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Chinese, Asian
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Takeout, Seating, Table Service

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Central District
0.2 km from Lan Kwai Fong
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Founded in 1957, this family business has been running at this spot since 2011. The unmissable, glistening roast geese are marinated with a secret reci...
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One MICHELIN Star: High quality cooking, worth a stop!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Takeaway regularly and the bbq pork and rice is really second too none. Decided to mix it up today and tried the goose. . dont bother, no meat, many bones, no thanks .. . Stick to the bbq pork and rice 10/10 . .

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very local place for comfort food Not a fancy place but the food is real good A good pls to fill your self up with yummy food for the day

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed December 22, 2022 via mobile

Still the best Roast Goose. And not available jn Singapore. At Yat Lok Roast Goose 一乐烧鹅,their meat is still the most tender and tasty, while the skin remains crispy. Their gravy is awesome, and goes well with rice. The last time I ate here was...in 2019, before COVID struck, but the owners, staff and quality of food remain. With lesser crowds, we could get seats almost immediately and did not have to squeeze into a corner. At Central MTR, exit D2, cross the road then walk along Stanley Road. #choowai2022 #wongchoowaieats #wongchoowai #yatlok #yatlokroastgoose #roastgoose #roastgoosehk #sgfoodinfluencers #sgfoodbloggers #sgfoodshare#sgfoodies #lunch #yummy #yummyfood #yummyyummyMore

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed April 8, 2021

The street food is much better. The ratings have been hyped. Waiters are treating you as if you have not enough funds to be eating here.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed April 8, 2021 via mobile

The leg of goose I had here was quite nice and the decor and atmosphere make it exactly the kind of place I would have been thrilled to try upon first moving to Hong Kong but now, having had lots of Cantonese BBQ elsewhere, it’s...clear that this place has a few problems. Firstly, no vegetables with the meat and rice? At all? $29 extra seemed a bit cheeky. Secondly, I was charged for a pack of tissues to wipe my hands, which I have never had happen to me anywhere else, ever. Thirdly, there are much MUCH better places (the pork here didn’t taste that great at all) doing similar food relatively nearby for close to half the price. Overall, this place was a bit of a let down I am sorry to say.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed October 1, 2020

Dry and tough goose meat, possibly kitchen leftovers. A complete and total waste of money. Michelin, please take note.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed April 22, 2020 via mobile

i have been visiting this place for few years now, this is the only place i would go for roast goose. Here is a really local place so please do not expect any WOW service but yummy food. i came here on a weekday and...theres no queue.... there used to be a very long queue everyday before the Covid-19 tho. just order 燒鵝瀨粉 and take my money!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

I was expecting really good roast goose at Yak Lok from all the reviews I read, but I thought it didn't live up to the hype. I liked the crispy skin, but it ends there. The flavor was only ok, and the breast meat was...dry. The dark meat was better. The roast pork was average. The roast pig was very good with a great crunchy skin and minimal fat. Prices were high for this kind of fare. I'll go elsewhere for roast goose.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 10, 2020

Depending on the time you may wait in line, and will probably share your cramped table with others. But this is kind of normal in HK Central, and people generally stay out of each other's way. We tried a few well-known places and the goose...here was the best. I recommend the goose breast for Western palates - it's as dark but juicier and more flavorful than turkey thigh. The goose hindquarter is for more adventurous eaters. Go early in the day as they often run out.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 6, 2020

This place is the best spot to find rather unique meal in Hong Kong. The Roast Goose. Fragrant, succulent and delicious. A meal to die for.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2020

Good thing about this little resto , it opens early at 10am , food was delicious , we ordered roast goose , roast pork and char siu pork.. we dont mind the tiny space since the food is delicious. Menus are in english . Better...come early rather than lunchtime , cause the seating area is very limited .More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020

Excellent roast goose restaurant in SoHo. You come here for the food, not the ambience or the service. Compared to Kam´s in Causeway Bay the goose tasted slightly better at Yat Lok (less greasy, more crispy).

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

We were there early enough to catch the goose servings when they were freshly roasted. The skin was still crispy and meat flavourfully juicy. The other roast meats were good too. Price is also reasonable compared to some of the other restaurants and it’s easily...accessible in Central area.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2019

This restaurant is always busy. I guess because of the protests we did not have to queue too long. Maybe the only perk of the protests! I took a friend and we tried the goose quarter and also the charsiu. The charsiu was so tender...it just melts when you put in your mouth. I enjoyed some sweet tea. Everyone was happy with their meal.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2019 via mobile

Very busy small local restaurant in central area recommended from michelin Must try roasted goose a crispy pork

Date of visit: December 2019
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AngelL3334
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Response from spacebearchilling | Reviewed this property |
I went there at 6pm and only waited less than 3 mins. Dinner time probably has shorter queue than lunch time.
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Response from jingdeocampo | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. For walk in only. Go there by 11am as the line can get very long.
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55hkd is the choice of one type of meat only with rice.
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Yes, Yat Lok Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Yat Lok Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3