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Hong Kong Flower Lounge

51 Millbrae Avenue, Millbrae, CA 94030
(650) 692-6666
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Ranked #31 of 81 restaurants in Millbrae
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Chinese, Dim Sum
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
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Winston-Salem,NC
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146 reviews 146 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

If we could give a negative rating we would.....we walked in ..were seated....we were the ONLY people in the place and could not get service....the placed smelled like DEAD fish(or worse)....after 10 minutes of NO service we walked out.....perhaps the WORST restaurant experience we have ever had....just put $5 on the table and walked.... The place is "nice"...cloth napkins...but smells... More

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

HK Flower Lounge located in Millbrae, across SFO, is easy access if you're killing time before your flight and craving for chinese food. We were disappointed tho that dimsum was served only during lunch. Never-the-less, food was very tasty. It bothered me tho that they didn't have black vinegar for my soup. I've eaten here in the past and can... More

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San Francisco, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Came here with my parents for Father's Day weekend. We arrived early, about 10.:45am to beat the crowds as we thought the Father Day's weekend would be crazy. Dim sum, here, has always been consistently above average and this meal was no exception. the have the classic dishes like siu mai, hai gow, spareribs and other lunch dishes like porridge... More

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Singapore
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123 reviews 123 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Our extended family members in San Francisco treated us to this restaurant for dim sum for a few times when we visited last mid-May (2013). We mostly had dim sum. Of course, they cannot be compared to that of Hong Kong, though honestly, by their standard, it is not bad at all. Some dim sum could still be done better,... More

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Alameda, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This restaurant has been around for sometime, recently took some friends and ordered a set menu for 6 persons. The set menu came with a the Peking duck which was kind of disappointed. The duck skin comes with some fat in it and it wasn't tasty at all. Obviously the chef may not know how to roast a Peking duck.... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

It was my first time visited at the restaurant with my girlfriend and Her btother.price was reasonable. I like there lobster noodle. very friendly people.if you are planning of going there on a sunday.come early the wait is long.I waited for over an hour.but other than that! the wait is worthed.

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Potomac, Maryland
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223 reviews 223 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Heard about this place from locals (ate here while on a business trip). Very authentic Cantonese cuisine. The place is really busy and tough to get into during prime hours, but that is a positive (empty restaurants are a bad sign). Parking is not great (insufficient quantity), but, you can find nearby if needed.

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Dallas, Texas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Hadn't been here in over a decade (I don't live in CA) and got the chance to return on a business trip - the quality is still there for this Cantonese dining and dim sum restaurant (not sure the specific times they serve dim sum), and really a Millbrae institution. This time I had the beef with Chinese broccoli -... More

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a very popular and traditional Hong Kong (HK) restaurant that I have been going to for decades. Food is very good traditional (portions are a bit small though). Service is better than most Chinese restaurants. Clean and fresh & live seafood make this place special

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Singapore, Singapore
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106 reviews 106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

We were on our way back to SFO airport and stopover to have lunch. We had the weekday special - lobster porridge for $25. The food left us breathless and the cooking was top notch. The porridge and the whole lobster was huge. Mouth watering, tasty and finger licking good. You must eat to believe and to taste Cantonese porridge... More

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