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Imperial Seafood Restaurant

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1680 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94520-2674
+1 (925)825-1318
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 21:30
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

In our first visit here for Dim Sum,(I can't speak of their full lunch or dinner menu) which is the sister to Spanish tapas, there was the usual variety of dumplings and other Chinese tasting bites. It is said it has been under new management for the last year or so and I found the quality good though the variety... More 

Thank Richard H
Clayton, California
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235 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

There aren't many places to eat dim sum in the East Bay, but this is top notch. Get a big group together on a Sunday and taste to your hearts content! The dishes are hot and arrive on a regular basis. All kinds of dumplings, shumai, shrimp balls - we didn't care for the deep fried lobster- it seemed to... More 

Thank Tamara T
San Francisco, California
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116 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I have eaten lunch at this restaurant several times. I know that I can get the basic har gow, siu mai, and other standard dim sum dishes. Nothing fancy, nothing standout. Just basic stuff without excitement. For fancy and exciting dim sum you must head to Yank Sing in San Francisco, which has become outrageously expensive.

Thank Randall B
Petaluma, California
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Just had a dinner at the Imperial Seafood Restaurant. The food and service were average. Pricing also average. Food proportions average. What can I say? Average. Certainly not a terrible place to go but probably much better options for Chinese food especially in East Bay/Oakland.

1 Thank M F
Concord, California
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Two of us had dim sum today and really enjoyed it. The restaurant was decorated for Chinese New Year and all of the servers were in a particularly good mood. We were served hot tea promptly followed by the food carts. Shrimp balls, Sui Mai, shrimp dumplings, sesame balls, and new-to-me fried pork balls. Everything was hot, fresh, and tasty.... More 

Thank Linda B
Concord, California
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

If I were allowed to submit my own rating, I would say minus 3 stars. On Christmas day, we decided to go the Imperial Seafood Restaurant to celebrate the great day. I should mention a party for four. My wife and myself arrived at the restaurant at around 12:00 pm. Two more guests were on their way to the restaurant... More 

3 Thank Patrick C
Benicia, California
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67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I go here at lunch for Dim Sum. They have many choices. The service is good. The food is excellent. FYI parking close can be a bit of a challenge.

1 Thank csutt
Clayton, California
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630 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is probably the best restaurant for dim sum in the city of Concord. We went there at around noon on a Sunday, and there was a brief wait to get a table. Once seated, the food carts and servers carrying trays of food came quickly and regularly. There were plenty of different options presented over the course of our... More 

Thank Dale W
Concord, California
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

If you don't feel like driving to Chinatown in San Francisco, try the Imperial restaurant in Concord. They start serving at 11:00 on weekdays and you better get there before noon or you'll have to wait for a table. We got there at about 11:20, got a table and were the only non-Asian people in the place. Service is prompt... More 

Thank Linda B
Pittsburg, CA
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35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Visited Imperial Dim Sum with the family one morning. I always liked the idea of sitting at a table and having food brought to you to choose from. They had steam carts (steamed pastries), fried carts (fried foods), special trays that has "Chef Specials" like fried chicken wings and roast pork. Everything was good! My son had a blast choosing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1680 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94520-2674
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 (925)825-1318

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?