Seafood lovers behold – Yogyakarta is here to satisfy your palates with the best of the best seafood produce and flavors. We have short-listed some of the most popular seafood restaurants in town, where you can get your seafood fix without having to travel far away to the beach!
1. Hola! Crab Perumnas
Hola! Crab Perumnas is one of the town’s most recommended restaurants because it offers one of the most extensive lists of seafood meat – Think, prawns, crabs, clams, squids and an array of fish such as grouper, carp, snapper, catfish and more. Be prepared to wait in line before getting a seat because this restaurant is almost always full.
Address: Jl Perumnas, Jl Nologaten No.149F, Yogyakarta
Telephone: (+62 813) 9181 9990
2. The Westlake Resto
In The Westlake Resto, you get to enjoy tantalizing seafood while basking in stunning views of a small lake located in the middle of the restaurant. You get to also choose to eat at the gazebo – old-school style without any chairs – or eat on a table at the hall. Expect hearty portions when ordering your food here, simply perfect for a family dine-out! Some of the restaurant’s favorite dishes include Honey Grilled Carp Fish, Stone Grilled Prawns, and Salt and Chili Squid, to name a few.
Address: Jl Ringroad Barat Bedog, Trihanggo Sleman
Telephone: (+62 811) 255 511
3. Kepiting Cak Gundul Yogyakarta
Established since 1992 in Surabaya, this restaurant’s popularity swam its way to Yogyakarta and Jakarta. You could tell from the name that the restaurant’s specialty is fresh, juicy crab cooked in various sauces. But the restaurant also serves other seafood-goodness including fish, squid, clams and much more cooked in a variety of ways such as grilled, fried, blanched and more.
Address: Jalan Damai Watugede, Ngaglik Sleman, Yogyakarta
Telephone: (+62 274) 885 496
4. Banyumili Restaurant & Swimming Pool
Banyumili Restaurant & Swimming Pool is one of the local’s favorite seafood joints because not only do they offer mouthwatering seafood dishes but this restaurant also doubles as a recreational hub. You get to bring your family and friends to dip in their pool and go fishing in their man-made lake while gobbling up delicious food. Some of their popular dishes include Grilled Carp, Sweet and Sour Crab, Honey Grilled Prawns and much more!
Address: Jalan Godean KM 4,5 (Perumahan Griya Mahkota, Kwarasan), Yogyakarta
Telephone: (+62 274) 545 143
5. Ikan Bakar Katombo
Calling all fish lovers – head on to Ikan Bakar Katombo to indulge on the freshest of fish. You will be spoiled for “fish” choices here – we are talking about carp, grouper, tuna, snapper, yellow strip, catfish and so much more. Most of these fish are grilled with a special recipe from Sulawesi. Aside from fish, this humble restaurant offers other types of seafood including prawns, squids, clams and more.
Address: Jl. Rogoyudan 1 No. 8, Yogyakarta
Telephone: (+62 813) 2811 8168
By: Divyha Pridhnani-Bhojwani