Located in the heart of West Chelsea the iconic Empire Diner has been a neighborhood and industry staple since 1976.
This landmarked building with its storied past is back and better than ever.
This time in the trusted hands of Chef John Delucie who has partnered with Cafeteria, a Chelsea favorite for two decades, and it’s managing partner Stacy Pisone.
Empire‘s updated design maintains the traditional New York decor with a contemporary feel.
Classic american fare with refined quality ingredients take on traditional diner favorites. Seasonal classic cocktails with a modern kick will make this a New York City neighborhood destination once again.