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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Thai
Highchairs Available, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The wait staff came very quickly to the table. The food was hot and fresh and exceptionally seasoned. I ordered wide noodles and vegetables. My husband ordered curry. At a level of 1 , it was too hot. Got pad Thai that was excellent

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here while we were on a road trip through New England. Boy are we glad we knew about this place! The food was delicious. The service was adequate. Their local beer and cider were really good too. We ordered the green curry, tempeh...salad with tempura asparagus, and Kwai tyou. Every thing was delicious and healthy and well presented. Would definitely go again if we lived there!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As usual, the taste and qualityk of the food is outstanding. While it is a vegetarian restaurant, the taste overcomes any desire for meat.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 22, 2021

You don’t miss the meat! Great food, great drinks and great service. Try the roti canai with the veggie curry - incredible!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 26, 2021

I am not a vegetarian but I love healthy food options. I've been going to the Green Elephant up in Portland, Maine for years. Was thrilled when they opened a second venue in Portsmouth. The ambiance is not great-- the room configuration is odd...but despite...it I keep coming back! Delicious and worth the price! Never disappoints.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 1, 2021

I'm not a vegetarian or a vegan and I had no issues eating here and had no problem finding something to eat. We dined here on a very busy Friday evening and we were lucky to get there before the wait list began. We began...with the steamed vegetable dumplings. Very tasty. They came 6 to an order. Thin shell and plenty of stuffing. My daughter and I each had the Thai Ginger Noodles at varying heat levels and my wife had the Singapore Noodles. The staff will ask you how spicy you want your dish. Each dish was temperature hot, fresh, and very tasty. The portions were perfect. I can eat with the best of them and I was very satisfied with the portions. Each dish came with tofu which I hadn't had in a very long time. The service was excellent and very friendly. The prices were very reasonable considering you are eating in downtown Portsmouth. This was an excellent change from overpriced fried seafood. There were parking lots in the area and very limited street parking.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 1, 2021 via mobile

We heard good things about this Thai vegetarian restaurant. What’s not to like- It’s a beautiful space, diverse menu, fair prices and great service. We at at the bar and have a lovely evening and some really great food. Recommend the curry and or Thai...- wish we could have tired even more dishes. Don’t miss this one if you’re vegetarian or fan of Asian fusion or a Thai. Bar has about ten seats and fun ambiance with large selection of cocktailsMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 22, 2021 via mobile

This place is always great. Always come here when in Portsmouth. The hours are a bit reduced maybe because of Covid… but well worth the effort to get in.

Date of visit: June 2021
Pete W, Other at Green Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2021

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed June 9, 2021

We are seasonal residents of the Seacoast, and just returned. Fabulous dinner last evening! Superb dishes, and great service. Also, thank you for having a thoughtful choice of NA beers. Saw an earlier negative -- we heartily disagree! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 1, 2021

Busy restaurant that takes the COVID protocols seriously. Service was prompt, friendly and efficient. The food was well prepared and tasty, without being superb in our opinion. For example, the fresh spring rolls could have used more mint to really lift it or using green...beans/long beans in some of the curries vs broccoli which just goes soggy would help make their dishes better in our opinion. It is still a good option for dinner and we enjoyed our meal there. Portions are large so go hungry ! Cocktails were okay and they have a short but well priced wine list.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Response from SuzanHK9 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I had not replied to these excellent questions. There are parking garages easily accessible. They had not been delivering but not sure if any of the services do.
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February 19, 2016|
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Response from CalypsoReid | Reviewed this property |
On street parking costs $1.75/hr, bring lots of quarters! Garage is a couple of blocks away, in case mobility is an issue.
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Yes, Green Elephant offers takeout services.

Green Elephant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5