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The Empire Lounge & Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Gluten Free Options
816 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027-1832
+1 303-665-2521
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
16:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
816 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027-1832
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I loved the Happy Hour wine and snacks! My favorite dishes were the brussel sprouts, deviled eggs and hummus. Super corn chips! I really appreciated the phone call back about certain food allergies. This is a cozy place for a group Happy Hour. Our order...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 21 January 2018

visiting from out of town and looking for a local place for dinner and drinks and hit a home run with the empire! server was great and personable. did not feel rushed, good food and service with helpful suggestions for local micro brews.

Thank Fittorun
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is hands down my favorite restaurant in Louisville. Their friends, tuna burgers, salads, pasta dishes, bread- everything is amazing!

Thank travelbugs2828
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We both had Fried Chicken Sandwiches with fries and these sandwiches were fantastic! These fries were exceptional! The batter on the chicken was perfect and it was presented on the perfect bun. I'm sure other things are good there, but if I ever go back...More

Thank octoberhart
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I met a friend at the Empire Restaurant for lunch. We made a reservation for 1:45 PM. We knew that they stopped taking reservations at 2 PM, so we wanted to make things simple. We looked online and both ordered the same thing: Reuben sandwiches...More

Thank kompi56
Reviewed 13 September 2017

While in town for a wedding we stopped at the Empire Lounge & Restaurant for lunch. Great grilled cheese, and burgers. A comfortable casual spot. Great service and atmosphere. Will definitely go back

Thank KnitWitchMystic
Reviewed 4 September 2017

we ate here for the first on a Thursday, and we walked by looking to eat some where, I looked at some folks eating their food and asked how it was and they said it was wonderfull and we should try them, so we did,...More

1  Thank rodgear44
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Empire's lunch menu and staff are great. I went to lunch here with a friend recently and could of stayed the entire day. It is located in the heart of downtown Louisville on Main Street.

Thank jodygray
Cofoodgirl, Owner at The Empire Lounge & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks Jodygray! Your welcome to stay all day any time... we have a great happy hour too😉!

Reviewed 27 July 2017

I was part of two couples eating here on an early Friday evening. I found the place to be quaint but nothing extraordinary. The food was good but one item was "out" already at 6:00 (really!!). That is kind of strange. It is a nice...More

Thank ScottS898
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Four of us had dinner last Saturday evening (reservations recommended for busy times!). Cocktail and wine selection were good. We enjoyed the tempura shrimp appetizer and shared the calamari salad between all of us, it was plenty. The chicken and shrimp bucatini was pleasantly spicy...More

Thank cyndismith2002
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22 February 2017|
Response from Lexilooloo618 |
Hi, We offer happy hour everyday 4-6 in which we have some great deals on drinks. Check out our happy hour menu online for all the details. We hope to see you soon! Cheers, The Empire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027-1832
  • Public Transportation: One block from RTD bus stop serving both Denver and Boulder.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 303-665-2521
Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Louisville, Empire Lounge and Restaurant offers seasonal, classic American bar food and inspired handcrafted cocktails. Featuring local, organic ingredients whenever possible, award-winning Executive Chefs Jim & Connie Cohen use a mesquite wood fired grill resulting in dishes that have an incredible depth of flavor. Empire recently received Zagat ratings that places them in the top ten restaurants on Colorado’s front range. Bar, lounge, dining and private party options available.
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