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Elephants Delicatessen

115 NW 22nd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3503
+1 503-299-6304
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (46 reviews)
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 8:30 pm Hours
American, Soups, Deli, 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I aren't familiar with Portland, so we didn't know what we were walking into when we chose to go here for something "light" to hold us over until dinner. There is so much to choose from! The staff is also incredibly welcoming...More

Thank ssmart2414
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 March 2018

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 1 week ago

Everything from a delicious breakfast to happy hour and wonderful dinner- truly a lovely spot with excellent service and food.

Thank ajh923
Reviewed 1 week ago

We fell in love with Elephant Deli several years ago and have to get their Mahi Bites every time we are there. It is a favorite place to bring our visitors.

Thank sfender527
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is full of Yummy choices and definitely varried and tasty The Mac & Cheese is worth the visit.

Thank Donnie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Elephants Delicatessen on many occasions while visiting family in Portland. Food is fresh, hot and delicious. Service is always very good.

Thank Michael C
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 5 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
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2 May 2018|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
I too saw plenty of vegan options, plus there are clerks at the deli counters to steer you towards vegan options for takeaway items.
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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, Local cuisine, Kids
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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