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Aug 8, 2009 09:51 AM

dim sum at Elite

I'm going to Elite tomorrow (Sunday), for the first time, for dim sum.
What is the best time to get there in the morning to avoid a big line?

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  1. In my experience, try to get there by 9:45.

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      1. re: xoxohh

        You'll beat the lines, but they may not have all of the dim sum selections available.

        Last time we went there at 10, some of the items such as a water convolvulus was not available yet/

      2. Agreed - the earlier the better. Enjoy!

        1. The earlier the better. Mrs. J.L. & I went to Elite today at 11AM, and the wait was around 20 minutes for a table. By the time we left (around 12:30PM), the wait appeared to be around 45 minutes. It's not a big dining room, by dim sum standards.

          1. Thanks everyone!. I can taste it already, Yum!!

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            1. re: ultraviolet

              Get the roast pork Macau-style. Y. U. M.

              Also, they have outstanding juk.

              1. re: Das Ubergeek

                And their house special pancakes, and the turnip cakes, and the char siu bao (both bakes & steamed) and lotus leaf sticky rice, and their mango pudding.....

                What a feast we had today....

                1. re: Das Ubergeek

                  Yes, I like their juk with meatballs.

              2. Gah that place is sooo good.