Your guide to the 3 top spots in Portland's Sumner neighborhood

Your guide to the 3 top spots in Portland's Sumner neighborhood
Photo: Western Bikeworks/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 05, 2020.

Visiting Sumner, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Portland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a bike shop to a New American grill.

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

1. Western Bikeworks

Photo: Western Bikeworks/Yelp

Topping the list is bike shop and bike repair and maintenance spot Western Bikeworks. Located at 5741 N.E. 87th Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 131 reviews on Yelp. 

The e-commerce store, which started in 2003, opened its flagship store in 2011 and sells supplies in-store and online.

Yelper Carolyn J. wrote, "My favorite Portland bike shop. Service is excellent, friendly and no pressure. I test rode several hybrid bikes over a period of months and never experienced any pressure to make a decision."

2. Bike Tires Direct

Photo: Bike Tires Direct/Yelp

Next up is bike shop Bike Tires Direct, situated at 5741 N.E. 87th Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 42 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

The bike shop offers an assortment of gear and allows customers to earn purchase points. 

Yelper Daric G. wrote, "I've purchased tires, rims and many mechanical parts to replace or upgrade worn components. The customer service is great and they go beyond to make sure you get what you want. I always buy from them and I love that they price match."

3. Escape Bar & Grill

Photo: Susan O./Yelp

Escape Bar & Grill, a New American sports bar and karaoke spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 96 Yelp reviews. Head over to 9004 N.E. Sandy Blvd. to see for yourself. 

The bar serves up sandwiches, burgers and salads, as well as an assortment of finger foods — snack on fried pickles, mini corn dogs, spicy battered cauliflower and more. 

Stop by on Wednesdays and Saturdays for late-night karaoke. 

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.