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The Green Elephant

608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3304
+1 207-347-3111
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tofu” (62 reviews)
“spring rolls” (32 reviews)
“pad thai” (62 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3304
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Portland! Really great variety of food. Bravo to The Green Elephant! Always great, fresh and yummmmmmy!

Thank kathrynsZ6353GC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We looked for something that was walkable from our hotel and had a great reputation.The options were perfect for a light dinner.I would recommend getting some tea with your meal.The service was also amazing.When visiting the area again we will be back.

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A favorite spot for family celebrations since we have a vegan family member! The best choice for birthday dinners. I especially love the variety of salads and changing menu!

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter suggested we have dinner here before enjoying a concert directly across the street at the State Theater. We had a bit of a wait because it was a busy night, but completely worth it. We enjoyed the cocktails (canned in Maine) and the...More

Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even non-vegetarians will be more than happy with this flavor-packed and satisfying menu! My wife and I had the Pad Thai and a Panang Curry. Both were amazing! We also had sorbet and the special mango sticky rice for dessert. The rice was a bit...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the most exceptional food here at the Green Elephant - I have never had food so good with excellent service with friendly staff. The dairy free coconut ice cream is amazing - cannot wait to go back in October and pay another visit

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner with my wife, daughter and son-in-law when we were in Maine vising my Son. This place is a Gem. Great Vegan selections, wonderful food and great service.

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful people for wonderful foods! Webstrongly recommand!!! People are do nice and polite!!! Eating there is a must have for people who visits Portland !

Thank Foot L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the friendly service, catered to allergies and even served some of the dinner options at lunch. Their green curry was really delicious. The tofu stir fry was okay not as flavorful as expected. The spring rolls were too oily. Dumplings and hot sauce were...More

Thank Abee122
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stop at Green Elephant every time I visit or drive through Portland & that’s no exaggeration! They have a large menu with mouth watering, irresistible dishes. I eat vegan so my options are usually limited but not here. From their locally sourced teas to...More

Thank Tiana T
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Diana M
27 February 2018|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
No clue, sorry. Also sorry that I just saw this question!
Marlena W
4 June 2017|
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Response from Nancy S | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It's a casual and friendly place and the food is amazing!
Mary G
4 February 2015|
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Response from Harley L | Reviewed this property |
From the middle of downtown portland you can walk over to Park Street and Congress where the cabs are. It will take about 15 min and $15 to get to the airport, there is no downtown shuttle. All are correct about this being... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3304
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-347-3111
Asian-inspired cuisine made with love.
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