Welcome to the Bend Magazine dining guide, featuring the best restaurants in Central Oregon. Use our online resource to guide your exploration of Central Oregon’s vibrant culinary scene. Discover a new restaurant, find what dishes and drinks our editors recommend and easily compare and contrast offerings based on our filters that allow you to sort by food type, location and other attributes like beer and wine offerings. The restaurant guide includes establishments that have been visited and vetted by our staff. Those with our editor’s pick symbol have been recognized as having attained notable excellence in customer experience and execution. Find great places to eat in Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Prineville, Madras and Maupin.
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Bo’s Falafel Bar offers a simple selection of Mediterranean bowls, sandwiches and snacks, with flavor profiles that are anything but simple. The kitchen doesn’t stop with falafels though; mornings start with handcrafted bagels that are equally satisfying.
Lady Bird Cultural Society in the Old Mill District serves simple, approachable dishes that let the seasonal and local ingredients shine. Wood-fired oysters, wood oven-roasted mussels, artisan pizzas and incredible desserts are just a few examples of what you can find on the menu.
Elixir Wine Group represents the finest family-owned wine estates around the world and have a tasting room in Bend. Enjoy a sip from the large portfolio of wines imported from Argentina, Chile, France, Italy, Mexico, Oregon, Portugal, Spain and Uruguay.
Tumalo Coffeehouse is a local cafe with new specialty drinks all the time. This is a popular spot for handmade pastries, breakfast sandwiches and coffee.
Faith Hope & Charity Vineyards is an expanse winery and event space located in Terrebonne. Enjoy a glass of locally produced wine while taking in the breathtaking views of Central Oregon.
The Good Drop Wine Shoppe in downtown Bend offers a wide selection of wines from all over the world. With vintages produced everywhere from Bordeaux, France to the Willamette Valley and everywhere in between there is always something new to try.
The Bledsoe Family Winery is a tasting room and wine bar in Bend. All of the wines are sustainability produced in the Walla Walla Valley.
Bread from Village Baker can be found in local stores in Central Oregon, but the cafe in Bend has a lot to offer. Visit the Village Baker cafe and try made-to-order sandwiches and pastries.
Looney Bean is a delightful cafe at the edge of Mirror Pond in Bend. Established in 1992, this is a popular place to grab coffee or a smoothie in the summer.
Located in Redmond, One Street Down is an eclectic cafe serving breakfast and lunch. This is a well-known spot for avocado toast or a fresh salad at lunchtime.
Sisters Bakery is located downtown and is known for its house-made sourdough bread. Head over to pick up delicious baked goods like cookies, muffins and croissants.
Sisters Coffee Company has two locations in Central Oregon: Bend and Sisters. In Bend’s Old Mill District, find signature pastries and coffee. At the cafe in Sisters, find an extended menu with breakfast and brunch options.
The Bend Wine Bar pours local handcrafted wines from grapes harvested in Oregon and Washington. The Bend location serves as a tasting room for The Winery at Manzanita, stop by to enjoy a glass or tasting flight.
550 SW Industrial Way #194, Bend
Terra Kitchen in Redmond offers coastal Mediterranean cuisine with seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms in Central Oregon. Some fan-favorite dishes found on the plant-forward menu include the mushroom pesto tartine, farm vegetable paella and gnocchi al forno.
Salud is a raw vegan cafe bringing healthy, delicious food to the community of Bend. Find everything from sweet potato nachos and breakfast burritos to tasty collard wraps and crunchy salads on the menu.Try the Rawkin’ Tacos with a five-spice walnut-based filling, shredded carrots, purple cabbage, red pepper, orange, mint and cilantro with a peanut ginger dipping sauce. It’s an explosion of colors, flavors, and crunch, packed with nutrients. Open for breakfast and lunch, Salud serves freshly pressed juices, smoothies, and smoothie bowls with house-made granola, fresh fruit and seeds, gluten-free sourdough toasts and Mill Fire seed bread with savory or sweet toppings. Salud’s vibrant dishes are proof that foods in their natural state, prepared properly and with purpose, are beautiful as well as nourishing.
In Bend, Kanona Cafe serves nutritious and nourishing food. Kanona Cafe is a popular spot for acai bowls, smoothies or a delicious cup of coffee.
The SweetEasy Co. in Sisters serves baked goods, coffee and ice cream. Perfect for a warm day, stop by The SweetEasy Co. to grab a milkshake or a sundae.
Sparrow Bakery is a breakfast spot in Bend’s North West Crossing neighborhood. There, find the bakery’s signature pastry, the Ocean Roll, and savory breakfasts such as a bacon breakfast sandwich.
Rockin’ Daves Bagel Bistro brings the people of Bend award-winning boiled bagels in 16 different flavors. While the bagels may be the main attraction, you won’t want to miss the delicious sandwiches, home-style soups, baked goods, espresso drinks, and baked goods all made in-house.
The Laughing Planet in Bend is the self-proclaimed rare intersection of fast and healthy food. The bowls, burritos, salads, soups, and smoothies serve up rich flavors right along with heart-healthy nutrients and a small carbon footprint.
Blissful Spoon is a cafe in Bend that serves breakfast and lunch. Popular for its evolving, season-based menu, the Blissful Spoon is committed to serving fresh, local ingredients.
Planker Sandwiches in downtown Bend makes hand-crafted sandwiches packed with flavor. This popular deli has sidewalk seating and a great menu of salads, soups and sandwiches making it the perfect spot for a lunch break.
Kefi Fast Fresh Mediterranean is a fast-casual Greek restaurant in Bend. Enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean with the customizable gyros, bowls and salads that the Kefi menu offers.
Active Culture in Bend is the perfect place to find quick, healthy and delicious food meant to fuel your mind and body. The menu uses organic ingredients, whole grains and local produce to craft delicious bowls, veggie burgers, burritos and more.
Josie K ‘s Deli and Kitchen is a delicatessen and specialty food store in downtown Sunriver. With a wide offering of deli sandwiches, pre-prepared meals, meats, beer, wine and custom-selected pantry staples this is a must-stop.
Bellatazza is a cafe known for its coffee and small bites. Located in downtown Bend, visitors can stop by to buy a bag of the popular espresso blend or try it in a handmade drink.
Life & Time is a free-range fast food eatery in Bend. With Life and Times bowls, wraps, burgers and more you no longer need to sacrifice real, healthy food for speed and convenience; you can have both here.
Bonta Gelato is a beloved artisan gelato shop in downtown Bend. Each small batch of gelato is crafted using only the best ingredients sourced from the Pacific Northwest.
The Dough Nut, located in midtown Bend, has been crafting delicious donuts from scratch seven days a week since 2012. The recipes reach back generations and the ingredients are of pristine quality.
Backporch Coffee Roasters serves locally-roasted coffee and tasty pastries at its three modern cafes in Bend. The founder was inspired to start the business after first roasting coffee on the back porch of his home.
Tastee Treet has been an iconic burger joint in Prineville for over fifty-eight years. The great burgers, hand-cut fries, old fashion shakes and ice cream will have you coming back again and again.
Goody’s in Bend and Sunriver has been a local favorite ice cream parlor since 1984. Swing by for a taste of the artisanal ice creams, chocolates and other goodies that Goody’s has to offer.
Ida’s Cupcake Cafe is a well-loved cupcake shop in Bend and Redmond. One bite of the moist and luscious cupcakes that come in various mouth-watering flavors will have you coming back again and again.
The Lakeside Bistro at Sister Black Butte Ranch offers fresh American cuisine in it’s light filled dining hall. Choose from a variety of delicious appetizers, salads, burgers and pizzas while enjoying a local beer or a glass of regional wine.
12934 Hawks Beard, Sisters |
Rancher Butcher Chef, or RBC, is a ranch-inspired butcher counter and dining room in Bend. RBC is on a mission to showcase the culinary versatility of the whole animal and to reinvigorate how Americans shop for and prepare beef.
Range Restaurant & Bar at Powell Butte’s Brasada Ranch offers fine dining with panoramic views. The menu features seasonal, farm-to-table dishes such as crispy Brussel sprouts, braised bison short ribs and mushroom Bolognese.
The Trailhead Grill at Pronghorn Resort is a family-friendly eatery offering fresh, pub-style favorites, microbrews and specialty cocktails. Outdoor and poolside seating is available for you to enjoy a freshly prepared salad or handcrafted pizza while lounging in the sun.
Baldy’s Barbeque has been awarded the best barbeque in Bend every year since its opening in 2005. With three locations Baldy’s offers mouthwatering pulled pork sandwiches, baby back ribs, and lots more to the communities of Bend and Redmond.
The Beach Hut Deli in downtown Bend offers hot and cold sandwiches along with amazing salads, soups, and appetizers. The lovely outdoor patio with fire pits makes Beach Hut Deli the perfect spot for a bite to eat with the whole family.
Toomies is located in the heart of downtown Bend and is well-known for authentic Thai cuisine. As the first Thai restaurant in Bend, Toomies is a popular spot for house specials such as the Crispy Fish or roasted duck.
With views of Bend’s Mirror Pond, Sen is a restaurant specializing in traditional Thai-style hot pot. From the owners of Wild Rose, Sen is known for their shareable House Hot Pot Set as well as their noodle soups.
Café Yumm! offers a delicious, casual dining experience at two locations in Bend. On the menu are nourishing bowls crafted with fresh and local ingredients and drizzled with the signature Yumm sauce.
Roam, located in downtown Bend’s Oxford Hotel, prepares breakfast, lunch and dinner with locally sourced ingredients. Appetizers, charcuterie, pasta dishes, and the freshest local seafood, meats, and produce can be paired with something off of the eclectic list of fine wines, craft beer, cocktails, and desserts.
Angeline’s Bakery in Sisters has both breakfast and lunch options. After twenty-five years, Angeline’s is popular for delicious desserts such as brownies, giant cookies and classic carrot cake.
Hardy’s is a small, all-American-style diner in Bend. Grab a seat and enjoy all of the mouthwatering hot-wings, hamburgers, tater tots and ice cream that the menu has to offer.
The Dawg House in Prineville offers a simple menu of burgers, sandwiches, and hot dogs. The tri tip dip sandwiches are a local favorite, which you can finish off with a refreshing ice cream cone.
318 NW Third St., Prineville | 541-447-2878
Dandy’s Drive-In of Bend has been serving burgers and shakes on roller skates since 1968. The juicy burgers, classic fries and thick milkshakes will be delivered straight to the car window for you to enjoy.
Croutons offers fast, casual, healthy food that combines freshness and flavor at its Bend location. All salads, soups and sandwiches are made to order and are a go-to lunch spot for locals.
Christie’s Kitchen offers an extensive menu of breakfast, brunch and lunch to the community of Redmond. From classic homestyle bacon and farm-fresh eggs to innovative vegan dishes, Christie’s is always striving to provide the best quality and the best service.
Boxwood Kitchen in Bend puts a modern take on the classic super club. Enjoy upscale comfort food and delicious drinks in a fun laidback atmosphere.
Currents at the Riverhouse is an upscale restaurant in Bend with riverfront views. Ingredients are fresh and locally sourced, the meals are mouthwatering and the cocktails are innovative.
Grace and Hammer serves authentic wood-fired pizza in a historic church building to the community of Redmond. When the church bell rings on Friday evenings, you’ll know it’s time to go grab a slice and a glass of wine.
Crosswater Grille is a family-friendly restaurant in Sunriver. The distinctive menu features New American cuisine prepared with the freshest and finest local ingredients available.
Greg’s Grill in Bend specializes in contemporary Northwest cuisine for the whole family to enjoy. Pair your entrée with a selection from the restaurant’s list of wines, beers, ciders, or craft cocktails as you take in the breathtaking views of the Deschutes river.
395 SW Powerhouse Drive, Bend | 541-382-2200
The Fold serves Neapolitan-style pizza to the community of Sunriver. And while pizza pies may be the cornerstone of their menu, it’s guaranteed that you’ll enjoy the brick oven appetizers, fresh salads and drinks as well.
Anthony’s Restaurant in Bend has gorgeous views of the Deschutes river and serves Pacific Northwest seafood. Sit on the patio and enjoy the seasonal produce, local wines and craft beers that Anthony’s also has on the menu.
The Owl’s Nest is a Sunriver bar with great drinks and quality food. Enjoy the gorgeous views of the golf course and Mount Bachelor as you unwind with a cocktail, beer or glass of wine.
Waypoint in Bend is a full-service bar from the folks at Bend Brewing Company. Enjoy eight taps of Bend Brewing beer, a thoughtfully curated wine list and a cocktail menu that rivals any in town.
921 NW Mount Washington Drive, Bend
Blondie’s Pizza has served home-baked pizzas, calzones, wraps and sandwiches to the Sunriver community since 1989. The menu is full of specialty pies as well as the option to build-your-own pizza.
Badlands Distillery & Tasting Room crafts traditional and artisan bourbon out of La Pine. You can try a unique selection of specialty spirits created with ingredients such as local honey, cinnamon, apple, coffee, and jalapeño, just to name a few.
51500 Highway 97, La Pine | 541-377-2231
Rapa Nui Tiki Bar in Bend offers freshly pressed cocktails and Asian fusion tapas. Be transported from the high desert to a tropical oasis as you sip on a mai tai and snack on Korean BBQ riblets.