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Emperor Palace

530 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94118 (The Richmond)
(415) 750-0170
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English first
San Francisco, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This place is in my neighborhood. All the dishes are tasty and delicious. The prices are reasonable and the portions are pretty good size. Their seafood and fried tofu are very good. Their set menu are a super bargain so be sure to check those out. The service can be spotty and the restaurant is kinda dirty.

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Ate 2 dinners. Like the black pepper ribs (beef), sauteed fish, deep fried whole flounder, salted fish and chicken in clay pot. Waiter was friendly.

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Staff is great but the place is REALLY old and out dated. Food was no better or worse than any chinese restaurant, manage your expectations. If your visiting china town in SF and want a place to eat and just take your time, it is a plae to rest and get a bite. But it is far from a palace.

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So Calif
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This is your typical neighborhood small Chinese family style restaurant in the Richmond district of SF. We had a table of 10 and they had a set menu of about 7 dishes and soup for less than $40. THose dishes include a fried flounder, Chinese fried chicken, shitake mushrooms with greens, spicy salt pork chops, broccoli and beef, fried shrimp... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2006

Very generous potions, lots of chinese families eat here which is a good sign.

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