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Empire Restaurant and Lounge

1 Marina Park Dr, Use 55 Nothern Ave for Gps Purposes, Boston, MA 02210-1832
+1 617-295-0001
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Marina Park Dr, Use 55 Nothern Ave for Gps Purposes, Boston, MA 02210-1832
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Square footage of establishment should have been a clue to the evening. We had a reservation for 4 at 7:45 on a Saturday night and were promptly seated. That was the highlight of the evening. Music was far too loud for comfortable conversation. Cocktails were...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must Asian place. Great food, great restaurant, very large portions, great service. Would certainly be back.

Thank Lety2870
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That caught us by surprise, a party of 15 people. This at least has to be taken care of ahead of time or informed. Good food, not as good of a service.

Thank Michel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great night at empire, the place, the environment, fantastic food and a best waiter, Taylor, if you are in Boston going to Empire is a must!!

Thank Enrique G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Empire presents itself in a very nice way. This is a big restaurant, and we where there on a Monday night - not much people so it felt a bit wired to be seated next to empty tables. Food is good - maybe not...More

Thank Øyvind M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with 6 friends to Empire Boston, interesting restaurant in Seaport district. Blend of Old World China meeting modernity. Numerous dining areas open kitchen. Clean environment - parking in garages on street tough. gluten free & Healthy options.

Thank Davedog14
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The food was ok, nothing especial. Although service was very good. The environment is excellent. I recommend the place.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Great service, imaginative Asian fusion menu, and excellent food. Very much enjoyed our dinner last week

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We went in for some sushi and were impressed with the quality and flavors, but they came at a high price, especially for the amount on each plate. So, I rated it average because even though everything was very good quality, the price seemed too...More

Thank Maine-ahh
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Very hip and trendy restaurant and lounge with lots of Asian inspired decor. Cool lighting and warm ambience. Selection of fun and interesting cocktails to start the evening right. Dinner was delicious. Try the Black Cod and the sushi is fresh and innovative. There was...More

Thank Burberry2000
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and
more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the
seaport district of South Boston is located
beautifully along the water. The area is designed for
easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marina Park Dr, Use 55 Nothern Ave for Gps Purposes, Boston, MA 02210-1832
    (Northern Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Silver Line: Courthouse Station Red Line: South Station
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: +1 617-295-0001
  • E-mail
Operated by the award-winning Big Night Entertainment Group, Empire is a 14,000-square-foot boutique Asian restaurant and lounge located in the Seaport area of Boston, just steps from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Empire offers a tantalizing menu from executive Chef Kevin Long (Tosca, Shrine, Red Lantern, GEM, Scorpion Bar), stylized interior and ethereal atmosphere that will transport guests to another world. With a capacity of 600 guests and three 40-seat private dining rooms that open up to one large private event space, Empire can accommodate groups of all sizes for receptions and seated dinners.
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