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Portland's 4 best spots to score desserts on the cheap

Portland's 4 best spots to score desserts on the cheap
Dairy Hill Ice Cream | Photo: Abby J./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 06, 2020.

Got a hankering for desserts?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable dessert hot spots in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. Dairy Hill Ice Cream

Photo: Dairy Hill Ice Cream/Yelp

Topping the list is Dairy Hill Ice Cream. Located at 6352 S.W. Capitol Highway in Hillsdale, the bakery, which offers ice cream and cakes, is the highest-rated cheap dessert spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 57 reviews on Yelp.

Stop by to dig into banana splits, ice cream shakes and handmade ice cream served in waffle bowls.  

2. The Pie Spot

photo: patti f./yelp

Next up is Kerns's The Pie Spot, situated at 521 N.E. 24th Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 468 reviews on Yelp, the cafe, which offers an assortment of desserts, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.

In addition to cinnamon rolls and specialty cookies, this spot crafts numerous flavors of pies, handmade with local ingredients. 

3. Ruby Jewel

photo: connie l./yelp

Ruby Jewel, a downtown spot to score ice cream, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 742 Yelp reviews. Head over to 428 S.W. 12th Ave. to see for yourself.

Enjoy handmade, small-batch ice cream in flavors like Oregon strawberry, caramelized coffee and honey lavender. The tasty treat can be served in a cup, cone or in between two cookies. 

4. Revolución Coffee House

Photo: Valeria G./Yelp

Downtown, check out Revolución Coffee House, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 175 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the cafe, which offers coffee and pastries, by heading over to 1432 S.W. Sixth Ave.

The cafe offers Mexican-inspired coffees, alongside butter cookies, rice pudding, flan and both sweet and savory tamales. 

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