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Imperial Inn

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
142 N. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107-2309
+1 215-627-5588
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian
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142 N. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107-2309
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband brought me some Shrimp-fried rice from the Imperial because it was the only place still open when he returned from his conference. It wasn't the best, but... it was "GOOD Enough to EAT". There aren't many places to get good (tasty) food in...More

Thank Quiet P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We decided to take the recommendation of the hotel desk clerk and go to this place. The people were nice enough, but the food .... I'll be nice and say for the price paid still expected something more like not like I could fix. That...More

Thank City_Jetting
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Best Sesame Chicken ever!!! Great fried rice. Excellent service! She could work in Disney, that is how good. So many places to go and we chose Imperial! Recommend: Highly recommended.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place for dinner, after eating here I was left wondering why they would even offer this as an option. The food was standard Chinese fare similar to what you get at home if not less. There was nothing really wrong with...More

Thank Claven123
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Friendly and efficient service with well prepared dishes. There are many choices of restaurants in Chinatown and this is definitely one of the better ones

Thank jeff f
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I especially love this place because of the old traditional Chinese atmosphere. I find their food to be very good because I enjoy the old country style of Chinese cooking. Connie... The waitress is always very pleasant and very knowledgeable of the menu and foods....More

Thank ZebraB
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Despite an extensive menu and drinks, Imperial Inn was a snore. Food was "ok" which is not good enough for Chinatown. Went there on a recommendation, but, it was that of an ex-husband. Why would you recommend a restaurant your ex liked? Go to Wong...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Not a fancy one but it has authentic atmosphere and very friendly service. It looks as if it is a family business. As for their plates: decent enough and in generous portions, although I would prefer it if noodles were less oily.

Thank daphnia_d
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Their soups are good but noodles with pork or veal seems they are fried in an oil which has been in the pan for ages. Prices are low so someone might try different plates.

Thank Dim80s
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

There is so much going on here that if you don't know what to eat, take a friend who knows. Everything is delicious! They bring a cart around and you pick it from the cart. One thing you need to be careful is that it's...More

Thank Tabitha A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 N. 10th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-5588
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