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Flying Elephants at Fox Tower

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ELEPHANTS SACK OR BOX LUNCHES‎
Sack or box lunches include paper service. All substitutions will be billed at a la carte prices. Most menu items can be modified for dietary needs. If you have dietary concerns, please call to discuss your options.
$9.25
Sandwich Sack Lunch
Your tasty sandwich, petite chocolateolate chip & shortbread cookies, & 1oz sea salt kettle chips. Simply choose your sandwich.
$9.95
Salad Sack Lunch
Your delicious entrée salad, petite chocolateolate chip & shortbread cookies, & fresh baguette slice & butter. Simply choose your salad.
$13.95
Sandwich Box Lunch
Your‎ tasty sandwich, petite chocolateolate chip & elephant shortbread cookies, 1oz sea salt kettle chips & fresh fruit salad. Simply choose your sandwich.
SANDWICHES‎
A la carte
$6.75
Turkey
Turkey, tillamook cheddar, tomato, leaf lettuce & mayo on our multigrain bread
$6.75
Turkey Club
Turkey, bacon, swiss, leaf lettuce, tomato & mayo on our pugliese bread
$6.75
Jambon et Fromage
Ham, swiss, butter & dijon on our ficelle
$6.75
Toscano Salami
Salami,‎ fontina, roasted tomatoes, artichoke hearts & mixed greens on our focaccia
$6.75
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, basil & roasted tomatoes in olive oil & garlic on our focaccia
$6.75
Shelly’s Vegan Wrap
Kale, sugar peas, cabbage, broccoli, hazelnuts, apple, grapes & stackhouse dressing in a tortilla
$6.75
Egg Salad
Egg salad & leaf lettuce on our multigrain bread
$6.75
BLT
Bacon, tomato, leaf lettuce & mayo on our English muffin bread
$6.75
Albacore Tuna Salad
Albacore tuna, mayo, tomato, pickles & leaf lettuce on our multigrain bread
COOKIES‎
Baked from scratch daily
$6.00
Petite Elephant Shortbreads
Available‎ by half dozen
$7.50
Petite chocolateolate Chip Cookies
Available by half dozen
$6.00
French Almond Macaroons
Available by half dozen
$7.50
$10.50
Coconut Macaroon
Plain‎ or chocolateolate, ½ dozen
$1.90
Elephants Big Cookies
Please order day ahead chocolateolate chip, cowboy (oat chocolate chip), peanut butter or oatmeal raisin
SALADS‎
A la carte
$7.50
Chicken Caesar
Grilled chicken breast, romaine, croutons, lemon wedge, parmesan & our caesar dressing
$7.50
Classic Cobb
Chicken breast, romaine, hard boiled egg, bleu cheese, bacon, tomato & our French vinaigrette
$7.50
Chop Chop
Turkey, salami, provolone, romaine, olives, parmesan, tomato, garbanzos, scallions & our balsamic vinaigrette
$7.50
Willamette Valley
Mixed greens, oregon hazelnuts, blue cheese, apples & grapes w/ our raspberry vinaigrette
$7.50
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Chicken breast, frank’s hot sauce, blue cheese, romaine, celery, carrots & scallions w/ our blue cheese dressing
SPECIALTY LUNCHES‎
$11.00
Wheat Free
Chop salad, 1oz kettle chips & seasonal treat
$11.45
Vegan
Shelly's wrap, 1 oz kettle chips & fresh fruit salad
SIDES & SNACKS‎
$4.50
Kale Slaw Side Salad
Kale, green onions, carrots, red cabbage & garbanzo beans w/ our vegan dressing
$4.50
Quinoa & Black Bean Side Salad
Quinoa, black beans, red cabbage, carrots, cilantro & green onions w/ our smoky lime dressing
$4.50
Spinach & Mixed Green Side Salad
Baby spinach, mixed greens, mushrooms, gruyere & bacon w/ our honey–mustard vinaigrette
$4.50
Shelly's Vegan Side Salad
$4.50
Willamette Valley Side Salad
$3.95
House Side Salad
With our sherry vinaigrette
$3.95
Fresh Fruit Side Salad
$2.50
American Potato Salad
$2.95
Goat Cheese Pistachio & Crostini
$3.95
Apple & Caramel Snack
KETTLE CHIPS‎
2 Oz
$1.50
Sea Salt
$1.50
NY Cheddar
$1.50
Salt & Pepper
$1.50
Sweet Onion
$1.50
Backyard BBQ
BEVERAGES‎
$1.25
Bottled Water or Soda
Coke,‎ diet coke, root beer, sprite, diet sprite
$1.75
Sparkling Juice/Water
$2.30
Honest Ade
Cranberry lemonade or pomegranate blue
$2.30
Gold Peak Teas
Sweetened, un-sweetened, lemon or green
$2.50
Juice
Orange
$12.00
Steven Smith Iced Tea Gallon
Service for 16
$14.00
Lemonade Gallon
Service for 16
$5.00
Water Gallon
Service for 16
$19.50
Stumptown Coffee or Decaf To Go
Service for 12
$16.00
Hot Tea To Go
Service for 12, Steven Smith tea
About
Drop by Flying Elephants at Fox Tower for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Enjoy our outdoor seating overlooking Director Park. Browse our great selection of sassy gift cards, candy, wine & chocolates from around the globe.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
CUISINES
American, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

Needed lunch and had time to waste and came upon this deli-restaurant. It was noon and very busy and not knowing what we wanted made us hurry thru the menu. . It was a chilly November day and something warm sounded good. Had a fantastic...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Denise M
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Lots of pre-packed meals, a decent variety of hot daily specials, and even beers and several other drinks. Located right off the MAX line and directly across from Director Park which is a nice place to eat if the cafe is really packed.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chris D
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon this deli one Saturday afternoon and it was crowded at 2PM. After surveying the many options I can see why. I chose a ready made tempeh-quinoa wrap that was superb. It was fresh and flavorful and very reasonably priced. There were so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Don D
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I recently visited Portland for the first time with friends and stayed in AirBnB condo that ended up being kitty-corner from the Flying Elephants. It was a great place to grab a quick, pre-made (but fresh!) breakfast or lunch. Their hot options were quite tasty...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 80leandras
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We were trying to find something different to eat after a week of food trucks (loved those too), especially something that I could buy only the portion I could eat at one sitting instead of trying to store and eat leftovers. We both loved their...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anon58759
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Flying Elephants is a well-stocked deli with ready-made as well as made to order sandwiches and interesting prepared foods—no chicken noodle soup here. I've been in a few times on trips to Portland (and only to this downtown location at lunchtime, although there are several...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Robert A
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

A good place to have a quick lunch or breakfast. Many vegan choices. The coffee was good but not outstanding, and though the selection of baked pastries is good, they were over-priced.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank worldtreker10
Reviewed March 17, 2018

They have huge packed corned beef sandwiches. They have a hot bar with beautiful choices. They have the world's best soup--Mama Leone's--perfect for a rainy day. Beautiful pastry. Fabulous coffee. Comfortable seating. Great downtown shopping location. I wished I could take it with me on...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank handsacross
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Excellent place for lunch but you better get there early or wait until lunch crowd disperses. Fab food

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Judy H
Reviewed February 17, 2018

After a few days of going to Starbucks, I found this place. Friendlier, better drinks, much better pastry and just as convenient.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ericd726
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