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Empire is an upscale casual to fine dining restaurant in Toronto’s trendy Yorkville area. Chef Adam Foley has designed a Global menu to attract all types of diners, complimented by fine wines & cool atmosphere. Empire also has a lounge area with an in-house DJ on Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights.
This place is fairly new yet whenever I walk by I don't see anyone in there. Although the decor is great and I have had an appetiser there that was good just don't think its been catching on yet unless I've been there at the wrong times..
I agree. Going out with the intent of letting loose and having fun to having your night ruined by rude, stuffy a@!%!**s, is never fun. In fact, I hate it when I'm having a good time on the dance floor, look up and lock eyes with the most bitter chick you could find in the club, with her back to the wall, giving me the dirtiest looks. "...Was it the last dance move I did? I thought it was pretty... more
WHAT. A. DUMP.!!! Came here with the gals, and we are never going back. The atmosphere is intimate and cool but people are not. Crowd, ie guys, is just full of themselves and they think they are the s**t.
The music is terrible too. It's just boring generic hip hop music, with which DJ did no creative mixing. This music attracts wannabe thugs, and this place was no exception. Like I said this... more
what can i say never been there when it was the restaurant , only when it was party time , and it was some kinda fun let me tell you , you have to go on a night when theres a good DJ if not dont bother lol but its nice . 2 rooms, an outside area for smokers ..... its really nice
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In the space of the former W.C. Fields sports bar, Empire is as dramatic as it is du rigueur. Created by George Foussias of Hirschberg Design, the two-floor space is a combination of highly polished surfaces, white bar-top, dark zebrawood furniture and soft yet dramatic drapery that come together to create a theatrical and cool club-like appearance. Behind the scenes is Adam Foley, who for two... more