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American Restaurant

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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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20 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China
852-25271000
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Fantastic Dinner

I first visited this restaurant 20 years ago but had not visited for past 10 years. The decor and interior were much as I remembered but if anything, the food was far better. The Peking duck was fantastic as were the sizzling king prawns. We also ordered the eggplant with mince pork and peppered... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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HK
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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HK
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I first visited this restaurant 20 years ago but had not visited for past 10 years. The decor and interior were much as I remembered but if anything, the food was far better. The Peking duck was fantastic as were the sizzling king prawns. We also ordered the eggplant with mince pork and peppered squid which were heavenly too. Along... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Its hard to remember the food because we were left with such a bad taste in our mouth by our waitstaff. After we paid the server started to tell us "tip! tip!" I asked to see the bill (because I suspected that the service charge was included in the bill). He wouldnt let us see the bill and stood and... More 

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Hope Island, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Was totally amazed by how bad the service in this place was. So, we're western and the only westerners in there. We're ushered in given a drinks menu and a (one) food one. Waiter opens the drinks menu and presses his finger down on their most expensive wine, err no - we'll choose ourselves thanks. Then ask for a 2nd... More 

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New York, NY US
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Noisy, sloppy and better than most for Peking duck. It doesn't come close to Da Dong in Beijing, but what does?

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Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Note that this restaurant has two listing, this one ranked 309 of 4,606, and also as American Peking Food Restaurant ranked 1,087 of 4,606. Traditional older HK style, noisy, waiters can appear surly but are really efficient, and food well above average. Previously mainly frequented by local residents, but now increasingly by tourists and business folk. Nevertheless well worth a... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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481 reviews 481 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
298 helpful votes 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I ate dinner here one evening whilst staying in the Wanchai district of Hong Kong Island and was glad I did as the food and the restaurant delivered a real authentic Chinese experience. When I arrived the restaurant was busy with a large group of local Chinese diners celebrating a guys 60th Birthday (about 40+ relatives and friends) which made... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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205 reviews 205 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Don't be fooled by the name of this iconic Wan Chai restaurant. Though this is my first review of the establishment, our family and friends have patronized this Hong Kong Chinese food gem for over 33 years without a disappointment. Definitely reserve a table and order special dishes like Peking Duck or Beggars Chicken when booking. Additional perennial favorites are... More 

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Seoul
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A local friend of mine brought me to this place and i loved the duck here. They serve cucumber very thick but other than that it is near perfect place for original pecking duck!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Taken here by friends for dinner for a true peking duck experience. almost couldn't move by the end I'd eaten so much but every mouthful was great. Make sure you leave room for the toffee bananas done at the table at the end! Clearly a favourite with locals and tourists, It would be one of my first things to do... More 

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Saint-Mande, France
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178 reviews 178 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I had the opportunity to visit again with a good friend this old and very classic chinese restaurant where I used to go a very long time ago and I have been very satisfied with my last visit . The retaurant was full but still comfortable and not too noisy and the service was good and efficient .We took the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Neighborhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Phone Number: 852-25271000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?