Empire Restaurant & Lounge is the Seaport “Innovation” District’s first Asian locale, located in the heart of Fan Pier.
Empire transports you into the mystics of Asia with its stunning Imperial Chinese meets contemporary Asian ambiance. Designed by award-winning designer Peter Niemitz, the 14,000 sq. ft. space is bathed in bright turquoise, oranges and gold, and punctuated with intricate patterns, plush fabrics and exotic Asian art. The sleek, modern space is designed to give guests an old world feel with a touch of Hong Kong mystery. It is divided into nine aesthetically distinct rooms featuring exquisite detail in décor; the Great Wall Gallery, Bar and Lounge, Salon, Imperial Dining Room, Persimmon Room, three private dining rooms served by a private bar, and an Asian awe-inspiring open kitchen at the heart.
- Empire is the first Asian addition to the Seaport District
- The venue has three private dining rooms, a separate bar, and an open kitchen
- The restaurant turns into a popping club at night.
Where is Empire located?
Empire is located in the Seaport District of Boston in the heart of Fan Pier.
How much is cover charge at Empire?
There will sometimes be a cover charge around 20 at night.
How long will I have to wait at Empire?
Expect to wait anywhere from 10-20 min depending on when you arrive.
When is Empire open?
Empire is open daily with hours varying by day.
What are the best nights to go to Empire?
All nights are good but the club will definitely be more busy on Fridays and Saturdays.
What is the dress code at Empire?
Dress to impress! Collared shirt / jeans / dress shoes for guys. Avoid anything that can be considered sportswear (track jackets, jerseys, sneakers, hats, etc). Unless you’re a celebrity – in that case you can dress however you please.
How much do drinks cost at Empire?
Expect to pay 15-20 for cocktails. The food will also usually come out to around 60-70 per person if you are dining.
What kind of music do they play at Empire?
Empire features mostly top 40 and contemporary music. At night it plays extremely loud, turning the restaurant into more of a club.
Where can I find a list of upcoming events / DJs at Empire?