The Elite Cafe
New Orleans–style American fare
Southern American · Lower Pacific Heights · $$
After a refresh by the Sidecar Hospitality team (Pacific Cocktail Haven, Schroeder's), this Pacific Heights mainstay serves an updated menu of New Orleans–inspired fare along with wine and refined cocktails for dinner and weekend brunch. The lively interior skews classic with mahogany booths, black and white tile, a marble bar and art deco accents.
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hours Open Today · 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
location 2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA phone +1 415-346-8400 website directions Get Directions
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Outdoor seating
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Google Reviews
We had a lovely Valentine's Day dinner, starting with a selection of oysters. I had the menu favorite shrimp and grits. Grits were a little loose, but shrimp and sauce were very tasty. My date had the fried chicken, and as a native Texan, it meet with his approval, as did the collard greens. A busy night but they managed it well. We've been there when it wasn't such a busy night and our experience was slightly better, as you might expect. If you like New Orleans food, this will provide you with a comparable experience.
Cheryl Yakey · February 15, 2018
The look and feel is nostalgia at its best. Food and service casual but prompt and friendly. The Meyer Lemon Ice Box Cake was a fitting end to the Fried Chicken Dinner. Oysters were fresh and cold the way they should be. Grits and Collard Greens top notch. No Fifth Star:Being Picky cause one piece of the Fried Chicken was slightly Dry. I plan to go back many times. BTW the other Two Pieces were perfect.👌
Stephen Jones · December 19, 2017
This is a great choice for brunch! I had the kale salad and skillet potatoes and they were magnificent!!!! Everyone at my table enjoyed their food. I highly recommend eating here.
Lizzie McGowan · March 5, 2018