Emei Restaurant

4.4
15 reviews
$30 and under
Chinese (Sichuan)
Opening our doors without much advertising, EMei became an instant success, with lines of customers hoping to get a taste of Chef Zhao’s genuine Sichuan cuisine. With almost 40 years of experience exclusively practicing Sichuan cooking, Chef Zhao incorporates heat-packed chili oils, aromatic pepper corns, and expertly-seasoned cuts of fish, meat, and produce into the restaurant’s wide range of dishes. Our menu stands up to the scrutiny of native palettes, making EMei the premiere destination for Chinese locals.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 15 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
Food
4.1
Service
4.2
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

It was just boring the place looks nothing like it does on the internet

AH
AndyH
Atlantic City
16 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Quick service. Good food. Reasonable prices. Clean restaurant!

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TheWeekender
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2021
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience3

First time coming here was great so I recommended it for another outing with friends a week later— not good at all the second time around. Small plates were fine but the entrees were over-sauced, runny, and bland. Rice didn’t stick together at all.

BW
vipBillWasTwp
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on 17 December 2021
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience2

We have been to Emei numerous times and this was our last. I’m not sure what was going on with their chef(s) tonight. Every dish was so over-salted, it wasn’t even edible. All we could taste was salt. Our lips were burning.

Music was blaring so loud, we had to practically yell to the other side of the table. Hard pass on what used to be our favorite in Chinatown.

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vipHopeful
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Mapo Tofu to dream about

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FannieC
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious Szechuan food in a pretty setting. The Dan Dan Noodles were the best I've ever had - a must-order. It is a small portion and good for sharing.

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AdrienneS
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall2Food1Service2Ambience3

I sat for about 20 minutes before someone brought me a water. They served the table next to me almost immediately. I found a bug in my food - - full bug, in the noodles.

AJ
vipAngelJ
Orlando
40 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was delicious. Service was outstanding. Generous portions.

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Peter
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

Excellent authentic dishes

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience5

Went for dinner and the place was very busy. The food was good, but service was meh. They need more wait staff. We had a hard time getting the attention of wait staff a couple of times. The place was clean and bright. Overall it was a good dining experience.

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Guysnite
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Authentic Chinese with some American Chinese options

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love it here, the food is incredible and there are so many options to choose from. Hands down the best wonton soup ive ever had, and you MUST try the cold refreshing black fungi!!!

SJ
SusanJ
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Finally a Sichuan restaurant that lives up to the heat element one expects from this cuisine! A bit noisy. Perfunctory service, but no long waits. The cold sesame noodles were fantastic. I had pork with garlic sauce. Wonderful. My adventurous husband had a kidney dish he loved. We thought it was a BYOB but it’s not. Still we saved about $25 with the wine we brought and the $10 corkage fee.
Highly recommend!

JL
vipJayLeigh
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent food quality and taste. The vegetable fried rice is stellar and there are a wide variety of authentic dishes on the menu.

JZ
JinmingZ
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very Good and Delicious. So gooooooooooood. highly recommend

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Emei Restaurant using the Order Online button. Emei Restaurant also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (215) 627-2500.

Emei Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 15 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.