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Imperial Happy Hour

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lunch Features

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Industry Night

Tuesdays from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

1,000-Point Tables

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Imperial Happy Hour

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Details

Happy Hour is here! Come join us from 5pm - 6pm Monday through Friday for $5 dimsum featured items, $5 draft beers, wine and sake! Come and try all of them!. Excludes Tax and Tip. Enjoy our new Fall menu! Make your reservations now, space is limited!. Special valid Jan 4, 2017 - May 4, 2017 on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Lunch Features

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Details

Available weekday from 11.30AM - 3PM, Imperial Lamian is featuring : $5 Select Dimsum $10 Select Lamian $5 Select Beverages. Excludes Tax and Tip. Come enjoy our new Lunch sets and our Lunch features!. Special valid Nov 1, 2016 - Mar 1, 2017 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM.

Industry Night

Tuesdays from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Details

Tuesday Night is Industry Night! Bring your industry card or business card, you will get 40% OFF from your total bill. Valid only for party of 6 or less. Terms and conditions apply. Excludes Tax and Tip. Valid only for party of 6 or less. Special valid Dec 27, 2016 - Apr 27, 2017 on Tuesdays from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM.

1,000-Point Tables

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Details
Sun 9:00PM - 9:30PM

Mon - Fri 2:00PM - 2:45PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 9:30PM

Sat 9:00PM - 9:30PM

About Imperial Lamian

Welcome to Imperial Lamian, we feature the traditional art of authentic Chinese cuisine in a sophisticated environment. Master Chefs prepare your meals using ancient techniques of noodle making, dumpling folding and wok cooking. Complimented by our unique beverage program - custom blended teas, a comprehensive beverage selection that includes wine, sake, craft beer, Asian whiskey, single malts and specialty cocktails. Open for Lunch, Dinner and Brunch.

6 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654
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Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Chinese, Asian, Dim Sum

Hours of operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday : 10:00am- 3:00pm.

Cross street:
State St.

Dress code:
Casual Dress

Price range:
$31 to $50

Payment options:
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
(312) 595-9440

Website:
http://www.imperial-lamian.com/

Catering:
We tailor custom catering packages to fit your event whether a quick office luncheon that we can deliver to a full off site catering function from 20 to 300 with or without staff. We will make sure that your event is a remarkable one with our refined service and attention to detail, simply contact our sales manager and let us customize your next event today!

Parking Details:
Street parking available or valet offered at $14.00 up to 3 hours

Public Transport:
State Bus stop, 2 blocks north of Grand ave red line stop

Executive Chef:
Andy Foo

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Imperial Lamian Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.0

ambience

4.2

value

3.7

noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Loved For

Most Booked 1000-Point Tables
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

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Special Occasions (21)
Modern Decor (21)
Group Bookings (19)
Lunch (18)
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Casual (14)
Neighbourhood Gem (13)
Brunch (13)
Hot Spot (12)
Tasting Menu (11)
Cosy (10)
Business Meals (10)
Comfort Food (9)
People Watching (9)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Spicy (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Bar Seating (8)
Romance (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Healthy (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
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Notable Wine List (2)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 hours ago

This place is absolutely incredible!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined a day ago

Great food and Service the staff was spot on and our waitress

Allison knew everything on the menu and was super helpful

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food3
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service3
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Very disappointed in the food. Just average. The table were very uncomfortable cause the legs got in the way! Very strange. I guess we were expecting something like Duck Duck Goat and this was a far cry from that. Won't go back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was very good; however, we were a bit overwhelmed by the menu - too many choices and the waiter was a little hard to understand. he was quite nice but heavy accent. Lots of choices to make for lunch. very nice presentation and wish we had ordered dessert although we had no room.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

Great balance of creative dim sum appetizers and different Chinese dishes......great stuff and perfect for me and my wife

Tags: Cozy, Spicy, Open Kitchen
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

The food here is amazing and the service is top notch but it is not inexpensive. Meat dishes do not come with rice and a pretty basic fried rice is about $15. It all adds up to a lot. If you are prepared for this it is a fantastic place!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, People Watching, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on 19 February 2017

We love coming here. Our waiter was great today, and the food was excellent (as usual).

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 19 February 2017

I always enjoy the wonderful fresh dim sum and noodles, the creativity is awesome.

Courtney has become a great partner in the experience and a wonderful epicurean guide to the varied delicacies.

You are greeted by the owner and always pleasant staff and this truly feels like home.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Open Kitchen, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 15 February 2017

Poor service, cold food, food options were sold out, first experience worse experience and to have spent over 100 expected better

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 14 February 2017

Even though the food was excellent, it was expensive. Service was average but the most disappointing part was the music. Hard rock isn't appropriate for a beautifully decorated Asian restaurant while eating excellent Asian food.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 14 February 2017

Service was meh, ambiance was beautiful and perfect for date night, great food but overpriced

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food4
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service5
value4

 
 (Chicago)·Dined on 13 February 2017

Excellent food and service. Wow her with the lunar blossom desert.

Tags: Modern Decor, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 12 February 2017

Great service and beautiful restaurant. Mediocre food, and not very vegetarian friendly, which is honestly surprising for aChinese restaurant.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on 12 February 2017

Had a great time here for Brunch. Our server conducted a great series of 'tastings' and guided us well. The food was really terrific. I'd recommend anytime.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 12 February 2017

Prepare to share most menu items. Delicious items ordered: Gua Bao, Miso Soup, Pumpkin Puff, Cocoa Mushroom Bun, Ham Sui Gok, London Duck (Pulled Crispy Duck), Yang Chaofan (Fried Rice w/ Shrimp), Sesame Golden Ball, Salted Egg Bao. We recommend sharing the impressively presented Lunar Blossom dessert. The restaurant layout is cozy and inviting. The noise level allowed for easy conversation. We will return and recommend for you to try this dinning experience. Brunch and Lunch menus are available.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Casual, Good for a Date, Open Kitchen
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service2
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 11 February 2017

Very disappointed with this restaurant. We saw a lot of people inside so wanted to check it out but should not have. The service was slow and our water glasses were not refilled. We had to pour the rest of our bottle of wine even though our glasses were empty and servers were walking around. The food was the worst part, it was low quality food and this was especially disappointing given the price. Don't waste your time.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 10 February 2017

We loved the lunch special at Imperial Lamian. We each got a $10 bowl of lamian a $5 glass of wine and added on some pumpkin puffs for another $10. I couldn't finish it all! What a deal. I also really loved the kind attention from the manager Gerard.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 9 February 2017

Fantastic food but terrible service. Drink was thrown down on the table, server was non-existant, waited 30 minutes for one dish (we did family style), and one check was missing at the end of the night.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on 8 February 2017

The menu is a bit confusing, as the combination section has several items by their Chinese name, so you do not know what they are without asking your server. I asked about a smaller order of soup dumplings, and luckily my server, Courtney said that was on the other menu (I assume a happy hour or daily special menu, which I was not offered when I sat down), and allowed me to order that. The Shanghai bao tasted just like those in Shanghai, so brought back fond memories. The lamian (pulled noodles) were very filling-I'd split an order between 2 people.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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service2
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 7 February 2017

It is an okay place. When I went there they were out of ingredients for one cocktail and one dish. Manager was super nice and friendly, very apologetic. Food was okay, portions are small. I did have the Mule, duck and firecracker shrimp and had a really bad heartburn and sick stomach for the next day. You HAVE to ask what is in EACH dish as they add weird fats, broths, meats to regular dishes. I do have to say that I did NOT try any of their pasta dishes like dim sum and noodles, they had two guys in the kitchen making fresh noodles, perhaps that is what you need to spend your $125 per couple when you go there. Not a good experience for me :-(

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 6 February 2017

Awesome - as always! Great food, great service, and a unique place in the heart of Chicago.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 5 February 2017

Mediocre food, noisy young crowd. Not an Imperial dinner.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on 4 February 2017

The food was very tasty but for dim sum, it was very expensive.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on 4 February 2017

I went here with my girlfriend for Restaurant week. The value was great- we shared 6 dim sim between us. I felt like the value was great compared to the regular prices, and the food was astoundingly good! Great spot for a nice date.

Tags: Molecular Gastronomy, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 4 February 2017

It was fine

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 (Chicago)·Dined on 4 February 2017

My husband and I came here fore for restaurant week and as we were very excited by their restaurant week menu we saw online! To our disappointment, the menu we were handed was NOT what we saw online. But, since we were already there, we figured we'd give it a try. My husband chose to go with the restaurant menu, while I went off menu. Everything we ordered was DELICIOUS! We both had la mian dishes, so I can't speak for other items, but the appetizers were very generously portioned, the soups were flavorful, and by the time we got to the main course we were so stuffed we took those home! The salted egg bao desert was one of the best deserts I have ever had! I would definitely come back here just for those!

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 3 February 2017

They forgot our order and took an hour for the meals to come out during lunch on a Friday. Food was good once it came out!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on 2 February 2017

Food was delicious, service great and the ambiance was wonderful!

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on 2 February 2017

Great Chinese in Near North. Now I don't have to Chinatown as often.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 31 January 2017

Soup dumplings, hand pulled noodles, not overwhelming menu choices, great service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Modern Decor, Open Kitchen, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 30 January 2017

After reading all of the other reviews, we thought this would be a terrific place to go to and celebrate Chinese New Year. We all had different items from the luncheon menu and were very disappointed. The tea, Dim Sum items and soup were all tasty and enjoyed. The entrees were healthy and beautifully arranged, but bland and tasteless. The best thing on the combination bbq was the Char Siu. The chicken was dry and unappealing; the duck was just okay. The plum sauce, served on the side was more like an overly sweet and sour combination. The crispy chicken was bland and boring. The quail egg was interesting, but not exceptional. We all requested extra sauces to spice up the meals to provide some taste.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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 (New England)·Dined on 30 January 2017

Delicious!

Tags: hallazgo para altas horas de la noche, Picante, Mesas en barra, buena opción para grupos, apto para los apasionados de la gastronomía, Divertido, Ideal para aniversarios, Cocina creativa, ideal para el almuerzo
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 29 January 2017

Worst sitting, ever. It felt as we just got thrown just anywhere. They weren't prepared, even tho reservations were made WEEKS AGO. We could've left without paying, that's how little attention the service meant.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 29 January 2017

Excellent! So happy I chose this spot to celebrate the start of Chinese New Year!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Modern Decor, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 29 January 2017

Made reservation for two and noted that we would be dining right after proposing to my now fiance. When we arrived they told us we would have to wait another 20 minutes for a table, or we could dine in the lounge. The two hosts were contradictory to each other and neither were helpful or welcoming. Very upsetting. Did not feel valued.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on 29 January 2017

Noise level was high. We could barely hear our waiter who attempted to read almost the entire menu to us. The food was good, but the portions were smaller than our waiter led us to believe. Might have been better if we had not gone on Chinese New Year. They had a special menu, but had already run out and we had a 7pm reservation.

Tags: Modern Decor
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food5
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 (Chicago)·Dined on 28 January 2017

Wonderful setting, good food and yummy drinks. The waitress was attentive and willing accommodate some picky drinkers in my group. There was no hovering in an attempt to "flip" the table and there where smiles on the faces of all folks that worked there. Atmosphere matters here. Thank you for a lovely evening!

Tags: Open Kitchen, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 28 January 2017

Food was fine. Service was the worst I've had in Chicago. The restaurant is horribly managed, you can get much better dim sum in Chinatown. Don't waste your time or money.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 28 January 2017

Staff was not very knowledgeable or engaged

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on 28 January 2017

horrible service. Those waiters and waitresses all look unhappy working there

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