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Imperial Hotel & Restaurant

14202 Old Highway 49, Amador City, CA 95601-0212
+1 209-267-9172
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
14202 Old Highway 49, Amador City, CA 95601-0212
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Our turn into the city of Amador felt like a turn into a movie set for a small Western. The former Amador Hotel has a rich history. You don’t come here because you’re looking for elegance. You come to feel you’re taken back in time...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anne L
Reviewed June 30, 2018

So glad we chose to have dinner here. The food was delicious, the service was friendly, and we loved the feel of this old hotel. Their prices are very reasonable and the portions are generous. We normally don't eat dessert, but after looking at the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Linda G
Reviewed May 22, 2018

This is a great place with both indoor and outdoor seating in a very small town near Sutter Creek. The food and drinks were terrific and the service was first rate. We went on a Sunday evening so it was fairly quiet but still there...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 170gregoryw
Reviewed May 2, 2018

By our best estimates this year was the 14th year we have returned to the Imperial Hotel. It all started when our daughter enrolled at the University of the Pacific in Stockton and we decided we preferred to stay in Amador County wine country rather...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank KenVicLee
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We dined at the IOmperial hotel with friends. Just a few tables and a relatively brief selection of appetizers and main dishes. However, everything we ordered was expertly prepared and nicely served. We shared several appetizers and all of us loved them. I particularly remember...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed April 12, 2018

My go to restaurant with family or friends. Wonderful food, appetizers and desserts. Friendly staff and quiet atmosphere. Full bar and wine service.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Richard C
Reviewed February 19, 2018

The service and dining at the Imperial Hotel restaurant was, once again, a wonderful experience! Not a lot of noise - no flat screens blasting on the walls and no large groups of loud, obnoxious wine-tasting groups. Walls were covered with unique works of art...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank worldtravelingelf
Reviewed December 27, 2017

My husband and I discovered the Imperial Hotel and restaurant years ago. We always found the restaurant to be spectacular with a diverse and interesting menu. After having not eaten there for several years we decided to try it for Christmas Eve dinner. It was...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank NicoletteCCamp
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

We dined with friends and found the restaurant to be as expected for a higher priced restaurant in a travel destination. The server was friendly and efficient. The beet salad was very good. The grilled polenta and sausage was good. The penne pasta was OK....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank W8807FWjohne
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We had a great dinner here the first night we stayed at the hotel. Great seating in a nice dining room; all the 19th century touches, and a wonderfully compact but wide-ranging menu, along with exceptionally chosen wines, including many by the glass that were...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank JoelZ195
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December 27, 2016|
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Response from TJeerddejong | Reviewed this property |
yes we had a dog (German Sheppard) with us on the patio and they provided water for her.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14202 Old Highway 49, Amador City, CA 95601-0212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Amador County  >  Amador City
  • Phone Number: +1 209-267-9172
  • E-mail
Dating from 1879, the historic Imperial Hotel in Amador City offers casual elegance in indoor and patio dining to visitors and local residents alike. This family-owned and operated establishment takes pride in featuring organic, locally grown produce, fresh meats and sustainably harvested fish and seafood. The menu varies with the seasons and honors the simple goodness of the ingredients in the tradition of the finest California cuisine. » Sample Dinner Menu Dinner at Imperial Hotel Amador City The Oasis Bar at the Imperial Hotel is an experience in itself with its antique barstools, old gaslights and creaky floorboards. The bar is stocked with a large selection of spirits and California and imported wines and beers. The wine list features a careful selection of award-winning local wines. Happy Hour on Wednesdays from 5 - 6:30 pm, a mix of locals and tourists enjoying hors d'oeuvres and camaraderie ... in the Oasis Bar. Dinner - Tues-Sun, starting at 5 pm Brunch - Saturday and Sunday 9:30 - 2:30
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