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“OUTSTANDING!”
Review of Imperial

Imperial
Ranked #5 of 106 Restaurants in Ferndale
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours
Reviewed 24 April 2016

3 of us went to Imperial on a early Sat. evening, place was packed, had to wait about 35 minutes for a table. While we waited we sat at the side bar and each had an Imperial margarita. Have to say it was bar none, the best margarita I ever had in a bar/restaurant. There is outdoor seating if you prefer while waiting for your table. There are limited booths, but mostly the seating is family style, large wooden tables with benches. The guac and warms chips are scrumptious. We all ordered a hot dog which was wrapped in bacon (best dog I ever sunk my teeth into-the Imperial to be specific) and a taco. It was hard to decide which was better. Both not your typical dog/taco, but very delicious. The food, service, margaritas, all top shelf! I highly recommend this place, it is well worth the wait.

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Thank Showmesun
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

I love this place. The food is always good. The drinks well made. The atmosphere is very high energy. It is fun to eat communal style and meet others form around the area.

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Thank oscar42o
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Imperial is a great place to enjoy a sampling of gourmet tacos, chow down on a delicious dog and sip on well made craft cocktails. The small interior often means a wait for this popular spot but outdoor seating the warmer months helps expand seating options. The tacos are small and reasonably priced, so 3-4 make a nice meal. In addition to their menu, they also feature different taco specials that are often seasonal. As much as I enjoy these delicious little tacos, I must admit, the "Sonoran Hot Dogs" are the standout here!
With vegetarian options, family style seating and a great bar, there's something for everyone at this fun hot spot!

Thank SMDavis2
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

It's hard to find a taco you won't like at Imperial. I usually try to avoid this place on Friday and Saturday though, as word has spread for Detroit's best taco/hot dog establishment. Even if you are opposed to fake meats try the vegetarian hot dog, it's one of the best things one can eat in Detroit. If you are a meat-a-tarian, my friends swear by the bacon-wrapped hot dog with chorizo. There is usually a taco of the week that is worth a shot. Be prepared for a wait most nights...fortunately there are ample places to kill time in Ferndale.

Thank David A
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Good food. great cocktails. Only cans and bottles of beer. In the summer if you order a tall PBR they give it to you in a paper bag full of ice. Great on a hot day

Thank Justin V
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