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Golden Empress Garden

610 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2201
+1 215-627-7666
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good55%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
17 Apr 2017
“It Moved t0 600 Block of South Street in 2016”
1 Dec 2016
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Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
610 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2201
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

This restaurant is okay - not great but okay chinese. It did move to new location in 600 Block of South Street in 2015

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Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Ordered Chinese takeout from here, it was very good. The only problem is that they use MSG, and it caused a migraine the next day when I woke up. It lasted the whole day. I wouldn't recommend this place if MSG effects you. It's a...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Among the array of ethnic choices on funky lower South Street, cozy Golden Empress is a great find. From thick, gooey & (unusually) flavorful egg drop soup to the pile (more than enough to take home) of shrimp lo mein, served nice & hot, the...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stopped in for take-out after a show at the TLA. We got the sesame chicken and pork fried rice. The rice was excellent, though I wouldn't have minded a little more pork in it. The chicken was good, but the sauce, while tasty, was...More

Thank 938erikl
Reviewed December 21, 2013

I have been going here for years and I am never disappointed. Very high quality food at a great price. The quality of ingredients is consistently stellar and the owner, Sam, is awesome. This is a great place to take a date without spending a...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2008

Fav. chinese resto, otw home from the gym, yay!

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Reviewed February 10, 2008

tasty chinese

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Reviewed January 18, 2008

During a recent five-day visit to Philadelphia, I ate at Golden Empress Garden twice - once for lunch and once for dinner. The food was very tasty, the portions were generous and the service was very good! Highly recommended for an inexpensive and quick meal!

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Reviewed January 16, 2008

My favorite local Chinese place.

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Reviewed January 10, 2008

SUPER SUPER tasty vegetarian chinese food!!!!

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Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 S 5th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-7666
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