Portland's 3 favorite bakeries (that won't break the bank)

Portland's 3 favorite bakeries (that won't break the bank)
Ken's Artisan Bakery | Photo: Audrey H./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 28, 2020.

Looking to try the best bakeries in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bakeries in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. Ken's Artisan Bakery

photo: d w./yelp

Topping the list is Ken's Artisan Bakery. Located at 338 N.W. 21st Ave. in Northwest, the bakery and cafe, which offers croissants and more, is the highest-rated cheap bakery in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 744 reviews on Yelp.

Yelper Lori N. wrote, "What a treasure! The employees here are friendly, professional and efficient. The Oregon croissant, morning bun, vegetable quiche and ham sandwich are delicious."

2. Back To Eden Bakery

photo: Patrick w./yelp

Next up is Concordia's Back to Eden Bakery, situated at 2217 N.E. Alberta St. With 4.5 stars out of 694 reviews on Yelp, the bakery and cafe has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option. 

Yelper Lobelia T. wrote, "This is my favorite bakery in Portland — it's not only completely vegan but also completely gluten-free and succeeds in making the tastiest and prettiest pastries. There's also quite a variety — cupcakes, whoopie pies, little cakes and pies, cookies and baked doughnuts."

3. Tienda Santa Cruz

photo: cheng-tsung l./yelp

Tienda Santa Cruz, a Mexican bakery and eatery in St. Johns, is another much-loved, budget-friendly go-to with 4.5 stars out of 446 Yelp reviews. Head over to 8630 N. Lombard St. to see for yourself. 

Yelper Henry V. noted, "This place is definitely a gem. Real Mexican food flavors here. Plus it's attached to a store where you can get your Mexican candy and bread fix too."

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