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Elephants Delicatessen

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115 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3503
+1 503-299-6304
07:00 - 20:30
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Sun 09:30 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:30
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Sapporo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They have all kinds of food, snack and drinks. There is a large space to eat in. It's a great place for lunch.

Thank Tosh S
Greeneville, Tennessee
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320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was a great find. It's just a short walk from Williams and Sonoma, the Pottery Barn and other shops on 23rd Ave. They have a wide selection to choose from. Make your own deli sandwich, have a pizza or a drink at their cosy bar. We had Mediterranean sandwiches and a Pinot Grigio. Delightful. We will definitely return... More 

Thank Vicar100
Yreka, California
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187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Way to many pre-made cafeteria style offerings for my taste. I prefer fresh made to order food. The Ruben was marginal at best, the potato salad tasteless. Sorry to say, didn't care for the food.

Thank monsoons2013
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We love Elephants Delicatessen - it's an experience! Go hungry, they sample their food and you can select many different options, cuisines, beverages, desserts. The most fun is picking out what you're going to nibble on while looking at the various displays and mounds of steaming hot food. It's the kind of place that makes you want to try something... More 

Thank Hannah-Ms-26
Portland, Oregon
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Elephant's Deli is our 'go to'...For so many reasons...Yes, the food...Go for happy hour and get the Bistro sliders or the Mahi Mahi fish tacos (with that outrageous sauce or, indulge in the calamari... I've had calamari all over country and Elephant's is in the top two! Even if you have to wait... SIT AT THE BAR!!! Eric, Kelly, John,... More 

Thank G9300
Portland, Oregon
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This was a really great place to get breakfast and was always very busy. Then, 'someone' (Home Office bean-counter?) decided that the excellent oatmeal should be prepared by chefs not the counter staff. Now oatmeal is off the breakfast menu!! Oatmeal is part of breakfast in every diner/restaurant. The array of offerings this morning was just four fried items. And... More 

Thank Michael W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I stopped in with my friend for lunch and it's a very nice place . I can say its like a mini New Seasons , they have different stations and you can pick food from them and find a open seat and enjoy your meal . Nice presentation and displays for the food . The prices are on the top... More 

Thank Ileana N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This ain't you normal deli. They got a ton of different foods to eat and lots of other stuff to buy. They deli is huge!

Thank Alzor S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

You can get anything you want there! Excellent! I love the hot soupls. There is a bakery, deli, hot foods, wine bar, etc. Just about anything you could want!

Thank VicstrHonolulu
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went for breakfast. It's a beautiful shop. I had an omelet which came with a nice salad. My kids shared the pancakes which they liked and my husband had bacon and eggs. All were tasty and hot. The price wasn't too expensive.

Thank vancouversmithy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:30 - 18:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3503
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-299-6304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?