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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (62 reviews)
“suckling pig” (27 reviews)
“lomo saltado” (12 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Peruvian, South American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
21/F, No 239 Hennessy Road | Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: El Mercado Wan Chai
1. Cuisine
"Fantastic service and delicious food."
udz
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2. Drinks
"without a doubt the best Pisco Sour I've had in Hong Kong!"
leexxiiissp
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3. Experience
"Excellent service and simply delicious food!"
Paul
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Reviews (282)
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

It's hard dilemma writing this piece, the place is so good I almost feel selfish in sharing the find !! >.< Fantastic food, super location. Lunch is great value and one gets to check out Wanchai from a refreshing altitude angle but 6pm is a...More

Thank SueCanter
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 14 July 2017

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

2  Thank Michalstadler
ElMercadoWanChai, Manager at El Mercado Wan Chai, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Michal, Its always great to hear we are delivering a great fusion of tastes as well as excellent value for money. We look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Cracking food and service well worth a visit I will be going again suggest you try the suckling pig. Staff are courteous and friendly and very helpful

Thank dools2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

1st time ever trying such food and it was delicious, the staff were amazing, highly recommend trying this place.

1  Thank Wangtshuk B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place in Wanchai. Decent food, service & wine. Ceviche - which we love has a few choices & seems ok. We are not keen on fried options or avocado so a little restricted. The confit duck was good & they changed he avocado for...More

1  Thank Andy P
Gary M, General Manager at El Mercado Wan Chai, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Andy, Many thanks for dining with us at El Mercado and we are delighted that you had an enjoyable experience with us and took the time out to write a review. We understand that all our cuisine is not to everybody's tastes and are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined in here for dinner with my friend.. Simple straight forward menu. We had empanadas, ceviche, seafood in white wine rice, suckling pig (very tender,no fat,not greasy/oily) and 3 flavoured ice cream for dessert (rose petal,vanilla and yuzu). Dish in one plate compliment each other..no...More

1  Thank Janna R
Gary M, General Manager at El Mercado Wan Chai, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Janna, Thank you for dining with us here at El Mercado and we are delighted you had an enjoyable evening with your friend. The team is always happy to receive positive feedback about our guests experience and the food that we offer. We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We choose this restaurant to celebrate my dad's pre-birthday dinner. The dishes are special and delicious. We loved the suckling pig! Waitresses are very nice and thoughtful.More

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1  Thank happy_promise
Gary M, General Manager at El Mercado Wan Chai, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Happy-promise, Thank you for dining with us here at El Mercado and we appreciate you taking the time out to send us your feedback. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable evening with us and the team is always happy to receive positive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to El Marcado with no expectations (not having read up on the restaurant beforehand) and left fully satisfied. The menu is varied and definitely interesting, the service was friendly and efficient and the overall price was reasonable for the quality of food. I...More

2  Thank rickshaw317
Gary M, General Manager at El Mercado Wan Chai, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello rickshaw317, Thank you for taking the opportunity to dine with us at El Mercado and we appreciate your comments. The team here is glad you enjoyed your meal and that you had an enjoyable experience. We would hope maybe to see you again in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not many lunch options along henessey road and this together with pirata and optimist in the same building are safe western bets There's a weird sushi counter where instead of sashimi, they keep ice cream and cheese There is a la carte, and also set...More

Thank bcheong
Gary M, General Manager at El Mercado Wan Chai, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello bcheong Thank you for dining with us at El Mercado and we appreciate your taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy that you had an enjoyable experience with us here for your lunch. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were scrolling on TripAdvisor searching for new and exciting dining places. El Mercado had caught our eyes. It's such a thrill to know that Peruvian taste has finally landed into Hong Kong. It's the perfect place for us to explore as I'm a big...More

Thank vincybie
Gary M, General Manager at El Mercado Wan Chai, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Vincybie, Thank you for dining with us here at El Mercado and for your positive review, we are delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience with us. The team here at El Mercado was delighted to receive your positive comments about your evening...More

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Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$51
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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Description
Inspired by Hong Kongs' global access to diverse fresh food and Peru’s unique fusion of flavours, cultures and traditions, El Mercado brings together the best of the global market place married 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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