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Flying Elephants at Fox Tower

#256 of 3,430 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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812 SW Park Ave, Flying Fox Tower, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-546-3166
06:30 - 19:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 19:30
Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Richmond, Canada
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Imagine if you will an accident where two foodie businesses struck each other head-on and there were no injuries. The surviving entity has the best of a DIners breakfast and lunch counter combined with the variety and richness of a neighbourhood Delicatessen.

Thank DerHotelinspector
Portland, Oregon
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126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of excellent choices. Fresh sandwiches and salads. Convenient location - in the heart of downtown.

Thank sandopdx
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Centre of town bistro style with a vast range of freshly-made products. Not much room inside but on a warmer day there is plenty of plaza space on the doorstep. Not too expensive and with a good selection of vegetarian options.

Thank ianandjanet2015
Portland, Oregon
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126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

When I am in a rush, I buy lunch here. Excellent sandwiches and soups and salads. Very good desserts as well.

Thank sandopdx
Savannah, Georgia, United States
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was my first experience going to Flying Elephant. We went for breakfast and it was just right. The Marion berry scones are really good as is the breakfast parfait of homemade granola and yogurt. The coffee is delicious! Is there bad coffee in Portland? Nope! They also had delicious looking soups and sandwiches that I saw people order on... More 

Thank Constance G
Arlington, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Wonderful, made from scratch deli food. There are boxed sandwiches and salads as well as a grill for made to order sandwiches. Soup is fantastic! The restaurant is small and a bit crowded. Popular stop for tourists as well as locals.

Thank TheMoore4
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289 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I had Grilled Cubano Sandwich (8) and Latte Soya (4.25) this morning. It is located next to Director Park. You could either to-go your food and have a picnic at Director Park or dine-in. They opened at 6:30am Mondays / weekdays and 11am Sundays. They offer quite a variety of food and drinks to-go and dine-in. Seats are limited. Great... More 

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Springfield, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

My husband and I were directed here by someone at the Portland Art Museum and were not disappointed. I had a great croque monsieur, and he had one of the specials of the day, a rueben sandwich. The only drawback of this deli is that seating was limited, especially on a busy Saturday afternoon.

Thank Carol757
Hanoi, Vietnam
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779 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

There are a few table with seats crammed at the front of this relatively small location. Often times when I go in to see if there's seating (and it is raining outside), I find every table filled. The food isn't cheap, and the tomato orange soup is tasty and warming on a winter night, but don't count on finding a... More 

Thank Bryan H
Clarence, United States
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177 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We were really hungry and we were trying to figure out where to go to for lunch after our downtown Portland walking tour which ended @ 12:30 pm. Our tour guide John was providing lunch ideas to other visitors who were in our tour group so we asked him as well. What better individual to ask about dining options than... More 

Thank Lori T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
American, Soups, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
06:30 - 19:30
06:30 - 19:30
06:30 - 19:30
06:30 - 19:30
06:30 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 SW Park Ave, Flying Fox Tower, Portland, OR 97205
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-546-3166
Drop by Flying Elephants at Fox Tower for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Enjoy our outdoor seating overlooking Director Park. Browse our great selection of sassy gift cards, candy, wine & chocolates from around the globe.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?