Spending time in Ocean Avenue? Get to know this Portland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a coffee shop and bakery to an Italian bistro.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Ocean Avenue, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Little Woodfords
First is Little Woodfords, a spot to score coffee and tea, situated at 643 Forest Ave. With five stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
On the menu, look for Vivid Coffee, a Vermont-based roaster, along with cookies, scones and egg sandwiches.
2. The Bayou Kitchen
Breakfast, brunch and Cajun spot The Bayou Kitchen is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 543 Deering Ave., four stars out of 177 reviews.
The spot was named one of the top 50 places for brunch in Greater Portland by the Portland Press Herald. On the menu, look for buttermilk pancakes, burgers and Cajun dishes like jambalaya and chicken and sausage gumbo.
Finally, Tipo, a cocktail bar and Italian spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 86 Yelp reviews. Head over to 182 Ocean Ave. to see for yourself.