10 Best Eateries To Get Halal Chilli Crab In Singapore


Syahirah Mazlan •  Jul 11, 2023

Both locals and tourists alike know that chilli crab is Singapore’s most popular and iconic dish. Spicy, tangy and perfect to share in groups, you’ll be able to find so many different types of chilli crab recipes at local seafood restaurants. And if you’re visiting Singapore, you can’t leave without going to these 10 eateries for the best halal chilli crab in the country!

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1. Buey Tahan See-Food

Conveniently located in the neighbourhood areas and ideal for nostalgic seafood dinners, you can’t miss out on the Buey Tahan See-Food experience! Expect large portions at reasonable prices. ? Choose amongst local favourite flavours like Black Pepper, Chilli and Salted Egg Crab. Don’t forget to try their other delicious dishes like Cereal Prawns and Hor Fun platters for that Singaporean feel! P.S. Visit the Buey Tahan See-Food outlet at Downtown East for an immersive void deck experience - the decor, chairs and tables look like the ones you can find at the void decks!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address & Locations:

  • 308C Punggol Walk, #01-308, Singapore 823308
  • 1 Pasir Ris Cl, #04-101 E!Hub, Singapore 519599
  • 365 Sembawang Cres, #01-10, Singapore 750365
  • 365 Sembawang Cres, #01-10, Singapore 750365
  • 693 Woodlands Ave 6, #01-10, Singapore 730693
  • 8a Admiralty St, #04-30, Singapore 757437
  • 338 Anchorvale Cres, #01-01, Singapore 540338
  • 108 Ang Mo Kio Ave 4, #01-74, Singapore 560108


2. Kampong Chai Chee Restaurant

Kampong Chai Chee Restaurant is famous for their chilli crab dishes and shell out buckets (lobsters too!). ? The communal dining setting is perfect for large gatherings and dinners with families. Get ready to get your hands dirty (in a good way). And if the crab and seafood buckets aren’t enough, you can order their delicious Butter, Nestum and Sambal Prawns! You can also try their fish dishes cooked in various styles - Hong Kong and Teochew styles. We’d also recommend the Sweet Sour Fried Sea Bass! It’s delicious and the portion sizes are guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address & Locations:

  • 125 Pasir Ris Road, Heritage Chalet, Singapore 519121
  • 303 Changi Road, Singapore 419781


3. Home Of Seafood

For seafood in a more upscale and indoor setting, visit Home Of Seafood! ? With flavours like Garlic Butter Crab and (their super spicy and flavourful) Pepper Crab, you’ll be able to enjoy a tasty and fresh meal! The crabs here are HUGE and the dishes are super saucy, so no need to worry about running out of dip or having a dry crab.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address & Locations: 1 Joo Chiat Place Singapore, Singapore 427739 Website

4. Cajun On Wheels

Craving for something more modern? Let Cajun On Wheels fulfil that request for you! ? Enjoy Cajun boils from size S to XL - It’s a seafood lovers dream here. With the assortment of seafood options, don't get too overwhelmed by your options. This eatery is great for those who want a taste of chilli crab in its modern form. If the sambal sauces aren’t giving you much of a kick, try their grilled selection of prawns, sotong, crab and much more! There are delicious add-ons and something for the kids too!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address & Locations: 68 Orchard Rd, Plaza Singapura, #03-92, 238839 Website

5. Rasa Istimewa Restaurant

Rasa Istimewa Restaurant had its humble beginning as a small Restaurant at Simpang Bedok in 1997 and has now become one of the hotspots amongst locals for seafood meals and dinners! Serving up everything from the classic noodle dishes to the famed chilli crab and pepper crab, you’ll be enjoying hearty and delicious local fare here. ? Get a taste of BBQ seafood and satay at this family friendly restaurant! P.S. Visit their Woodlands Waterfront Park location to get stunning views of the water and coastline.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address & Locations: 333 Boon Lay Way S649848​ (Located @ SAFRA Jurong Building #2B-01) 6A Admiralty Road West S757445 (Located @ Woodlands Waterfront Park) 201 Pasir Ris Road, S519147 (Located near Pasir Ris Carpark D)


6. Yassin Kampung

Go back in time to the Kampung era at Yassin Kampung! ? The restaurant boasts rustic decor and ambience you can’t get anywhere else in Singapore. Depending on which outlet you visit, each menu will be slightly different. Try their BBQ stingray that’s packed with flavour! But of course, you have to try their crab dish selection from the classic Chilli Crab to Sichuan Mala Fried Crab, Butter Milk with Egg Yolk Crab, and much more!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address & Locations: Various


7. Makan By The Bay Malay Seafood

For a more touristy experience, you can’t go wrong with a visit to Makan By The Bay Malay Seafood! The Chilli Crab here is very saucy and flavourful. The cooks basically drowned the crabs in the sauce, which is perfect to prevent the crab meat from drying out! Get it to-go or enjoy it at the eatery itself as you bask in nature and the relaxing vibes.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, 01-19, 018953 Website

8. Al Majlis Thai Seafood, Western & Local Delights Restaurant

Can’t decide between seafood, Western or local cuisine for dinner? Why not have them all! With an extensive menu, this restaurant has something for everyone. Unfortunately, although we can’t go through all their iconic delights, we can share some of the best seafood dishes here! Try their shell outs with Chilli Crab and Pepper Crab options from just $50+ Don’t forget to try their spicy Dry Curry Crab and other crab dishes.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 166 Bukit Batok West Ave. 8, #01-252, Singapore 650166 Website

9. Rasa Sayang Village

Rasa Sayang Village is a family-friendly restaurant that serves Malay cuisine and seafood dishes! Located in the coastal region of Singapore, dining here will make you feel relaxed as you unwind and enjoy their selection of delicious food and flavours. Try their Chilli Crab, Sambal Sotong, Sambal Prawns and more!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: 5 Changi Village Rd, #01-2063, Singapore 500005 Website .

10. Mutiara

Looking for a halal seafood place that will fulfil all of your seafood cravings? Look no further than Mutiara! Mutiara recently became halal-certified, which is amazing! Try their specialities like the Chilli Crab and The Nasi Goreng Sambal Seafood Istimewa! It's show-stopping and the perfect thing you need for your outing!

Hopefully, these places haven’t made you drool too much! Make sure you visit these places for their juicy chilli crab dishes before you leave Singapore. SHARE this article with your friends and family to let them know where to get halal chilli crab dishes in the country