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Flying Elephants at PDX

7000 NE Airport Way, in Oregon Market, Portland, OR 97218-1009
+1 503-937-1090
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good53%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“pre made” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Soups, Cafe, Fast food, Delicatessen, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
7000 NE Airport Way, in Oregon Market, Portland, OR 97218-1009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While waiting for our flight out of Portland, we needed to grab a quick bite to eat at the airport. Our daughter who lives in Portland suggested Flying Elephants. We didn't want anything heavy, just something to eat before our late afternoon flight. My wife...More

Thank Val D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a vegetarian who travels on a budget, I pretty much pack my own food. Unless I'm going to or through Portland. Flying Elephants offers excellent cuisine at affordable prices. The tomato orange soup is especially wonderful, and the bagels are perfectly toasted. Next time...More

Thank VagabondKatt
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The Flying Elephant usually has 4-5 types of salads, hot entrees and sandwiches that are ready to grab and go. Remember that you are not through security yet so skip the drinks and get them on the other side. If you are on your way...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Big selection of pre-made sandwiches, salads & take-out items; also offers selections from a hot-food bar. Food bar less appealing in the evening since the several of the selections have been sitting for hours.

Thank oldranger81
Reviewed 22 November 2016

and very Portland. The selection is great, package goods, lunches in the cooler. Also a hot bar, but the counter is too high and I have trouble ordering and getting my food. Great soup and coffee along with Steve Smith teas.

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I don't give favorable reviews for sandwiches easily. I'm a born and bred New Yorker and am a Jew wannabe. The pastrami shined in this sandwich. It wasn't overpowered by all the other stuff as is typical from r a Reuben.

Thank HunterSprouhl
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

A nice little fast-food restaurant across from powell's books in the pre-security area of the airport. One hint that it's good is the many airport employees grabbing food to eat. Everything is already prepared but fresh. The cafeteria style hot food looked good -- I...More

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Okay, now I know why my husband always volunteered to get sweets here for the family. He did not want to us to discover what other goodies you can find here! Wow! After a full day of flying, while dealing with a fresh cold, these...More

Thank OregonExplorers4
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I went in here while at the airport for a quick lunch to go. Got a pre-made ham and Swiss cheese sandwich with a bag of chips and candy. They have some nice healthy quick bites like salads and soups and a few hot entrees....More

Thank mushbigdog
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We always stop here for food before a trip, and often afterwards. Their Willamette Valley Salad and Shelly's Vegan Wrap (chopped kale/grapes/etc.) travel extremely well on my 8 or more hour flights. And Mama Leone's soup is the absolute chicken soup you'll ever have --...More

Thank Nancy A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7000 NE Airport Way, in Oregon Market, Portland, OR 97218-1009
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-937-1090
  • This restaurant is at Portland Intl Airport (after security)
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