Check out the 3 top spots in Portland's Valley Street neighborhood

05 July 2019
The Holy Donut

The Holy Donut | Photo: Laresa M./Yelp

Looking to uncover all that Valley Street has to offer? Get to know this Portland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a doughnut shop to a barbecue joint.

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

1. The Holy Donut

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Topping the list is The Holy Donut, a spot to score doughnuts and more. Located at 194 Park Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 458 reviews on Yelp. 

Look for doughnuts in flavors of fresh lemon, coffee cake and toasted coconut, topped with a milk glaze.

2. Saeng Thai House

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Next up is Thai and Asian fusion spot Saeng Thai House, situated at 921 Congress St. With 4.5 stars out of 176 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

On the menu, look for Thai chicken dumplings, noodles, stir-fried vegetable dishes and more. 

3. Salvage BBQ

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Barbecue spot Salvage BBQ is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 919 Congress St., four stars out of 298 reviews.

In 2016, this spot was named one of New England's best barbecue restaurants by Boston Magazine. On the menu, look for St. Louis-style ribs, barbecue chicken and brisket sandwiches. 

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