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The Imperial

Closed Now: 17:00 - 21:00
Open today: 17:00 - 21:00
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Fabulous smoked cocktails

We came here to celebrate a friend’s promotion. The Imperial has a very open feel. That makes it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice little place to hang out and listen to Jazz

Nice little place to hang out and listen to Jazz. Bartenders were nice and attentive. They made... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Gilbert, Arizona
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1 week ago
“Fabulous smoked cocktails”
14 Jun 2018
“Nice little place to hang out and listen to Jazz”
The Imperial is a Craft Cocktail and Jazz Lounge located in Uptown Charlotte, NC. Providing A diverse selection of Signature Cocktails crafted by some of Charlotte's top mixologist's, and complemented with talented local Jazz Musicians playing live...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
300 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2197
+1 704-299-2451
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to celebrate a friend’s promotion. The Imperial has a very open feel. That makes it also quite noisy. We headed upstairs to the outside bar/sitting area which was much more enjoyable. We ordered some very fun and unique drinks. The drinks that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TrvlNDuo
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Went here twice during my stay in Charlotte, once for the rooftop which was really nice, chill laid back vibe with good music and another time for drinks and to hear the band that plays every Friday and Saturday nights, it's a cover band that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank nomaadic_tiffany
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Nice little place to hang out and listen to Jazz. Bartenders were nice and attentive. They made excellent drinks. We heard a Jazz trio which was good.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank DTBauer
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This place was horrible rooftop is 2nd floor with a poor view and Friday night the place was sparse. Drinks were awful & DJ played rap.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Funadventures2do
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for an upscale jazz bar. Wow what a disappointment. The bar was dated, little no class, disgusting from the moment we entered. Not what was described On this site or from the reviews. It almost felt we were in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank JohnT01Traveler
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This place has amazing craft cocktails,Live music, and a rooftop bar with DJs in the summertime.Something for everyone! Highly suggest checking it out!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bretlee B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We lucked up and found this place as we walked around the uptown area during the Coca Cola 600 weekend. You have to drop in and listen to some nice, smooth, live jazz. The Imperial has two levels, the downstairs has the live band that...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Dana-Da-Dane
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

New favorite hang out spot. Downstairs is live jazz with wicked mixology going on. I sat at the bar and was mesmerized by the concoctions being served, each were fresh and made with care. Kudos! Upstairs was rooftop with a DJ and bar. Nice and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 319theam
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A friend had a birthday celebration! It has a small lounge area downstairs with jazz band playing! The band was great for couples ...great spot to grab drink and sit back and relax! For groups; downstairs was it was little hard to have conversations over...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank macdo
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Since the first time I visited this club last year, I knew this was going to become one of my favorite night spots in Charlotte. Generous and well-crafted cocktails and drinks, great jazz music, and a very low-key upscale atmosphere! Perfect for after dinner socializing...More

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Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank scotthomewood
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Response from Dana-Da-Dane | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, we were only there for one night. I know for sure that live music is on Saturday night. I would call The Imperial to see if live jazz is on the menu other nights as well. I can tell you this I am going again... More