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Kings County Imperial

20 Skillman Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.715171 -73.950986
nr. Union Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-610-2000 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Price Range: $$$

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Sun-Thu, 6pm-midnight; Fri-Sat, 11am-4pm and 6pm-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

G, L at Metropolitan Ave.-Lorimer St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Take-Out
  • Tea Time
  • WiFi
  • Family Style
  • Reservations Not Required


  • Full Bar


Not Accepted


The wooden façade and gold block lettering of the exterior are distinctly Williamsburg, and the Brooklyn touches continue inside: wooden tables, a vaulted tin ceiling, and a '90s alternative playlist. Greens from the back garden patio make their way into dishes and cocktails, and the soy sauce, made by fourth-generation producers in China’s Pearl River Delta just for the restaurant, is dispensed by tap. The stylish design comes courtesy of  Ian McPheely, who has worked on McNally projects like Cherche Midi and Schiller’s Liquor Bar, and the Pan-Chinese menu includes plenty of comfort-food staples. Familiar fare like Dan Dan egg noodles and steamed whole fish in a light, fragrant black-bean sauce with scallions satisfies, but more playful creations like mock eel made from battered strips of shiitake mushrooms and the habit-forming prawn fries are even better. A Buttermilk Channel vet runs the bar, serving cocktails like the lightly acidic Buddha’s Hand and a Mai-Tai on tap.


Reservations accepted only for parties of eight or more.

Recommended Dishes

Prawn fries with Chinese ketchup, $12; Weeping Tiger salad, $9; mock eel, $9; steamed whole fish, MP