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“Awesome place!”

Empire Chinese Kitchen
Ranked #10 of 623 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I went here for dinner and drinks...
1st- the drinks were fantastic! Got the Shanghai cowboy and mai tai both unreal.
2nd-Food was even better! Got lamb potstickers and Szechwan ramen bowl. Both outstanding. Great service great food. It’s a must go when in Portland.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

The food here is very good but I think that the biggest thing for me to note about the place is the range of food you can get.. I mean this is a Chinese restaurant that really spices up some of the classics and gives you a Maine version of them. Some unique spins on some classics. I love their dim sum and I often travel to China town in Boston so that is saying something.

I only gave 4 stars simply because I wish the space was a little bigger, the wait is often too long... The dim sum menu could be bigger and its a little pricier then normal in my experiences with this style of restaurant.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Three of us went on a Sunday afternoon for a late lunch. Two of us hadn’t been and one friend had so he did the ordering since it was more family style. We ordered a dumpling item, a rice/noodle item and a large plate which was plenty for the three of us to share...Kung Pao Chicken, Mongolian Beef & Lobster Dumplings. The waiter was super nice and informative for us newbys. They bring the food out as it’s ready, so it’s all super fresh. Great ambiance; fun and a bit industrial. Everything was delicious.

Thank drbsti
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Food was amazing and so were the staff. Highly recommended if in the area. Very picky with Chinese food and they delivered.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Oh...my...god. Every single dish we had (eggplant, green beans, flounder tempura, shu mai, Singapore Noodles) was out of this world. I am very sad that I cannot eat this 3 meals a day, 7 days a week. Truly a special experience.

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