Empress Pavilion Restaurant

Empress Pavilion Restaurant

988 N Hill St Ste 201, Los Angeles, CA
(213) 617-9898 serving: Chinatown, Central LA
open:Monday To Friday From 10:00 AM To 03:00 PM Monday To Friday From 05:00 PM To 09:30 PM Saturday From 09:00 AM To 03:00 PM Saturday From 05:00 PM To 10:00 PM Sunday From 08:30 AM To 03:30 PM Sunday From 05:00 PM To 10:00 PM

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, $$, Chinese, Dim Sum, Family Style Dining, Group Dining, American Express Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: Empress Pavilion is in the Bamboo Plaza, which has a garage with validated parking.

The Extras: During dim sum service, the waitstaff wheels carts of delicacies like crisp-fried taro dumplings, roast duck and translucent har gow. To order, just flag one of the cart-pushing servers.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

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…
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Empress Pavilion has been shut down by Health Department
By Danielfeng328 at Menuism

Empress Pavilion has been shut down by Health Department since 816/2012. Bad Food Dirty Kitchen Bad Service Read More

Empress not so Impressed
By Robert K at Insider Pages

Gone are the days of variety and plenty of dim sum carts. Early birds must wait longer for the popular dim sum dishes to roll out of the kitchen af... Read More

By Marie N at Insider Pages

I had the worst experience at the Empress Pavilion Restaurant. The service was horrible. My friends and I were there for 40 minutes and did not rec... Read More

Dissed at Dim Sum
By Kay V at Insider Pages

Worst dim sum experience ever! I had been to Empress Pavilion one time before, and it was a horrific experience. Waiting for more than an hour for ... Read More

Authentic Chinese Dim Sum
By siacali at Menuism

It's noisy, it's crowded, it's often pure mayhem. It's one of Los Angeles' best kept secrets. Huge, but... Read More