Best Crabs in PJ

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Having a sudden craving for the best crab within your area? Well, we too understand the feeling of cravings and desire, especially when it comes to crabs. Beautiful in all shapes and size, sweet and delicious regardless of the method used to cook – crabs are possibly one of the most versatile seafood creature there is. From steaming to BBQ, chilli to butter, almost anything pairs really well with a fresh crab. However, it does not only awaken your hunger pangs but your budget concern too as everybody knows crabs aren’t cheap and what bigger upset than settling for mediocre ones? Cut the worry. Here is a list of best-recommended crab restaurants in PJ.

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    Shell OutPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    When dining at Shell Out, be prepared to get your hands dirty - literally. The concept here is different than most eateries as there are no plates and utensils. The food is typically spread across a custom-made paper which lines their tables and usage of hands to eat is highly encouraged. The crab served here was generously smothered with their signature sauce, Shell Bang - a delicious concoction combining their butter garlic and lemon pepper sauces. The crab was exceptionally fresh and goes nicely with their Shell Bang sauce; it slips down the throat smoothly and any crab lover's palates will be thanking their lucky stars for the experience. 

    Tips

    Check out their Facebook page for on-going promotions.

    Things to expect

    No plates or cutlery provided. Usage of hands are encouraged.

    Best with

    Iced Ribena.

    Price

    RM50.00 to RM100.00

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    Shell Out View restaurant

    16, Jalan PJU 5/15, Dataran Sunway, 47810, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0374971137

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    11:30AM—10:00PM
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    11:30AM—11:00PM
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    Wong Poh Seafood RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Famous not only for their huge selection of crabs and types of style, including their famous ‘Crab Dong Fun’. The chilli crab is also worth recommending, as it pairs perfectly well with the fried mantao, which help soak up the luscious gravy. If you ever wish to pair your crab with a side dish, we would recommend the salted egg fried squid and sang har mee. The interior is like any other Chinese restaurant, plastic chairs with tablecloths laid over broken wooden table planks. But who cares when the food is absolutely delicious. 

    Tips

    An additional must try – The Butter Crab.

    Things to expect

    Standard seafood restaurant that serves crab along with all the seafood being in a tank.

    Best with

    Fresh coconut.

    Price

    RM50.00

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    Wong Poh Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    34, 36, 38, Jalan BM 1/2, Taman Bukit Mayang Emas, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0123647010

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    11:30AM—02:30PM
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    05:30PM—11:00PM
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    Fatty CrabPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    We understand that to many, Fatty Crab may seem overrated or too expected. Nevertheless, we believe that Fatty Crab has upholds a certain standard, regardless of what many might think. They still serve pretty decent crabs, usually huge at a reasonable price. And once it’s tarted up with the sauces you choose, its sure to charm your taste buds. After all, it is located in quite a central area, easily accessible by most. Besides that, Fatty Crab also serves delicious chicken wings that can be smelled from a mile away!

    Tips

    Arrive early if you don’t wanna wait for a table.

    Things to expect

    Everyone talking extremely loudly and a rather slow service.

    Best with

    Hot Chinese Tea.

    Price

    RM50.00

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    Fatty Crab View restaurant

    2, Jalan SS 24/13, Taman Megah, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0378045758

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    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    05:00PM—11:00PM
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    Restoran Chilli's Crab SeafoodHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    Crabs, crabs, crabs. That is what Restoran Chilli's Crab Seafood is all about. They are also one of the first few to incorporate Maggi into their crab dishes, which is unique and weird at the same time. Constantly looking for new recipes and methods of eating, Restoran Chilli's Crab Seafood certainly does take their crab really seriously. Those who are looking for something a little more conventional could go for their black pepper, buttermilk, chilli crab, or even green curry crab. Last but not least, the size of their crabs are fairly huge. 

    Tips

    Reservations available.

    Things to expect

    A rather compact place.

    Best with

    Fresh juices.

    Price

    RM40.00 to RM80.00

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    Restoran Chilli's Crab Seafood View restaurant

    26-1, Jalan PJU 5/9, Dataran Sunway, 47810, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0361416033

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    12:00PM—10:30PM
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    Unique Seafood PJ23Pork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Restoran Unique Seafood PJ23 is one of the rarer pork-free seafood restaurant. Not only do they offer a wide variety of fresh seafood kept in several tanks, their selection of crabs too were commendable. Huge, sweet and cooked to perfection. Simply select a style of your choice and enjoy the juicy, succulent and plump crabs. Unlike other ambience in the listing, here it’s certainly in a league of its own with rows of huge aquariums as well as classy tables and chairs. So if you’re planning to host a big party or function, this place can never go wrong. 

    Tips

    Reservation might help

    Things to expect

    Air-conditioned restaurant with pretty rapid service. Though might need to remind them several times on occasion.

    Best with

    Hot Chinese Tea.

    Price

    RM50.00

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    Unique Seafood PJ23 View restaurant

    LOT 9B-3, Jalan Kemajuan 12/18, Seksyen 13, 46200, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0379602088

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    11:30AM—02:30PM
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    05:45PM—10:30PM
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    Restoran Wong PohNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Restoran Wong Poh is truly a force not to be reckoned with. Occupying 3 shop lots and the carpark space right in front of the restaurant. You'll find the restaurant to be packed almost every night, and there's a good reason behind that. Fresh seafood such as crabs, squid, fish and even clamps are seen on every table, accompanied by lovely vegetables, and a range of fantastic poultry and meats. Even though there's a huge crowd, services are amazingly up to speed, waiting no longer than 20-30 minutes to complete an order per table. To sum things up, Restoran Wong Poh does not only serve amazing food, it actually is a really popular restaurant.
    Tips

    Credit cards accepted. No reservations.

    Things to expect

    A huge place that is always packed. Relatively quick service though.

    Best with

    Chinese tea or beer.

    Price

    RM50.00 to RM100.00

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    Wong Poh Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    34, 36, 38, Jalan BM 1/2, Taman Bukit Mayang Emas, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0123647010

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    11:30AM—02:30PM
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    05:30PM—11:00PM
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    Restoran Hoi Peng SeafoodPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Restoran Hoi Peng has been around for quite some time and they have garnered quite a reputation among the locals. It’s sandwiched between an electrical shop and a car workshop, which is actually rather sad. Regardless, despite the horrible location and unassuming ambience, they still offer one of the best salted baked crab in PJ. Generously served, the crabs are fresh while the salted egg layer is nothing but addictive. Additionally, their fried rice and fried chicken wings are pretty good too. In short, if ambience is not your thing, this spot will have you utterly satisfied. 

    Tips

    Come before 6pm if you do not wish to wait for a table.

    Things to expect

    Fresh crabs served in a boring but functional metal plate – like all other Chinese seafood restaurants.

    Best with

    Hot Chinese Tea.

    Price

    RM50.00

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    Restoran Seafood Hoi Peng View restaurant

    30, Jalan SS 2/24, SS 2,, 47300, Petaling Jaya, , Selangor
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    0378742199

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    04:00PM—11:30PM
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    Just SeafoodPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Just Seafood, as the name suggest, is a place filled with the freshness and taste of the ocean. From crabs to prawns and mussels to oysters, almost anything can be found here. They are also one of the pioneers 'seafood recommended to eat with hands' in Malaysia. The idea is to pour large amounts of seafood items on a long table and dig in with your hands, peeling those shells and eating them straight. No cutleries, no gimmicks, just pure pleasure! It's recommended to come with at least 3-4 people, so you'll be able to enjoy more!

    Tips

    Reservation recommended for dinner.

    Things to expect

    Awesome seafood spread on the table!

    Best with

    Lemongrass drink.

    Price

    RM80.00 to RM300.00

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    Just Seafood View restaurant

    Sunway Giza Mall, A-9-G, No. 2 Jalan PJU 5/14, Kota Damansara, 47810, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0122290855

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    12:00PM—10:30PM
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    Fei Fei Crab Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Previously located in Kepong, Fei Fei Crab has now extended its business premises to Damansara Jaya, with 2 more under a different name. Still keeping that vibrantly orange outlook, Fei Fei Crab offers an amazing crabs that are not only fresh, but cooked to perfect as well. Depending on the size of the crab, they are usually plump, tender and packed with natural sweetness. One of the most popular gravy would be the salted egg, where its rich, creamy and savoury note worked really well with the crab. On top of that, they also have a pretty fair range of side dishes to compliment!

    Tips

    Reservations available.

    Things to expect

    Awesome crabs, friendly service and a really orange restaurant.

    Best with

    Chinese tea.

    Price

    RM60.00 to RM120.00

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    Fei Fei Crab (PJ) View restaurant

    19, Jalan SS 22/11, Damansara Jaya, 47400, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0132079978

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    11:00AM—02:45PM
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    05:00PM—11:00PM
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    Pantai Seafood RestaurantPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Not only has Pantai Seafood Restaurant been around for a really long time, their restaurant too is really huge! It has also been a common place for corporate dinners and meeting, as the space is capable of handling really large crowds. The other reason would be their enormous aquarium tanks, which holds various types of seafood and species, offering a huge variety that is rarely found in most seafood restaurant. There are also various sauces and cooking methods to compliment their wide range of seafood, so do request for their suggestions. 

    Tips

    Reservations recommended for large groups.

    Things to expect

    A really spacious place with good service.

    Best with

    Chinese tea or beer.

    Price

    RM40.00 to RM100.00

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    Pantai Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    No. 13575, Jalan Chempaka Kg. Kampung Sungai Kayu Ara, 47400, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0377255099

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    11:30AM—02:30PM
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    05:30PM—10:30PM
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    Green View Seafood RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Opened since 1993, Green View Seafood Restaurant has been serving thousands and thousands of satisfied customers with their famous Sang Har Mee. However, the menu extends further to have seafood buffs smiling ear to ear. Among the best sellers got to be their crabs. Lots of different flavours of crabs from different countries to choose from. The best part is the crabs are pretty huge and the price tag is wallet-friendly. One of the crowd favourite rendition got to be the salted egg crab. Simple and straight-forward are best adjectives to describe a meal here. 

    Tips

    Check out their Facebook page for the latest set menus and promotions.

    Things to expect

    A standard seafood restaurant with crabs and other shellfish in a water tank.

    Best with

    Hot Chinese Tea.

    Price

    RM55.00

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    Restoran Green View Signature View restaurant

    6 & 8, Jalan 19/3, 46300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0379581076

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    11:00AM—11:00PM
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    Super Crab Aroma Seafood RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Located along the same row as Restoran Wong Poh, Super Crab Aroma Seafood Restaurant certainly is up against a formidable opponent. However, what helped or rather, assisted in the survival of this restaurant are two things - crab porridge and crab with cheese sauce. Crab porridges are really rare here in Malaysia, and their version is certainly one of the best. It comes in a claypot filled with soggy rice grains as well as a generous portion of crab. The dish as a whole is slightly salty, but many seemed to enjoyed it. The cheese sauce variant on the other hand, sparks something different from the conventional kam heong or salted egg. It's rich, creamy, milky and heavily perfumed with curry leaves. Not forgetting the crabs that are sweet, plump and succulent.

    Tips

    Reservations available.

    Things to expect

    A standard and conventional Chinese seafood restaurant.

    Best with

    Chinese tea, fresh juices or beer.

    Price

    RM60.00 to RM120.00

    Super Crab Aroma Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    40, Jalan BM 1/2, Taman Bukit Mayang Emas, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    01112270769

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    11:00AM—03:00PM
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    05:00PM—11:00PM
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    The Crab Shack

    Feeling eager to eat seafood, especially crabs? The Crab Shack provides different flavour of crabs just for you! It is prepared freshly every day, to ensure that customers will come back for another round of crabs! Other than that, they also have some side dishes that will go well with crabs~

    Tips

    Parking slot limited

    Things to expect

    Good environment

    Best with

    Seafood

    Price

    RM50.00 to RM100.00

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    The Crab Shack View restaurant

    22A, 1, Jalan PJU 8/3a, Perdana Business Centre, 47820, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0377328320

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    11:00AM—02:30PM
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    04:00PM—11:00PM
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