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The Best Hong Kong Egg Waffles And Where To Find Them

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Updated: 27 September 2016
The egg waffle, one of Hong Kong’s most iconic and well-loved street snacks, is a quintessentially Hong Kong food to try. These fluffy, golden cakes can be found all over the city. Some vendors opt for a no-nonsense, classic egg waffle while others serve the snack with an innovative modern twist. We’ve rounded up the six best places to hit up for egg waffles in Hong Kong.
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Master Low-Key Food Shop

This joint gets long queues and rave reviews for a reason, Master Low-Key’s crispy, heavenly egg waffles are richly flavored and so aromatic that you’ll smell them before you see them. It’s one of the few egg waffle vendors to have to use a ticket number system to manage the traffic.

Shop B3, G/F, 76A Shau Kei Wan Main Street East, Shau Kei Wan

Oddies Foodies

Oddies pairs traditional Hong Kong egg waffles with Italian gelato, which turns out to be a match made in heaven. Their signature bestseller is the Night Wolf, which contains a chocolate-chip flavored egg waffle in a cup containing 66% dark chocolate, banana ice cream and passion fruit panna cotta. Expect a long queue!

G/F, 45 Gough Street, Central, +852 2750 2111

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Lee Keung Kee North Point Egg Waffles

What started as a single, humble egg waffle outlet in North Point has turned into a citywide empire with multiple outlets around town. Lee Keung Kee is known for egg waffles with a brittle, almost biscuit-like outer skin, contrasting with the moist, cake-like innards.

Lee Keung Kee North Point Egg Waffles, 492 King’s Road, North Point

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Mammy Pancake

Mammy’s chocolate-flavoured waffles are made by mixing dark chocolate chips into the batter before it’s poured into the mould, resulting in a much richer, bittersweet flavor than normal chocolate waffles, which are achieved simply by mixing in chocolate powder. They also offer other flavours such as green tea, sesame and sweet potato.

G/F, Carnarvon Mansion, 8–12 Carnarvon Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Tai-O Egg Waffle

Locals call him the ‘Egg Puff Uncle’ of Tai O. He’s one of the remaining vendors to use a traditional charcoal stove – the way egg waffles were originally meant to be made – ensuring a crispy, smoky waffle full of old-school goodness.

G/F, 59 Kat Hing Street, Tai O

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Hung Kee Top Quality Egg Waffles

The secret to Hung Kee’s melt-on-your-tongue egg waffles lies in an exclusive family recipe. The proprietor, Mr Lai, used to be an unlicensed vendor in Kowloon Tong, and after moving to his current hole-in-the-wall location in Sai Wan Ho, relies on word of mouth to keep the customers coming.

Hung Kee Top Quality Egg Waffles, Shop A34C, Tai On Building, Sai Wan Ho


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