We had to wait an hour for a table but it was worth it. The dim sum are fantastic and we had salt cod with fried rice, also delicious. Good, buzzy atmosphere and friendly waiting staff.
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The Old Port has many restaurants offering a range of dining experiences. Some long established favourites and quite a few new ones. On this occasion we chose the Empire. They don't accept advance reservations - just show up. We were there on a busy Saturday...More
I typically do not care for Chinese food, but since it is my husband's favorite, I agreed to give Empire a try on our last visit to Portland. It truly is amazing! Everything is carefully prepared to offer very original flavors and combinations. I prefer...More
Although we sampled just a few small plates, the offerings were fresh and enhanced by the genuine flavors of Cantonese cuisine. We thoroughly enjoyed and looking forward to our next visit.
Apparently, this is the hot ticket in Portland. I dropped in here for dinner and was told that there was only bar seating available due to the number of reservations. No worries. I strolled on over to the bar area, copped a window seat and...More
Refreshingly different Chinese food. Creative twists on traditional dishes. New flavor combinations. Knowledgeable server who made great suggestions. Orange beef was to die for. Wish I was nearby so I could patronize it frequently.
Lots of great options! If you're a working professional, out with a bunch of friends, almost everything on the menu is great. If you're a college student with only $5 to your name, get the sticky rice pocket and you'll feel like you just ate...More
We liked every dish, very tasty and high quality, will return again for sure. The shrimps are just awesome.
We were a group of four adults and five kids and came for a late lunch over Labor Day Weekend. The restaurant was extraordinarily accommodating and reserved us a long table in the front. First off, the beer selection is great (for the adults, of...More