Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Portland's Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood

Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Portland's Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood
Hopworks Urban Brewery | Photo: Joel E./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 17, 2020.

Looking to uncover all that Creston-Kenilworth has to offer? Get to know this Portland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a brewery to a bike shop.

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

1. Hopworks Urban Brewery

Photo: Hopworks Urban Brewery/Yelp

Topping the list is brewery Hopworks Urban Brewery, which offers pizza, burgers and more. Located at 2944 S.E. Powell Blvd., it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 1,109 reviews on Yelp.

Hopworks Urban Brewery is keeping it green, using sustainably sourced ingredients, recyclable packaging and energy-saving production methods; and the brewery is primarily composed of reused and recycled materials. 

On the menu, look for starters like the zucchini skins filled with Beyond Burger meat and topped with cheddar cheese, pico de gallo and sour cream. This spot also offers an assortment of burgers, pizzas and calzones. 

On tap, the brewery serves up a variety of local beers, including the Robot Panda, a fruity IPA with notes of spruce and Meyer lemon. You can also order a keg to go. 

2. Cynergy E-bikes

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Next up is bike shop Cynergy E-Bikes, which offers repairs and rentals. It's situated at 3838 S.E. Powell Blvd., and with five stars out of 43 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

The shop, which was established in 2013, specializes in electrical bikes, offering a number of makes for a variety of lifestyles. It also provides one-on-one training and test rides before purchase. 

3. Jojo

Photo: Steve N./Yelp

Food truck Jojo is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 3582 S.E. Powell Blvd., 4.5 stars out of 106 reviews.

The fried chicken spot serves up an assortment of sandwiches, including the fried chicken melt with American and cheddar cheese, Crystal Hot Sauce, house ranch and coleslaw on butter-toasted shokupan. When it comes to sides, look for Dijon and dill potato salad and spicy Thai brussels sprouts. 

4. Yoko's Japanese Restaurant

Photo: Audrey M./Yelp

Yoko's Japanese Restaurant, a sushi bar and Japanese spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 369 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2878 S.E. Gladstone St. to see for yourself.

The menu features such appetizers as halibut tempura, steamed edamame and crispy soft shell crab with ponzu sauce. There's also an assortment of sashimi and salad on the menu, as well as mochi ice cream. 

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