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Elephants Delicatessen

115 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3503
+1 503-299-6304
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3503
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Elephants Delicatessen
1. Cheese and charcuterie
" Great choice of fine cheeses and salamis."
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2. Something for everyone
" Unreal variety and quality."
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3. Soups!
" The tomato-orange soup is particularly astonishing."
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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting family who suggested ELEPHANT'S DELI as a place to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner. We tried the Breakfast route and enjoyed some of their scones and cinnamon rolls along with delicious coffee varieties. We were very pleased with the experience and elected...More

Thank POLO47
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Wonderful brunch and bakery choices. Ate outside in a fab courtyard Have eaten here several times ....always fresh quiche,muffins and breads!

Thank Spencernewsock
Reviewed 4 March 2018

There's no denying this is a fun place to visit because of the huge variety of offerings, but the food was actually rather hit or miss and some is rather pricey. I liked that I was able to see and order at the counter hot...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

GREAT deli. Been shopping there for many years, both at their current location and their previous one. Eat there or take home. Great soups, salads, pasta dishes (fresh or frozen), breads, desserts, candies, and every imaginable other deli item. Free off-street parking. They also have...More

Thank BobConklin
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Great deli. Lots of choices we had the fondue and a sandwich. Both were yummy. Samples are available. It was crowded but places were available.

Thank Cryptoref
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This place is unbelievable. From cheese to charcuterie, sandwiches to soups, chocolates to desserts, let alone special gifts to take time browsing through. Elephants reminds me of different European shops and bakeries I've been too. It hast that high quality, handmade fresh food, often artisanal,...More

Thank ABQRes
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I eat lunch here at least once a week and get food to take home for a dinner about every other week. I love the soup and the sandwiches are terrific, too. Most of the deli choices are delicious to me, and if they aren't...More

1  Thank sfexile
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We roamed from station to station, accepting samples and listening to the chefs promote their favorites. We picked a few items, paid, and collected our meals in just minutes. The toughest task is finding a place to sit at lunch in this busy deli. Everything...More

Thank Jcsepich
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This little out of the way place is surprising. Its actually kind of large, but its tucked into the trees. Parking seems sparse, but I walked up here and just stumbled upon it about the time I was getting hungry. They have EVERYTHING. Deserts, pizza,...More

Thank le_meridional
Reviewed 14 November 2017

In short: We all miss Roses once on 23rd, a traditional deli with 9"high cakes... twenty + years later I was glad to find Elephants to take over the neighbourhood. For casual feast, lunch or diner enjoy their many stands of warm food, pizza, deli...More

Thank ross086
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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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