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Mak's Noodle (Mak Un Kee)

77 Wellington St., Central, Hong Kong, China (Central)
852-28543810
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Ranked #179 of 4,447 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Central
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Russian first
  • Thai first
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Singapore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

This is my fifth visit to Mak Un Kee in 中环, HongKong. Mak's is still the best after trying other places while In HK. Noodle with wanton or dumpling is my best choice, something new to me is that the service has been improved and more friendly too. Keep it up.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Came here for lunch on a Tuesday. The portions are pretty small and I don't recall there being an English menu. We spoke to the waitress, who was extremely grumpy. Our receipt wasn't itemized at the end. When we asked about this, the waitress/cashier yelled at us.... Anyways, the food was okay. Not amazing but not bad. Prices were low.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I wrote a review on Mak several months ago and I'm back today straight after trying Tsim Chai Kee across the road and then back here at Mak straight after. It's down to personal taste but Mak wins hands down for me. Why? The broth is clear and tastier, the wontons are small but the pastry is slippery soft and... More

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Wanton noodle soup really small bowl. Price HKD38 per bowl. Fine crunchy noodles with 4 small wantons (compared to average size here). I must say it tasted very good although too pricey. No wonder it is only half full on a friday lunch time when central is normally crowded with office workers.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I shared my comments about Mak's Noodle last year and recently been there again and nothing changes from the flavour to the standard texture of the noodles. Can't descibe beyond words. Delicious. ( Nope, I still have to pay for my noodles :-) ) Loved the wanton, and the springy texture of the noodle. Since I don't take beef, I... More

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I do not understand having noodles laced with Lye (largely known as potassium carbonate / 'potash' / sodium hydroxide) is considered tasty. Having to pay HK$30-40 onwards for a small bowl of wonton noodles. Next is the meat, vegetables all tasted with plenty of MSG - dry feeling on your tongue or throat after consumption. Service was also very local,... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Ok, I have finished my wonderful wanton from renowned Tsim chai noodle bar literally across the street. Whilst is still fresh on my mind (and my taste buds). I thought I should pop across and tried the Mak noodle bar which I heard was also very good with wanton. What a contrast, whilst Tsim Chai (TC) was very busy, so... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Mak's Noodle House they have this crazy price tag of HKD 31 per bowl because they were truly springy, a texture you will never find in Malaysia regardless how they claim they are from Hong Kong. The broth was also extremely flavorful and the prawn dumplings were really fresh. I can now see why they're so renowned even with the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went to Mack's for lunch and had the shrimp wonton with noodle and a side of green veggies. The veggies were forgettable but the soup was delicious. The broth had a lot of flavor and the wontons were cooked perfectly. All in all a very tasty lunch. Warning, for those with american size appetites, they are small but you could... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've been on a quest to find great won ton noodles in Hong Kong. This is my favourite so far. I was born in Hong Kong and the way I remember won ton noodles as a kid is that it's found in a small fluorescent lit restaurant. Menus sit under the glass top of your table and you balance on... More

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