There are certain aspects of a country that seeps every aspect of the lifestyle prevalent there. It would not be wrong than to say that Singapore and seafood have become synonymous of each other. A cuisine that is held in high regards here, the following locations do complete justice to the earthiness and richness of Singaporean seafood and way of living.
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Red House Seafood Restaurant
Specialty: A plate filled with barbecued cuttle fish, black pepper crab and sambal belacan and the sea for company, this restaurant is said to provide locals and tourists alike a taste of what Singapore stands for. Its custard prawn preparation is a big seller.
Ponggol Hock Kee Seafood Restaurant
Specialty: The old-world charm of Singapore is represented through this seafood joint whose history dates back several decades. Reopened in 2014, this restaurant is known for its unique chilly-tomato saucea special preparation made from over 10 ingredients, including ones like dried shrimps and blue ginger.
Long Beach Seafood Restaurant
Specialty: The restaurant strives to be as distinct as the country. Each of its five outlets prepare dishes that are unique to that branch only. If barbecued fish is what you seek, then head to the East Coast Parkway branch. For the white jade crab, you will have to travel to the Dempsey Hill branch.
Mellben Seafood restaurant
The long queue at Mellben Seafood Restaurant is a testament to its popularity. During peak hours, you can find diners feasting on the signature claypot crab bee hoon. Also worth trying is the sensational butter crab.
Long Beach Seafood Restaurant
The creator of the original black pepper crab, Long Beach Seafood Restaurant currently has five outlets in Singapore. It is a place where locals go for seafood, and it serves a wide variety of seafood from all over the world such as Canadian Dungeness crab, tiger sea mantis and Norwegian rose gold crab.
Chin Huat Live Sea Food: The Chin Huat Live Sea Food located at Sunset Way serves competent food at some of the most affordable prices. Besides the usual non vegetarian menu fare they also offer a great mix of delicious sea food. The best place to have some of the best food is undoubtedly in the west of Singapore. This joint also has a special lunar year menu with prices of dishes upwards of SGD400. However, this is for a group of 10 people. The place is open from 11:30 am to 11:00 pm in the night.
Jumbo Sea Food: This place is considered to be one of the most popular joints in Singapore not just with the locals but also with the tourists. Tables are allotted on the basis of reservations so make sure to book your table in advance. Salted egg yolk and prawns are the most preferred dishes here.