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The Green Elephant

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608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3304
+1 207-347-3111
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Salem, Massachusetts
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521 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly servers, a wide selection and fair prices are the draw here. Four of us enjoyed craft beers,wontons, dumplings, pad thai and peanut curry and ate it all.Not fancy, just good. And for Saturday lunch there was a line.

Thank abecedarius
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was delicious and ambience was also good. The location was very nice. Don't hesitate to order high level if you like spicy. We asked for Medium spicy and it was mild.

Thank Syed M
Welland, Ontario, Canada
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164 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were passing through Portland for a night and we're recommended to go to Green Elephant for dinner. We were so happy that we did! What a great place. It's busy and hopping with people, so that right there tells you it's great. People were waiting outside for others to finish eating and to grab a seat. The wait staff... More 

1 Thank JameAndDare
Islesboro, ME
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently dined at the Green Elephant again. I've never once been unhappy with the food or service. So great to have a solid vegetarian option in a city FULL of restaurants. From the roasted brussel sprout appetizer, the chilled glass of Vinho Verde & thetasty tofu entree, everything was served quickly by our friendly server & was delicious! Will... More 

Thank mbblake
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always difficult to find a restaurant that satisfies my vegetarian tastes and my husband who eats meat, especially in Portland where the seafood is so fresh. The Green Elephant was perfect for both of us. The choices go well beyond salad or tofu. We were both able to find something interesting to try and everything was delicious.

1 Thank Christine F
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With so many places to choose from in Portland we were so glad we ended up at The Green Elephant. The food was really yummy and well priced. Great service. I would eat there often if I lived in the area.

Thank SK113
New Jersey
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best veggie restaurants that I have EVER experienced. Food is incredible - veggies are local and fresh. Dishes do not pretend to be meat imitations, they stand on their own. I had the Spicy Vegetable Stirfry, Tempurah Oyster Mushrooms; My wife had the Mushroom Rice Bowl. Quality and taste were fantastic! I have absolutely no... More 

Thank duiker59
Bowie, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was not impressed with the menu variety although the food is good. On the pricey side with relative small portion sizes.

Thank carson1865
DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoy this restaurant - and wer'e none of us vegetarian or vegan. When a team gets it so right that omnivores enjoy it as well, something's going on there. They have an appetizer with collard greens (yes, collard greens) that's so delicious I even get collard greens into my diet on this one occasion, and the chocolate pie... More 

Thank Joy C
Portland, Maine
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service and atmosphere ! Located on Congress in Portland..Easily accessible to downtown and the art Museum

Thank reece43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?