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Emperor's Choice

2238 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2016
+1 312-225-8800
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (10 reviews)
“wonton soup” (5 reviews)
“beef” (13 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2238 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2016
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with some of my business colleagues and it was a great gathering of business people from 5 different countries! We all loved the food & the service! Very reasonably priced too! Full marks from us!

Thank c d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favorite Chinese restaurant in Chicago. Consistently tasty! You can’t go wrong for great Chinese in Chicago.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Six of us arrived to the busy restaurant without reservations on a Saturday night and we were seated quickly. Service started slow, but then accelerated. Food was delicious and attractive. I will return again soon.

Thank Misconnected
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Slow service and food lacked flavor. Never received the soup that was to come with the meal. The rice was food, but the chicken for the General seemed microwaved. The beef for the spicy orange was very bland.

Thank SFBzoo
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Great deal on all inclusive lunch specials before 3pm. Polite, courteous, good service. Food very fresh. Pleasant ambience. A nice walk through Chinatown to get to location. Parking available; CTA 'L' stop nearby (Cermak); Water Taxi (12 min. walk).

Thank SuperChief49
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

One of the most delicious, enjoyable meals I’ve had in a long time. Food was outstanding! Especially liked the Soft Shell salt n pepper crab. Super-generous portions. Friendly efficient service. Authentic vibe in the place with tourists, Chicago locals and Chinese community members sharing the...More

2  Thank Dean D
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We did not eat there, only bought fried rice for our supper at the hotel. The fried rice was delicious and tasted more refined than similar fried rice bought at other places. While waiting we noticed that the restaurant ambience was nice. The staff was...More

1  Thank Yongki
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for over 20 years. Hadn’t been in a few and visited again with my son. Was refurbished and updated interior- nice- but didnt come for the setting. Came back for the best chinese in chicago. Fresh, never greasy, always ample portions.

2  Thank JohnSpagnola
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the beef and Kung pao chicken. Reminded me of our trip to China. The egg drop soup was very good and the crab Rangoons very crunchy.

1  Thank Urrooj H
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim. The service was wonderful, the waitress was very attentive. The food was very good and plentiful. Prices are very comparable compared to the amount of food. table services was quick and friendly and allowed us to move on with...More

Thank T P
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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1 May 2018|
Response from Cali-Fla | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking garage across the street if you are not lucky enough to get on street parking.
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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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