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Imperial Garden Chinese Restaurant

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2039 Allen Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562-3494 (University Avenue)
Madison to Middleton bus stops at front driveway. Transit offered by local hotels.
608-238-6445
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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    Very good
  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food was excellent service was great

It had been awhile since we'd been to this restaurant. The food was better than we remembered. The service was better than in the past. Over all a very pleasant dining experience. We will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
ML1702
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Madison, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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Madison, Wisconsin
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112 reviews 112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It had been awhile since we'd been to this restaurant. The food was better than we remembered. The service was better than in the past. Over all a very pleasant dining experience. We will return.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

High quality at a reasonable price. We had carryout food. It was packaged appropriately and the taste did not suffer.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We made a reservation for 6:30 on Open Table for dinner on Valentine's Day. Not sure what having a reservation did because our name was on the list just like the walk-ins, and we waited in the foyer. We were then seated at a table nearest the service door, while two tables nearby sat empty for quite a while after... More 

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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102 reviews 102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Thankfully there is one Chinese restaurant in town that is consistently good. They have a quite little bar area with a good, friendly bartender and low noise level. The manager, Karen, seems to never go home because she is always there to make sure things are going well and is very personable. We had an appetizer plate for four and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The owner and the staff of Imperial Gardens worked to have a successful party for my cousin's 50th birthday. They were courteous accommodating and the food was delicious!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My husband and I stopped in early New Year's Eve without a reservation and was seated immediately. Of course it helped it was only 4:00 in the afternoon. The ambience is one of style and sophistication. The booth we sat in afforded us privacy even though we were in a huge room with other people. Our waitress was well-versed in... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My family (7 adults) went here to celebrate my birthday after attending the Badger football game. We called and made reservations. The service was horrible. We got our hors d'oeuvres before we got our drinks. We waited over an hour for our food and had to ask for a second round of drinks while we were waiting. When we finally... More 

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Milwaukee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My daughter and I ate here last night as we had made a reservation on Open Table. There is a lack of good take out on the west side of Madison. The restaurant is really roomy and nice inside, not at all what you would expect from a Chinese restaurant. The food was not super hot and we had to... More 

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Kaukauna
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stopped here for lunch, so we got the lunch menu. We have eaten here before and it was great that time, but this time it wasn't as good. I ordered the Imperial Chicken and my wife had the Mushroom chicken. I had the eggroll which was very bland, and the same could be said for my wife's vegetable roll.... More 

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Middleton, WI
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Imperial Garden has a wonderful selection of Chinese dishes, and I have yet to be disappointed by any of them! The portions are absolutely massive and can easily be shared by two to three people. It has a nice ambiance and is a great place to get together with friends or family.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2039 Allen Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562-3494
    (University Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Madison to Middleton bus stops at front driveway. Transit offered by local hotels.
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Middleton
  • Phone Number: 608-238-6445

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?