Looking to uncover all that East Deering has to offer? Get to know this Portland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a deli to a convenience store.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in East Deering, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Other Side Delicatessen
Topping the list is deli Other Side Delicatessen, which offers pizza, sandwiches and more. Located at 164 Veranda St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 57 reviews on Yelp.
2. Botto's Bakery
Botto's Bakery, a bakery that offers desserts and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 16 Yelp reviews. Head over to 550 Washington Ave. to see for yourself.
This dessert shop, which specializes in classic Italian sweets, just celebrated its 70th anniversary, according to NEWS CENTER Maine. On the menu, look for raspberry swirl cheesecakes, tiramisu and creamy ricotta pie.
3. Anania's Variety
Check out Anania's Variety, which has earned four stars out of 12 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score pizza and sandwiches at 606 Washington Ave.