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Empress Restaurant

) #1,403 of 1,916 Restaurants in Honolulu ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Asian
100 N Beretania St Ste 205, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4709
+1 808-521-5055
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible26%
27 Feb 2017
“Best dim sum in Honolulu ”
13 Feb 2017
“Terrific Chinese Food!”
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Chinese, Asian
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100 N Beretania St Ste 205, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4709
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

When we are on Oahu and even an hour from downtown, wouldn't go anywhere else for dim sum! There isn't anything they don't have or won't make for you . Whether it is right off the cart or the menu, you can't go wrong here....More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our club had it annual banquet at the Empress Restaurant. They have a number of differrent menus (7-9 courses) for tables of ten. They are amenable to making course changes to the "menu package" tosuit the diners, with minimal additional charges. Outstanding items on the...More

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We regularly visit Honolulu from NYC. Figured that we'd try this restaurant for dim sum. Mistake. It wasn't busy, and the staff swarmed us with their 2 dim sum carts. They quickly opened each container, trying to get us to accept each. That was uncomfortable...More

Thank MikeJM-NYC
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Classic dim sum with lots of variety. Our server was very helpful in suggesting the gluten free item. I did bring my own gluten free soya sauce with me though. The place is getting a little tired looking but we continue to come back.

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The waiter was very helpful - He patiently answered our questions regarding the steamed fish & we didn't feel pressured to leave.

Thank Tadashi_Harada
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Always impressed with large Chinese association banquets at the Empress Restaurant. Not an easy task to serve a large number of tables in an efficient manner. Food comes out hot in a relatively good pace. Attended a banquet last night with about 25 tables. Food...More

1  Thank ch0ng118
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We celebrated Chinese New Year eve with dinner at the Empress Restaurant at the Chinese Cultural Plaza. The food was good and the service was efficient but not friendly. It was standard Chinese food, but nothing special. The dining area is showing it's age and...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This restaurant has seen its hay days. The food is not as good as it was 20+ years ago. Stale shrimp chips with the roasted chicken.

Thank Helen1201
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Dim sum and everything else, top notch. Very friendly staff. VERY Chinese. Love this place a lot! Mostly Chinese folks dine here. Very friendly and clean.

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 16 December 2013

This is my favorite dim sum restaurant in Honolulu. I have eaten dim sum at other places in Honolulu and San Francisco and I must say this place has the friendliest staff and the best tasting and best selection of dim sum. I have been...More

2  Thank happyhawaiian004
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 N Beretania St Ste 205, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-4709
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Downtown Honolulu
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-521-5055
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