The Legendary Imperial Steakhouse Restaurant

in business for 50 years

About us

Imperial Steakhouse & Lounge formally known as (Imperial House) Has been proudly serving San Diego in the Bankers Hill District since 1969. We offer a classic steakhouse atmosphere with prime steaks and creative Tex-Mex dishes.

Imperial Steakhouse serves a range of Prime steak cuts, dry-aged is never frozen, and fresh seafood. Any selection can be paired with a wine from our wine list. Imperial Steakhouse offers the best affordable prices for a great tasting steak dinner in San Diego, with free side dishes. We also serve delicious Tex-Mex dishes. We have an awesome Chef with more than 35 years of experience from Texas, Chef D (Dave).

Imperial Steakhouse & Lounge offers seasonal, specialty craft cocktails, as well as classic cocktails, and accommodating friendly service. We offer three private dining rooms for your event needs including private parties, celebrations, or business meetings.

Imperial Steakhouse strives to be the best steakhouse in everything we do. One visit and you'll experience our grill master's Legendary Steaks like our center-cut Filet or Prime Tomahawk. Try bold flavors from our Peak Season and Chef Dave's Showcase, Chicken Marsala or Lamb Shank. Our Dinner menu features over 8 different Steak cuts, our steaks are dry-aged prime fresh never frozen from the ranch to your table, our salads and Steakhouse burgers. are the neighborhood favorites.

Did we mention we specialize in thirst-quenching Martini and classic cocktails? Try one of our popular Mazapan Martini or any classic cocktail.

Our guests return again and again to gaze through the leaded-glass windows at scenic Balboa Park and savor different cuts of steaks that make us one of the best Steakhouse restaurants in San Diego and with our wood-paneled dining room, makes us one of the few restaurants still serving great classic fine steak dining.

Delicately prepared steaks such as Tomahawk, Cowboy, and Porterhouse, have earned a reputation for the award-winning, family-owned restaurant. The fine selection of Prime Steaks,entrées, appetizers, and Burgers on the Imperial Steakhouse menu is also served at private parties for up to 100 guests in the restaurant's tastefully decorated banquet room, or in the location of your choice.

Chef D. (Dave) will gladly assist in designing a unique and well-paced menu for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. To accompany the meal, a wide variety of wines, champagnes, and liqueurs are available from the restaurant's well-stocked cellar.

The Imperial SteakHouse furnishes the high old school vinyl chairs, polished silverware, sparkling glassware, and Old World service that ensure every gathering is a memorable occasion.