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Emperor's Choice

) #493 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
2238 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2016
+1 312-225-8800
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good56%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2238 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting family in Chicago, we went to Chinatown. They had been to Emperors Choice before and it did not disappoint. From the appetizers, the wonton soup and the very large entree dishes, the food was delicious. The restaurant was very clean, the staff very...More

Thank Flora L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best peeking duck I have ever had. Only $39. We also got a noddle dish but I forget which was. Was equally as good though

Thank Brittany T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Hang out with friends in Chinatown and had lunch here. The stir fried lobster on top of noodle is so good. I don't remember the official name on the menu. Just ask for it. The other thing I love is fish fillet withTofu, and stir...More

Thank Yang S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Emperors Choice has always been an "old school" anchor restaurant in Chicago's Chinatown. (Please see my Chicago Chinatown review) Simply stated: Fish and lobster dishes at Emperor's Choice are the best. Fresh ingredients, freshly prepared and served steaming hot, with a sense of style. The...More

Thank Pietro S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner at 5pm. Service was great. All tables were filled when we left. Our waitress was happy to take our photo and try to convince my youngest (pickiest) daughter to try something new. Four adults shared beef with broccoli, vegetable fried rice,...More

Thank Jkinghanson
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Typical Selection, but that is where it ends, the staff is inviting and extremely helpful, know their selections. Appetizers were superb and plentiful. Main entre's were generous in size, would recommend, as we did, do it family style, Quality was excellent, bright, distinct, and prepared...More

Thank philknier
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Stopped into this establishment for an early lunch. We were the only dine-in customers, but the carry-out seemed busy. The Service was good and the food very hot. The pot sticker-appetizer was a highlight.Our choices of entrees (from the lunch menu) were ample and good;...More

Thank COBChicago
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Was there New Years Day for an early lunch and it was already crowded. Started off with Seaweed soup with shredded pork. It was soooo good! I ordered the spicy Eggplant with minced pork, the eggplant was so tender and loved the spiciness of it....More

Thank Theresa N
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My two teenage daughter's and I ate here while visiting Chicago. The crispy tofu was extremely good, as were the pot stickers and the Singapore rice. The restaurant is just a few blocks from the train. The food and atmosphere were a nice treat.

Thank Traveling_Tanja
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We came to this restaurant with friends for Sunday lunch. I have to say that the Emperor s choice was very clean and the stuff very friendly.We ordered a lot of things but the portions were big and we did not finished some of them.So...More

Thank ioanna k
Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest
neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on
character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In
this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic
Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth
Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or
other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your
visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures
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Nearby Attractions
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Does restaurant serve alcohol?
18 November 2015|
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Response from Jill R R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. A fairly complete bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2238 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2016
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 312-225-8800
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