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429 Wall Blvd Ste 8, Gretna, LA 70056-7771
(504) 392-3939
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Westbank Chinese Food

Better than average food and very large portions. Most dishes could feed two people. Nicely decorated.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
David_BNewOrleans
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New Orleans
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Better than average food and very large portions. Most dishes could feed two people. Nicely decorated.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

We have not been to this restaurant in a year because we are trying to visit various cuisines in the city. We were seated promptly and greeted by our waitress. We ordered 3 entrees to share, Shrimp with lobster sauce, shrimp/chicken/beef lo mein and "garlic delight". The dinner was served in 15 minutes and the portions were large. The food... More 

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Burlington, Kentucky
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111 reviews 111 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Have been to this restaurant about 30 times over the past 15 years or so. My last visit I felt that the food has been deteriorating. We were seated pretty quickly on a busy Saturday night. Ordered 4 entrees. Had egg rolls as appetizer. They were crispy on the outside but soft and chewy and almost raw on the inside.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This used to be my favorite Westbank Chinese restaurant for years. Yesterday I bought a dinner plate, General's shrimp with an extra egg role. THERE WAS A FLY COOKED INSIDE THE EGG ROLE!!! I was so grossed out. I called them and they wanted me to bring it back to prove it, and offered me another meal! REALLY??

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

There's a reason this place is a favorite. The food is great. Serving portion is liberal (you'll take some home. Good to split). Staff is friendly. Clean. Local favorite. When we want Chinese food we go no where else. I'd put this food up against any in NOLA.

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Arabi, Louisiana
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75 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I have been here many times after rounds of Golf at the nearby Stonebridge Country Club. This place has the best chinese food in the area in my opinion. If you love chinese then don't skip out on the Empress of China!

Review collected in partnership with Wyndham Hotel Group

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Burlington, Kentucky
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111 reviews 111 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012 via mobile

This places is my favorite chinese restaurant. We had a large party but was seated in a reasonable amount of time. Waitress was there immediately. Food followed promptly piping hot. Delicious as usual. From large egg rolls to the yummy sesame chicken to the pepper steak and everything in between was awesome. Place is tastefully decorated. Will go again soon.

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Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Using Trip Advisor, and sine it was close to our hotel after a long drive, we tried this spot, in an unassuming location in a small strip mall. After watching some wonderful looking dishes being carried by us, we ordered, and were not dissapointed. We discoverd that one entree, with egg rolls, is more than enough for two, particularly since... More 

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Lafayette, LA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

There isn't anything else to say about the Empress of China except to say that it is not a touristy kind of place. It is a HIGH quality, reasonably priced local New Orleans favorite. If you are in New Orleans and have a yen for Chinese food, you cannot do better than this place. In my opinion there isn't a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 429 Wall Blvd Ste 8, Gretna, LA 70056-7771
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna
  • Phone Number: (504) 392-3939

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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