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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By kendallw649444659 at Citysearch

This is one of the best Chinese restaurants in the area. Pretty simple dishes, not that oily and hearty at their best. Just the thing for a cold ni... Read More

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

Insulting service, blah food
By PTCruiser at Citysearch

I will never visit this establishment again. The dim sum was sub-par. The BBQ pork was cold. The atmosphere is very Holiday Inn conference room. B... Read More

it's just getting worse
By eatingright at Citysearch

This is my second time here, last time about 10 years ago, a friend took me there, I really forgot what it's taste like, but no bad memory, after t... 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