Craving comfort food?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top comfort food outlets in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.
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1. Hot Suppa
First on the list is Hot Suppa. Located at 703 Congress St. in Parkside, the breakfast and brunch and traditional American spot, which offers comfort food and more, is the highest-rated comfort food spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 822 reviews on Yelp.
2. Figgy's Takeout & Catering
Next up is Parkside's Figgy's Takeout & Catering, situated at 722 B Congress St. With 4.5 stars out of 74 reviews on Yelp, the traditional American spot, which offers chicken wings and comfort food, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Miss Portland Diner
West Bayside's Miss Portland Diner, located at 140 Marginal Way, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the breakfast and brunch spot, which offers comfort food and sandwiches, four stars out of 156 reviews.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Saturdays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the Portland area, while Tuesdays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and direct response marketing for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants climbed to 65 per business on Saturdays, almost twice the average on Tuesdays.