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Empress of China

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425 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250-1607
812-273-6868
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Garden City Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They have different options than I have typically seen on a Chinese menu. Food is very good. Staff is nice. Service was a little slow. The amount of food you get is ridiculous. Very reasonably priced.

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Thank Angela G
Mountains of Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This sits back and is easily missed except for the sign. The staff are friendly and work hard making sure you are satisfied. The food was great. I recommend the Imperial Chicken!!!

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Thank Robleym68
Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

A nice place, with good service and good food that wasn't expensive. Portions were very generous and they offered take away boxes when we finished.

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Thank Chilidog_13
Scottsburg, Indiana
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204 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We were promptly greeted and led to our seats. Our waiter took great care of us and our food arrive rather quickly. Everything was prepared properly and service was good.

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Thank Scott R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

After reading the review we went the experience was totally opposite and the food was pathetic the restaurant needs to learn how to treat a customer before even doing business. Will never go there again.

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Thank Vadiv E
Columbus, Ohio
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I use to travel a lot, and would stop in at Chinese restaurants while on the road since Chinese isn't a favorite of my wife's. I've been looking for a good Chinese place to eat and I've found it here in Madison. The sign outside advertises "Gourmet Chinese Food". That might be stretching it a little, but I found the... More 

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Thank MrOzz
Hanover, Indiana
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

The place for those of us who don't like the popular Chinese buffet. This place serves the best Chinese food in Madison, period.

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Thank blichlyter
Madison, Indiana
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

When we're hungry and don't want to make something this is one of the first places we think of. Much better than the local Chinese buffet and the service is outstanding. The spicy dishes are "Madison spicy" so fee free to tell them to kick it up, especially the Thai dishes, which are excellent. This is a good place to... More 

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Thank Whoday53
Scottsburg, Indiana
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204 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Lunch with co-workers, seated when we walked in and well attended to. The food is ok, but we all have had much better Chinese food.

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Thank Scott R
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129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Empress is out go to stop any time we are in Madison. Food is great and portion sizes are more than enough. Highly recommended.

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Thank Wdavis80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Clifty Dr, Madison, IN 47250-1607
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 812-273-6868

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