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Jul 27, 2014 09:28 AM

Breakfast places in Hong Kong and Kowloon

Any suggestion for Chinese breakfasts (any regional cuisine is fine) in Hong Kong and Kowloon, that opens around 8 a.m.

Also, what times does most wonton noodle joints open?

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  1. The old Mido Café at 63 Temple St, Yaumatei, opens at 8.30am. Serves HK-style breakfast items like macaroni soup and pork-chop on fried rice. Try their milk tea.

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    1. re: klyeoh

      We plan on going to Tim Ho Wan and Luk Yu Teahouse for breakfast. I guess I'll add Mido to the list. Anything else?

      1. re: Worldwide Diner

        Australian Dairy Company on 47-49 Parkes Street, Jordan. Despite its name, it's *very* HK - opens from 7.30am for breakfast. Try the macaroni soup with ham.

        The popular items in there are the steamed egg desserts.

    2. Any good wonton noodle places that open early on the Kowloon side? I know Tsim Chai Kee opens at 9 in Central. What about you tiao in Kowloon?

      1. Mui Kee Congee

        The menu is in Chinese, English, and Japanese. Fantastic old school style congee, anything with fish, or even the pork organ congee is excellent. Grass carp skin appetizer is also very good.

          1. re: Lau

            Mui Kee used to be better than Sang Kee when the father was in charged. The fish stock used for the congee was so umami filled. Unsure about current status with 'junior' getting more and more involved in daily operation?!

            1. re: Charles Yu

              oh yah? i dont think ive been to mui kee...will have to try

              i really like sang kee, i could eat it everyday for breakfast if u let me

              1. re: Charles Yu

                I got extremely lucky then. Back in Dec/Jan I managed to go twice and both times were stellar. Not only was the dad working at the time, but Ah Mui's ex-business partner who actually did the hand slicing of fish and innards, as well as the cooking!

                Junior served me his milk tea pours, which were average by HK standards, but certainly better than the crap I can get in California! :-)

                But I have to say, even if junior is doing the grunt labor as seen in some youtube videos (pan frying wild boney fishermen fish and making that as the stock basis for fish congee) it has got to be better than anything that is not in Toronto/Vancouver.

                1. re: K K

                  damn it...that sounds so good right now, ure killing me