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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” (63 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 2 days ago via mobile

I stopped in here for a quick dinner before attending a show at the State theater. This place is very popular and there was a 15 minute wait. The service was fast and very friendly. I ordered the spicy vegetable medley stir-fry and it was...More

Thank Leonski10
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled upon this place driving along Congress St. Now, I've been trying to go veg/vegan for some time now, but I have a hard time finding vegan food that I like and that I can cook. So I've been on the lookout for restaurants...More

Thank Adrianna H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Low profile place with excellent Asian food. Very pleasant environment with friendly service and very good prices.

Thank g0ldengut
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent. The menu offered plenty of variety. The serving size was appropriate. The service was friendly. Vegetarian food. Best to get a reservation, can be busy. On street parking is all that I saw. My daughter and I both enjoyed our meals....More

Thank LZimmerman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friends suggested the Green Elephant for delicious Thai fusion and they were spot on. A bit of a wait to be seated, even late evening, but worth it. For appetizers, try the spring rolls and wontons. Good choices for main dishes include Spicy Vegetable Medley...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

Small and cozy & a bit rustic Definitely worth the visit Staff was efficient and friendly Food was good wit8h very short wait Was a great family lunch and a fun experience for all including our 1 year old!

Thank 3Lampe12
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Staying at the Westin which is almost across the street. Wasn’t sure if I wanted to go. So glad I did. Enjoyed an appetizer, main course and a glass of wine. The vegan Pad Thai was fabulous! Service was perfect. Even the wine was good....More

1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Food was great with a nice variety of choices. Our waitress was fantastic (5). The tall brunette that rang me up after the meal needs to work on her customer service skills. She was rude and the only reason I will not be back.

Thank jrg934
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed and quickly seated. It was 1:15 on a Tuesday so we were a bit behind the lunch crowd and found the restaurant half full. Our waitress was cheerful and helpful as this was our first time eating at the Green Elephant. We...More

Thank Susan K
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Diana M
February 26, 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
June 4, 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
February 3, 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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