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Elite Circle Grille - CLOSED

2132 S Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76706
+1 254-754-4941
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible8%
19 Feb 2016
“Closed after 97 years”
16 Feb 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2132 S Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76706
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71 - 80 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 2014

11 year old gave 2 thumbs up and would like to go again. Food good nothing spectacular. Neat that the cafe has been around sice 1919.

Thank John K
Reviewed 27 January 2014

While on a trip, a friend and I chose this restaurant because we wanted to eat at a local iconic Waco establishment. We looked at the menu, read up on it, and decided to try it. It's a very big place. Lots of interesting old...More

Thank EastTexan23
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

Lovely ambiance, good service, cool history, and great bar. The Shiner Bock Onion Rings are excellent. The chicken fried steak is huge. I had the Baby Spinach Salad with grilled shrimp and it was perfect...and I am picky. They say Elvis ate here. They even...More

Thank Holly816
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Had lunch here just before a football game. Staff was working hard. Good lunch everytime I stop here. Nice decor. Liked their Dr. pepper Wings.

Thank Patrk7194
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

I really want to like it but always walk away disappointed, the only thing I love there is the fried jalapeños which they took off the menu but you can still order them, and my husband loves the chicken fried steak, the Dr pepper ribs...More

Thank Kristy413
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Enjoy this classic roadhouse restaurant with comfort food and cocktails. I was traveling solo and wanted a good meal and a stiff drink and found both here. I was so pleased that I made it a point to stop on my return trip and will...More

Thank gwcala
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Great place for multi-gen reunions, the Elite's menu has items pleasing to all. Chicken fried steak/chicken, coconut shrimp, Sunday brunch, steaks are favorites. Passed huge test by honoring predicted wait times on year's busiest weekend--Baylor Homecoming (50,000 alumni return!) Servers slightly overwhelmed, they were pleasant...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 6 October 2013

My wife and I visited this restaurant on a Sunday in October. We barely found a place to park, but were promptly seated. (This incongruity was no doubt attributable to the fact that the restaurant is next to a hamburger stand and a popular barbecue...More

Thank LSSmith2013
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We met some folks here a few days ago for lunch. I had read many reviews about the service being slow so we were prepared to wait. That did not happen to us. We arrived first, were met by the hostess and told her we...More

Thank lonestarlizard
Reviewed 8 September 2013

A comfort food menu. We both got the combo lunch; wedge salad plus soup and a wedge salad plus chili. Both were tasty and good portions ($9.20 each plus tax). The rolls were stale. Restaurant management must like coconut as it was featured in a...More

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2132 S Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76706
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-754-4941
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