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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Empress Pavilion

988 N. Hill St., Ste. 201 (Bernard St.) Send to Phone
213-617-9898
This big, bustling Hong Kong-style restaurant offers a wide array of classic Southern Chinese dishes.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Empress Pavilion Restaurant Review

: Awesomely large, with an assortment of sliding walls that open to accommodate 800 diners, this ornate, bustling Hong Kong-style seafood restaurant looks like it was plucked right out of, well, Hong Kong. Despite the volume of business, the food is good, and thanks to a complex network of servers, dishes zoom across the room sizzling and steaming. Among the approximately 200 items on the menu, make your first choices those listed as "gourmet selections," such as sliced abalone with garden vegetables, lobster with ginger and green onions, and barbecued Peking duck. Proteins are varied and represent fowl like squab and chicken, seafood such as sea cucumbers and shrimp, and meats like beef and pork. Empress Pavilion is famous for its morning or midday dim sum feasts, which make for a weekend treat. For dinner, round up a table of ten for an elaborate ten-course banquet --- a variety of reasonably priced menus are available, offering everything from the commonplace to the exotic. Dim-sum-like desserts include many that are fried for crispy sweetness.

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