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Imperial Hotel

Hwy. 49, Amador City, CA
209/267-9172 or 800/242-5594
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Price range: $10 - $15
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Ione, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

First of all, the Imperial Hotel had graciously donated lunch for two in support of a local charity fund-raiser supporting the arts in schools; that's the first plus right there! Since we had the highest bid, we got to go out to lunch at this unique location. Went on a Sunday and sat outside on their newly renovated patio area... More

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near Lake Tahoe, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Off the main highway in historic Amador City is this gem of a hotel. Each of the six rooms is unique. We stayed in #5 with a king bed and private bath. It was cute, quiet and comfortable. Loved that there was no TV. Had dinner in their downstairs restaurant. The host, Pete, was very gracious. The high ceilinged dining... More

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Rocklin, California
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

LOVED the breakfast of Ham Strada, fruit cup and blueberry muffin. Great coffee too! Dinner the night before was a couple of 'starters'. The butternut squash soup was delicious, but sort of on the verge of being lukewarm. That was the only thing we had any complaint with. The bread basket they brought out had a lovely wheat bread. The... More

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San Francisco
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We were staying at the Imperial Hotel and decided to make dinner easy and just eat in the hotel's dining room. We stopped by the bar on our way to the restaurant where we met Peter, the manager of the hotel, the bartender, waiter, bus boy...he had so many jobs that if he retired unemployment in this county would drop... More

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Murphys, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Eat here on a Saturday afternoon, only one other couple in the place. Service very slow, ordered a couple glasses of wine and the waitress spilled some of my husbands, she said no problem because she had over poured them anyway, I wonder what you get if they do not do this. Had a panini it had about 3 pieces... More

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San Jose, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We ate here three consecutive nights in October. We had our dog with us so we ate on the patio. They were kind enough to give us the same table each night. I had the lamb special the first night and it was delicious. The service was excellent. The wine was not overpriced. I don't remember what I had the... More

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Olathe, Kansas
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

It is a bit out of the way (and very dark streets with a lot of construction when we visited), but a nice regional option for dinner. Service was good and the variety of entrees ordered prepared well. I found the pork and mustard sauce very flavorful. Portions looked to be on the small side, but turned out to be... More

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West Hollywood, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I would give the ambience and the service five stars but the food deserves only one star. The food presentation was well done but the first bite was a big let down. Flavorless, not complex in any way. We tried the duck, the halibut, the soup, and the crepes. All of these were disappointing. My guess is they need a... More

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The dinner my wife and I had was outstanding in every way. The service was excellent. We both had their vichyssoise soup to start with. I had cannelloni, and she had the Mediterranean platter. Dessert was a pound cake with blueberries and raspberries as garnish, topped with whipping cream. Everything we ate was absolutely delicious. All of this while seated... More

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Reno, Nevada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This review is for the food only: My sister and I stayed at this hotel and had a very bad experience with the restaurant. Food very plain, overpriced and the service horrendous. I ordered the chicken, which came out with plain white rice, unseasoned vegetables and a sauce with canned mushrooms. Not sure if the chicken was microwaved or not,... More

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