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The Empire Lounge & Restaurant

$$ - $$$American,
816 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027-1832
+1 303-665-2521
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“calamari salad” (14 reviews)
“pork chop” (5 reviews)
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American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
816 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027-1832
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Reviewed 26 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 26 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 14 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

Thank rodgear44
Reviewed 11 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 13 August 2017

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

Reviewed 28 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
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Se sat at the bar and had very good service. Organization was great (at 5 pm), where the bartender did the ordering and drink service while a food runner delivered our happy hour stuff promptly. Mini mac and cheese ($6) was a full meal, and...More

Thank johnnie52190
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Great local restaurant with very friendly service. Sit inside or out with low or high chair seating inside. There is also a bar area. Burgers are great. Limited selection, and a bar plus menu. Good stop for a quick meal with friends or business colleagues,...More

Thank DRS69
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Found this place on Yelp and what really caught my eye was the variety of happy hour food & drink that was available. We ordered the HH mac n' cheese, salmon fritters & brussel sprouts. The mac was outstanding. The sauce for the salmon was...More

Thank Nikki L
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Questions & Answers
23 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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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