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“10 AM Diem Sum with Dignataries” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Empress Harbor

Empress Harbor
111 N Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-1582
(626) 300-8833
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Ranked #5 of 167 Restaurants in Monterey Park
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Seating, Waitstaff
LOS ANGELES
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“10 AM Diem Sum with Dignataries”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

On June 7, 10 AM we meet at Empress Harbor to have Diem Sum with Chinese & "local" Chinese Dignataries. If you've had Diem Sum (Chinese Tea Cakes) before, you'll want to include this restaurant on your list.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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So Cal
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411 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“their banquet food was all right”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

came for another wedding banquet, which seems like once every year or two, more or less. This time, I was a little disappointed with the food. Obviously, wasn't the one paying, but you come here for friends and family. If you're eating Dim Sum, it would be worth it, but regular dinner, go to a cafe for better pricing.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank d l
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
“Mediocre Dim Sum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

Expected much better given the lunchtime crowd,and the fact that it's in San Gabriel with lots of competition around. Very limited choice, horrible tea, none of the offerings were outstanding, very middle of the road. Definitely too much $$ for quality and offerings. Skip it for many more offerings in the area.

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Richmond, Canada
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326 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Hidden Front Door”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

To be honest, we were about to give up to search for the restaurant before locating where it is. As recommended by our hotel staff, we paid a visit to them to look for dim sum which was not available during our cruise. Located in upper floor of a very quiet mall, it is not easy to find. The food offered was neither too good nor bad - average. Service is good and pricewise also not too expensive. Interior decoration was presentable. Most of the customers seemed to be locals - knowing where to go.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Chicago
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“Good dim sum; very reasonably priced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Classic dim sum. Decent atmosphere (tablecloths, etc.) Overall good service. Most cart ladies were friendly and helpful. One pushing the sweet cart was very pushy (does she work on commission or something??) Great value. I was shocked at the prices. Family of 4, ate A LOT, for $40. Can't beat that!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank EBMDD
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