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Elite Cafe

2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2708
+1 415-346-8400
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“jambalaya” (19 reviews)
“beignets” (9 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
All hours
American, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2708
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Elite Cafe on and off for 30 years. Dropped in last night for a late drink. It was disappointingly quiet for Saturday night. Bar man was friendly and new. Large screen TV over the bar seems incongruous with New Orleans style...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Themed as New Orleans style cafe, we were greeted and shown our table in the middle of the restaurant. There are booths, but as our party was five, would've been too cosy. The usual American fare was on offer with the addition of hot spicy...More

Thank patbean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just looking for a different option, somebody recommend us the food from new Orleans. Nice place, good enviroment, excellent service, fast. We tried a sampler, shrimps, meet, rice, grits, little bit spicy and very good. After we had chichen southern style, delicious with pickels and...More

Thank Francisco G
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here for quite a few years but it's always packed so I figured why not take a friend and her mom visiting from out of town here. It started off nicely with a quaint booth and quick service, but the food we...More

1  Thank muhlberg
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Located on Fillmore St among boutiques, bars, restaraunts, the Elite is worth a visit. Great, well stocked bar. Dinner menu with lots of southern influences, varied, very tasty. Good wine list. Great service.

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to a nice meal at this restaurant that has been on Fillmore Street forever. Unfortunately the evening disappointed, starting with the overly aggressive waitress who jumped in on us to take our drink order literally a half second after we...More

1  Thank Alex S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Tried the Sweet Maple again but life is too short for that queue. Chances upon this place, sat at the bar and took in the ambience. Unlimited coffee with my Elite Burger delivered by Gomez who was never in The Addams Family so he was...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The new owners of the Elite have hit a home run; much improved drinks as well as the food. Great real NO cuisine, perfect place for a dinner date or hang out at the bar solo to take in the sights.

Thank rickmO1846GT
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My wife and I booked a table here for a recent Sunday brunch. The restaurant seemed to be having some staffing problems when we arrived but once those were sorted out we were seated in a nice booth that afforded a good amount of privacy...More

Thank canman66
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The only way to describe this is "Great Food! Great Service! Great experience! Biscuits! Jambalaya! Fried Chicken! Meyer Lemon ice box pie! All great. Not rushed! Anthony was great as the server and took care of us!

Thank joebrkly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2708
    (California St.)
  • Public Transportation: To get public transit information, please visit: http://transit.511.org/tripplanner/index.asp
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-346-8400
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