Best Crabs in Melaka

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Good food whereabouts are often not known by many, especially when it comes to a small city such as Melaka. There are many hidden coffee shops and restaurants in almost every corner and at any possible and searchable hidden alley. Now, does it or does it not intrigues you to know that you stepping in the midst of a food hub, filled with both heritage surprises and contemporary twists. Besides the good fairing dishes like chicken rice balls and satay, a good dose of seafood delights like crabs are also widely talked about in Melaka. Haven't heard of any places? Well then, isn't it convenient that this list of the best recommended crabs in Melaka just happened to come along?

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    Restaurant Tai Sam Guan

    Relatively speaking, only the locals do know about Restoran Tai Sam Guan’s existence and it is particularly sought-after for its Crab with Salted Egg. This is not the creamy version or those that are flooded with butter, but merely using salted egg yolk and very palatable! You are able to taste the freshness of the crab, and with bits of salted egg yolk clinging to its juicy and sweet to taste meat!

    Tips

    Cash only.

    Things to expect

    A restaurant that resembles an old Chinese coffee shop in town.

    Best with

    Beer or other seafood dishes.

    Price

    RM48.00 to RM80.00

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    Restoran Aunty FatsoNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Tucked away at the end of an alley, amidst shophouses and night pubs, is Restoran Aunty Fatso, also known as “Madam Fatso”. Having been around for a couple decades, it ensures you with one of the best quality and taste of the food here. While it is famous for crabs, you should try the Sweet and Sour Crab here. With a vivid reddish tint and a piquant smell exuding from the steaming hot gravy, this finger-licking good crab is generously smothered in a robust sweet and sour sauce and boasts its succulent sweet crab meat. It is also served with fried bread, which what makes it a perfect accompaniment for the gravy.

    Tips

    Cash and credit card payments are accepted here.

    Things to expect

    Spacious dining area under a contemporary tin shed.

    Best with

    Thai Coconut Juice.

    Price

    RM40.00 to RM100.00

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    Restoran Aunty Fatso View restaurant

    No. 39, Jalan Melaka Raya 30, Taman Melaka Raya, 75050, Melaka, Melaka
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    0126116996

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    Restoran Xing HengNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    From a first glance, Restoran Xing Heng may not be that eye appealing due to its rustic looking signboard. But nevertheless, this indicates that this restaurant has somewhat been around for a while. As seen on the signboard, crab is one of the main highlights here. If you’re indecisive on which taste to choose from, go for the Salted Egg Crab. This light creamy looking crab tasted just about right and it leaves you with a mellow mouthfeel on every bite! Otherwise, Kam Heong Crab here is equally tasty too!

    Tips

    Set meals for two persons and above are available on weekdays.

    Things to expect

    A simple Chinese restaurant. Ample parking bays..

    Best with

    Garlic Pork.

    Price

    RM40.00 to RM100.00

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    Restoran Xing Heng View restaurant

    No. 2, Jalan Mutiara 3, Batu Berendam, 75350, Melaka, Melaka
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    0126019686

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    11:30AM—02:15PM
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    05:30PM—11:00PM
    Saturday, Sunday
    05:30PM—11:00PM
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    Restoran Lu Yeh YenNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Adjacent to the facade of a Chinese shrine, is a renowned restaurant known as Restoran Lu Yeh Yen. It is also accessible through the shrine, which is where its outdoor dining area is being placed. A fair range of various a la carte dishes is seen here. Similarly, Spicy Sweet and Sour Crabs is one of the best sellers here as well. The sauce of this luscious looking crab dish is extremely flavourful. It is leaning more towards the thick and spicy orange hue and the crab meat is soft.

    Tips

    The price of crab may vary according to its weight.

    Things to expect

    Indoor and outdoor dining area provided.

    Best with

    Chinese Tea.

    Price

    RM40.00 to RM120.00

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