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The Dancing Elephant II - CLOSED

29 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4145
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good0%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
24 Feb 2014
“CLOSED FOR BUSINESS”
26 Oct 2013
“Stop Reading and Just Go To This Restaurant!!! =)”
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29 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4145
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

This restaurant is no longer open for business. I tried to go to the Dancing Elephant II for dinner on February 22, 2014 and it is boarded up with a number for the Dancing Elephant in Westbrook, Maine.

2  Thank eefletch
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Our family of 4 enjoyed a huge and amazing meal here over the summer with a $49 Groupon coupon. We saved a TON!!!! We love Indian food and the Dancing Elephant II was the absolute BEST we have ever had, hands down. We chose 2...More

Thank oceangal m
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We tried this restaurant on our way to Boothbay Harbor and we loved it. I am Indian and thought the food was very good. It was more on the home style cooking rather than restaurant which made it unique. Definitely a must try if you're...More

3  Thank amitra1
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

Food is very good. Eggplant masala was the best I've had. High-end beers are a plus and reasonably priced. Service is pleasant and efficient.

2  Thank TravelTurtle66
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We did not have enough room in our stomachs to try as much as we wished to... but their soups were wonderful (with generous portions), their Nan perfectly cooked and not oily, and their entree delicately spiced and delicious. They also have an impressively long...More

3  Thank wfym
Reviewed 19 June 2013

We actually didn't eat here! We were walking around the wharf street and noticed the bar through the window- VERY FULL bar drinkwise. We decided to stop in for a drink late night. The owner Rashid(?) was bartending. He was very friendly and spent alot...More

2  Thank jenhaught
Reviewed 13 June 2013

The Dancing Elephant was excellent. This is the best Indian food I've ever had. The owner was friendly and welcoming. The food was flavorful as well as delightful. I will return often with my family and friends.

2  Thank Kadie23
Reviewed 4 June 2013

I lived in New York for nearly 30 years and had virtually survived on Indian food. We moved to Effingham NH and to my despair the only Indian restaurant near us was no so good. We took a day trip to Portland and ate at...More

3  Thank InformedCorp
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We went for dinner using a Groupon and were very excited to find the Dancing Elephant to be a great Indian restaurant right downtown. We had two different breads, an appetizer with several different vegetarian specialties, and two great vegetarian dishes. We were happy with...More

2  Thank Emily C
Reviewed 12 April 2013

We have tried the Westbrook location and this Old Port location was equally as delicious. The food is amazing every time , the staff are always friendly and attentive. Zero complaints about anything, the food was perfect!

2  Thank Shane A
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  • Address: 29 Wharf St, Portland, ME 04101-4145
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
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