101 Things To Do in SE Seattle: #47 Coffee, Waffles and Soccer
Empire Espresso has been quietly amassing it’s devotees. I say quietly, because it would be easy to miss this place, with it being slightly off the beaten path. But if you are heading to the corporate coffee choice in Columbia City, just lift your head and look to the east – there you will see the large coffee cup beckoning you. Coffee isn’t all they do, they also serve waffles all day and soccer is the entertainment of choice on the wide screen. Plus, on warm days the back opens up onto the patio.