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Empire Szechwan Restaurant

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3580 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062-7144
+1 847-298-5589
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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Chinese, Asian
3580 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062-7144
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here for 18 years, and she’s been going even longer at something like 25 years. The secret to this place is the northern-korean/Chinese menu, which you don’t see, but you have to know. That said, you’ll want the...More

Thank Love L
Reviewed October 26, 2017

A favorite place for authentic Chinese cuisine, and dining with the Asian community who frequent this restaurant tells you this is the real thing. The service has never been shabby and the food is excellent. Tell the server if you want any special changes to...More

1  Thank X4243XNrobertg
Reviewed August 2, 2017

What a great surprise. I was heading to the Thai place up the street and saw Empire Szechuan. ALL the customers were Chinese, all the staff was speaking Chinese. Don't worry, the menu is in English. But clearly, the Asian community knows and likes this...More

1  Thank R C
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Ordered 3 dish to take out, mushu chicken, tofu with vegetable and chicken with vegetable. Rice was good, so was almond cookies that came with the prder. All were tasty, but too oily. I had to drain excess oil. Noticed it is a very large...More

Thank skimsail
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Great meal. One of my favorite places to visit for a cheap, quick meal. My favorite dish is the hot chilli noodles (Jambbomg Noodles). Plenty of seafood. Sometimes the seafood is overcooked if you visit late (after 8 or so) but of the time, it...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed February 26, 2015

They give you a lot of food on the lunch special. Soup, fried rice and a main course for about $7. Food is just ok. Not worth a special trip.

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed September 6, 2014

My family has been coming here for the past 17 years and we've never been disappointed. They recently renovated so it looks nice inside. Their noodle dishes are delicious and I am in love with their fried potstickers! Absolutely the best! And the price isn't...More

1  Thank Alysia R
Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Staying at hotel across the street. Ordered Egg Drop soup and Shrimp and Veggies. Pretty tasty! Glad I did take out though, the restaurant smelled funky..

Thank Cassandra S
Reviewed February 25, 2014

Food is great considering prices. Waitresses are very nice and quick. It is a great place for family and friends.

Thank Roe K
Reviewed April 12, 2013

I ate a dinner at this place and was shocked by the quality of food.I ordered a Kung Pao chicken ( one of the standard dishes in any Chinese restaurant) They served it with white rice. The chicken ws obviously precooked and was not palatable,...More

Thank Jagdish U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3580 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062-7144
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-298-5589
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