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Empress of China - What Happened and Where to Now?

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A few years ago I had a wonderful meal at the Empress, but when I went recently it was awful. I was so disappointed. I would love to go for a really good meal in Chinatown. I am looking for a nice atmosphere, though does not have to be fancy, and I prefer mandarin/cantonese style.

I am traveling with someone who has never been, so really want to have a good meal in a fun place.

Thanks

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Empress of China
838 Grant Ave Ste 5, San Francisco, CA 94108

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  1. Great Eastern. Check out this board for Jai Yun, but maybe your idea of a fun place differs from mine.

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    Jai Yun
    680 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94111

    Great Eastern Restaurant
    649 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133

    1. R&G. What did you find fun about EOC?

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      R & G Lounge
      631 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94108

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      1. re: kc72

        HI:

        I should have used a better word than fun. I liked the decor and the view was very nice. I don't care so much about a view, but I did like the atmosphere which was both visually pleasing and had an easy, comfortable feel, while still being more that just the typical red vinyl booths.

        1. re: jrgkittredge

          No red vinyl booths here but also no views.
          http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/medi...
          http://sf.eater.com/uploads/2008_02_j...