If your usual favourite mookata was at the now-closed Golden Mile Complex, you’ll be looking for a new must-try mookata spot in 2024! Discover popular mookata like Siam Square, Bangkok Street Mookata, 888 Mookata as well as halal mookata!
Looking for the best mookata restaurants in Singapore? We are a bunch of foodies here in Singapore and there are always new restaurants popping up. But have you tried mookata? Mookata is the perfect option if you can’t choose between having Korean BBQ or Chinese Hotpot for dinner! A perfect combination of the two, mookata is a Thai Barbecue Steamboat concept that originated in Northern Thailand. Served in a hotpot with the grill in the centre, mookata is the best of both worlds! A Mookata restaurant will offer a choice of meat or seafood that you can grill or cook in the broth. Accompanied by special dipping sauces and a variety of soup broths, mookata is a great option for even the pickiest of eaters. There are many mookata restaurants scattered across Singapore, and a significantly high number were located at Golden Mile Complex which has now closed so we’re giving you some new ones to try!
What constitutes as the ‘best mookata’ is always subjective – but we try ensure our listings are good based on personal experience or good reviews online.
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10 Must-Try Mookata Restaurants in Singapore
If you’re after a delicious mookata dinner, check out our list of places to get the best mookata in Singapore:
1. Bangkok Street Mookata
A well-known mookata restaurant, Bangkok Street Mookata has opened 10 branches in Singapore. If you are craving mookata, you will surely be able to find a branch near you! Platters cost $32 for 2 pax and $58 for 4 pax with fresh and delicious ingredients. The sweet chili and the spicy chili sauces perfectly balance out one another and will have you coming back for seconds. Before heading down, call ahead to reserve a table as this mookata place is very crowded and queues can get really long with wait times of up to 30 minutes!
2. Kin Tub Thai Mookata BBQ Steamboat
A mookata place that serves generous portions of meat, Kin Tub Thai Mookata BBQ Steamboat is worth every penny! One of the few mookata places with a view (along the Singapore River!) and uses burning charcoal, diners can expect a delicious and authentic Thai experience. Kin Tub Thai Mookata BBQ Steamboat offers three different types of platters that can suit anyone’s taste. A standard platter consisting of meat, seafood and vegetables, a meat platter and a seafood platter. A complimentary side of vegetables is also served with each platter! All platters are the same price with a two pax. platter costing $44.90 and a 3 to 4 pax. platter costing $69.90. Reservations recommended!
3. Mookata: best for seafood mookata
There’s nothing like a mouth-watering mookata grill! Mookata, previously located at Orto, was one of the first mookata restaurants in Singapore, inspired by the love for authentic Thai food. While they offer signature marinated meat, you can also indulge in their Charcoal Seafood Grill and dip them in their signature Thai homemade chili sauce. Their fresh and delicious ingredients are sure to satisfy your Thai BBQ and seafood cravings!
4. Mr Mookata: for family mookata
Mr Mookata is known for its bustling vibe and the fragrant mookata smell! Choose from a delicious variety of meat, seafood, veggies, sides and more to indulge in a delicious mookata grill with soup. For those who can’t live without spice, you’ll love their mouthwatering variety of homemade chili. Enjoy a mookata package for two to four people at $68 or $118 for six to eight people for a family mookata meal! They even offer free flow of Asia Farm’s beverages – lemon tea, barley and calamansi – to help cleanse your palette.
5. Phuket Town Mookata: for meaty mookata
Ready to try Meat Mountains? You read that right, Meat Mountains! Phuket Town Mookata is famous for their 1kg Meat Mountains ($39.90) marinated in their signature special sauce. As expected, the Meat Mountain is served in a huge portion so arrive hungry or bring a few friends to help you devour this feast. Be sure to try their Sour and Spicy Chili Sauce along with your meal. Though the store only opens at 6pm, queues will start to form at 5:45pm. Do arrive early as there are no reservations available and the seats fill up fast!
6. Sedap Thai: halal mookata
Sedap Thai is the first halal mookata restaurant that serves up delicious Thai barbecue! Dig into a delicious family mookata meal at only $20 for two people that comes with 15 different items including kang kong, Chinese cabbage, mushrooms, and of course, a huge platter of marinated meat and seafood! For the steamboat section, you can choose from two options: chicken broth or tom yum soup (additional $2). If you haven’t been here, be sure to add this to your must-try halal mookata restaurant list!
7. Siam Square Mookata: best for spicy mookata
A pioneer mookata restaurant, Siam Square Mookata serves a wide variety of meat and ingredients with many outlets across Singapore. Whether you are looking for a fun night out or a late-night meal, Siam Square Mookata has outlets scattered across Singapore. With a wide variety of wonderfully marinated meats to choose from, here are some highly recommended dishes! The Smoked Duck ($2.80), Bacon Cheese Roll ($4) and Cheese Corn ($3) get rave reviews from diners and are a must-order when dining at Siam Square Mookata. Their signature secret recipe chili sauce is also a must-try – it comes in 3 different levels of spiciness. The mookata buffet option is also extremely affordable, priced at $29 per person.
8. Tom Yum Kungfu Mookata: for family mookata
Founded by an Interior Designer, Tom Yum Kungfu serves mookata and traditional Thai dishes including a highly recommended Tom Yum Soup ($12/$19). The mookata is served as a set with Pork, Pork belly, Scallops, Prawns, Fishballs and Vegetables, and you can order the set based on the number of people in your party. A regular set for 2 to 3 people costs $39.90 while a medium set for 2 to 3 people is priced at $49.90. A large set for 3 to 4 people will cost $59.90 and if you would like to try other ingredients not available in the set, there are a la carte add ons available. Tom Yum Kungfu also provides diners with a more authentic Thai experience as their mookata is served over burning charcoal and the broth used in the hotpot is a clear broth similar to the broths used for mookata in Thailand. As the restaurant is relatively small, do make sure to book ahead! Tom Yum Kungfu does not serve mookata on weekday afternoons.
9. Yak Kin Mookata: best for affordable mookata
One of the most highly reviewed mookata restaurants in Singapore, Yak Kin Mookata serves delicious affordable mookata platters. Each set is priced at $48 (for two to three pax) and includes seafood and meat that is served in generous portions. Be sure to try their flavourful signature chili sauce and cheese dip! Plus, a special promotion currently offers diners Fresh Japanese Oysters at $1.99 per piece! To top it all off, there is FREE parking after 5pm.
10. 888 Mookata: for spicy mookata
888 Mookata is located in four different locations in Singapore and serves platters for parties of two ($26) and parties of four ($45). Each platter contains, marinated meat, seafood, fishballs and vegetables and if that is not enough for your party, feel free to add on a la carte dishes. If you choose to purchase the a la carte dishes instead, each dish is priced at $1.80. Be sure to try their sauces, especially their chili.
11. Cheese Story Mookata
Originally a mookata restaurant at Golden Mile Complex, Cheese Story Mookata Buffet has now opened at HomeTeamNS – Balestier (JOM). This all-you-can-eat mookata buffet features a wide range of ingredients to suit every palette. Look forward to Shabu Shabu beef, pork belly, tiger prawns, scallops, oysters and more. Prices start from $15.90 nett per child (1m – 1.4m) and $29.90 nett per adult.
Mookata at Golden Mile Complex
These mookata spots have temporarily closed as they were located at the now-closed Golden Mile Complex.
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Obviously what constitutes ‘best’ mookata is often personal, but if we missed your favourite mookata restaurant you can write in and tell us why it’s so good (email [email protected]) and we will consider adding to our list!