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“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Imperial No. Nine - CLOSED

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Imperial No. Nine
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: SoHo
Cross street: Howard & Grand
Transit: Isola Trattoria & Crudo Bar and Mondrian Soho Hotel are located two blocks North of the Canal Street subway (N, R, W, Q and 6 trains). A few blocks west you can travel on the A, C or E train and walk east to Lafayette Street.
Jacksonville, Florida
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2011

Good seafood. Service is good kitchen is slow. Pricey

Visited October 2011
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Thank Cheers526
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12 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
West Hartford, CT
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lackluster brunch”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

This is a lovely restaurant in a lovely hotel in the heart of Soho, but the brunch left a lot to be desired. Got two dirty forks. I had an omelette and my husband had a french toast dish, neither were spectacular. The continental breakfast with mini cereal boxes and yogurts set out on the bar seemed sort of out of place and made the place look a little bit tacky. Service was adequate, but not warm. Would not return.

  • Visited September 2011
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2 Thank CourtRhapsody
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NYC
2 reviews
“Poor service and food execution”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2011

To sum it up:
- waited 45 minutes with a reservation
- hostess (who appeared to be about 20 years old) did not apologize or offer us anything for our wait
- space inside the hotel (as opposed to the greenhouse) was cave-like and unpleasant
- food arrived at varying temperatures (room temperature tuna sashimi (should be cold) and chicken dish (should be hot))
- waitress was very inexperienced and lacked professionalism commensurate with price point
- crowd was very non-NY (lot of tourists and suburbanites)

Overall, one of the weaker NYC restaurants at this price point. See the New York Times review for a professional's perspective.

  • Visited April 2011
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Thank Helioscope
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Newton, Massachusetts
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390 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“Great amosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2011

Food was good - drinks too, but you're really here for the atmosphere and it's both "festive and chic". They need to hire a more mature hostess and the floor manager needs to relax a little, but other than that, service was great (it's not so common that one is escorted to where the bathroom door is in-sight rather than having vague directions shouted over the din.)

  • Visited April 2011
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Thank Edgingin
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