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Empire Cafe

1732 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098-1623
+1 713-528-5282
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“cake” (20 reviews)
“frittata” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1732 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098-1623
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I was here at Empire Café for dinner with my friends and it was a really nice experience we had. The service was fast and friendly, the surroundings are spotless and comfortable. I ordered veggie pizza and it was tasty. In addition, I bought egg...More

Thank Glen T
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This cute little cafe is so friendly and has great food. Very casual with an indoor and outdoor patio surrounded by greenery. And the best part are the fabulous cakes (usually about six varieties) which you can buy by the huge piece and share with...More

Thank suesan60
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We had dinner at Empire earlier tonight and found it to be quite enjoyable. My wife had the Eggpant Parmesan and it came with Pasta in a Marinara sauce. Both were declared "delicious". I tried the 4 egg, 4 item omelet which came with grilled...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been to the Empire in a decade and decided to give it a shot on a free morning. It gets rave reviews and I loved it the last time I’d been there, today it was disappointing. Poached eggs over cooked, bland bacon, overall grubby...More

Thank Timothy F
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Always a buzz especially on weekends.Decent and a vast breakfast menu to choose from.Good choice of beverages, breads, and sides.A healthy start to the day.

Thank Khushboo_Golyan
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Empire had been a family favorite for years. We had recommended it to family and friends. So when my sister came to town and we had a rare opportunity for a girls day, I suggested we come. What a mistake! We both had the Eggs...More

Thank Seneca H
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Had a great pasta dinner tonight at the Empire Cafe. Tried the Rustica and it was delicious. Italian sausage, onions and basil over a penne pasta. House salad was also delicious. Would have had a piece of cake, but I didn’t have room! FYI, you...More

Thank Desmond K
Reviewed 7 February 2018

You stand in line at the counter and order your food as well as pick some of it up, though the rest can get delivered to your table. I had a truly amazing turkey sandwich, juicy, scrumptious and with some sort of amazing chutney. Good...More

Thank Vincent_van_Halsema
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is a restaurant where you stand at the counter and order. If you order a Latte or something which has to be fixed to drink you have to KNOW to go pick it up at the counter they do NOT deliver it to you....More

1  Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure what all the hype is about.... we were down in the area and found this place when searching for breakfast /brunch locations. My husband and I ordered eggs Benedict - it, along with the hash browns, came out not even warm -...More

Thank TexasTravelerLover
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1732 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098-1623
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Neartown/ Montrose
  • Neighbourhood: Neartown/ Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 713-528-5282
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