Empress

★★★★★
Former Sunset Sushi dive is recreated into dramatic pan-Asian playground for dining scenesters.

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I read the reviews and was hesitant but I went for Happy Hour and I love Empress! They changed management and it's really much better than before. The food was delish and the ambience is killer! We went during the 2 for 1 and they passed

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★★★★★

I read the reviews and was hesitant but I went for Happy Hour and I love Empress! They changed management and it's really much better than before. The food was delish and the ambience is killer! We went during the 2 for 1 and they passed

Pros: Great people watching, tasty food and drinks!

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Ate here on Friday night with my sister and, like one reviewer, I was disappointed to find it comepletely empty--we were the only diners at 9:30 pm. That said, we had a very pleasant meal and some very tasty dishes that certainly didn't

3
★★★★★

Ate here on Friday night with my sister and, like one reviewer, I was disappointed to find it comepletely empty--we were the only diners at 9:30 pm. That said, we had a very pleasant meal and some very tasty dishes that certainly didn't

Pros: Great decor, inventive menu, tasty pan/asian bites

Cons: Hard to notice from the street, spotty service, empty tables everywhere...

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In reading the previous reviews, I should have known better than to come here, but we had to check it out for ourselves. We love sushi and thought it would be at least worth at try...WRONG. We had a reservation for 8:30 on a Saturday

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★★★★★

In reading the previous reviews, I should have known better than to come here, but we had to check it out for ourselves. We love sushi and thought it would be at least worth at try...WRONG. We had a reservation for 8:30 on a Saturday

Pros: ABSOLUTELY NONE

Cons: EVERYTHING - AWFUL FOOD, HORRIFIC SERVICE

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Unfortunately I couldnt get a reservation at Katsuya or MR. Chows so I decided to check out what they did with the old sushi on sunset! Wow were we ever disappointe I read a few reviews here and saw everyone raving about the food and

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★★★★★

Unfortunately I couldnt get a reservation at Katsuya or MR. Chows so I decided to check out what they did with the old sushi on sunset! Wow were we ever disappointe I read a few reviews here and saw everyone raving about the food and

Pros: Ambience is not cool - but almost scary and dark!

Cons: Over price tasteless food - I was seated promptly bec no one was there!

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I went on the recommendation from this site with guests from out of town and it was the best meal of their trip. Everything we had was delicious. Have you ever heard anyone rave about edamame? Their's is amazing with a sesame/ginger

3
★★★★★

I went on the recommendation from this site with guests from out of town and it was the best meal of their trip. Everything we had was delicious. Have you ever heard anyone rave about edamame? Their's is amazing with a sesame/ginger

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Chef Rodelio Aglebot has moved on to consult on the menu at this pan-pacific gem. If you were a big fan of Yi you will love the menu here. The food is fantastic the people friendly and the decor AMAZING.

3
★★★★★

Chef Rodelio Aglebot has moved on to consult on the menu at this pan-pacific gem. If you were a big fan of Yi you will love the menu here. The food is fantastic the people friendly and the decor AMAZING.

Pros: ambience, service, food

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The view from the upstairs section is fantasic and the food is delicious. A group of four of us tried many varied types of dishes from the menu and all was excellent. The Caesar salad was really the only thing that fell flat - the concept

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★★★★★

The view from the upstairs section is fantasic and the food is delicious. A group of four of us tried many varied types of dishes from the menu and all was excellent. The Caesar salad was really the only thing that fell flat - the concept

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I eat out quite a bit, often with a friend of mine who was a restauranteur. This week we decided to try Empress, based on the great reviews it received from patrons on this site.\r
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We ordered a bottle of wine. Our server was very

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★★★★★

I eat out quite a bit, often with a friend of mine who was a restauranteur. This week we decided to try Empress, based on the great reviews it received from patrons on this site.\r
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We ordered a bottle of wine. Our server was very

Cons: Over-priced for what you get.

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Definetly Worth checking out... The staff is very friendly and the food is great! I especially enjoyed sitting outside on the patio!

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★★★★★

Definetly Worth checking out... The staff is very friendly and the food is great! I especially enjoyed sitting outside on the patio!

Pros: location, food, staff

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Empress really impressed my husband and I on every level! The Black Cod Fritters were to die for (me and my husband fought over the last bite), then the Striped Bass with seafood paella was so flavorful and the serving size was huge! For

3
★★★★★

Empress really impressed my husband and I on every level! The Black Cod Fritters were to die for (me and my husband fought over the last bite), then the Striped Bass with seafood paella was so flavorful and the serving size was huge! For

Pros: The wonderful food!

Cons: parking was a little hectic.

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From the wonderful design to the delectable food, this new asian-fusion stunner is a must! The service was friendly and the views from the second floor were great, (not to mention the bowls of fire outside the windows). I had the garlic-

3
★★★★★

From the wonderful design to the delectable food, this new asian-fusion stunner is a must! The service was friendly and the views from the second floor were great, (not to mention the bowls of fire outside the windows). I had the garlic-

Pros: The food!

Cons: The parking!

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Designer Thomas Schoos (Koi, Citizen Smith) has crafted this stylish space, utilizing raw sculpted wood and panels of glass to create. The first-floor entrance features a diner-style hostess area and scattered two-top…

 

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