The Low Down
Where to Sit: Depending on the weather, diners opt for the few indoor tables or the larger patio.
Know Before You Go: Long lines are common along the counter, but they go fast.
The Extras: Large tables in the room to the right of the bar can be reserved for groups.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
by at Gayot
This neighborhood cafe attracts an arty, urban mix of people who like to linger over coffee. Though it offers counter service only, the cafe makes the process easier with pleasing displays of daily specials. Breakfast features scrambledâ¦
By foxf at Citysearch
POOR AND ARROGANT CUSTOMER SERVICE\r \r Dined here on the morning of 16 March 2013. The cashier shortchanged my wife $5, and then the manager, back... Read More
By HoustonTexReview at Citysearch
They improved their patio with sturdier shade and a wall barricading diners from Westheimer. It's still a nice place to bring your pup and watch t... Read More
The Montrose Experience
By KitchenInc at Citysearch
It doesnât get much more Montrose than this. Laid back, quirky and endearing, Empire draws a faithful crowd of neighborhood regulars that are ... Read More
Cozy coffee shop
By lisaleereviews at Citysearch
I come to this coffee shop alot and recommend my friends and coworkers to come here as well. I love their coffees, desserts, food, ....basically al... Read More
Eat somewhere else if you have the option
By Cozumel02 at Citysearch
I've eaten at Empire Cafe several times and was never pleased with my experience. The last time I was there my food came 20 minutes after my boyfr... Read More