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Empress of China

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2648 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX 75062-5245
(972) 252-7677
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Kempner, Texas
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a delightful lunch there 2 weeks ago. I ordered chicken Almond which was delicious! I love to eat there when I'm in town. Nice quite place with excellent service!

Irving, Texas
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This place has been around for a long time, and used to be one of my favorite spots. Quiet, friendly staff, good food. But something has changed recently. The menu has been reformatted, yet the choices are the same. With that though, the food quality has changed, and not for the better. EVERYTHING tastes like it was prepped hours ago,... More 

Thank Dalyork5
Dallas, Texas
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1,670 reviews
1,017 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 483 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best Chinese restaurant in Dallas. Always consistent, service is great. Chef special beef is one of the best I've ever had. Don't miss this spot. We moved away from the area and still come back for dinner.

Thank wick1979
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

We dined here last night and it was great! I had the orange beef which was excellent! And my husband had the kung pow chicken also great. Great freshly made food and great service very friendly... We will definatly be back.

Thank Rachel P
Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015

This restaurant has been there since 1982! So it is well-established and much more authentic than those buffet-style restaurants. We went there for dinner on a Saturday evening and the atmosphere is very nice for a quiet meal with your family and friends. I would say it is better suited for adult dining as the customers there tend to be... More 

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Irving, Texas
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Empress of China is an Irving landmark. There are several in town and I think this is the best one. It is conveniently located near Irving Mall. The menu has a wide variety of dishes. My favorite is shrimp in ginger sauce. They have good lo mein, kung pao chicken, eggrolls and crab rangoon.

Thank MLWTex
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

I found this little diamond in the rough nearly a year ago. They are the most consistent and flavorful when it comes to the food. It's never differentiated every time we are here. The service is top notch as well. My family and friends have all fallen in love with Empress. Keep up the good work guys !!! Food -... More 

1 Thank Kbryson1976
Mineola, Texas
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I are do not eat large amounts of food thus the buffets that seem to be so popular do not appeal to us. We prefer a smaller amount of freshly prepared food which is piping hot! We get this here and order from the lunch specials which are all reasonably priced. He likes Chicken Chow Mein and... More 

Thank Wagadu
Bellville, Texas
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104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

About every 5 or 6 weeks I must travel for work-related purposes that route me through Irving, Texas, where my cousin has lived for several years. While together and catching up with each other we always enjoy Chinese cuisine and the Empress of China is most convenient. Friendly, fast and agreeable the service is always good and no reservations ever... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2014

Excellent Chinese food. Avoid the King Buffet opposite, this is the real deal. Only complaint is that my prawns were over cooked, but that aside the food is delicious. And I would advise any expats in the area from Britain, to try the Canton Curry - just like your take-out after a few too many. Wish it was in my... More 

Thank Mike P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2648 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX 75062-5245
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
  • Phone Number: (972) 252-7677

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?