Much fast food dining Hong Kong that can be found offer a wide range of foods such as burgers, sandwiches, and noodles packaged in convenient and portable versions.
Fast food is comparable to the sugary foods that children enjoy, but in Hong Kong, it is more common to find fast food restaurants that are open during the daytime.
Hong Kong also has a number of coffee shops that are considered popular fast food restaurants. These coffee shops sell a variety of foods such as burgers, sandwiches, and hot beverages.
- 1 Fast food dining Hong Kong: Top 20 Fast Food & Restaurants
- 1.1 1- Burger Joys – Central
- 1.2 2- Burger Joys (Tai Yik House)
- 1.3 3- MR. MAKI
- 1.4 4- Cheung Hing Kee Shanghai Pan-fried Buns Lock Road
- 1.5 5- Burger Joys
- 1.6 6- Chotto Maki
- 1.7 7- Shake Shack
- 1.8 8- IKEA Restaurant & Café
- 1.9 9- McDonald’s (Sun Hung Kai)
- 1.10 10- McDonald’s (Fat Ming Mansion)
- 1.11 11- McDonald’s (Yau Ma Tei)
- 1.12 12- McDonald’s (G/F Central Plaza)
- 1.13 13- Burger King
- 1.14 14- KFC (Kowloon Bay Branch)
- 1.15 15- KFC (Kwun Tong Branch)
- 1.16 16- Mcdonald’s (Mid-Levels Branch)
- 1.17 17- Subway (Mid-Levels Branch)
- 1.18 18- Cheers (Sheung Wan Branch)
- 1.19 19- Tim Ho Wan (Causeway Bay Branch)
- 1.20 20- Caliburger (Causeway Bay And Tsim Sha Tsui)
- 2 The Bottom Line
Fast food dining Hong Kong: Top 20 Fast Food & Restaurants
This article will introduce some of the top 20 fast food and restaurants in Hong Kong, highlighting their location map, including the hours they are open for business as well as their specialty foods.
1- Burger Joys – Central
The Burger Joys have outlets located across downtown street corners such as Chungking Mansions, Repulse Bay Road, and University Street.
They serve a wide variety of hamburgers at affordable prices with fresh ingredients. They can be found on any street corners, drive-ins, and an outlet at Star Street (Causeway Bay).
2- Burger Joys (Tai Yik House)
The Burger Joys Tai Yik House is located at 10 Tai Yik Street, Tai Hang. It has a huge amount of burgers to choose from; there are currently 28 different burgers, including the Crazy King, which is 1,870HKD/2,280HKD/3,020HKD. They are open from 9:30 am – 10:00 pm and are closed on Sundays.
3- MR. MAKI
MR. MAKI is a hamburger restaurant that started out as a fast food store in Hong Kong and has expanded to many countries, including China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.
They are well known for their huge burgers packed with lots of meat (Over 10 burgers to choose from) with fries and melon drinks. The menu is available in English and Chinese, and Japanese, so you can have fun trying new burgers in different languages!
They are located at 10 Peel Street, Yau Ma Tei and Ground Floor, G/F., No. 98 Ning Po Street, Kennedy Town.
4- Cheung Hing Kee Shanghai Pan-fried Buns Lock Road
The Cheung Hing Kee Shanghai Pan-fried Buns are similar to the sweet pork buns or sui koy in Hong Kong. The Shanghai pan-fried buns have soft and tender bread with the right density of filling and sweetness.
They come in two sizes; medium (smaller) size is 50HKD/large (bigger) size is 80HKD. They can be found on 4 Lower Albert Road, SoHo Central, Hong Kong.
5- Burger Joys
There are two Burger Joys restaurants in Hong Kong; one is in the Central on 36 Wellington Street, and the other is located in North Point on 342 King’s Road. They serve fresh quality burgers and fries, with a choice of beef, chicken, or turkey meat.
The burgers are packed with vegetables and sauces, which give them extra flavor. They also have a variety of different drinks, such as milkshakes, smoothies, and even shakes.
You can choose from a variety of classic flavors as well as some specials such as banana chocolate and maple syrup to add some sweetness. Hours: 11:00am to 11:00pm.
6- Chotto Maki
Chotto Maki has a wide range of sushi, maki, and rolls to choose from at competitive prices. They are located at: G/F, Shop No.101-109, Whee Lai Mansion, 36 -44 Nathan Road (Mong Kok), Hong Kong, and Shop No. 1 – 4, 11/F Airline Industrial Centre, 49-51 Ting Chau Street, Hong Kong. There is also a Chotto Maki located in the airport (after customs).
7- Shake Shack
Shake Shack, located at 5/F, IFC Mall, 6 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong, is a popular fast food restaurant in Hong Kong. Their breakfast menu will surely give you the energy to tackle any challenges you face in the day, and their burgers are great for lunch and dinner.
Shake Shack offers four different types of burgers; Classic Topping (Bacon and Cheese), The Original (Topped With Cheese), the Signature (Topped with Bacon), and the Big Cheese & Bacon burger, which comes with lettuce, tomato, and pickles.
All of their ingredients are fresh, sourced locally in America, and cooked to order. They serve drinks such as milkshakes, lemonades, and even hot chocolate with a variety of toppings. Hours: 09:00am to 10:00pm.
8- IKEA Restaurant & Café
Ikea is the world’s leading home furnishings retailer and boasts over 39 stores in 12 countries. The Hong Kong store is located at 1 IFC Mall and was opened on May 9th, 2011, with over 100 different options of furniture, accessories, dining room furniture, and kitchenware available to purchase.
A café and restaurant have also been opened where the staff is trained in Swedish, so you can order food which is the same as what would be sold in Sweden.
They also offer 30 different types of meal services such as buffets, à la carte options, Finnish delights for breakfast, and all-day dining. Hours: 10:00am to 10:00pm daily.
9- McDonald’s (Sun Hung Kai)
The McDonald’s at Sun Hung Kai Centre was opened on March 28th, 2006, and is still considered one of the most popular fast food restaurants in Hong Kong.
They have a wide range of sandwiches, burgers, and chicken nuggets available with free wifi so you can surf the internet while you eat. The McFlurrys are a must-try, just be careful with the hot sauce on their Chinese menus!
10- McDonald’s (Fat Ming Mansion)
Fat Ming is one of the most popular McDonald’s in Hong Kong, located on 1 Fat Ming Street in Central. The interior is airy, open, and spacious.
There is plenty of seating room to accommodate big groups or even families. The decor has been thought out down to the smallest detail, and everything from the tables to floor tiles has been covered in stickers and graffiti tags.
It has earned a reputation for being the place to be after a night out. The food is much better than the other McDonald’s, and McDonald’s has a lot of its own unique items available in this Fat Ming Mansion. Hours: 11:00am to 11:00pm daily.
11- McDonald’s (Yau Ma Tei)
McDonald’s is located at 1 University Street, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, on the second floor of the building, which several dressing shops had previously occupied before it was converted into a Mcdonald’s in 2009.
The food here is identical to most other McDonald’s worldwide, so don’t expect anything different here than anywhere else in the world.
They do have a better selection of drinks than other McDonald’s, and their menu has a wide variety of sandwiches, burgers, and chicken nuggets. Hours: 11:00am to 11:00pm daily.
12- McDonald’s (G/F Central Plaza)
The McDonald’s on the upper floor of the Central Plaza shopping mall is not very well known, but it is definitely worth checking out.
Their food is identical to most other McDonald’s worldwide, so don’t expect anything different here than anywhere else in the world.
There is no wifi at this restaurant, so you will have to make phone calls and send instant messages with your friends while you eat.
Their menu has a wide variety of sandwiches, burgers and chicken nuggets, and a breakfast menu. Hours: 11:00am to 11:00pm daily.
13- Burger King
Burger King has only one restaurant in Hong Kong, located on the 2nd Floor of Lai Chi Kok Shopping Centre, 200 Shanghai Street.
This outlet is quite popular among the locals since it is known for its low prices and wider meal selection than most other fast food restaurants in Hong Kong.
The decor is also not too shabby, with various pieces of art hung on the walls and high ceilings that are reminiscent of the late 80s-90s when this particular location was opened.
They serve a fairly wide selection of burgers, sandwiches, and chicken nuggets. Hours: 11:00am to 10:00pm daily.
14- KFC (Kowloon Bay Branch)
In Hong Kong, KFC is known for its chicken wings. A KFC branch on the top floor of Block B2, Plaza Hollywood, 1 Hollywood Road, Wanchai, is very popular among locals.
Most of the employees are Hong Kong Chinese; many of them are second-generation in Hong Kong but have lived abroad for a long time and have become fluent in English, even more so than most local English speakers.
The food served here is very popular with the customers, especially their Chicken Wings with different flavors such as honey garlic, hot & spicy, etc.
You can also choose from a variety of chicken burgers and sandwiches. The unique decor of this KFC branch is worth taking a look at as well. Hours: 11:00am to 10:00pm daily.
15- KFC (Kwun Tong Branch)
KFC in Kwun Tong on Tai Hing Street is popular among its regular customers due to the friendly service and quality food.
The food is of the same quality as the one served in other KFC outlets in Hong Kong, but there are also some unique and tasty side dishes to order from.
The interior of this KFC restaurant is not very shabby and can be compared to that of a 7-Eleven. Hours: 11:00am to 10:00pm daily.
16- Mcdonald’s (Mid-Levels Branch)
McDonald’s Mid-Levels branch on the 3rd floor of Heritage House, 1 Connaught Road West, has been a popular fast food restaurant for years now, especially among its loyal customers who refer to it as “McDo.”
The food served here is identical to that of the other McDonald’s outlets in Hong Kong. The interior is covered in similar stickers and graffiti tags as the McDonald’s in Central, but it doesn’t have that nice vintage look to it.
17- Subway (Mid-Levels Branch)
Subway serves a daily breakfast menu, which includes their signature Egg McMuffin, Hot and Spicy Meatball Sandwich, and Tuscan Cold Cut Combo.
A wide selection of sandwiches, salads, and pasta can also be ordered from their menu. Hours: 7:00am to 10:00pm daily.
The Subway branch on the 11th floor of the Exchange Square was revamped in 2016. The outlet is located right opposite MTR exit E on Hong Kong island in Central.
18- Cheers (Sheung Wan Branch)
Cheers are located at 190 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan. It has been open for over 10 years and is well-loved by locals.
While the decor may not be to everyone’s taste, this restaurant is unique and has a very cozy atmosphere.
You can expect to encounter a lot of senior citizens here since everything from the furniture to the staff uniforms are designed for seniors over 50 years old.
19- Tim Ho Wan (Causeway Bay Branch)
Tim Ho Wan is located at Shop G18, Lower Ground Floor, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street. The food here is tasty and the portions generous, so it’s worth a visit for all those dim sum fans who want something original instead of the usual Western fast food. It’s not a very big restaurant, and you’ll need to queue up upon arrival.
20- Caliburger (Causeway Bay And Tsim Sha Tsui)
CaliBurger serves burgers and sandwiches with a California twist. Each burger is topped with a variety of ingredients such as bacon and eggs, avocado, lettuce, cheddar cheese, smoked salmon, and more.
There are also special burgers for the less healthy among you. For example, the “Superfood” burger has greens, tofu, and even kale with a secret sauce.
They also have options for vegetarians, including veggie burgers and gluten-free bread.
The Bottom Line
Whether you are a local or just visiting Hong Kong, there is something for everyone. Even though the food may not be very healthy, there are still plenty of places to eat if you don’t want fast food. The different budget ranges and locations will surely leave everyone happy.