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Great Venue to Chill in an Unlikely Location

I went here with friends a few weeks ago to have some drinks. Fun atmosphere, very friendly... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Paris, France
Beautiful cocktails

The Imperial lounge has a great atmosphere, pretty and unique furnishings and fantastic cocktails... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Goleta, California
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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
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9 Dec 2018
“Great Venue to Chill in an Unlikely Location”
11 Nov 2017
“Beautiful cocktails”
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

I went here with friends a few weeks ago to have some drinks. Fun atmosphere, very friendly bartender and low-key vibe. It was a fun evening - I'll be back next time I am in town. You would not guess there is a cool place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The Imperial lounge has a great atmosphere, pretty and unique furnishings and fantastic cocktails. If they have music you'll most likely be listening to some great sound. Enjoy!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Goletaslim
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Kind of a 50’s inspired tiki themed sheik drink stop, now populated with millennials. It has a nice built out patio, you can grab a smoke on a cool Goleta evening or an upscale drink with a friend. They’re serious about the drinks they mix,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A good hotel but breakfast could be better, fun place with nice beds and we enjoyed the pool area would stay again

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank GuyShepherd2002
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We drove into what appeared as a very old, small shopping mall, pretty sure we were lost. Tucked behind one of the buildings was a door with an old sign above, reading, "Bak Dor." I wasn't sure if this was an Asian spelling, or they...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank surelygoodness
Reviewed 11 December 2016

When I go back to visit my hometown friends and fMily, we always go back to the Imperial Lounge. They offer really friendly service and are always up to Thebes's challenge of a new drin request. The outdoor space is my favorite. Support this locL...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank DB-Raw
Reviewed 24 March 2016

You would never know it based on its location, but this tiki-inspired speakeasy is the BEST bar in town. The jazz LPs are playing, the bartenders are friendly and knowledgable and will create you a first-rate cocktail with fresh ingredients. Enjoy a corner booth or...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Jacob A
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Used to be the old Bak D'or bar and has been transformed into a comfortable place to relax and have a real drink. I didn't even know it existed until a friend took me there. Matt, the bartender, is funny and friendly and will make...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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