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Portland's top 4 bookstores, ranked

Powell's City of Books | Photo: Brianna F./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 24, 2019.

Wondering where to find the best bookstores near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bookstores in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for bookstores.

1. Powell's City Of Books

photo: kerby h./yelp

Topping the list is Powell's City of Books. Located at 1005 W. Burnside St. in Pearl District, the bookstore, gift shop and used bookstore is the most popular bookstore in Portland, boasting five stars out of 4,073 reviews on Yelp. An additional location is locatedĀ at 3723 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.

2. Green Bean Books

root canal c./yelp

Vernon's Green Bean Books, located at 1600 N.E. Alberta St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bookstore, toy store and used bookstore five stars out of 37 reviews.

3. Books with Pictures

photo: tiffany t./yelp

Books with Pictures, a bookstore that offers comic books and more in Hosford-Abernethy, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 28 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1100 S.E. Division St., Suite 103 to see for yourself.

4. Powell's Books for Home and Garden

photo: santiago p./yelp

And then there's Powell's Books for Home and Garden, a Sunnyside favorite with 4.5 stars out of 54 reviews. Stop by 3747 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. to hit up the bookstore, gift shop and used bookstore next time the urge strikes.


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