Best seafood bucket restaurants in Singapore
For seafood lovers, nothing takes the cake as much as being able to huddle around a table heaped with fresh crabs, succulent prawns, mussels and many more. Grab your bibs and roll up your sleeves, because we’ve got the lowdown on the best seafood bucket spots in Singapore for your next shell-out feast. We’ve included Muslim-friendly and halal options too, so more seafood fans can join in on the fun.
1. Cajun On Wheels
Among the plethora of seafood shell-out joints in Singapore, Cajun On Wheels stands tall as one of the biggest players. Here, diners can customise their own seafood bucket, starting at a wallet-friendly $34++. They’ve got all the seafood stars in their lineup—crab, crawfish, and lobster—ready for you to pick and mix.
If you prefer diving straight into the good stuff, opt for Cajun On Wheels’ ready-made seafood buckets instead. There’s the Lobster Dapster Bucket ($126++), packed with lobster, prawns, white clams, and blue mussels, and the Poseidon Bucket ($108++), which swaps out the lobster for Sri Lankan crab.
Address: 68 Orchard Road, #03-92, Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6341 9665
Cajun On Wheels is a halal-certified eatery
2. Al Majlis Thai Seafood Restaurant
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Situated under a HDB block in Bukit Batok is Al Majlis Thai Seafood Restaurant, a halal-certified eatery that opens until 2:30am daily. Besides serving scrumptious mains such as black pepper chicken chop and tom yum soup, the restaurant also offers a ShellOut-Curry Dry ($51.90) seafood bucket, starring a mix of shellfish, corn, and broccoli tossed in a spicy curry rub. Pure Vegetarian ($51.90) and distinct flavours such as ShellOut-Mala ($54.90) and ShellOut-Salted Egg ($54.90) are also available for those who’d like to try something different.
Address: Block 166 Bukit Batok West Avenue 8, #01-252, Singapore 650166
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 2:30am
Al Majlis Thai Seafood Restaurant is a halal-certified eatery
Nestled in Geylang, That1 is a hidden Chinese restaurant with affordable seafood buffets at just $29.90+ per person. The buffet arrangement is unique: for every pair of diners, you’re treated to a seafood bucket or BBQ steamboat, a dish from the menu, and free-flowing drinks. You’ll also get to choose from four different sauces: Mala Curry, Chilli Crab, Butter Tomato, and Black Pepper, to go with your feast of plump mud crabs, crayfish, clams, and prawns.
Read our That1 review.
Address: 99 Geylang Road, Singapore 389208
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 1am
Tel: 9091 3288
That1 is not a halal-certified eatery
Make a beeline for Bucketta at The Grandstand, where they’re serving up their mouthwatering Seafood in a Bucket Buffet for just $49.90++ per person. The buffet gets you a maximum of three buckets per round, brimming with flower crabs, crayfish, mussels, sausages, and corn cobs, all drenched in your choice of Butter Garlic or Special Cajun sauce. But that’s not all—complementing this seafood bonanza are free-flow sides and Thai milk tea to boot!
Read our Bucketta review.
Address: 200 Turf Club Road, #01-06, Singapore 287994
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 12pm to 11pm
Tel: 9845 8558
Bucketta is not a halal-certified eatery
5. Dad’s Corner
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If you’re planning to have a big gathering, add Dad’s Corner to your list. Located at Bukit Batok’s Civil Service Club, the family-friendly restaurant is best known for their signature Shell-Out ($25 per person) seafood bucket. This indulgent spread includes flower crabs, prawns, mussels, clams, conch, and a generous serving of free-flow rice. Top it all off with your choice of their lip-smacking Garlic Buttercream or zesty Black Pepper Sauce.
As their seafood bucket is immensely popular, we recommend securing a reservation in advance to snag your share of this delectable feast.
Address: 91 Bukit Batok West Avenue 2, Civil Service Club, Singapore 659206
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 5pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 1pm to 10pm
Tel: 9011 5733
Dad’s Corner is a Muslim-owned eatery
6. Kampong Chai Chee Restaurant
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Punggol is a goldmine of hidden treasures, and Kampong Chai Chee Restaurant is one gem you won’t want to miss. Come here for their seafood Shell-Out, priced at just $28 per person. You’ll be treated to a medley of flower crabs, mud crabs, slipper lobsters, mussels, prawns, cockles and more. They’ve also got a variety of sauces to choose from, such as Tom Yum, Cajun Mix, and Sambal Belado.
Address: 3 Punggol Point Road, #02-02, The Punggol Settlement, Singapore 828694
Opening hours: Daily 1pm to 11pm
Tel: 6385 8005
Kampong Chai Chee Restaurant is a Muslim-owned eatery
Fans of nasi lemak and shell-out should make their way to Walaku, an Asian-Western fusion restaurant in Joo Chiat. Get their Nasi Lemak Shell Out ($26.50++) for a feast of mussels, scallops, and crayfish, all bathed in a tantalising sambal sauce. The shell-out is also accompanied by fragrant nasi lemak rice, corn, vegetables, and an omelette. Do note that a minimum order of two sets is required for the Nasi Lemak Shell Out.
Address: 102 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427396
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6284 2420
Walaku is a halal-certified eatery
8. Seafood Bucket
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For an affordable taste of Thai-style seafood shell-out right here in Singapore, make your way to the aptly named Seafood Bucket. Opened by a Thai-Muslim couple, the eatery offers the Couple Bucket ($38), comprising a lavish spread of flower crabs, crayfish, prawns, scallops, squid, mussels, and clams. The seafood is tossed in your choice of three delectable sauces: Dry Tomyum Sauce, Green Curry Sauce, and the garlicky SB Signature Sauce.
Address: 3 Coleman Street, #B1-32, Peninsula Shopping Centre, Singapore 179804
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 10:30pm
Seafood Bucket is a Muslim-owned eatery
9. Mokita Cuisine
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You can head to Mokita Cuisine at MacPherson to satisfy your seafood cravings, or have their seafood bucket delivered straight to your doorstep instead! Their Mixed Seafood Shellout ($35) consists of shellfish, crab, and prawns, all smothered in your choice of sauce: Lemak Chilli Padi, Salted Egg, Chilli Crab, or Black Pepper. If you still have tummy space for more, give their popular Tom Yum Soup ($10) or BBQ Stingray ($15) a try too!
Address: Block 1 Changi Village, #01-2002, Singapore 500001
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am to 1am
Mokita Cuisine is a Muslim-owned eatery
Where to get seafood in a bucket
Whether you’re a die-hard seafood lover or just up for a unique dining experience, these nine seafood bucket joints in Singapore have got you covered. Time to gather ’round the buckets, break some shells, and dive into a seafood feast!