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Sellwood

Address: SE 13th Ave & SE Miller St, Portland, OR 97202 (Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League)
Phone Number: 503-823-2223
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Ranked #5 of 58 Shopping in Portland
Type: Neighborhoods, Antique Shops, Shopping
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: Neighborhood with a pleasant, small shopping area with dozens of antique shops.

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Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Nice place but really easy to get dirt in your shoes. I go there for tennis class. And next that is a circit and swimming class! Nice sunny place for your kid to learn out doors!

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Bellingham, Washington
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292 reviews 292 reviews
65 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Sellwood is just "okay" and not anything special really.I wasn't impressed. Yes there are coffee shops and boutiques and antiques and thrift stores.And so ? What is different about that ?It has a library, some bars and restaurants, lots of places do. Other neighborhood areas of Vancouver BC, Bellingham, Seattle, Olympia, Victoria have the same exact thing.There is nothing which... More

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Helena, MT
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488 reviews 488 reviews
157 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We are from out of state and an architect friend from Portland turned us on to this neighborhood many years ago. Taking us over the Sellwood bridge. We loved the 100 or so antique shops. We even had some Mission style furniture made for us by a craftsman there. Always fun and several good places to eat.

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Seattle, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Needing to waste time I decided to go by. The actual road with all the antique shops, restaurants and old town views makes it worth the trip. The antique stores were decently priced and some will let you barter with them, within reason. It's nice to be able to take walk down the street, grab a sandwich from the bakery... More

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Portland, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Sellwood used to be its own little town, and in most ways, it still feels like that. It's a neighborhood you don't even need a car in. Great shops, great grocers, great restaurants, wonderful parks, near the river, bike-friendly, and really lovely little homes. It's the neighborhood I wished I lived in.

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Portland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Lots of antique/thrift shops that take one back to yesteryears. It's a funky little area with some off beat things to see. Fat Albert's for breakfast is a must. There are only a few tables so you will probably have to wait, but the food is worth it. Forget about counting calories that day and enjoy the meal.

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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Have been spending quite a bit of time in Sellwood lately, unique shops and great restaurants. A nice way to spend a Sunday, walking through the neighborhoods!

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Worcester, England
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109 reviews 109 reviews
25 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Sellwood is well worth a visit, with it's selection of antique shops; cafe's; river parks etc. It is a lovely neighbourhood, and a leisurely cycle ride along the cycleway from Portland city centre.

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Portland, Oregon
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453 reviews 453 reviews
69 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is a pretty neighborhood with carefully crafted new homes inserted between historic homes. It borders the east side of the Willamette River, and there's a nice park along the river. Lots of trees and many antique shops dot the area. Bicyclists are common. I like walking through the neighborhood.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Charm! Nothing says quiet strolls, antiquing and window shopping like Sellwood. Add in great coffee shops, the Columbia Outlet store, a Multnomah Library branch and, of course, New Seasons and you've got the perfect Sunday brunch and afternoon planned.

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