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American Restaurant

20 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China (Wan Chai)
852-25271000
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Ranked #315 of 4,640 Restaurants in Hong Kong
4.0 of 5 stars 135 Reviews
Price range: $15 - $20
Neighborhood: Wan Chai
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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376 reviews 376 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 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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178 reviews 178 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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156 reviews 156 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It was 16 years between visits and little had changed, which is unusual in Hong Kong. The duck is the main event and fed 4 hungry males, with cold beers for 700hk $$$. Heaps of yummy pancakes to wrap the tender duck pieces. Soup followed made from the duck carcass. Yum. The service was efficient-not really grumpy. My visitors loved... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We got a HK friend to help us make a booking for dinner. The walk along Lockhart Road past the girlie bars and working girls (mainly Filipinos) was an experience itself before we found the restaurant. It is called American Restaurant but it is all Cantonese inside. For just the 3 of us, we ordered the famed roast Peking Duck... More 

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Always a great meal at The American, but I'm now starting to realise its a genuine tourist attraction too. Good food, fast service, great atmosphere. Value for money.

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Cobourg, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

local, lively and very old Hong Kong. The crispy duck was wonderfully undercooked compared to the western version and the sweet and sour shrimps were stunning. Service was fine - not at all grumpy and the huge tables full of locals toasting each other , each time more enthusiastic gave it a fun atmosphere - we were upstairs which we... More 

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Address: 20 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-25271000
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

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