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The Green Elephant

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608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-347-3111
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't realize it was veggie only but the panang curry did not disappoint! Would definitely come back. Solo on business... interesting to sit facing window and watch life in Portland stroll by.

Thank jtdidden
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114 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

No meat here! Plenty of options for vegans and vegetarians to choose from. Also, a nice alcohol free beer from Guinness - Kaliber. We were in town for three days and had two wonderful dinners here. They do vegan and vegetarian well - so well even meat eaters will enjoy it!

Thank Jerry O
western colorado
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263 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My only complaint is the food is too spicy. The number rating they request when you order don't seem to match the amount of spice you get. It seems to be a vegetarian restaurant. All in all, it was very tasty

Thank gentinasybil
Portland, Maine
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will love the food here. Seriously, I have not had any item that was less than really good. My wife would agree and she has been there for lunch as well (myself - only dinners).

Thank RobertfromMaine
Portland, Maine
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at Green Elephant a number of times and always enjoyed it. My absolute favorite dish is the tempura asparagus salad with the delicious coconut milk dressing. I can make a wonderful meal on that with vegetarian dumplings. I am not a big fan of tofu, having only had it one time when I really liked it and... More 

Thank Solisue7
Portland, Maine
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great service and no worries about what you are actually eating. Knowledgeable servers. Something for every palate.

Thank Sgiglia17
Kingfield, Maine
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wanted some gluten free noodles and this was a hit! stopped in for lunch and enjoyed their Pad Thai and sweet and spicy noodle bowl. the selection of teas are wonderful service professional and relaxed. location convenient across from the State

Thank wilfive
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Long time patron of the Green Elephant, took my daughter-vegan and her beau to dinner. I am gfree and vegan and have so many options here. I dream of the fresh rolls and Brüssel sprout starters for days before I am in the state! Seated in booth immediately, water drink orders and we order 2 each of starters. Have to... More 

Thank Susancara
Portland, Maine
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy anything I order at The Green Elephant. Delicious vegetarian menu. Pleasant staff. Cozy, small restaurant conveniently located in the heart of Portland near many galleries, Portland Museum of Art, and within walking distance to civic center.

Thank jcmillhouse
Rye, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I live in the Portsmouth area of NH and always wanted to eat at the Green Elephant. My friend and I planned a ski day in Maine, but due to the bitter cold winds, decided to head back to Portsmouth to eat, via Portland and what a surprise, when a local coffee shop recommended this restaurant. We ate had the... More 

Thank luvn2ski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101
  • 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?