“This location, though small, is one of my favorite go-to pot shops.
The customer service is excellent. There's always someone at the front desk, so there's never a check-in wait. If other customers are in the back, there are chairs in the waiting room (one would think this to be kinda important in a waiting room, but some other shop owners don't seem to know that).
But it's the service and knowledge of the budtenders (and product quality) that puts this place over the top. The 'tenders are extremely helpful and knowledgeable, and there's never a sense that you're being rushed through so the 'tenders can crank out volume. I really like the quality of their flower, though there are lots of other products here, as well.
On my last trip I wanted a sativa or hybrid that was extremely cerebral, but with a body touch. I'd had Gorilla Glue before, but the great budtender (whose name I don't recall, sadly) suggested I get some Purple Nurf to blend the Glue with. I'd not tried the Nurf before, but got it--and love the blend! (I'm moving away from the Glue, but that's another story.)
Like a lot of area shops, you may have a hard time finding some of the great strains here, like Durban Poison (not that it isn't carried here, just not very often). Fortunately, what is here is fabulous, and sold by friendly and helpful folks who know their products.”
This is a wonderful review @PDXBlack_Pearl! Thank you for taking the time to write it. We really enjoy our team of budtenders at the shop as well and work hard to make sure they are educated. We apologize we haven't had our Durban Poison in a while but will have some great new strains in rotation soon. Follow us @Leafly for more info :)
“Great Quality Flower for a great budget price! friendly Bud Tenders and a awesome rewards card which builds U up points for every Dollar you spent ! Example: $1=1seed. also at the heart off Portland in the Hollywood district off of N.E. Sandy Blvd!”
“I go out of my way to go to Silver Stem every time I need to shop. I've been to quite a few other recreational stores and dispensaries in the Portland area, and no other business has beat SS on service, quality and variety of flower, and a nice, cozy, friendly and welcoming environment. No overbearing hipsters or pretentiousness here. They treat all customers, from newbies to pros, with respect and that is incredibly important to me. I highly recommend them!”