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Elite Cafe

2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115-2708
+1 415-346-8400
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“jambalaya” (18 reviews)
“beignets” (9 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 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

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 7 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
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 1 April 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
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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, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
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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