Empire Cafe

Café, Coffee Shop, Breakfast
$ $
1732 Westheimer Rd (Dunlavy)
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 528-4176
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm
7:30am - 11:00pm
7:30am - 11:00pm
7:30am - 10:00pm

With a mix of European cultures from Italian to Spanish The Empire Café combines a comfortable European atmosphere and a modern feel. 



  • Empire's phenomenal cakes are half-price on Mondays.
  • Try the Daily Pasta Special - Shrimp, portobello mushrooms, and spinach over fettuccine in a tomato cream sauce
  • Best all day breakfast in Houston. House made dips and 12oz mimosas -all served up in a sunny boho courtyard....now that's a Crate idea!
  • Omg. Rosemary Vinaigrette
  • Great food!!! Try a slice of cake
  • Have your cake & eat it too with huge slices for half-price on Mondays. Come during the week for happy hour (4-7) for $1 off beverages and a free appetizer.
  • "Traditional" Two pieces of bacon, whole wheat toast, cheddar hash brown potatoes and fresh fruit.
  • Best day to go is monday when they have half priced cakes. My favorite is berry white!!
  • Try their caffe latte and their chocolate mousse cake.
  • The sugar cookies ROCK!!! Best chill spot for coffee, brunch or just hangin' with friends. #MadLOVE for this spot!
  • Amazing patio and great brunch! I'm a huge fan of their bloody Marys :) looking for a place to enjoy wonderful weather great food and drinks and a laid back atmosphere I def suggest empire
  • Free cookies with any coffee drink! Make sure you ask for them with your to-go coffee too.
  • Their breakfast is incredible. I love their foccacia eggs. Its scrambled eggs, tomato, cheese, bacon and sauce, on foccacia bread. Excellent omelettes and mimosas, too! :)
  • Get the Positano: angel hair pasta served with shrimp and sun dried tomatoes. Comes with soup; get tomato basil. Today's specials displayed by register.
  • Happy hour gets you $1 off each drink and a free appetizer that is *always* delish! 4-7 pm!
  • The hibiscus mint ice tea is phenomenal. Favorite lunch is the eggplant panini. Unique and very filling.
  • Focaccia eggs - yes! Also the texmex torta is pretty good.
  • Try the frozen espresso drink!
  • You have to get cake. Always fresh. Always good.
  • The breakfast quesadilla is delicious. The sugar daddy too

Nearby places

1712 Westheimer Rd (Park St)
5085 Westheimer Road
1701 W Alabama St (at Dunlavy St)