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“Hipster feel with great food!”

Empire Chinese Kitchen
Ranked #10 of 634 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I came in on Christmas day and the place was packed. In comparison, there was another Chinese restaurant down the street that looked like it was all but abandoned. This was the right choice.

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Thank Ashley J
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

A lot can be said for the Empire Chinese Kitchen...It certainly is my new favorite Chinese restaurant. It can be hard to find a seat and is closed on Tuesdays...still it is worth the effort. The food is a cut above the typical American Chinese cuisine and has to be experience to be appreciated. Remember to ask for hot tea. It is complimentary but offered unless requested.

The Orange Beef is my favorite small plate dish though it is ample for a full meal. The sauce is sweet and tangy without being too sweet with a good hint of thinly sliced garlic. It is out of this world. Well worth the trip!

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Thank Dan0001
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

This is one of the best restaurants in Portland. It's like no other Chinese restaurant you've been to. Original takes on traditional foods. Great atmosphere, very good service. Crazy crowded at peak times. Only takes reservations for 4 or more.

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Thank msmadnice
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

I had heard this was a great Chinese restaurant, and it really lived up to all the great things people told me about it. Had dinner with friends, and everything we had was superb, every dish surpassing the other as they arrived at the table.

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

After a reasonable wait, we ordered some great drinks at the bar, and the food was great, with some decent options for vegetarians.

Thank Christopher B
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