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STARTERS‎
Rouleaux de thon cru aux épices Khmères
Crispy spring roll w/ raw tuna, avocado, rice, sauce w/ Cambodian Spices & herbs  -  13
Rouleaux (available vegan)
Crispy Cambodian pork spring rolls served w/ greens, herbs & tuk trey for dipping  -  10 / 5
Polenta et canard braisé  aux champignons
Duck braised in soy-ginger tamarind juice, creamy polenta, portobello mushroom, snow peas  -  12
Nataing (gluten free)
Ground pork simmered in coconut milk w/ garlic, peanuts: served w/ crispy rice  -  9 / 6
Kapik Khing, Croquette de riz (available gluten free)
PT Farm pork belly slow cooked w/ Khmer spices, jasmine rice croquette, pickles  -  11
SOUPS‎
B'Baw Mouan (gluten free)
The essential Cambodian rice soup w/ chicken, fried garlic, herbs & lime  -  9 / 6
Somlah Machou (gluten free)
Cambodian Sour soup w/ tiger shrimp, plum tomatoes, fried garlic & french mint  -  9 / 6
Soupe Phnom-Penh (gluten free)
The Traditional Khmer noodle soup w/ PT Farm pork, bean sprouts, herbs & fried garlic  -  9 / 6
SALADS‎
Avocat Kanthor (gluten free)
Raw tuna, avocado, lemongrass, shallot, French mint, dressing w/ Khmer spices & peanut  -  14
Salad d'Epinards aux Noix de cajou
Baby spinach, shaved raw pumpkin, spicy rosemary cashews, hard cooked eggs, red onion, mustard vinaigrette  -  10 / 6
Salade Cambodgienne (gluten free,  available vegan)
Shredded cabbage, carrot, natural chicken breast, red bell pepper, onion, peanut, mint, Asian basil & tuk trey  -  10 / 6
Nyoum Sarai (gluten free, available vegan)
Kelp noodles, shrimp, cucumber, cherry tomato, mint, shallot, peanut, Asian basil, spicy chili-lime tuk trey dressing  -  11 / 7
Salade verte (vegan & gluten free)
Baby green mix, plum tomatoes dressed w/ balsamic vinaigrette  -  8
ENTREES‎
Crevettes Kep Sur Mer (gluten free, available vegan w/ Organic Tofu)
Natural shrimp, tangy lemongrass, tamarind, coconut milk sauce, asparagus, baby bok choy, snow peas, red bell pepper, button mushroom  -  22 / 14
Khar Saiko Kroeung
PT Farm boneless beef short ribs braised in tamarind, ginger, chili pods & soy; w/ garlic Shanghai noodles & pickled cucumber  -  24 / 15
Truite Grillée, Marinade de Jalapeno au Citron (gluten free)
Grilled deboned rainbow trout w/ spicy jalapeno-lime marinade, Cambodian quick pickles, wild lime rice  -  21
Légumes grillés et curry vert épicé au gingembre (vegetarian)
Rice croquette, grilled vegetables, tempura exotic mushroom, spicy ginger curry, sweet soy  -  19.50 / 13
Kari Tieh (available gluten free w/ rice noodles)
Buck braised in spicy green curry broth, Shanghai noodes, raw Napa cabbage, oyster mushroom  -  23
Canard poêlé, Clafoutis aux pommes (available gluten free)
Long Island duck breast pan-seared, cranberry-apple "clafoutis", Wood's Cider Mille cider-reduction  -  26
Boeuf Bourguignon, Pommes purée à la citrouille (gluten free)
PT Farm beef short ribs slow-cooked in red Burgundy, pearl onion, bacon, button mushroom, carrots, mashed potatoes w/ pumpkin  -  25 / 15
Bavette à l'échalotte, Frites maison (available gluten free)
Grilled flat iron steak, red wine-shallot butter sauce, home-made French fries  -  25
Pavé de Saumon  (available gluten free)
Faroe Island salmon pan-seared, mushroom & leek risotto cake, grilled asparagus, light sage butter reduction  -  23
Filet de Thon saisi aux deux coulis pimentés (available gluten free)
Rare, pan-seared tuna loin encrusted w/ breadcrumbs; red & green chili cream sauces, crispy pear & scallion  ravioli  -  24
About
The Elephant Walk serves Award-Winning Cambodian and French cuisine with extensive vegetarian and gluten-free selections. Cambodian cooking is beautiful and delicious, but still rare in America. Less hot and sweet than Thai, richer and more complex than Vietnamese, the complex spice pastes that are the foundation of many Cambodian dishes reflect Cambodia's Indian ancestry (but use fresh rather than dried spices). Our Cambodian and French selections encompass both traditional and original dishes created by our Chef Nadsa de Monteiro, who was raised in Phnom Penh speaking both Cambodian and French and subsequently lived in France for many years. Our Cambodian-and-French theme is an authentic reflection
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
French, Cambodian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed elephant walk Monday night with our daughter who was home visiting from college. The first snow storm of the year was starting which made the stained glass window of the cathedral look beautiful in the snow from our window side table. Wayne was...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank havapoo
Reviewed September 16, 2019

The blend of two amazing cuisines; Cambodian and French, coupled with jazz on certain Monday nights (and certain Sunday brunches) makes this the ideal place to meet, hang out, enjoy good food, great music and wonderful company. We want to come back again and again.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank AnitaNewportBch
Reviewed August 12, 2019

I grew up eating home-cooked Cambodian food and this restaurant did not disappoint. Cambodian menu's can often be intimidating for people who are not familiar with the cuisine but there are a fair amount of crowd pleasers that still boast brilliant flavor. We had the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Nalani S
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Our first Cambodian. No res on a Wednesday night and we were accommodated in the back by the bathrooms. This was fine, there was another table of four behind us. It has an unassuming, English pub exterior and you enter to a large, dark, warehouse...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank BermudaPool
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

I have loved this restaurant in its many locations for years. The food is always delicious and varied. Excellent cocktails and wine list. Iles flottant is an amazing and light dessert.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Robert W
Reviewed June 2, 2019

Wonderful food and service. Wayne was great. Lots to choose from. All good. Deserts included. I had the cocktail with the cognac and white wine. Have two!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Michael D
Reviewed May 28, 2019

Give these guys a visit! Go now, you won't regret it! The food was amazing and the atmosphere was casual but it wasn't too crowded or loud. We had reservations but there were several tables open when we came in, so you could probably go...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ashtaku
Reviewed May 25, 2019

Years ago we ate at the Porter Sq. Elephant Walk, and before that we ate at the Sommerville and Brookline Elephant Walks. We hadn't been back for quite some time when friends suggested we return - to the newest location in the South End. We...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lizlubee
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Came with the entire family and got treated to an incredible dinner. The appetizers of spring rolls were fantastic and unique and flavorful. Soups very good. The wine list had some gems from Burgundy on the whites at a surprisingly reasonable prices.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 808fredrikg
Reviewed May 15, 2019

I first ate at The Elephant Walk at Park Dr in Boston 2004 and 2005 ... have been wanting to come back ever since. The Crispy Cambodian pork spring rolls served with peanuts, greens, herbs and tuk trey for dipping are so nice that I...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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After 20 years, the restaurant lost the lease and closed its doors at 900 Beacon Street. A new location was open on 1415 Washington Street in the South End. However, it is now a different ownership from the Cambridge... More
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