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Tai Cheong Bakery

35 Lydhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, China (Central)
852-25443475
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Ranked #58 of 4,495 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Bakery, Chinese
Neighborhood: Central
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout
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Palo Alto, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is a famous, old-school bakery in Hong Kong, which was made more popular since the last UK appointed governor visited back in the 90s. Now, it's a chain in Hong Kong, and they have opened shops at many places, such as the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry terminal, Wan Chai, etc. A lot of people come here for the egg... More

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Douglaston, New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

pricey compare to others but oh so good! Eat them warm outside and then buy more for later. Worth all the calories!

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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

They are so warm with a flakey crust and buttery custard filling. So small you should have three or five or ten!

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Union City, New Jersey, United States
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545 reviews 545 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very good little tarts and pastries. You owe it to yourself to try the egg tarts here when visiting Hong Kong. Crispy and gooey, and packed with sugar. The staff isn't overly friendly and the place is tiny, making it hard to get an order in when busy. Other than the tarts, there isn't much on the menu.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Due to the crowd building up in the restaurant, I took the option of takeaway instead, with just two of those famed egg tarts. And I only actually ate those two egg tarts more than 12 hours later, when I was leaving HK, lounging around in the departure hall of the airport in the wee hours of the night with... More

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Batam Center, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Tried one each, from egg tart to BBQ pie, red bean cake etc. Simple fantastic food source on the go. Eat it while it's hot even if they r located within MTR stations. A good way to experience HK food & HK culture. Do not expect great service btw as it's fast food.

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Singapore
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Perhaps it was the hunger and tiredness from walking the endless lanes of Hong Kong but the egg tarts really hit the spot. Warm and cripsy pastry with buttery and sweet eggy center. A good place to hunt down whilst exploring Hong Kong! No sitting area but just stand around outside the shop and soak in the atmosphere.

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I love egg tarts so therefore I'm reviewing their egg tarts only. I've been eating egg tarts all my life, from east to west, Hong Kong to New York. Personally I prefer a mildly sweet egg custard wrapped in layers of flaky airy thin crusts. Tai Cheong's egg tarts by comparison is average at best due to its crust, a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Love it! My 2nd visit after 7 years, still amaze but the 1st bite. Can't wait to go back to the hotel, remember to eat it right away outside while it is warm. Do go too late, sold out very fast.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

i didn't realised this is the best egg tart recipe since 1940, and as i was trying to the best egg tart, i only buy it for myself because it was winter season and its chillin outside, and we're kinda hungry and still waiting for next door restaurants queue. So then, while i was eating this egg tart, it was... More

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