Got a hankering for seafood?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top seafood sources in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.
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1. Eventide Oyster Company
First on the list is Eventide Oyster Company. Located at 86 Middle St., the spot to score seafood and more is the most popular seafood spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,893 reviews on Yelp.
2. Street & Co.
Next up is Street & Co., situated at 33 Wharf St. With 4.5 stars out of 1,269 reviews on Yelp, the New American and Mediterranean spot, offering seafood and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Old Port Sea Grill & Raw Bar
Old Port Sea Grill & Raw Bar, located at 93 Commercial St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bar, which offers seafood and more, four stars out of 249 reviews.
4. Miller Brothers Seafood
Brothers Seafood, a spot to score seafood and sandwiches in Deering Center, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 149 Yelp reviews. Head over to 849 Forest Ave. to see for yourself.
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 customer relationship management software and business analytics for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants grew to 65 per business on Saturdays, almost twice the average on Tuesdays.