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Mellben Seafood

#167 of 8,750 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Singaporean
As featured in Best Food in Singapore
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232 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, Singapore 560233, Singapore
+65 6285 6762
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Alameda, California
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are multiple locations and we ended up going to the northern location more towards residential. Worked out well because we had the local vibe, but also a nice spacious table upstairs and not a wait. Ordered black pepper crab, of course the bee hoon crab (soup style), salt and pepper prawns and razor clams. This place was amazing. Some... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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378 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommended by all my friends, I went there with full expectation and left with full stomach. Located at the basement in a low cost housing estate, everyone knows their name and its famous crab cuisine. Many people like their chili crab but I highly recommended their Crab Soup with rice noodle. Great taste on the soup that the noodle... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a long line up after 5:30 pm and turnover of table very slow . Portably a lot of people come for the crab specialty , plus prawns . Will recommend this restaurant for seafood restaurant but not for friends and family gathering - way too noisy and you can hardly understand each other's. Hope you find this review... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were recommended this place by our hotel and it was amazing. The chilli crab was to die for. It was reasonably priced as well. Would defiantly go back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

came on a monday night at 5pm. restaurant only had a few other tables with people so there was no wait time. we ordered the crab bee hoon, chilli crab, fried mantou, salted egg ribs, cereal prawns. cereal prawns here the shell wasnt very crispy like ive had at jumbo where the shell is so crispy that you can eat... More 

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Paris, France
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187 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Good place for big group of friends who want to enjoy a nice dinner. Place is quite big and can accomodate prity big tables. We were 12 and no issue to book a table. Food is also quite good, mainly seafood. Overall good experience but found the overall price was quite expensive for a hawker center...

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Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It's our usual Sunday out for dinner and we decided to give Mellben a try. We arrived around 6:45 pm and there was already a queu snaking around the shop. I had protests from the kids about the long queue but we persisted. Eventually, we got our table at 7:45. Our food was order before we got our table and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Singapore food experience. Genuine local cuisine & atmosphere with great quality & fresh ingredients. Signature dish is crab & you can have it served a variety of ways but be careful as a small crab is more than plenty for one. Let the staff guide you with recommendations - they are friendly & know what's popular. We also had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This restaurant give me a specific taste of Chili Crabs with competive price. highly recommend you should try:)

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

If you come here, make sure you order crab, especially the creamy butter crab and chilli crab. Other menu is quite standard. The place is crowded, so come early.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Singaporean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, Singapore 560233, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6285 6762

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?