Explore the 4 top spots in Portland's Oakdale neighborhood

02 July 2019
Rose Foods

Rose Foods | Photo: Hannah T./Yelp

Visiting Oakdale, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Portland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a bar and traditional American spot to a pizza joint.

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

1. The Great Lost Bear

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Topping the list is bar, traditional American and vegetarian spot The Great Lost Bear. Located at 540 Forest Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 484 reviews on Yelp.

This spot, which debuted in 1979, celebrated its 40th anniversary this month, according to the Portland Press Herald. On the menu, look for a mix of nachos, wings, burgers and sandwiches. 

2. Rose Foods

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Deli Rose Foods, which offers bagels and sandwiches, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 428 Forest Ave., four stars out of 104 reviews. 

On the menu, expect a wide selection of bagel options, along with matzo ball soup and corned beef sandwiches. 

3. The Proper Cup

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The Proper Cup, a coffee and tea spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 28 Yelp reviews. Head over to 500 Forest Ave. to see for yourself.

Look for brews like drip coffee, lattes and espresso. 

4. Leonardo's Pizza

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Check out Leonardo's Pizza, which has earned four stars out of 85 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Italian and pizza spot at 415 Forest Ave. 

This spot also boasts two locations in Vermont, according to its website. Expect to find pizza, chicken wings, salads and more on its menu. Look for the chicken pie topped with basil pesto nut sauce. 

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