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9 best places for avocado dishes in Hong Kong

These dishes are going to guac your world

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Time Out Hong Kong
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Avocados have, for some time now, held a place in the heart of many a food-loving Hongkonger for some time now, and it's easy to see why. Not only are these fruits deliciously moreish but they are also incredibly versatile and boast a range of health benefits. We're lucky in this city to have more than a few great restaurants that take the humble avocado and elevate this buttery fruit into something great. To celebrate International Avocado Day, we thought we'd give the lowdown on some of our favourites. Here are 10 places to visit in Hong Kong to find the best avocado dishes, and the best part is that many of these do delivery and takeaway so you can avo blast at home. By Sam Evans and Chloe Li

RECOMMENDED: Looking for more food choices that can be delivered to your door? Check out our list of the best delivery and takeaway services in Hong Kong right now.

Hong Kong’s best avocado dishes

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  • Tsim Sha Tsui

Avo thing for avocados? Then you'll be pleased to know that Avobar at K11 Musea is all about this most buttery of fruits, serving up an entire menu of avocado-based treats. Their most famous dish is undoubtedly the Avo Bun Burger ($163), in which a vegetable patty is sandwiched between to half avocados – yes you heard that right. It's delicious, but it doesn't stop there, because they serve up more avo-licious eats like the refreshing avocado udon bowl ($119), avocado and chicken toast ($141), and many, many more.    

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  • Cafés
  • Wan Chai
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Elephant Grounds is no stranger to avocado, as they whip up a fine selection of avo-inspired dishes across their Hong Kong branches, and a good selection of these dishes are available for delivery. We recommend Charred Avo, a healthy bowl that comes loaded with kale, cherry tomato, pickled cucumber, radish, alfalfa, and is finished with a drizzle of green goddess dressing. This will start your day off with a health kick, but for those feeling slightly more decadent, opt for Elephant Grounds' rendition of the avocado toast ($125), with poached egg, French pea pesto and a dollop of yoghurt.

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  • Mexican
  • Kennedy Town
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Guacamole might be the quintessential avocado dish, but 11 Westside does it as good as anyone. Hailed as LA’s ‘Taco King’, the restaurant gives you a show when you order a bowl of guac ($150). The server scoops avocadoes and seasonings into a mortar and pestle and gets to work mashing it into a delightfully creamy mix at your table. Don’t forget to order some of the restaurant’s lauded tacos. If you’re on a health kick, try the avo-packed California veggie tacos ($48).

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  • Wan Chai

Bakehouse’s Avocado Benedict ($108) is a great way to kickstart your day. This heavenly dish comes with poached eggs, Hollandaise sauce and avocado stacked on some of the most scrumptious sourdough toast we've tasted in the city. For those that want an extra touch of indulgence with their breakfast – or any time of day for that matter – opt for the add-ons like streaky bacon and smoked salmon.

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  • Mexican
  • Kennedy Town
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With Chino’s menu being a mash-up between Mexican and Japanese food, it makes for some interesting culinary uses of the avocado. Think Japanese tomatoes with avocado, pickled fennel and yuzu soy sauce, tacos with Japanese beef, guacamole and shishito pepper, and grilled corn avocado tostadas – all the time championing an ‘all ingredients have a purpose’ philosophy.

There are more avocado offerings here than you can shake a stick at, but we particularly recommend the Chicken tinga taco ($40) with shredded chicken, pickled onion, and avocado; or the spicy lobster avocado tostada ($90). 

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  • Pâtisseries
  • Causeway Bay
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Want something a little more decadent? Lady M might be the place to go. The New York bagel sees avocado slices resting on top of a cream cheese-covered bagel, bringing the best of the Big Apple to Hong Kong. Or you can indulge in an avocado burger – made with thick avocado slices sit atop caramelised onions, silky scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese and Sriracha mayo, sandwiched between a buttery brioche bun – for takeaway late brekkie or lunch. 

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  • Sheung Wan
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Uber-trendy poke meets the buttery avocado at Sheung Wan’s Pokeworld. Their green tofu salad ($95) is comprised of tofu, corn, edamame and sesame dressing, and of course, generous amounts of avocado. More readily accessible is the hot spicy roll ($116), a so-called ‘pokeritto’ (a mashup of poke and a burrito, in case that wasn’t obvious) stuffed with avocado, salmon and spicy mayo. It’s a perfectly cooling meal when the heat starts to build in summer.

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  • Sham Shui Po
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Sham Shui Po restaurant Q1 Vietnamese Breads and Dessert has a slightly different take on the avocado, serving up Vietnamese-style avo shakes for only $30 a pop. For this avo-tastic creation, avocadoes are blended with milk and sugar to make a rich and refreshing smoothie. It’s a decadent creamy treat available right now for takeaway.

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  • Mexican
  • Wan Chai
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Verde Mar doesn’t just highlight the avocado. At this restaurant, there’s a whole menu devoted to the green treat. The avocado tostada ($99) is a good start, but if you want to go deeper, try the avocado burger, with avocado slices as buns, customisable with meat or veggie patties. There’s also ceviche de avocado, avocado fries paired with a lime dipping sauce, and a range of avocado treats. Call restaurant to enquire about takeaway and delivery.

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