Sekinchan Seafood Restaurants

Who can resist getting seafood in Sekinchan? There is a massive variety of cheap and fresh seafood served Chinese or Malay-style.

Sekinchan offers all that plus paddy fields and fishing villages. These make a scenic escapade away from bustling city life.

Read on to see which of these best seafood restaurants in Sekinchan are worth visiting!

1. Weng Kee Seafood Restaurant

Weng Kee Seafood Restaurant offers classic Chinese home-cooked dishes. As well as tantalizing seafood.

Steamed Fish At Weng Kee Seafood Restaurant, Sekinchan
Steamed Fish At Weng Kee Seafood Restaurant, Sekinchan – Photo credits to shinichikasai (Instagram)

Feast on their best-sellers which include steamed fish and salted egg fried squid. There are sizzling prawns and steamed assam fish marinated with robust aromatics.

Chili Crab At Weng Kee Seafood Restaurant, Sekinchan
Chili Crab At Weng Kee Seafood Restaurant, Sekinchan – Photo credits to shinichikasai (Instagram)

Apart from the seafood fanfare, you’ll find other dishes like the kung po (spicy, Sichuan meat dish) chicken. And many vegetable dishes besides.

This air-conditioned seafood restaurant has generous food portions. And fast and attentive service. Cleanliness is tip-top with a pristine washroom to boot.

  • Address: 8E, Jalan Menteri, Pekan Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 11:30am–3pm, 5–8pm
  • Phone: +60166689340

2. Kedai Makanan Seafood Kampung Sekinchan

A short drive away from Sekinchan beach:

This seafood restaurant has a variety of marine cuisine that look delicious too:

Expect basic yet aesthetic presentations with every dish. Popular picks are their assam fish (sweet and sour fish), butter squid, and salted egg squid.

Assam Fish, Steamed Lala At Kedai Makanan Seafood Kampung Sekinchan
Assam Fish, Steamed Lala At Kedai Makanan Seafood Kampung Sekinchan – Photo credits to W JY

If you’re feeling adventurous, a meal of fish tongue may find its way from the menu and onto your plate!

Regardless of your choice, delicious food is certain in this open-air restaurant. The prices are low too.

  • Address: PT 267, Lorong Ajis, 1, Jln Bagan, Kampung Baru Sentosa, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 11:30am–3pm, 5–10pm; (Closed on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays)
  • Phone: +601120986363

3. Restoran Guan Hwat

None of the staff can converse in Malay or English. But a quick chat with the owner sorts out the initial language barrier.

Food at Guan Hwat Restaurant
Food at Guan Hwat Restaurant. (Photo credits: seek4trip.com)

The boss will suggest their signature dishes. So you can try delish Chinese cuisine.

Chili prawns, kung po mantis, and butter mantis are stand-out dishes that deserve a call-out. 

Prices are so cheap, that you may find yourself back here again before you know it!

There are a few hotels in Sekinchan that are a 5-minute walk from this restaurant too.

Note: There is a lack of signboards, so look out for the restaurant’s blue exterior instead

  • Address: Lot 2942, Jalan Teowchow, Bagan Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 7:30am–1:30pm; (Closed on Tuesdays)
  • Phone: +60166882609

4. Fish Head Sekinchan 嘉乐茶餐室

Tourists near and far frequent this restaurant for its signature dish – steamed fish head.

They steam the fish with refreshing lemon gravy and top it with onion slices and garnishing. The grouper fish head dish feeds a group of 4 pax too.

Steamed Grouper Fish Head At Fish Head Sekinchan Seafood Restaurant
Steamed Grouper Fish Head At Fish Head Sekinchan Seafood Restaurant – Photo credits to jacky.lee.8668 (Instagram)

Other recommended dishes here include lala (clams) and spicy chili prawns.

Dishes At Fish Head Sekinchan Seafood Restaurant
Dishes At Fish Head Sekinchan Seafood Restaurant – Photo credits to carine.chia (Instagram)

Prices are affordable too – a feast for 10 can cost less than RM300!

You can find Fish Head Sekinchan 嘉乐茶餐室 next to Ah Ma House.

  • Address: 8371, Jalan Malinja, Pekan Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 8am–3pm
  • Phone: +60176762399

5. Restoran Xiang Qing

Recognizable with vertical red blinds at the entrance:

Restoran Xiang Qing takes pride in offering mouth-watering Cantonese cuisine. In a comfortable setting.

This air-conditioned restaurant serves a wide selection of seafood and classic Chinese dishes.

Teochew-style stingray, fried shark fish, and stir-fried lobster are dishes worth trying.

Salted Egg Soft Shell Crab At Restoran Xiang Qing, Sekinchan
Salted Egg Soft Shell Crab At Restoran Xiang Qing, Sekinchan – Photo credits to shuangyangsekinchan (Instagram)

But their signature dish is soft shell crab with salted egg!

You’ll also find a platform stage between the two shop lots. So this is a popular venue for weddings and events.

Because of the wholesome prices and elegance of this seafood restaurant in Sekinchan:

Be sure to make an early reservation for weekend visits.

  • Address: 123, Jalan Pasar, Pekan Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 11:30am–8:30pm (Closed on Wednesdays)
  • Phone: +60109837088

6. Kedai Kopi 168

You can walk away after a hearty meal of 3 dishes for 2 below RM90!

Kedai Kopi 168 At Sekinchan
Kedai Kopi 168 At Sekinchan – Photo credits to kaoru_suraya (Instagram)

Get their freshly-squeezed guava and kedondong  (ambarella) juice to cool off.

Order their steam grouper or siakap (seabass) fish head with savory and sour fresh lime juice. The latter makes it the dish zesty.

Steam Grouper Fish Head With Lime Juice At Kedai Kopi 168, Sekinchan
Steam Grouper Fish Head With Lime Juice At Kedai Kopi 168, Sekinchan – Photo credits to missy.ida (Instagram)

Small curry prawn is another dish to try. This dish has hints of prawn otak-otak (minced grilled meat wrapped in banana leaf).

Other dishes you might like included steamed lala, or kung po squid.

Their xiong tong lala (clams in superior soup with a dash of Chinese wine) is wonderful too.

Note: The crowd builds up over lunch. Reserve your spot before dropping by.

  • Address: 8371, Jalan Malinja, Pekan Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 8am–4pm (Closed on Thursdays)
  • Phone: +60102951147

7. Restaurant Kim Kee

Offering unique recipes, Restaurant Kim Kee features some uncommon dishes that delight many.

Try toothsome fried shark with bean sauce or mantis prawns with dried chili. Another variation of this dish is with salted egg.

Mantis Prawns With Salted Egg At Restaurant Kim Kee, Sekinchan
Mantis Prawns With Salted Egg At Restaurant Kim Kee, Sekinchan – Photo credits to welovefoods2019 (Instagram)

Even if you’re not a fan of anything bitter:

The bitter gourd fried egg showcases enough wok hei (high heat) to bring out flavors.

Steam La La At Restaurant Kim Kee, Sekinchan
Steam La La At Restaurant Kim Kee, Sekinchan – Photo credits to jesley_qien (Instagram)

This family-run restaurant also has a flavorful Teochew-style steamed sting ray. And salted pepper squid too.

Since the parking strip here is narrow, park along the main road for easy access and departure.

  • Address: Bagan, No 115, Lor 4, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
  • Opening Hours: 9:30am–2:30pm, 5:30–8pm (Closed on Thursdays)
  • Phone: +60123125725

Conclusion

You have to try the best seafood in Sekinchan or miss out. This area has many seafood restaurants at every nook and cranny.

Pair this guide with the top attractions Sekinchan has to offer. Or check out this awesome day trip or weekend getaway to Sekinchan!

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