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El Mercado Wan Chai

21/F, No 239 Hennessy Road | Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
+852 2388 8009
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (56 reviews)
“suckling pig” (25 reviews)
“lomo saltado” (11 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Japanese, Peruvian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21/F, No 239 Hennessy Road | Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Comfort & friendly with delicious food! Staff is helpful & bb chair is available for my 2 yrs old baby. Steak is highly recommended!

1  Thank Siu S
Reviewed 5 days ago

cozy little place with authentic Peruvian dishes and pisco sours, but also well sellected wines and very friendly knowledgeable service. reasonable prices for HK

1  Thank donchef
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and simply delicious food! We had the lunch set (one ribeye and one beef heart cuchos), which included soup, salad, and dessert. Then we ordered a grilled avocado and American Pearl Oyster a la carte, because... obviously!

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to El Mercado on a busy Friday night and was kindly greeted by two welcoming bartenders (Manuel and Lewis) who sat me at the bar (until a table freed up). Whilst at the bar i ordered a Pisco Sour, and i have to...More

1  Thank leexxiiissp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely suprise! I am not an expert of Peruvian food, so I can not judge properly about the single dishes. That said, I can mention empanadas, very tasty, with nice dip sauces and Ceviche Mix with strong taste and a little spicy. The...More

1  Thank maximeng74
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for late dinner and were really surprised by the great food taste and quality. Good price of 2k HKD for 3 with 2 bottles of wine, really good value for money. grilled avocado amazing and duck as well. Absolutely reccomended... on 21st...More

1  Thank Michalstadler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited El Mercado slightly weary of the incredibly positive reviews on Tripadvisor but by the time we left, we realised they are all entirely justified. Everything we tried was delicious, the seabass ceviche in particular. Service was most attentive and pleasant...More

1  Thank CJB133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with high hopes for a 2 for 1 dinner. The host and the servers were terrible and we will never return. Food overpriced, seating terrible, corkage charge ridiculous.

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

South American, meat intensive food. Excellent steaks and meat dishes. Service was very good as were the drinks. A bit pricey, unusual food for HK. Not sure where the 'Japanese fusion' comes from, but an excellent meal overall. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Keason S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for the Super Monday special and were pleasantly surprised by the decor, views, and setting of the place. It is between Wan Chai and Causeway Bay at 239 Hennessy Road, 21/F so the location is not very busy and crowded. We had...More

1  Thank Benson C
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of
Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and
restaurants, both areas are bustling with people –
tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the
highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more
polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart.
Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye –
find boutique stores in the above ground floors of
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$13 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21/F, No 239 Hennessy Road | Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
  • Phone Number: +852 2388 8009
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Inspired by Hong Kongs' global access to diverse fresh food and Peru’s unique mix of flavors, cultures and traditions, El Mercado brings together the best of the market place blended with Peruvian and Japanese ingredients and flavours.

El Mercado’s menu is slanted towards Peruvian cuisine with Japanese influences and pushes creative boundaries offering diners signature treats, which combine citrus flavours with fresh fish, soy, coriander, onion, chillies and sweet potato.
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