East Coast, best coast? With a scenic park connector stretching across so many recreational amenities, it’s no wonder East Coast is the better-known coast. That said, did you know that East Coast Park is also a food enclave of its own too? Check out these popular restaurant selections the next time you’re planning a day out at East Coast Park!
1. Roland Restaurant
Known for the creation of our national dish, chilli crab, Roland Restaurant has been serving their signature Chilli Crabs since 1956. Since then, they’ve been working on their recipe to become the origin of the worldwide culinary phenomenon that is Chilli Crab now. Besides Chilli Crab, Roland is also popular for other seafood dishes such as Black Sauce Prawns and Crispy Baby Squids. Located right next to East Coast Park, the restaurant has a typical old-school Chinese banquet setting that will invoke nostalgia in you. It’s definitely wise to make a reservation to get ahead of the evening crowds.
Address: 89 Marine Parade Central, #06-750, Singapore 440089 – Book a table here – Get it delivered here
2. Cafe Melba
Although not exactly in East Coast Park, Cafe Melba is a popular restaurant for the park-goers due to its delicious cafe fare. They serve all-day breakfast, traditional weekend roasts, as well as a good cuppa — perfect for all occasions. Feast on a Melbourne-inspired Full Melba Vegetarian Breakfast that will fill you up with all the good stuff. Or if you prefer a burger, they’ve got a decent selection too, including a Good Ol’ Beef Burger. Meanwhile, classics such as Aglio Oglio and Beef Bolognese are what you can expect to find in their pasta selection. With so many options and a child-friendly environment, make a reservation and bring your family here for a deliciously good time!
Address: 90 Goodman Road Block N #01-56, Goodman Arts Centre, 439053 – Make a reservation here – Order delivery here
3. Comida Mexicana
Comida Mexicana transliterated literally means “Mexican food”. As such, it’s no surprise that they offer a wide variety of contemporary Mexican food here. Feast your eyes on innovative and scrumptious dishes such as the Mexican Yucatan Chicken Skewers Platter and Nachos La Especial. You also cannot go wrong with their Carne Asada Platter which is a classic Mexican favourite. With a wide range of alcohol to choose from as well, this laidback and authentic restaurant in East Coast Park is as close as you can get to Mexico for the time being.
Address: 404 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428998 – Book a table here – Get it delivered here
4. Jing Long Seafood Restaurant
Starting off as a zi char stall in a coffeeshop in 1999, Jing Long Seafood Restauranthas come a long way since. Through hard work and perseverance, they took their passion for serving hearty Chinese dishes popular among Singaporeans to transform themselves into a well-known zi char brand. Their restaurant is now air-conditioned and offers a comfortable dining location for family meals and corporate events. From their signature Coffee Pork Ribs to Home Made Beancurd w/ Cai Po to Salted Egg Crab and many others, you can certainly find many of your zi char favourites here.
Address: Blk 412 Bedok North Ave 2, #01-152, Singapore, 460412 – Make a reservation here – Order delivery here
5. Kucina Italian
If you’re ever craving Italian food, Kucina Italian is where you can find homemade pasta dishes and other Italian classics. The best part? They’re all halal! From the ricotta-stuffed Ravioli Di Spinaci, to the seafood-based Linguine Pescatora, to The Classic Carbonara, there’s bound to be something for everyone. Other Italian classics include their signature Cioppino fisherman stew, succulent Bistecca and many others. Make a reservation to taste the heartwarming, authentic and quality dishes that Kucina serves!
Address: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, #B1-09/10, , Singapore, 437157 – Book a table here – Get it delivered here
Whether you’re looking for a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion or just to have a meal after frolicking in East Coast Park, we’ve got you covered. Read on for all our recommendations, or head to Oddle Eats to discover more quality meals anywhere and everywhere you may be!