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Lam Kee Cart Noodles – The Stall that Holds a Special Place in the Hearts of the Locals

April 6, 2020

Name(English): Lam Kee Cart Noodles
Name(Chinese): 林記車仔麵
Category: Food & Beverages
Phone Number: +852 25358829
Address(English): Shop A12, G/F, Tai On Building, 57 – 87 Shaukeiwan Road, Sai Wan Ho
Address(Chinese): 西灣河筲箕灣道57-87號太安樓地下A12舖
Address Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/3SYmdz6sBaPXSKHLA
Address longitude and latitude: 22.28259804714916, 114.22194885135293
Nearest MTR Station: Sai Wan Ho MTR Station Exit A
Nearest MTR Station Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/raQuyef4sEjDibTY9
Nearest MTR Station longitude and latitude: 22.28215100780519, 114.22209016606897
How far from the nearest MTR Station: 3 mins walk from Sai Wan Ho MTR Station Exit A
Opening Hours:
MON 00:00 – 03:00; 11:00 – 23:59
TUE 00:00 – 03:00; 11:00 – 23:59
WED 00:00 – 03:00; 11:00 – 23:59
THU 00:00 – 03:00; 11:00 – 23:59
FRI 00:00 – 03:00; 11:00 – 23:59
SAT 00:00 – 03:00; 11:00 – 23:59
SUN 00:00 – 03:00; 11:00 – 23:59
Budget(per person): HKD45
Recommended Time to Visit: anytime but avoid peak hours around lunch and dinner
Recommended Food/Drinks: deep-fried shrimp/squid cakes, beef brisket, dumplings with chives and pork, radish
Accessibility Note: Easy access

Lam Kee Cart Noodles holds a special place in the hearts of the Sai Wan Ho residents because of its story. Started as street hawkers by a married couple, “Lam Kee” (林記) – named after the last name of the owner, has been around the neighborhood for almost three decades and it was finally settled in Tai on Building in 2011. The reason why the couple have been working tirelessly about 20 hours a day is that they wish to give their kids the best.

Customers can order food directly

The ordering is fun and interactive where you can choose the noodles and ingredients by pointing, with everything laid out on the cart in front of you. The prices depend on how many toppings you are getting but it usually doesn’t exceed $45 if you get four. The number of options can get quite intimidating so please make up your mind first before queuing up to order (as Hong Kongers are impatient!). Do consider trying out the following if you are indecisive eater: deep-fried shrimp/squid cakes, beef brisket, dumplings with chives and pork, radish and even pig blood curd! You can only pick one type of noodles out of the many but the yellow noodles do add a nice authentic touch to it.

Many choices of ingredients, choose anything you like!

They offer some seating and tables behind the cart as well as along the hallway for you to situate better to slurp up your personalized bowl of noodles soup. It can get really crowded during lunch and dinner hours so you should visit at off-peak times, or else eat fast.

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