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We’re heretofeed you!

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We look forward to continuing to feed you in whatever ways we can. We will keep you updated in this space. ⁠ Thank you for your understanding and for your continued support. We've been serving this community for 40 years, and we plan on being around for many more. Please stay safe and take care…

Elephants Wins National Good Neighbor Award

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Good news! We recently won a national award for our community service efforts. The best part about the award is that we received $10K to donate to a PDX non-profit. And we chose one that supports low-income housing residents in downtown and NW Portland. The press release is below. See a video about Elephants Delicatessen…

Recipe: Elephants Cure Soup

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Click here to print! There's just something about a good chicken soup that is so comforting. We've been making this version for decades. A restorative mix of homemade chicken stock, tender chicken breast and vegetables infused with ginger, garlic, and lemongrass.  Makes 19 cups. Trust us: you want leftovers! Ingredients 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil…

February NewsandSpecials

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Say "Hello" to our re-usable Ele-Pail! An environmentally-friendly alternative to disposable containers, the Ele-pail can be filled with soup, macaroni and cheese, a deli salad from the case at NW 22nd, or a hot lunch special. Eat…rinse…refill...repeat... Make a $5 refundable deposit and you’re all set. Bring your rinsed Ele-pail back and get a fresh…

Introducingthereusable Ele-Pail container

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Eat…rinse…refill...repeat... with our Elephants reusable food container.Make a $5 refundable deposit and you’re all set. Bring your rinsed Ele-pail back and get a fresh one to use again! Available at all Elephants locations. Check it out! --An environmentally-friendly alternative to disposable containers --Microwave safe for re-heating --BPA-free polypropylene plastic --Use it for soup, your favorite hot dish (mac-n-cheese, please), hot lunch specials,…

Catering Your Wedding: Buffet vs. Plated Receptions

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Your wedding reception will probably consume the largest portion of your budget as well as set the tone for your big day. You might be asking yourself, if a buffet style meal will save you money? Not necessarily, here are some pros and cons to a few of the most popular catering options available. The…

Corbett Bistro Dinner Special

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Join us any day from 3 p.m.- close to enjoy our Bistro Dinner Special! Just choose an entrée, two sides and enjoy: View our full menu here Choose and entrées Summer roasted chicken – 13 All-american meatloaf – 14 Pan fried salmon – 16.5 Grilled Steak – 16 Side Choices– Pick Two Kale caesar Sweet…

January NewsandSpecials

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Check out our January soup and Flying Elephants hot lunch specials. Plus, a new burger hits grill, a favorite pizza returns, the 1979 Heritage latte debuts, and Raclette Dinner Nights continue. Steven Smith Teamaker Heritage 1979 Latte We blend Steven Smith Teamaker's "Heritage" black tea (#1979, made for us by Steven Smith Teamaker) with cinnamon…

Raclette Cheese Dinner Nights

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The best pairing for cool nights? Hot cheese! Tuck into a traditional Swiss Raclette dinner on Thursdays at NW 22nd this January. We’ll crank up the raclette machine at 4:30pm and serve Reading Raclette, the famed American-made alpine cheese from Spring Brook Farms in Vermont. This hot, melty cheese will be poured all over some…

2020 Elephants Deli Soup Calendar

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We know you love our classics – Tomato Orange and Mama Leone’s – but make 2020 the year of soup, and check out our monthly specials. All of our soups are made daily in our kitchen with fresh vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, and legumes. This is where you will find most of our vegan…

December NewsandSpecials

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Elephants is your one-stop-shop this holiday season! From delicious homemade treats, one-of-a-kind candy and charcuterie and unique gifts for the whole family. Raclette dinner nights Tuck into a traditional Swiss Raclette dinner at NW 22nd every Thursday this December. We’ll crank up the raclette machine at 4:30 pm, and serve the melted Reading Raclette cheese…

Recipe: Gingerbread Old Fashioned

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Here’s a holiday twist on an old fashioned. Cheers! Gingerbread Old Fashioned Gingerbread Old Fashioned 2 ½ oz George Dickel Rye Whiskey ¾ oz Gingerbread Syrup 3x dashes Barrel Aged Bitters Swatch of Orange Peel Sugarplum (garnish) Build, stir in a glass with ice & strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with…

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