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Al Dente

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16 Staunton street, Hong Kong, China
Name/address in local language
852-28695463
Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

I was trying to reserve a table for 15 people for a family gathering, we were asked to pay an advanced deposit of HK$2,000, which I think it is fair for such a large group reservation. When I arrived at the restaurant and got ready to pay for the deposit, the manager told me that I had to pay for... More 

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1 Thank ZAYHKG
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

I normally go here for lunch. It was recommended to me by a friend and surprising it was good. Setlunch was affordable and good. Good service and cozy seating in the sofa. Sadly, the quality of the steak has change , i know my steak and they definitely change it lately. Should give it a try.!

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1 Thank jasper088625
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

Wonderful cosy restaurant, manager Robles Dennis so welcoming and friendly. Well worth visiting for a traditional Italian meal. Very close to the Hong Kong Convention Centre 3 minute walk.

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Modena
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

We went 4 italian ppl for dinner 10 days ago and we had some appetizers and pasta, coming along with Tuscany red wine. Pasta was eatable but nothing to do with Italy, most choices are just invented, I would suggest the management to improve the dishes and also to rewrite the menu, full of grammar mistakes. Appetizers were very good... More 

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Thank Bossk
Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

A small but nice Italian restaurant. The service was very good, and the prices were reasonable. Would definitely go back for a casual lunch or diner.

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Thank E B
Ramsey, NJ
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117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

This was our last full day in China and we spotted this area while taking the Mid rise escalators up to the Peak. We made out back to SoHo afterwards for lunch and found lots of restaurants in this area having lunch specials. As we didn't have Italian food for some time we decided to eat at Al Dente. The... More 

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Thank Ramseytraveller
Singapore, null, Singapore
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013

Had lunch with 2 other friends. Service less than enthusiastic. Formaggi pasta was dissapointing. Starters and mains served all at once, so had to fork my salad and pasta at the same time. Not pleasant experience.

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Thank lambo8778
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

I was walking around Wan Chai and not sure of what or where to eat when the manager flagged me down from across the street. They had a 2 for 1 drink happy hour going and were playing Eagles music so I figured, why not. The manager was friendly and the staff was very responsive. I ordered mussels in a... More 

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Thank Chris B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

This was the restaurant at 23 Harbour road at Wanchai. Staying at the Renaissance Harbour view it is 2 minutes walk and it is undercover.....this is important :) this was the best food we had in HK and the prices were approx £25 each for 2 courses including wine. I was a little reticent at visiting as it is in... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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139 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

Had eaten at their Harbor Road branch in Wanchai 2-3 times already all during dinner time. They have a good quiet atmosphere especially on weeknights, weekends can be a bit busy thus the servers could sometimes not notice you. We tried the Salmon Pasta, Rib-eye steak, their Pizza...our favorite was the Rib-eye steak, cooked well-done as we requested and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, European, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Staunton street, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-28695463

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central

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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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