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bike with a picnic basket in front of Elephants Delicatessen at NW 22nd

Happy August, Portland! Summer may look a little different this year, but Dining al fresco remains one of the simplest and truest summertime pleasures.

NEW! Al fresco entrées
We have five new entrées on our delivery.pick-up menu that are perfect for a picnic lunch or dinner.

-Bavette steak salad
-Tuna Niçoise salad
-Buttermilk fried chicken
-Hummus mezze
-Teriyaki salmon & maki

Order online for delivery or schedule an in-store/curbside pickup at NW 22nd S Corbett, or our Central Kitchen in SE Portland.

Breakfast sandwiches are back!

Egg sandwiches are back on the breakfast menu at all locations. You’ll want to enjoy them all day.We’re thinking bacon, cheddar, and Cholula sauce on our homemade ciabatta roll sounds like a good start to the day. You?

Just $5.00! Choose from bacon and cheese or veggie with hollandaise!

Bacon and vegetarian sandwiches available at all Elephants’s locations.

Order online for home.office delivery.

In the tureen: veggie soup

Catch the last week of our summer vegetable soup, filled with tomatoes, carrot, potatoes, onion, celery, turnips, garbanzo & lima beans, flavored with wine, thyme, basil, and a bit of fennel seed.

We have soup recipes! Like tomato orange, Indian spiced lentil, and Elephant’s Cure.

Custom picnic for two

Discover your new favorite picnic pairings! Our flagship location at NW 22nd Avenue creates lovely custom picnics. Or you can order one of our popular picnics. Our Season Picnic features cheesemonger’s choice of two cheese and charcuterie pairings, plus accoutrements and wine, including: Two gourmet cheeses Two artisan salamis Seasonal dried fruit Imported olives Marcona almonds, a fresh-baked Elephants baguette, and a bottle of white wine.

Makes a great gift, too! See our picnic and other gift boxes.




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