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The Imperial

Open Now: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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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
JAZZ... yes Yes YEs YES!!!!

We lucked up and found this place as we walked around the uptown area during the Coca Cola 600... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Augusta, Georgia
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14 Jun 2018
“Nice little place to hang out and listen to Jazz”
21 Oct 2017
“JAZZ... yes Yes YEs YES!!!!”
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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300 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2197
+1 704-299-2451
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Reviewed 9 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

3  Thank tiffanylF2422CS
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.

1  Thank DTBauer
Reviewed 10 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.

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

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!

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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

Thank Dana-Da-Dane
Reviewed 24 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

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

Thank macdo
Reviewed 16 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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1  Thank scotthomewood
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've been here twice now and both times I had a great experience, the drinks are always good and consistent no matter which bar tender makes it. I love the use of fire, dry ice, sphere ice cubes, etc. It take them up a notch...More

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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