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47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong http://www.enoteca.hk/cicada/cicada.html, China
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Salzburg, Austria
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Love this new addition to restaurants on Elgin Street. It has a cool street food vibe and much attention was paid to the interior. We had a few very good dishes (Vietnamese Spring Rolls and Veggie Dumplings) and some were just ok (crab cakes) but surely that is put to the individual tastebuds. The portions were bigger than expected. Service... More 

Thank RealTravelPro
Hong Kong
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Cicada has a great happy hour and you can enjoy $35 HKD cocktails from 3.30pm until 7.30pm. I always arrive at 6pm to take full advantage and start to order food when it's finishing. The Tapas are a selection of Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian / Asian Fusion and are all delicious. It's a shame they took the coconut chicken skewers... More 

Thank Shananakinz
robcoophk, Owner at Cicada, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments and i really appreciate your feedback on the Peking duck pancakes. Let me check into that as they have been great. I'll aslo talk to chef about the Coconut skewers too. We actually had to drop around 20% of the old menu as the new kitchen is smaller, but we do rotate items though... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you are looking for a fresh, wonderful, dining experience try this restaurant! We stopped in for lunch and sampled many Asian tapas; So many choices and all of them were fresh, spicy and delicious. Green papaya salad, crispy eggplant, tingling szehaun chicken, hoisin ribs, curry and roti. The staff and chef were all very friendly too. We wished they... More 

Thank Karen H
robcoophk, Owner at Cicada, responded to this review

Karen Thank you so much for your posting its just so wonderful to be back open again and satiating guests with our food warmest regards Robert and Kim Owners More 

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Cicada was a well loved wine bar serving Asian tapas located on Shelley street off the Escalator. It has now relocated higher up the Escalator to Elgin street across the street from Pampas steak restaurant. The good news is that the food is still great. Tasty small tapas plates sampling across Asia. From Indian influenced curries, grills to chinese spare... More 

Thank Ian W
Hong Kong, China
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Really nice food at a reasonable prices. Great happy hour; cocktails are $30 on Happy Hour; $68 at other times. Great service. Well worth a visit however suggest to pre-book.

Thank RochCorb
Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

My mat and I were aiming for Soho Spice on Sunday afternoon, but that does not serve in the awkward times between 2 and 6 PM. And Cicada was right next door (not closed, only moved to Elgin Street). I was skeptical to begin with as the idea of Vietnamese/Thai tapas seemed like I wouldn't get a proper meal. It... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I hear this placed closed. Does anyone know of they reopen again and if so, where? I really like this place and it's such a pity that they closed.

Thank PeterWesterneng
Saratoga Australia
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We had dinner here the night we arrived in HK. It was relaxing and the food was plentiful and delicious. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank JenSaraAustralia
Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Oh what a lovely place Cicada is! Situated right next to the Midlevel elevator, the restaurant is vibrant with young and old, international and local. Food is fusion and is really good. Whatever you order from the menu is worth it. My personal favourite was chicken salad, duck rolls and sauté beef. Pork ribs are also awesome. Bad news: the... More 

Thank Sanja M
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

The drink menu and happy hour was the highlight of our experience. The food was good but not spectacular. The beef with kimchi was the best food by far so I recommend that but everything else was just ok for an area with great variety.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $64
Indian, Vietnamese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47A Elgin Street, SOHO, Central, Hong Kong http://www.enoteca.hk/cicada/cicada.html, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong
  • Phone Number: 85226623882
Cicada is Pan Asian street food style restaurant and bar offering amazing little dishes from all corners of Asia. Some are classics and some we've created using Asian cooking techniques and ingredient. A must try gem of a restaurant if you are in soho

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