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Emperor's Choice

2238 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2016 (Southwest Side)
312-225-8800
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

A nice spot in Chicago's Chinatown. The dining space appears to have been recently remodeled which is a nice touch compared to some of the dingier places nearby. The service was prompt and friendly. The food is not outstanding or to be raved about, but is really quite good for a reasonable price. The crab rangoon had actually crab in... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Although the service was very pleasant, the food was quite average. The dishes were smothered in heavy sauces. Reasonably priced, but not the kind of food one would hope for in a Chinese neighborhood.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The food here is of consistent quality over the years. I especially like any dish with whole fish or seafood. They do not advertise it in English but they specialize in fish. The service is good, hygiene relatively high, and the atmosphere semi-welcoming. Also, try any of the soups here. They are better than average. This is my go-to restaurant,... More

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Zagreb
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Its been a decade since Iast visited this establishment. And after a decades absence, the food was as good as I remember it from 10 years. They offer the usual choice of fare with a fair amount of authentic Chinese specialties. Its location is right in the middle of Chinatown and so also offers a great little walk through Chinatown... More

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Amery, WI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We've been coming here for over 30 years - it's always been great! Tried others in Chinatown, but Emperor's Choice remains tops in service, food quality, and value. HIGHLY recommend. Hint - cap it off with a visit to Frieda Bakery just a bit north on the same side of the street. :)

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East Peoria, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Ate here with my family of 4. My wife and I tried some new things. Empress's beef, cantonese chicken. Our girls played it safe with sweet and sour chicken. Everything was great. You can definitely split one entre between two people. Crab rangoon was best ive had. will be hard to go back to American Chinese food at home.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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65 reviews 65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This restaurant has a good service, the food is also good and the portions are really big. I decided to had lunch here, while I was visiting Chicago's Chinatown. It was a good experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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150 reviews 150 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Nice little storefront in Chinatown that has a huge menu and a good staff of servers, food is fresh, lots of regulars dining, and speedy kitchen. Stopped in for some of their huge portions and had a blast.

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Seattle, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Also had excellent green beans, very good pan fried wide noodles with lobster, and just OK fried rice...

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The service was prompt and food excellent. We were eating quite early in the evening and over the course of our meal watched as the restaurant filled to capacity. The menu was varied and also had a large selection of vegetarian meals available. Great choice!

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Additional Information about Emperor's Choice

Address: 2238 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2016
Phone Number: 312-225-8800
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Southwest Side
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Chinese

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