Seafood Restaurants around Legoland

Besides some traditional handmade delicacies such as Laksa, Chicken Rice, and Mamak, what Malaysian foods will come to your mind? For me definitely is seafood! Johor Bahru, located in the southern corridor of Malaysia, boasts an impressive selection of seafood that is fresh and locally sourced from the sea. 

The seafood is prepared immediately after being caught, ensuring that the dishes served to you were alive just minutes before. With various cooking techniques and styles employed, you can expect to be delighted by the delicious flavors and tastes of the seafood.

In today’s topic, I will bring you to have a seafood journey. Let’s explore together the delicious seafood restaurants around Legoland.

  • Grand Bayview Seafood Restaurant

The most renowned seafood restaurant in Danga Bay, Johor Bahru is the Grand Bayview Seafood Restaurant, which provides guests with an exceptional dining experience. The restaurant’s relaxed atmosphere and culinary expertise are top-notch, allowing you to taste their delectable oatmeal prawns and salted egg crabs using your hands while admiring the breath-taking sea views.

Indulge in a sumptuous feast of the finest food while enjoying the refreshing breeze. With a seating capacity of up to 1600 guests, this expansive banquet venue is ideal for avid diners seeking the ultimate dining experience for corporate events, annual dinners, weddings, banquets, buffets, dinner parties, and birthday celebrations. The extensive menu caters to all ethnic groups.

  • Chua Kee Restaurant, Gelang Patah

Chua Kee Restaurant, located in Gelang Patah, is one of the oldest and most established kampung-style seafood restaurants in the area. This popular and informal family-friendly restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes, including fish, chicken, pork, prawn, crab, and vegetables, all at reasonable prices.

Their Signature Black Pepper Crab, Butter Pork Cubes, Honey Taste Chicken Wings, and Lala soup are among the most famous dishes served here. The black pepper sauce is a delicious blend of savory, sweet, and spicy flavors that give a satisfying kick to the taste buds. 

The crab meat is fresh, tender, juicy, and has a natural sweetness that is enhanced by the well-prepared dish. The shells of the crabs are pre-cracked in the kitchen, making it easier to access the delicious white flesh. Overall, Chua Kee Restaurant is a must-try for seafood lovers looking for a satisfying and memorable dining experience.

  • Todak Seafood Restaurant, Johor Bahru

Restoran Todak (Orang Asli) is a popular kelong-style seafood restaurant situated in Johor Bahru. The restaurant’s name suggests that it may have originated from indigenous people who relied heavily on seafood hunting and have now turned their expertise into a profitable business catering to the cravings of locals and even Singaporeans!

Despite around 30 minutes’ drive away from the checkpoint, the restaurant’s exceptional feature that it entirely built on stilts along the coastline. While indulging in delicious cuisine, you can also appreciate the stunning scenery.

Live seafood on display with prices indicated, and the crab prices vary. After 7:30 pm, customers must wait for new stock to arrive or choose a more expensive crab. The standout dish is the Salted Egg Crab. 

  • Yi Jia Seafood Restaurant, Bukit Indah

Yi Jia Seafood Restaurant, located in Johor Bahru, is a popular dining destination for seafood lovers. It conveniently situated only 20 minutes away from Singapore’s customs checkpoint. With years of experience and a focus on innovation, the restaurant has created unique and delicious flavors for each of its dishes, blending local cultural classics with the chef’s creative cooking techniques.

The restaurant prides itself on offering high-quality seafood at affordable prices, making it an excellent value for customers. Some of their most sought-after dishes include Eggplant with Otak Otak, Salted Egg Sotong, and Black Pepper Crab. For seafood enthusiasts, a visit to Yi Jia Seafood Restaurant is a must, as the quality of their seafood is superior to that of typical zi char stalls in the area.

  • Restaurant Tian Lai Johor Bahru

Tian Lai Seafood Garden is Gelang Patah’s most well-known and beloved seafood restaurant. It is conveniently located along Jalan Leong Bee, and is easy to find by looking for the bustling eatery with parked cars lining the street.

The restaurant’s signature dishes include steamed Ikan Patin with fried chopped preserved vegetables (tong chai) and chili crab, with a savory and tangy sauce that isn’t excessively spicy. Seafood enthusiasts should definitely give these dishes a try.

  • Restaurant SPOA, Telok Kabong

Located near the sea in Johor Bahru, there are several well-known aboriginal seafood villages in Perling, Permas, and Pasir Gudang. These restaurants situated on stilts, with plank floors that extend out over the water and provide diners with breath-taking views of Singapore and the cool sea breeze.

Fresh seafood, including live fish and crustaceans, can selected from various aquariums or directly from floating cages by the sea. SPOA Restaurant particularly famous for its signature dishes, such as Lala soup, Deep Fried Squid with Butter, and Salted Egg Fried Crab, all of which reasonably priced. Whether you choose to dine in the restaurant or on the outdoor deck, you can enjoy a unique and unforgettable seafood dining experience in this beautiful seaside setting.

In the restaurant above, all of their seafood is fresh and fished from the sea. Not only the ingredients are fresh, but their price is also affordable. It is worth visiting any Seafood Restaurant above to try out their seafood. 

Every weekend, I will take a private car to Legoland from Singapore with my family to enjoy the seafood. Their taxi price is affordable and they can pick up and drop you off at any point to make your life more convenient.

If you are seeking an SG taxi to JB with your family, I will recommend SGMYTRIPS. They provide a 7-seater MP car to let you have a comfortable journey and no need to up and down when crossing the border. 


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