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Elephants Delicatessen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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NORTHWEST OVEN
PIZZA DOUGH MADE FRESH DAILY
Pepperoni $2, Grilled chicken $2, Vegetable $0.50, Cheese $1, Split pizzas $1
$11.0
Butternut Squash & Gruyere Pizza
Butternut squash, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, onions, brie, Gruyere, cherries, olive oil and parsley
$11.0
Moody Blue & Bacon Pizza
Potatoes, mozzarella, mascarpone, garlic, Moody Blue cheese, bacon, spinach, walnuts, olive & canola oil
$11.0
Fig & Prosciutto Pizza
Figs, prosciutto, arugula, blue cheese, mozzarella, mascarpone, garlic, scallions, salt, pepper
$11.0
Pepperoni Pizza
Pepperoni, mozzarella and San Marzano pizza sauce
$11.0
Margherita Pizza
Mozzarella, basil, garlic olive oil and San Marzano pizza sauce
$10.0
Cheese Pizza
Mozzarella and San Marzano pizza sauce
COOKED & SERVED IN CAST IRON
$11.5
Shepherd's Pie
topped with mashed potatoes, Piedmontese beef, onion, carrot, mushrooms, peas, celery & herbs
$8.5
Chicken Pot Pie
topped with our housemade biscuit, Chicken, carrots, fennel, celery, peas, potatoes, onion and creamy herb sauce
$9.0
Carolina Pulled Pork
Roasted pork, BBQ sauce and tangy coleslaw on our sesame seed bun
$8.5
'Grown Up' Mac & Cheese
Creamy mac & cheese with applewood-smoked bacon, caramelized onions, Parmesan, parsley and lemon zest breadcrumbs
NORTHWEST GRILL
$9.0
Uptown Burger*
with side of fries, Angus beef, onions, mushrooms and porcini steak sauce on our sesame seed bun
$11.0
Patty Melt*
served with potato salad and a pickle spear, Angus beef, Swiss, bacon, onion, pickles, Russian dressing and Parmesan on our sourdough
$9.5
Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Chicken breast, Frank's RedHot, tomato, onion, lettuce and blue cheese dressing on our focaccia
$8.0
Park Burger*
with side of fries, Angus beef, burger sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles on our sesame seed bun
$12.0
Mahi-Mahi Fish Sandwich
with fries & a pickle spear, Grilled mahi-mahi, lettuce, Cuban dressing and coleslaw on our sesame seed bun
$8.5
Black Bean Burger
with side of fries, Black bean burger, pepper jack, chipotle BBQ sauce, lettuce, tomato, pickle & onion on our sesame seed bun
$11.5
Classic Pastrami Reuben
with potato salad & a pickle spear, Pastrami, sauerkraut, Russian dressing and Swiss on our dark rye
$12.0
Baja Fish Tacos
Grilled mahi-mahi, mango pico de gallo, Cuban sauce, lettuce & cabbage on flour tortillas
$8.5
Grilled Quesadilla
with side green salad, Cheddar jack, cilantro, scallions and roasted poblano peppers in a flour tortilla, served with sour cream and Cabo sauce
$12.0
Mahi-Mahi Fish & Chips
with tartar sauce and lemon
Sponsored by: Elephants Delicatessen

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Cheese and charcuterie
1. Cheese and charcuterie
" Great choice of fine cheeses and salamis."
Karina
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2. Something for everyone
2. Something for everyone
" Unreal variety and quality."
Nicky
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3. Soups!
3. Soups!
" The tomato-orange soup is particularly astonishing."
Moses
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About
Reminiscent of an old-world épicerie or European market, Elephants Delicatessen at NW 22nd is Portland’s treasured destination for specialty foods and warm hospitality.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Soups, Deli
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a native Oregonian, but Portland has never been one of my haunts. Luckily my brother-in-law is and always has a great place for breakfast lunch or dinner. In this case you could have all three depending on the time of day you are there...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wdlander
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We always stop here to grab the amazing cheese twists and other snacks. This time however we also tried the shrimp tacos and quesadilla. Both were amazing and can be eaten there or taken back to your hotel. Also I can’t say enough about the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tac0matraveler
Reviewed 3 February 2019

I've been there a few times. The first time I went I Loved it. The next, not so much. Every time after I found what to order and it was good. They have a huge selection of different kinds and types of foods - From...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kaemicha
Reviewed 1 January 2019

We walked about 30 mins to get to this deli. the pastrami sandwich was tough and a bit too greasy. It also took a long time to make. I'm from the east coast, so maybe I have high expectations. The gentlemen working the bar were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Christine L
Reviewed 24 November 2018

When our family of eight needed to get some dinner on the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving, we chose Elephants Deli. We had been there last year, and as usual the food and the staff made our eating experience a positive one! Becuase of the group...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank POLO47
Reviewed 16 November 2018

We kind of stumbled upon this deli and boy are we glad we did. It has different stations you can go to to get a wide variety of delicious foods. I couldn't choose! A pizza station, a sandwich station, a entre' station, a drink station,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TheNWTammy
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Grabbed quick takeout after shopping for granite countertops in the NW Industrial district; happy to find free parking spot in the deli's lot around 1 PM. My sister had a generous egg salad sandwich that she later shared with her spouse at home; as a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jolagitane
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I love this deli - it has great food, both to eat in or to purchase to take home. The prepared foods are excellent, the breads are excellent and the wine selection is small but very high quality and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Douglas6
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I have never seen a place like this before. So many different stations to order food to eat there or to go. Traditional deli plus wine, beer, gifts, burgers, pastas, sandwiches and desserts. A must visit if in Portland!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank food3102
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Corbett site is tight quarters with no signs or indications where the lines should be for getting food or paying for it. Since there were two cashiers working, I assumed there were two lines. I was loudly scolded by the woman cashier that there...More

Date of visit: September 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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