Empire Cigars
9650 Strickland Road #154
Raleigh, NC
(919) 870-0081

Whether it's the everyday or the sublime, Empire Cigars has the cigar for you.   Empire Cigars is the Triangle's upscale cigar and pipe store and luxury smoking lounge.   Boasting the largest selection of premium cigars in the Southeast, Empire Cigars features the brands of every major manufacturer as well as the smaller boutiques. From Macanudos to Tatuajes and everything in between, you'll find it at Empire.   Ask about our exclusive cigar lines, the El Cobre and LFD Cheroot, and find out what everybody's been talking about.

Our expansive lounge offers comfortable seating to a large, loyal smoking community that grows every day.  Watch the game on our big screen HDTV featuring the Golf Channel and the NFL ticket and enjoy our complimentary coffee or bring your own beverage of choice.  So if you like to hang out, you've found a home at Empire. Prefer to buy and run? Our courteous and knowledgeable staff is waiting to assist you.

Don't miss our brand new store in Apex, The Vault. Click for details, maps and directions.

If events are your thing, then check out what's coming up next on our events calendar.  Recent events have included Avo Uvezian's 83rd birthday, the Nub Live Tour, Jose Garcia (Don Pepin), Rocky Patel, CAO and Litto Gomez.

If you're visiting from out of town, take advantage of the lower North Carolina taxes to buy cigars and have us ship them home for you free of charge.  Or just come in for a smoke and some good conversation with people who share your passion for the leaf.  Need to do work while you're here? No problem, just bring your laptop and take advantage of our free high speed WIFI.

Be sure and check our sales page and look for our discounts and special offers.  We always have a free smoke for first timers, so be sure to identify yourselves to our staff. With smoking bans popping up everywhere, Empire is here for you.  Come in and check us out, and find out what the joy of cigar smoking is really all about.

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