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, theâ¦
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
HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE AND FOOD!!!
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