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Cafe Imperial

Na Porici 15 | Art Deco Imperial Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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Ranked #52 of 2,740 restaurants in Prague
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $7 - $21
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Praha 1
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89% Recommend
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I heard about Cafe Imperial being famous for its founder - a critic in food industry who ran his own show on Czech TV channel. My friend took me there to make an evening special as I have recently returned from Australia. I ordered a piece of teriaki salmon that was served with stir-fried lemon pieces (inclusive lemon peel!), white... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I love art deco buildings and was looking forward to visiting this cafe. The building is stunning and beautiful, but the staff do not live up to their surroundings. We called in for a glass of wine at around 10 pm over Easter weekend, with a view to checking out the menu for a possible meal later that weekend. Our... More

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Bastad, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Ambiance is just perfect, the 100 year old history is truly there in the beautiful walls and ceiling. The food was really good as well, classic with local touches. Staff was very tentative and friendly but as the tables around us cleared out so did the surrounding staff… forgetting that we had a bottle of wine standing several feet away... More

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Bordeaux, France
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

A local led us here, and it was delicious. We don't usually eat in hotel restaurants, nor large restaurants, and this one was both and was delicious. There were 3 of us, and everything we ordered was really good. Friendly, English-speaking staff and menu. I'd go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This place was recommended to me by a friend who is Czech-Canadian. It was incredible! After experiencing it, I had to go back and I was only in Prague 4 nights. The service is very friendly but also, semi-formal...ie: Upscale without Attitude. The decor is great! But, THE FOOD is out of this world. The presentation is five star, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

The food was very good(also for vegetarians). It's recommend to reserve a table during peek hours. Excellent service and great location.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Located in the most magnificent Art Déco building, the ambiance is hard to beat. Make sure you enter via the Reception area in the hotel to get the full impact. The quality of food matches the location. If you are going to dinner, book. Otherwise,just drop in - the restaurant with the full range of choice is open all day.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Saw this hotel/restaurant in one of the travel books so decided to book it for our first night. The food was not good, service like Basil Faulty with waiter knocking over wine twice and attitude to match. One of us had food issues in the morning , shall we say?! Bill came and tried to charge the unasked for service... More

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winslow, ME
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We took a Viking River Cruise extension to Prague, and stayed at the Marriott. We tried a couple of other places to dine, looking for just that right place. The Café Imperial was recommended by Viking as one of the better restaurants in town, and they were quite correct. The prior evening, a couple of die hard Americans in our... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Perfect service, great food during lunch as well as dinner, amazing space (Art Deco), have been here many times and never had problems and if yes they were minor and solved immediatelly to my absolute satisfaction.

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