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#383 of 2,795 Chinese in Hong Kong
#1,336 of 12,347 Restaurants in Hong Kong

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$4 - $4
Chinese, Cafe, Asian

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Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
1.1 miles from Victoria Harbour
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute joy to be sitting in this cafe. Retro feel and the food is yum. The owners are very friendly and we did have a good chat. Reasonably priced food. We loved the atmosphere. We did not know they are going to close soon,...and when we discovered this via Reading the website, the waiter was very friendly and say pls do not rush. Enjoy your dinner. What a wonderful service.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed December 5, 2020

I found Mido Café by chance, and decided to head on inside thanks to the cheap prices on the menu outside. The small place is very nostalgic, and I felt that it provided me with a more authentic experience when compared to other places I...went to. The staff were fantastic, and the service and ambience perfect for a solo traveller. I loved the old-style dining atmosphere.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 2, 2020 via mobile

...which is clearly stated on posters around the cafe and other customers had to be reminded of this so...just don’t. I know that coming here is all about enjoying the historical, kitsch design and the throwback menu so I understand the draw for the IG...crowd but maybe just try to take it in without the snaps. Lovely view over to the Tin Hau Temple as well. Food was good rather than great but arrived super quick and was very cheap in price.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed August 29, 2020 via mobile

It's a very aged or you may call nostalgic restaurant, situated at the touristic area Temple Street. To me as a local, once is very enough for a short meal or drink. Best booth in the corner on upper floor where you can enjoy a...wide view. I came for lunch alone just for taking some pictures. Service not too bad while I expected poor. Food quite expensive given the quality and size. The so called chef dish baked pork chop rice is no good, texture not tender as I have tried before. This time I only ordered a plate of fired rice vermicelli with some veggies in it. Portion small, taste so so and I am sure I cook it much better than it. Atmosphere nostalgic. Best place for filming if the movie theme is Hong Kong.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed October 27, 2019

Mido Cafe in Yau Ma Tei is one old-school cha chaan tang to visit when in Hong Kong. Untouched by time, the cafe seems to be at a standstill in the ’50s! The tile work and vibe to this place is so COOL! To be...honest, I think the kitschy decor here is better than the food - but if you are looking for something small to order, I got an iced milk tea which were good, but the food was a bit of a let down. It is at least an iconic place to stop for a drink if you are in the area.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed September 2, 2019

We weren't a fan of the food. Interesting place, different atmosphere, had a nice seat by the window. But the food was not good. We had the crispy noodles and the wontons w sweet & sour sauce. Disappointed with both. I'm sure there are better...places in the area. Restroom was out of service.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

I saw this in my travel guide book and then read the reviews on here. This place certainly is of an era! Very quirky. They even have Ovaltine on the menu! They seem to have rules that they like you to stick to. It clearly...says on posters on the walls not to take photos. I can’t think why but I’d imagine if you disobey then they might get annoyed hence some of the reviews on here. I took one photo of outside. It was busy but not jam packed. I was the only tourist. As recommended by someone on here, I went purely for the French toast. It was not disappointing. Certainly not diet friendly as it was smothered in syrup and butter But it was very nice. I also ordered some milk tea which was not what I was expecting as a Brit. I think it may have been condensed milk although it wasn’t overly sweet. You can have it iced or hot. I suspect iced might be nicer. Service was efficient. Polite but not in your face. Food came very quickly. There is a minimum charge of $25 per person. My French toast and tea was $48. Pay on the way out downstairs. Not sure if card is accepted but seems like a cash only type thing. Downstairs was closed. Seating is on the first floor. If you sit by the window you’ll have a view of Tin Hau Temple.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

When you seating in this cafe, you will have the feeling like you have seating in the time machine go back to the past in the 90s of 🇭🇰.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

if you want nostalgia go to Australian Dairy on Woosung St, Jordan. As the Christians said about the collosium "it looks great from the outside" dont go, the food is bad and no feeling of nostalgia. go to Australian Dairy its Awesome

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Went there in March. The staff threatened to kick me out for taking a few photos. I was surprised by how basic and overpriced the breakfast was. Honestly, I can cook better breakfast than them. Never Again! I’d rather donate my money than paying to...this lousy, expensive, rude cafe. A shameful toursit’s trapMore

Date of visit: March 2019
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yes its open.i ate there just 2 weeks ago
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  • Yes, Mido Cafe offers takeout services.

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  • Mido Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 4