Garden Room

A unique intimate space for any occasion…from glittering elegance to relaxed & cozy.

Host an Event at Elephants

See our Spring/Summer menu for events after March 1st.


Welcome to the Garden Room at Elephants Delicatessen, the perfect location for your next event! Our unique dining space is available for private events seven days a week, including any level of service -  from casual get togethers to full service affairs.

We have a delectable selection of Executive Chef Scott Weaver's menu packages that include all the elements needed for your next meeting or celebration. We work to make each event as effortless as possible for you and your guests. Please contact us today to discuss your next event in detail!

Carol Sawyer, Event Manager
48-54 seated, 75 standing
  • Garden Room Virtual Tour


Quick Facts about our Garden Room

  • Retractable roof
  • Distinctive brick fireplace
  • Custom linens available
  • Fresh Flower arrangements
  • Audio visual equipment rental available
  • Professional event planning services
  • Full service beverage selection
  • On-site parking



What is the capacity of the room? 

The Garden Room accommodates up to 48 seated guests and 75 for a standing reception.

Is there a room rental fee? 

There is no rental fee when reaching the applicable purchase minimum listed below.
$800 minimum purchase for Sunday through Thursday any time of day and Fridays if ending by 4:00pm
$1500 minimum purchase requirement Friday and Saturday evenings after 4:00 pm
$2000 minimum purchase requirement for Friday and Saturday evenings after 4:00 pm in December

What is included in your suggested menus featuring “Per Guest” prices?

Package prices are based on a minimum attendance of 20 guests and include; tables, chairs, linens, china, flatware and use of our house flower arrangements.

Am I able to create my own menu?

Of course! Let us know your favorite Elephants dishes, and we will create a custom estimate for you!  When selecting a custom menu the rental items listed above are billed in addition to your selected menu.

How are your menus served?

From stationary buffets to formal plated dinners, we are able to accommodate any combination of service for your event!

What about beverages?

Our beverage options are located on page seven of our seasonal packet and features local and regional selections.  Hosted and non-hosted arrangements avaialable anjd special orders are always welcome! 

What about staffing?

Staffing is billed by the hour @ $25 per hour/per person.  All events in the Garden Room require a minimum of one staff member in attendance arriving for set-up approximately two hours prior to scheduled event start and remaining one hour past event closing for clean-up.

Are there any additional charges or fees?

An 18% service charge (gratuity) is added to all food and beverage selections. Additional labor charges apply to events booked after store closing and for events requesting alcohol service.

What is the décor of the room?

The Garden Room boasts a beautiful corner gas fireplace to warm the space on cool days and a unique retractable roof with a view of the sky in the summer!

What about table arrangements?

Many table configurations are possible to maximize use of the space. We are available to create a custom table set to accommodate your event needs.

Is there music in the room?

Yes, we have an MP3 dock that you may use to feature your own selection of songs, or take advantage of our seasonal selections.

Do you have any Audio Visual equipment?

We have a full list of audio visual rental equipment to choose from. Current options and rental prices available upon request.

What about parking? 

We have 45 onsite parking spaces that are shared with our retail store.  In addition to metered and non-metered street parking we are accessible via transit on the TriMet bus line #20 & PGE Park Max Station.
Carpooling is strongly encouraged!

What is needed to book the room? 

A signed contract and security deposit in the amount of 50% of the applicable purchase minimum is required to secure your reservation. Please call today for availability!

Do you have any photos of the space? 

Check out our photo gallery on the tab next to this one.
Please feel free to contact our Event Coordinator at any time with additional questions or to request an estimate!



Fireside Dinners with Elephants

Join your host, Chef Scott Weaver, for affordable elegant dining in our Private Garden Room on select Monday evenings. Enjoy four course dinners by the fireplace or under the evening sky with friends and family. Beer, wine and cocktails also available. Please call 503.299.6304 or email for reservations.


Owen Roe Winemaker's Dinner

Thursday, March 26, at 6:30pm-9:00pm
Location: NW 22nd Ave

We are thriiled to welcome back the always knowledgeable and hilarious Garret Plocher of Owen Roe Winery to share stories and pour four standout vintages. Executive Chef Scott Weaver will present a four-course meal to compliment the terroir of each bottling. More details coming soon!


Red Ridge Wine and Olive Oil Dinner

Thursday, April 16, at 6:30pm-9:00pm
Location: NW 22nd Ave

Journey to the heart of Oregon wine--and olive oil--country! Join us for a four-course meal designed to showcase Durant wines and oils from Oregon's own Oregon Olive Mill. More details coming soon.

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What our customers are saying

NW 22nd

"If you are looking for someplace to take out-of-town guests...I would recommend this place...once again, the food is great. The staff is friendly, the atmosphere is laid back and cool. All in all, it is hard to go wrong here."

-- Mike R., Portland , OR ~ via Yelp

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