Tasty Congee & Wonton Noodle

Hong Kong is known to be a Gourmet Paradise (美食天堂). In fact, if you Google the term in both English and Chinese, the first hit is almost always “DiscoverHongKong – Gourmet Paradise” – its probably commissioned by the city’s tourism board (HKTB) to have the results rank so high.

There’s an abundance of seafood, cuisines from all over the world, local “teahouses” (茶餐廳) and of course, local congee and noodle restaurants. 粥粉麪飯, which loosely translate into “congee, dough, noodle & rice” remains a daily staple in our diet. “Dough” here means of course, the end-result of everything made from dough. For example, the bread that makes the outside of pork buns (叉燒包) and all other types of bread, the shell that makes our dumplings and Shanghainese Xiaolongbao (小籠包) … well, you get the point.

Anyway, one restaurant that consistently ranks very high on my list of congee and noodle restaurant is none other than Tasty Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop. The one I visited today is located at the International Finance Center Phase 2 or more commonly known as “IFC2”. The original shop is located in Happy Valley. Rumour has it that they did so well, they were invited to set up a shop at IFC2 and business has been thriving ever since. Apparently, they spent over HKD 5 million just on renovation, and was able to recuperate their investments within 6 months of operation. Have a look yourself:

Tasty (IFC) Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop
International Finance Center Phase 2
Shop 3016-3018
Tel: +852 2295 0101 / 2295 0505 (take away)

Opening hours
11:30-23:00 Mon-Sun & public holidays

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3 Responses

  1. Hey there, nice blog! I left HK in 89 and have not visited that much. My uncle says that this place at the IFC is crazy expensive then again it is catering to financial workers. So how much is a bowl of congee there and won ton noodles?

  2. Hey Ken,

    For a place that serves congee and wonton noodles as their main attraction, this place is definitely not cheap. Tons of these restaurants in HK, but they’re cheap if you compare them to all the other restaurants in IFC 🙂 A bowl of wonton noodle is about HKD 30 (small) and ~ HKD 40+ (big) … if I remember correctly. Congee starts at HKD 30+ to about HKD 200 for the abolone congee lol … the place is definitely worth a try though. Enjoy!

  3. […] wrote about Tasty (IFC) Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop a while ago, and comparing the 2 … I can’t quite put my fingers on which is better. […]

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