Need more salads in your life?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top salad spots in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.
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1. Flatbread Company
First on the list is Flatbread Company. Located at 72 Commercial St., the beer bar, which offers pizza, salads and more, is the highest-rated salad spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 564 reviews on Yelp.
Next up is West Bayside's Isa, situated at 79 Portland St. With 4.5 stars out of 218 reviews on Yelp, the brunch and traditional American spot, offering salads and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Maine Lobster Shack
Maine Lobster Shack, a spot to score seafood, sandwiches and salads, is another go-to, with four stars out of 109 Yelp reviews. Head over to 425 Fore St., Suite 500 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 reputation management and email marketing for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants grew to 65 per business on Saturdays, almost twice the average on Tuesdays.