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Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Portland's Pearl District neighborhood

Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Portland's Pearl District neighborhood
Andina Restaurant | Photo: Anne S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on July 05, 2019.

Looking to uncover all that Pearl District has to offer? Get to know this Portland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a bookstore to a tea shop.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Pearl District, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Powell's City Of Books

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Topping the list is bookstore and gift shop Powell's City of Books. Located at 1005 W. Burnside St., it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 4,087 reviews on Yelp. Find new and old book titles at this popular book shop, which has nine color-coded rooms filled with over a million books.

2. Ovation Coffee & Tea

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Next up is breakfast and brunch, gluten-free and coffee and tea spot Ovation Coffee & Tea, situated at 941 N.W. Overton St. With five stars out of 643 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. On the menu, look for drip coffee, espresso beverages, Moroccan teas, breakfast biscuits and ice cream.

3. Andina Restaurant

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Wine bar, tapas bar and Peruvian spot Andina Restaurant is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1314 N.W. Glisan St., 4.5 stars out of 2,856 reviews. Stop by for meat empanadas, tamales, fish ceviche and more. A variety of specialty cocktails, like the Pisco Sour with lime juice, sugar and egg whites, are also available.

4. Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House

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Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House, a brewpub and traditional American spot that offers tapas and more, is another high-traffic neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 2,897 Yelp reviews. Head over to 210 N.W. 11th Ave. to see for yourself. Its signature offering is the Black Butte Whiskey, which is available in three varieties. It also serves up a variety of pub fare, including garlic fries, an elk burger and marionberry cobbler.

5. Mediterranean Exploration Company

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And then there's Mediterranean Exploration Company, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 685 reviews. Stop by 333 N.W. 13th Ave. to hit up the Mediterranean spot next time you're in the neighborhood. Stop by for house-made bread, Greek lamb chops, kebabs, falafel and more.


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