Wondering where to find the best cheese shops near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top cheese shops in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for cheese shops.
November is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Portland area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM for small business and email marketing for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Portland-area food and beverage shops rose to $23 for the metro area in November of last year, second only to December with an average of $26, and 10% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Cabot Farmers' Annex
First on the list is Cabot Farmers' Annex. Located at 163 Commercial St., the cheese shop is the highest-rated cheese shop in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 37 reviews on Yelp.
2. Browne Trading Market
Next up is Browne Trading Market, situated at 262 Commercial St. With 4.5 stars out of 16 reviews on Yelp, the seafood market, cheese shop and wine tasting room has proven to be a local favorite.
3. The Cheese Shop Of Portland
East End's The Cheese Shop Of Portland, located at 93 Washington Ave., Unit 1, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheese shop, which offers sandwiches, beer, wine and spirits and more, 4.5 stars out of 10 reviews.