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Check out the 4 top spots in Riverside's University neighborhood

Check out the 4 top spots in Riverside's University neighborhood
Photo: The Sub Station/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on September 10, 2019.

Looking to uncover all that University has to offer? Get to know this Riverside neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a poke spot to a bakery.

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

1. Poke Bistro

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First up is Hawaiian spot Poke Bistro, which offers seafood and poke, situated at 3375 Iowa Ave., Suite K. With 4.5 stars out of 579 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

Stop by to customize a poke bowl with fillings like white rice, spicy salmon, yellowtail, seasoned seaweed, ginger, masago and more. 

2. Uncle Chuang's Bakery

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Uncle Chuang's Bakery is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 3740 Iowa Ave., Suite 109, 4.5 stars out of 287 reviews. 

The bakery offers freshly made bread, cookies, cakes, and pastries, as well as smoothies, tea and coffee. 

3. The Sub Station

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The Sub Station, a spot to score sandwiches and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 284 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3663 Canyon Crest Drive to see for yourself. 

The restaurant has been serving up "East Coast-style" sub sandwiches since 1972, according to its website. 

On the menu, you'll find sub sandwiches like cappocola and cheese, pastrami and cheese, chicken pesto sub, marinated cucumber and cheese, meatball sub and more. There's also soup and salads. 

4. Goodwin's Organics Cafe

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Check out Goodwin's Organics Cafe, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 220 reviews on Yelp. You can find the cafe, which offers juices, smoothies, coffee, tea and more, at 191 W. Big Springs Road. 

The cafe serves breakfast burritos, açaí bowls and roasted kale pizza, alongside pressed juices, spiced chai, smoothies and more. 


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