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Elite Cafe

2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2708
+1 415-346-8400
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“gumbo” (13 reviews)
“beignets” (8 reviews)
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American, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2708
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Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in at Elite Cafe in San Francisco for Sunday brunch and we each had the Bananas Foster French Toast as a main course. We also tried biscuits and gravy, meeting house biscuits (with butter and jam) and, it being a...More

Thank Gary E
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We met some family friends at Elite Cafe. Comfortable space with good service. The menu is from New Orleans . There is good flavor in all the dishes. I tried the duck confit soup . It was excellent . The other dishes were equally good....More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I would say the Elite Cafe is a hidden gem in San Francisco. We would have never gone there except for some friends that lived in the area took us there. The food was delicious and filling. Great bar scene. I'm told the bar tender...More

Thank Love2travelGuelph
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The Elite Café reopened about 6 months ago with a revised menu and several well thought out ambiance modifications. The menu now skews towards Louisiana. While well executed, the food is relatively tame. Fortunately, the table has a homemade hot sauce to spice things up....More

Thank SF94114
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I can't say enough about this place. From time time I stepped in the door, I knew I was at home. The staff is professional and courteous, and you HAVE TO GO BY next time your are in San Fran. Trust me. You wont regret...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed bubbly and oysters on valentines Day. Bartenders are delightful, drinks beautiful, and food was great! Acoustics are a big plus.

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 4 December 2016

we were really disappointed with the food. mushrooms with chickpeas was a total disappointment. the fried okra was ok. the crawfish etouffee was disgusting. the sampler plate for $21 was a big mushy mess. we had 5 drinks (2 friends joined us) and that food,...More

Thank MicheleLabella
Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you have been to New Orleans and enjoy their food please do not expect that here. A local turned me on to this place and since I love New Orleans food I gave it a try. They have a sampler option where you can...More

2  Thank arizonaac
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I used to live right down the street and have always loved Elite. They have finally re-opened and it was great! The gumbo is much better than before in my opinion (much more authentic). It was still good before but had a "California" vibe to...More

Thank Robert V
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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
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
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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