Best Clams in Melaka

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The little gems of the ocean! Serve them up for dinner and everyone is sure to be pleased. Clams, or lalas as many fondly call them, can be considered to be a staple ingredient when it comes to seafood. People love them for their delicate but chewy texture and briny taste. The fun of opening them up is probably a big bonus as well! Although Melaka isn't exactly famous for clams, there are still a few places in the area that serve up great lalas. 

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    Hock Chin RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    This is a famous spot among locals for their share of sihams and lalas. The clams are fresh and plump, clean of any grit as they make sure to prepare all their food well. Their dipping sauce is made of ground nuts and is sweet with a mild tinge of spiciness. Eat them together and you've found yourself a new go-to snack!

    Tips

    Large crowd on weekends

    Things to expect

    Indoor and outdoor dining areas

    Best with

    Fishballs and Beancurd Sheets

    Price

    RM5.00

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    Hock Chin Restaurant View restaurant

    2, Jalan Jasa Merdeka 21, Taman Datuk Tamby Chik Karim, 75350 Melaka, Malaysia
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    012-2057795

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    06:00PM—12:00AM
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    No Name Siham StallNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    You won't find tourists flocking this place but the locals instead. This unnamed stall has been in the business of serving up fresh and good clams for the past 3 years. With such a cheap price tag, you'll find it hard to believe that you're getting such quality clams! Plump and juicy, these lalas are delicious even without the sauce!

    Tips

    You can find your way here by going to Bai Jia Coffee Shop

    Things to expect

    Less tourists and a little more hygienic

    Best with

    Cockles

    Price

    RM3.00

    No Name Siham Stall View restaurant

    Bai Jia Coffee Shop, Jalan Asean 9 Taman Asean, 75250 Melaka
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    07:00PM—01:00AM
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    J&J Corner Portuguese SeafoodHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    The food here will not disappoint! If you're looking for new flavours to excite your tastebuds, do come here to try their Portuguese seafood cuisine. They have an array of fresh seafood and of course that includes clams. A good heap of meaty clams served with a delicious saucy broth that is sure to have you coming back! 

    Tips

    Be prepared to walk as their stall is farther away from the car park

    Things to expect

    Aggressive promoting from other stalls

    Best with

    Portuguese Baked Fish

    Price

    RM40.00

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    J&J Corner Portuguese Seafood View restaurant

    Medan Selera Portuguese Settlement, Lot 10, Jalan Ujong Pasir, 75050, Melaka
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    012-6081724

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    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    05:30PM—12:00AM
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    Sea Terrace SeafoodNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    One of the few top contenders at the Portuguese Settlement for seafood, you're sure to be more than delighted with the food here! Patrons are spoiled with choices as Sea Terrace has a wide selection of dishes on their menu and believe it or not, they're all good! Their clams do deserve a special mention though, simply because you can taste the natural sweetness of the flesh as well as that briny taste of the ocean. 

    Tips

    May be crowded even during odd hours

    Things to expect

    May encounter poor service

    Best with

    Deep Fried Chicken Wings

    Price

    RM50.00

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    Sea Terrace Seafood View restaurant

    2, Jalan Daranjo, Perkampungan Portugis, 75050 Melaka, Malaysia
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    06-2832611

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    04:00PM—01:00AM
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