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Empire Chinese Cuisine

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5251 Alexandra Road, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-303-9710
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Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Authentic Chinese cuisine is served there, and with a smile. Beautiful selection of dishes from seafood to Beijing duck, served with veges, great fried noodles or rice. Decent selection of wines and a ´secret' sauce ´XO' to go along with your food. A good experience for a pleasant business dinner.

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Thank ClubGGG
vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We were two of four non-Chinese there, but our waitress was awesome, spoke perfect English, and made great suggestions. We had both green and red tea and loved both. We had a wonderful onion pancake, a tofu dish, a prawn and veggie dish, rice and a cabbage dish --we were surprised how much we liked it. The portions are very... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Dim sum is pretty good here, consistent, basics are all good such as steamed prawn dumplings, pork Sui Mai, beef balls, cha sui bao, rice noodle rolls, Spareribs. Chicken feet etc. I like their shrimp spring rolls wrapped in nori. Have also had dinners here. Their Peking Duck is good, honey garlic spareribs, Spring Pea shoots, lobster, fish dishes etc.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

The title says it all...long lines means good food. Reservations are almost a necessity. The food is excellent with authentic Cantonese dishes. Will definitely come back.

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Thank benjieguev
SFO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

6 of us ordered the Fresh King Crab and sharksfin soup package for 4 person and a sweet and sour pork. Plenty of food to eat. The place was pretty busy maybe due to the Father's Day week. The fresh king crab weight about 8-9 pounds. 3 ways of cooking. the crab legs were steamed with minched garlic. the joints... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

We had a family dinner at this restaurant on last Friday evening. We had ten of us. A few of the family members live in Richmond and a few came from Hong Kong and the US. It was kind of a mini-family reunion. The entrance of the restaurant lobby was kind of worn out and dirty. It really sent a... More 

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Wayne, NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

The ambiance here is nice, everything is red and gold. I came here with my family for dinner. What i really like about this place is that it also has alternatives such as coffee and soda as drinks. The good was not too greasy, it was intact good and healthy . They offer an array of choices such as shark... More 

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british columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

We went for a last minute dinner with family when many of the restaurants in Richmond were already fully booked. We were able to get a 5:30pm reservation at this restaurant. By 6:30pm, all the tables were occupied and for good reason. All the dishes we ordered were nicely prepared and at reasonable prices. One dish we ordered was Singapore... More 

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Thank valueseeker604
Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

Nice place and very tasty food. Prices are about 12-15$ per most entrees. Service was so-so. Would definitely go back!

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Thank Canadiatravelgoddess
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Food is average good but the wait time for food is very long. So do not come if you are in rush or hungry. Very bad parking lot as all parking are for small car ever they do not say that. One of the parking is block with a big flower pot.....bad management if any

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5251 Alexandra Road, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 604-303-9710

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?