Foodies like me never miss a chance to have fresh seafood. And thanks to the Kuala Selangor River and local fishermen, you can have fresh seafood that is collected just right off the boat.
That’s why Kuala Selangor is called a seafood haven. Now there are countless Seafood Restaurants in Kuala Selangor. It’s important to choose the best from them, but if you’re not from Kuala Selangor, the task might become a bit hard for you.
And in such a case, this article will help you. Because here, I have listed the best 13 seafood restaurants in Kuala Selangor and included their best seafood items, location, and details like atmosphere and surroundings.
Now being a Muslim, it’s quite difficult to choose Halal-certified restaurants; that’s why in this article, I have also mentioned (right after the name of restaurants) which ones are Halal and which are Non-Halal.
So, follow the article till the end to learn about seafood and seafood restaurants in Kuala Selangor. See the maps for each of the restaurant’s location and choose which one is nearby you.
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1. River View Seafood Restaurant (Halal)
Located at the heart of the seafood area, Pasir Penambang in Kuala Selangor, River View Seafood Restaurant is not only famous for its delicious seafood but also for its low price.
Yes, cheap price seafood is available here. Those of you who have a budget problem but want to have seafood, come to River View Seafood Restaurant without any hesitation.
Furthermore, it’s a pork-free restaurant. Even you’ll not find any food item that is not from the ocean, except chicken. Prawns, Crab, Squid, fish, and mantis shrimp, are the regularly available food items in this restaurant.
Their Lala Mee Hoon has a fabulous fragrant and delicious taste. The fried squid is so soft and juicy from the inside while it’s crunchy from the outside.
There is also coconut tom yam prawn, sweet and sour crabs, butter prawn, and veggies. All these dishes come at a really reasonable price.
Must try: Lala Mee Hoon, Coconut Tom Yam Prawn.
Location: No1, Jalan Besar, Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Tuesday to Sunday 11:00 am to 08:30 pm (closed on Monday)
2. Aroma Ikan Bakar (Halal)
When we’re talking about seafood items, Ikan Bakar can’t be missed out. In fact, it’s a special seafood dish that you must try.
Basically, Ikan Bakar is grilled fish, but its cooking method is quite traditional. The fishes are wrapped in banana leaves to grill them on a charcoal fire.
There is no specific fish to make this dish; you can choose any fish you want. Aroma Ikan Bakar is a restaurant in Kuala Selangor that has the reputation of selling the best Ikan Bakar in this area. At the same time, the restaurant is Halal certified.
Here they prepared this dish with a special sauce called asam. This sauce is spicy and sour, which enhances the flavour of Ikan Bakar.
Must try: Ikan Bakar
Location: Jalan Jati, Jeram, 45800 Jeram
Business hours: Tuesday to Sunday 30:30 pm to 10:00 pm (closed on Monday)
3. Restoran Makanan Laut Pasir Penambang (Halal)
Restoran Makanan Laut Pasir Penambang is one of the best seafood restaurants in Kuala Selangor. Being placed above the river water, this restaurant has a breathtaking view of its surroundings. And the view of the sunset is also fascinating here.
Now let’s talk about food which has Chinese flavour without any Non-Halal ingredients. You can have Chill Crabs, Fresh Fish, Mantis Prawns, vegetables, and chicken dishes in this restaurant.
But if you want to try something unique, you should order the Oyster Omelet and Pancake-style Omelet.
Must try: Chill Crabs, Pancake-style Omelet
Location: No.204 Jalan Besar Pasir Penambang, 45000, Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Thursday to Tuesday, 11:45 am to 10:30 pm (closed on Wednesday)
4. Summer Windmill Seafood Restaurant (Non-Halal)
Located in a fishing village of Kuala Selangor called Bagan Sungai Yu, Summer Windmill Seafood Restaurant is unique and special because of its windmill decoration and fresh seafood. Those of you who want to have pictures for Instagram should definitely come here as the place is outstanding for photoshoots, and its sunset view is mesmerizing.
As the restaurant is placed in a fishing village, no doubt you’ll get only fresh seafood here. What makes this restaurant more unique is its innovative new dishes that you can’t find anywhere else.
Coconut Prawn, Mantis Prawns, and Potato leaves are all-time favourite dishes of Summer Windmill Seafood Restaurant, which you can get at very reasonable prices. But the restaurant is not Halal certified.
Must try: Mantis Prawns, Coconut Prawn
Location: Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Tuesday to Friday 11:30 am to 09:30 pm｜Saturday & Sunday 11:30 am to 08:30 pm (closed on Monday)
5. Nasa Jaya Tomyam Seafood Restaurant (Halal)
Nasa Jaya Tomyam is another seafood restaurant that is located at Pasir Penambang and is Halal certified. If you want to taste Thai cuisine with a Malay mixture, you have to come to this restaurant.
The Tom Yum soup of this restaurant will give you the authentic Thailand taste, which you won’t get anywhere else.
Furthermore, the place is so big and very hygienic. And every food is fresh here. You’ll love it for sure.
Must try: Tom Yum soup
Location: Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Daily 08:00 am to 08:00 pm
6. Restoran Xinsan Enterprise (好马招牌蒸鱼头)
Seafood becomes more enjoyable if it is eaten with a river view or on a boat. So any restaurant that has a river view and serves fresh catch seafood is the most accurate place to eat.
And guess what, Restoran Xinsan Enterprise is such a restaurant that has both fresh catch seafood and a beautiful river view as the restaurant is built on wooden stills alongside the river. And the view becomes magical when the sun goes down.
If you ask about food, then I can say no one can match the authenticity of Restoran Xinsan Enterprise. Their signature fish head grouper is matchless and served with a thick sauce and sliced onions. Apart from this, you can try their signature tofu, steamed Lala, fragrant crab, and oyster omelette.
All these foods are budget-friendly. But as the restaurant is very popular in Kuala Selangor, that’s why it’s crowdy, and you might have to wait some time for food to be served.
Must try: fish head grouper, signature tofu, steamed Lala
Location: Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Wednesday to Monday 02:00 pm to 08:00 pm｜Sunday 11:00 am to 08:00 pm (closed on Tuesday)
View on map ｜ Contact: +60173407121 ｜ Price range · $$
7. Kuala Sungai (Ah Yu) Restaurant (Halal)
Kuala Sungai (Ah Yu) Restaurant is one of the best Halal seafood restaurants in Kuala Selangor. But this restaurant is not located on the main road, and you have to get there through a small road, next to the Kuala Selangor River. That’s why very few people know about it.
But once you eat their seafood, I can bet you’ll come here again. Especially their soft-shell crab paired with butter curry and Salted egg crab are the most delightful dishes that you have ever had.
Another impressive fact about Ah Yu Restaurant is the quantity of food. It’s really good! If you order food for two people, that can be eaten by four people easily.
Though the restaurant is not so big, it has a huge parking space just in front of it. And, of course, you can’t ignore the enchanting riverside view.
Must try: Salted egg crab, soft-shell crab
Location: No. 439A, Jalan Sungai Yu, Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Friday to Wednesday, 10:00 am to 07:00 pm (closed on Thursday)
8. Jetty Seafood Restaurant (Non-Halal)
When I’m talking about seafood restaurants in Kuala Selangor, I would definitely not miss Jetty Seafood Restaurant, which is one of the most famous seafood restaurants in the town. People love this restaurant because of its location, view and atmosphere. Especially the evening view, when the sun is setting towards the west, is mesmerising.
The best-selling seafood dishes of this restaurant are clams and crabs. And you can have them cooked according to your choice. Besides that, their salted egg and Kam Heong are also delicious.
If you want to have fresh seafood with Chinese texture and a nice river view, you have to come to the Jetty Seafood Restaurant.
Must try: Chilli Crab, Milk crab, Kam Heong
Location: MY Selangor Kuala Selangor Pasir Penambang No. T26, Jalan Pasir Penambang, 45000
Business hours: Wednesday to Monday 11:00 am to 10:00 pm (closed on Tuesday)
View on map ｜ Contact: +60173497713 ｜ Price range · $$
9. Restoran Makanan Laut Ah Poh (Halal)
Another Pork-free seafood restaurant in Kuala Selangor is Restoran Makanan Laut Ah Poh. The restaurant has a reputation for being one of the lowest-priced seafood restaurants in Kuala Selangor.
And the surprising fact is they never compromise taste with the price. You will get tons of seafood dishes here that can certainly blow your mind. Stir-fried bee Hoon with crab, crispy fried fish slices, and Kam Heong Lala are the items that you must try. They are so delicious and authentic.
If you don’t try any of these items, it’s okay. But don’t miss their signature dish, Stir-fried mantis prawns in spicy sauce. This is the most demanded seafood item of this restaurant.
Furthermore, if you want fresh seafood and want to have it cooked according to your choice, bring freshly caught fish or buy some from local fishers and the restaurant staff will cook it for you.
Must try: Stir-fried mantis prawns, Stir-fried bee Hoon with crab
Location: 34, Jalan Sultan Ibrahim, Kuala Selangor, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Wednesday to Monday 11:30 am to 02:30 pm & 05:30 pm to 09:30 pm (closed to Tuesday)
10. Restoran Tian Wai Tian (Non-Halal)
Restoran Tian Wai Tian is one of the best seafood restaurants in Kuala Selangor. That has a 4.5-star rating and serves classic Chinese seafood. It’s a family-run restaurant, and they have maintained the actual Chinese taste for generations.
The most popular and best-selling dishes of this restaurant are buttermilk prawns, Tofu accompanied with chilli sauce, and oyster omelette. And if you love spiciness, you should definitely try their Kung Pao shrimp with lady’s fingers.
Quality, quantity, and comfort. All you get in this one restaurant. And not every seafood restaurant will give you an air-conditioned setting like Restoran Tian Wai Tian.
Must try: Kung Pao shrimp with lady’s fingers, buttermilk prawns
Location: 143, Taman Pinggiran, Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Friday to Wednesday 11:30 am to 03:00 pm & 05:30 pm to 11:00 pm (closed on Thursday)
11. Want to Eat Restaurant (揾到食海鲜餐馆)
Another air-conditioned seafood restaurant and one of the most popular restaurants in Kuala Selangor is the Want To Eat Restaurant. This restaurant is clean and occupies two shop lots.
Their food items are unique and delicious, especially Cheesy Oreo Crab and grill fishes. Foods are a bit pricey, but taste-wise, it’s acceptable. The restaurant serves only high-quality Chinese cuisine.
They have a large area for parking so surely you won’t get in trouble. If you want good food with a nice and clean atmosphere, you should surely come to the Want To Eat Restaurant.
Must try: Cheesy Oreo Crab
Location: 8, Jln Peninsular Utama 1, Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Wednesday to Monday 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm (closed on Tuesday)
12. Hao Kee Best Seafood Restaurant (Non-Halal)
No matter where you eat, the taste of homemade food is elegant and has no match. And you’ll get this home-cooked flavour at Hao Kee Best Seafood Restaurant. This restaurant is located in a shop lot and has such a wide variety of seafood like mantis prawns, seafood tofu, crab, calamari, and steamed fish.
Apart from seafood, the restaurant also has Pork knuckles. Their signature dishes that you shouldn’t miss are Salted egg, Steamed silver pomfret in Nyonya sauce, Kam Heong, and butter crab.
The best part is that the restaurant is so reasonable that 4-person can eat for only RM80.
Must try: Steamed silver pomfret in Nyonya sauce
Location: No.33, 3, Jalan Bendahara 1, Taman Bendahara, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 11:00 am to 10:00 pm (closed on Monday)
View on map ｜Contact: +60149329178 ｜ Price range · $$
13. Sin Hai Ping Seafood Restaurant (Non-Halal)
Though small and doesn’t have a river view, still, Sin Hai Ping Seafood Restaurant has its own uniqueness. The seafood items that are available here have unusual tastes and delicacies, which you won’t get elsewhere in this town.
Sin Hai Ping always makes their own version of food with a unique twist that doesn’t match with others. For example, their Fried oyster omelette tastes more like a crusty pizza with a fluffy centre. And this is one of their best-selling seafood items.
Other signature dishes of Sin Hai Ping Seafood Restaurant that you can try are crab porridge, nourishing tofu soup, fried bee Hoon with clam, and crab fried mee hoon.
All these seafood items are affordable for everyone. And if you wish, you can try some fresh coconut water here.
Must try: Fried oyster omelette, crab porridge
Location: 97, Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor
Business hours: Daily 12:00 pm to 10:30 pm
View on map ｜ Facebook ｜ Contact: +60332892365 ｜ Price range · $$
If you’re on vacation in this town, you must try seafood items at some of these seafood restaurants in Kuala Selangor. And the good part is many of them offer budget-friendly seafood without compromising the taste.
Be the guest of Kuala Selangor and see what wonders it offers to you!