Chinatown’s Best Secret

Empire Park

10 minutes from Montgomery Station
Bordering on Financial District and Chinatown is a secluded street-side nook. A white lattice shades above and the walls are covered in lush ivy and ferns.

Address
648 Commercial Street

Hours
7:00am–5:30pm
Monday–Friday

How to Access
Empire Park is on the north side of Commercial, between Montgomery and Kearny. There’s a single entrance on Commercial.*

Empire Park feels like an charming front-yard to a private urban residence. The sound of traffic is muffled due to it’s location Commercial Street alley.

*
“Nice to see Empire Park — the former site of Emperor Norton’s boarding house, the Eureka Lodgings — included in this roundup.” — John Lumea

Don’t forget to bring lunch. Places nearby:

Empire Park


“Bourbon Banana Cream Pie, Scotch Eggs and the Short Ribs are life changing!” — Joel C.
“Get the 5 spiced chicken and egg roll rice dish — ask for the egg on top!!!” — Victoria H.
“You make your own roll with great ingredients. then you take it out and eat it like a burrito.” — Santiago D.

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