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Elite Restaurant

141 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-2104
+1 601-352-5606
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“veal cutlet” (8 reviews)
“enchiladas” (18 reviews)
“yeast rolls” (6 reviews)
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141 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-2104
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Those of us who grew up eating here love the old-time feel of the leather booths...the brick walls...the wait staff attentive! The enchiladas and the chicken fried steak top the list! Moderate prices...best rolls in the U.S.!

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Back in the day, my Wife worked just up the street from the Elite and we often met for Lunch there. We always enjoyed the old school Bow tied Waiters and the great and always filling Lunch Menu. This visit brought back memories of Lunches...More

Thank H Michael B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Delicious food. Great service. An institution in downtown Jackson. The enchiladas are the best in the south!

Thank beeweir
Reviewed 28 August 2017

They are definitely one of my favorite old Southern downtown restaurants. I used to go there few times a week and enjoy most of their food. Their veal steak and spaghetti were excellent.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

The breading came off the steak needed to be cooked longer to be crispy. Still tasted good but kinda soggy. Quality not like I have had in past. Way to expensive.More

Thank Kevin W
Athamandia, Owner at Elite Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Kevin, Thank you for your review of the Elite Restaurant. It is through feedback that we learn how to correct any mistakes that may have occurred. With all due respect the Veal Cutlets have never been prepared "Texas Style". That is, with a crispy breaded...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Food is very good. Great enchiladas, fried chicken livers, country fried steak, and other blue plate specials. Delicious homemade rolls.

Thank Codamag
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The best shrimp,hands down that I've ever had. Old style, wonderful employees and a hidden gem. If you have a chance, make a visit, it is like stepping back in time and the best food all around.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My extended family often gathers at local restaurants and one of our favorites is the Elite Restaurant in downtown Jackson. The service is always friendly and attentive and the food is delicious. The traditional selection on the menu is varied and reasonably priced. The family...More

Thank jackhust
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A long time restaurant in Jackson is the ELITE have eaten there on and off for more years than I care to say and revile my age LOL I Often have the calf liver there and I love it.Many people have the breaded cutlet and...More

Thank rgb1150
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Elite has been around for many years. My family has been dining here since the 1960's. They are known for their Veal Cutlet. They have excellent fresh fish, fried Shrimp and Fried Oysters. They have excellent onion rings and their rolls are the BEST...More

Thank robbywhyte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-2104
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-352-5606
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