Elite Café

Food & Drink
2132 South Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76706 2132 South Valley Mills Drive, Waco Directions
Today 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Open All Hours
+12547544941
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85% of 53 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Cafe, American, Grill, Steak, Seafood
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun
    9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Mon-Thu
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Fri
    11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    Sat
    9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Cafe, American, Grill, Steak, Seafood
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Lot
  • Delivery
    No
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Vegetarian Options
    Yes
  • Gluten Free Options
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • Good For Groups
    Yes
  • WiFi
    Yes
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23 Tips
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Report | 10 months ago
Great Dr Pepper bacon burger! Definitely recommend, and will be going back
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Report | 10 months ago
Excellent destination from Ft Worth Even stopped by Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Museum
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Report | 11 months ago
Terrible service!!! My wings were stone cold and it took over 10 min to get my ranch to dip them in It wasn't even busy but we waited for food for 45 min Also informed they were out of an item we order 30 min into being there
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Report | 11 months ago
Great service
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Report | 11 months ago
Great place. Come in 2-7 Mon-Fri for help of drinks and appetizers.
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Report | a year ago
My husband and I each had the chicken fried steak. It was very dissapointing and bland.
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Report | 2 years ago
Sadly, the quality of the food has gone down while the prices have gone up. My husband had fish and chips, and the fish was so heavily battered that there was little actual fish. I had the French dip sandwich, which I usually love, but the bread was not soft like it used to be, and the edges of the beef were actually "crisp" from overheating. Our service was pleasant and helpful, but this cannot overcome the poor food.
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Report | 2 years ago
Disappointed with the selection of Dinner entrees available. Not much on the menu to choose from, very limited. Also, when we left, we noticed a stinchy smell in one area of the restaurant that we didn't notice when we arrived. I don't know if this was near the restroom area, or what, but I am glad that we were not seated near this entire area, or I would have gotten sick. Not body odor but a definite problem with restaurant. It was the area to the left of the entrance between the front entrance, along the booth area, to the terrace entrance, but stopped at the entrance to the back party room. Food we ate was great and drinks were excellent.
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Report | 2 years ago
If it's a holiday or Baylor is having a big event, expect a wait to get seated. The chicken fried steak is awesome!
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Report | 2 years ago
Love this old staple in Waco! Delicious and good service. Dr. Pepper burger--try it!
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From Our Editors

When the Elite Café opened in downtown Waco nearly a century ago, the owners committed themselves to combining classic American fare with technological innovation. It was the first restaurant in town to use refrigeration as well as air conditioning. But the food was the primary draw, attracting even the attention of a young Elvis Presley when he was stationed at Fort Hood. While a lot has changed since the days when the King was a regular, the restaurant still sticks to the classic American recipes that have made it a Waco staple for decades.

Specialties include jalapeño fries, King Ranch Casserole, and build-your-own breakfast omelets served all day long. The chefs’ secret-recipe barbecue sauce—made with Dr. Pepper—dresses everything from burgers to wings.

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Elite Café

Sun
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Mon-Thu
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sat
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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