Top 11 Hong Kong Cha Chaan Teng

Hong Kong Cha Chaan Teng

A Cha Chaan Teng, for the uninitiated, is a kind of local eatery in Hong Kong that serves comfort food at affordable prices. These local diners are where Hong Kongers go for their regular meals, and you can find them almost everywhere.

A trip to Hong Kong is not complete without eating at Cha Chaan Teng. Here’s a list of the Top 11 Hong Kong Cha Chaan Teng.

I hope this list will be useful to you when you are visiting the city. And if you have more places to recommend, please leave a comment and let us know.

Australian Dairy Co

Australian Dairy Company

If you are on a quest to find the best cha chaan teng in Hong Kong, Australian Dairy Company should be on the top of your checklist. This is probably one of the most famous cha chaan teng in town. You can’t go wrong with their scrambled eggs and ham macaroni.

Australian Dairy Company is very much a quick service restaurant, you’re not meant to linger here. They operate with a ruthless efficiency: you order, eat, pay and go.

47 Parkes Street
Jordan, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2730 1356
Nearest MTR: Jordan

Capital Cafe

It is not difficult to understand why Capital Cafe is so popular. It has a no-frills menu and it focuses to get the basics right. You can always find locals satisfying their cravings for scrambled eggs, macaroni, French toast, and milk tea here.

Shop B1, G/F, Kwong Sang Hong Building
6 Heard Street
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2666 7766
Nearest MTR: Wan Chai

Honolulu Cafe

Honolulu Cafe

Another of my favourite cha chaan teng in Central is Honolulu Cafe which has awesome egg tarts and local food. And oh yes, did I mention that they also provide free wifi? You must visit it when in Hong Kong.

33 Stanley Street
Central, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2526 8063
Nearest MTR: Central

Kam Fung Cafe

Kam Fung Restaurant

Kam Fung Restaurant is a local institution known for its excellent milk tea, egg tarts, baked chicken pies, and Bo Lo Bao.

The baked chicken pies, in particular, are phenomenal. The crust is super buttery and it simply melts in the mouth. It is to-die-for. Go there early and get it fresh out from the oven.

G/F Spring Garden Mansion
41 Spring Garden Lane
Tel: +852 2572 0526
Daily: 6.30am – 7pm
Nearest MTR: Wan Chai

Kam Wah

Kam Wah Cafe

Kam Wah Cafe has one of the best, if not the best bo luo bao in Hong Kong. The cha chaan teng is always crowded, but trust me, the pineapple buns are worth queueing up for.

47 Bute St
Prince Edward, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2392 6830
Nearest MTR: Prince Edward

Lan Fong Yuen

Lan Fong Yuen

Founded since 1952, this Hong Kong institution is the place to go for milk tea, pork buns and French toast. Come here for the authentic Hong Kong cha chaan teng experience.

2 Gage Street
Central, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2544 3895
Nearest MTR: Hong Kong

Relax For A While

Relax For A While

If you are in the Tsim Sha Tsui area, check out Relax For A While along Kimberley Road. The menu is big and you can definitely find something that will appeal to your taste-bud.

G/F, Cheung Lee Commercial Building
25 Kimberley Road
Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3113 6388
Nearest MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui

Gong Zai Mee

Sham Tseng Chan Kee Roasted Goose

A popular Cha Chaan Teng that serves fabulous roasted goose and the classic Hong Kong cafe food. They have a few outlets, but we like to go to the one at Mong Kok, which is the perfect pit-stop after shopping.

427-427A Reclamation Street
Mong Kok, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2381 6161
Nearest MTR: Mong Kok

Sun Wah Cafe

Sun Wah Cafe is slightly out of the way, but it is known for having one of the best egg tarts in Hong Kong. If you like egg tarts, make sure you make a trip to Sun Wah.

334 Castle Peak Road
Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2387 3698
Nearest MTR: Cheng Sha Wan

Star Cafe

Star Cafe

This underground cafe is hard to find, but once you get there, you will be glad that you make the effort to track it down. Locals come here for their tomato soup noodles with egg and luncheon meat. Due to its hidden location, few tourists known about it, so don’t be surprised when you are surrounded by locals. To find this place, enter Champagne Court B at 16 Kimberly Road, walk to the end and go down the stairs.

Shop 36, Basement
16 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
+852 2721 2908
Nearest MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui

Tsui Wah

Tsui Wah Restaurant

The most famous Cha Chaan Teng in Hong Kong. Locals and tourists alike flock to Tsui Wah Restaurant for their signature Hainanese chicken rice, fishball noodles, and Bo Luo Yiu. One of the most impressive things about Tsui Wah is that it manages to maintain its high standards across all the branches. Definitely a must-visit when you are in Hong Kong.

15 Wellington Street
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2525 6338
Nearest MTR: Hong Kong

For more recommendations, read my guide on 10 Hong Kong Cafes to visit.