with them.