Visiting Rosemont, 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 sandwich shop to a grocery store.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Rosemont, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. The Local Press
Topping the list is The Local Press. Located at 276 Woodford St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 116 reviews on Yelp.
The popular cafe serves up sandwiches, soups and sweet treats. Menu standouts include the Beacon Street panini (oven gold turkey with avocado, tomato, red onion, hot pepper relish, provolone and mayo), the Good Fella (prosciutto, ham, roasted red pepper, tomato, lettuce, mozzarella and hot pepper relish) and the Old Fashioned panini (prosciutto, ham, tomato, romaine, pickles and hot pepper relish). Grab a rootbeer float to wash it all down. Check out the full menu here.
2. JP's Bistro
Next up is Italian and traditional American spot JP's Bistro, situated at 496 Woodford St. With 4.5 stars out of 107 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
Yelpers recommend securing reservations early for JP's Bistro, which features large portions of Italian staples like pasta, seafood, chicken and steak. From the menu, try the asparagus risotto with mushroom dusted scallops, the seafood marinara (jumbo shrimp, sea scallops, haddock and baby clams served with linguine) or the eggplant napoleon (layers of eggplant sandwiched with vegetable ricotta filling, tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella).
3. Rosemont Market & Bakery
Butcher, bakery and grocery store Rosemont Market & Bakery is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 580 Brighton Ave., 4.5 stars out of 44 reviews.
This local grocery chain has six Portland-area locations. The market side offers produce, wine, fish, meat, cheese, grains and more. The bakery side serves up house-made bread, coffee, pastries and a rotating menu that is posted weekly. Look for options like alfredo primavera, chicken pot pie and meatloaf. There are also vegetarian and vegan-friendly items offered every day. Check out this week's menu here.