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2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115 (Pacific Heights)
(415) 346-8400
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Ranked #1,291 of 5,036 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Café, Grill
Neighborhood: Pacific Heights
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: California St.
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Walnut Creek, California
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232 reviews 232 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

To start - very good cocktails, great atmosphere and very friendly service.Menu was limited with not very many true Cajun items (which is why we went there) no blackened fish or barbecue shrimp. They did have a good gumbo but my blackened pork chop lacked spice. Limited wine selection.

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San Jose, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Friends and I went out after a concert and had dinner here. Staff was exceptional...especially Kate...and Caroline, the manager, made us feel right at home. Food was out of this world! I had Gumbo and it compares with the one I had in New Orleans on a recent visit. Small intimate setting and felt like an old restaurant from by... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We had Thanksgiving at Elite Cafe. We all started with oysters on the half shell. A great start. We all had traditional turkey and cornbread dressing, three with oysters, one without. Side dihes served family style included green beans, mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese, all very tasty. Desserts were traditional pumpkin and pecan pies with vanilla ice cream. We... More 

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Oakland, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is the place to go on Fillmore for excellent Creole style cooking. The Jambalaya is great - and don't miss the biscuits!

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Walnut Creek, CA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food was good. We had eggs Benedict with seafood. Well, we didn't see much seafood, with the exception of a tiny scallop. The tables are too close together (in some cases touching) and the host kept seating people close to occupied tables, when there were a lot of empty tables. No privacy at all. I ordered coffee and came... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There was nothing wrong with the food we had but, for the price, expected something more. The place is busy and noisy - there were two musicians attempting to entertain the diners - but you could not hear them over the general noise. There are nicer restaurants within a 5 minute walk.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Mashed potatoes for brunch! I wanted to stay for a meal but I only had time for a bacon Bloody Mary which was served with cheese! Yum. Most of the brunch dishes come with mashed potatoes, which by the way, is so much better than "home fries" or "home potatoes" or "home fries" which come with every brunch dish on... More 

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Pierrefonds quebec
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We went there on recommendations from our hotel manager. The place is nice and crowdy. A lot of noise but it's friday night. We have ordered a salad ($10) very expensive for an iceberg brake in 2, with few croutons and little of cheese. A robbery. The main dish was a Jambalaya at 24$. It look and tasted like left... More 

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san francisco,ca
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59 reviews 59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Was looking forward to Elite Cafe since I had read about their new chef from somewhere in the Carolinas. Elite Cafe has always been hit and miss for dinner, although the atmosphere is always inviting. Nothing has changed. The best part of our meal was the deviled eggs and the Meeting House biscuits, all down hill from there. The Seafood... More 

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Danville, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Oh the buttermilk biscuits! This is a real "slice" of New Orleans cuisine on busy Fillmore St. in SFO! Upscale & in true NOLA "style" - not quiet, bring your friends, enjoy the atmosphere. Don't bring your "uptight friends" - only bring friends who can enjoy the "experience". Make Reservations - otherwise you WILL be disappointed. Just don't take yourself... More 

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Additional Information about Elite Cafe

Address: 2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone Number: (415) 346-8400
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Café, Grill

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