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Flying Elephants at Fox Tower

812 SW Park Ave, Flying Fox Tower, Portland, OR 97205-3032
+1 503-546-3166
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (29 reviews)
“soups” (31 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
American, Soups, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
812 SW Park Ave, Flying Fox Tower, Portland, OR 97205-3032
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank worldtreker10
Reviewed 18 March 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

Thank handsacross
Reviewed 4 March 2018

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

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 17 February 2018

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

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite place for work lunches but it's a good place also to pick up a quick dinner before an event at the performing arts Center.

Thank irvingtonevk
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

First question...where is the menu??! Ha! It's those sheet there near the register! A little sad that you cannot easily find it. It also creates some confusion in front of the register! Ok, we know what we want... order it to the relatively nice person......More

Thank Andre T
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I was wondering what restaurant I might wander into for lunch when I spotted Flying Elephants. I loved the deli shopping atmosphere and found a great deal of variety from salads to sandwiches to very fresh cut fruit. I tried all of those plus added...More

Thank MartyW60
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Stopped in for lunch and had many options. There is something for EVERYONE here. We each picked out a sandwich, shared a cup of soup and a sweet treat. Lots of choices. It can be a little overwhelming but worth it!

Thank Cordy2424
Reviewed 11 July 2017

grilled caprese and grilled cubano were delicious. The choices were many. I wanted the soup but could not eat that much! Great recommendation from the concierge at the Heathman!

Thank Dan_Lillian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:30 PM
6:30 AM - 7:30 PM
6:30 AM - 7:30 PM
6:30 AM - 7:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 SW Park Ave, Flying Fox Tower, Portland, OR 97205-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-546-3166
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