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The Green Elephant

608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3304
+1 207-347-3111
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tofu” (61 reviews)
“spring rolls” (30 reviews)
“pad thai” (61 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3304
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

So this place was great, but they seriously have ZERO meat on the menu.....zero. I’m all for veggies, but they don’t even really offer dishes without any phony meat. Everything on the menu almost has either tofu or “soy meat”. Both of which I’m kind...More

Thank Dougboat
Reviewed 2 December 2017

A friend suggested that we meet for dinner at the Green Elephant in Portland. My husband was dubious about a meal in a vegetarian restaurant, but agreed with the plan. We shared tempura mushrooms and spring rolls that we all enjoyed. The entrees were beautifully...More

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is THE restaurant I always choose my family stops in as most of them are Vegan. I am not vegan but fell in love with this place the first time I visited. The foods level of spicey-ness can be adjusted based on your comfortability/taste...More

Thank Sam_Nowinski
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We came here on a Friday night on this place's reputation. It held up! I'm not a vegetarian, but our meal here was spectacular! Started off with Spring rolls then I had the hot and sour soup entrée. Very good with a nice level of...More

Thank MRVEGAS711
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This was our first time here. We enjoyed the food though the atmosphere was too crowded and noisy. I suppose this isn’t fair to say but, it almost felt cafeteria-like.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was our first visit having been drawn to the Green Elephant specifically for the pad Thai. Our dinner was absolutely terrific! The flavors were fresh and memorable and the service couldn't have been better. We'll be back soon.

Thank TheRockyRacoon
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Excellent thai fusion food. A must for every vegetarian. Very big menu, reasonably priced. Food is not very spicy and is very tasty

Thank arvindsaraogi
Reviewed 29 October 2017

A friend who lives in Portland took me to dinner at the Green Elephant, one of her favorite places. And it was great!

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We dropped by the Green Elephant on a Saturday afternoon to get something on the lighter side. We started with spring rolls which were overlooked, but still edible. The entrees were perfectly cooked & presented. My wife enjoyed the Pad Thai noodles & I had...More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I've been a vegan and vegetarian for many years and The Green Elephant is possibly the best vegetarian restaurant I've ever eaten at.

Thank Bobby S
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Marlena W
4 June 2017|
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Response from Nancy S | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It's a casual and friendly place and the food is amazing!
Mary G
4 February 2015|
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Response from Harley L | Reviewed this property |
From the middle of downtown portland you can walk over to Park Street and Congress where the cabs are. It will take about 15 min and $15 to get to the airport, there is no downtown shuttle. All are correct about this being... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3304
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-347-3111
Asian-inspired cuisine made with love.
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