Bend’s culinary scene is jam-packed with mouthwatering eateries ranging from food carts to fine dining, from sushi to hot wings. Naturally, members of the Visit Bend team make an effort to sample it all. Rough job, we know.
The following roundups have appeared on the Bend Buzz Blog and will give you a delectable taste test of some of the best dining and drinking experiences Bend has to offer.
It’s summer in a soft shell! Rounding up 11 spots for the tastiest fish tacos in Bend.
Looking for a good burger? Here are 12 of the best in town.
From north to south, here’s where to find great sushi in Bend.
Seven delicious gluten-free eats (even if you’re not gluten-intolerant).
Craving vegan and vegetarian options? Here are 10 of the city’s best meatless dishes.
Tipple without the tipsy: 13 tasty mocktails and booze-free sips:
The breakfast of champions: Where to find Bend’s best eggs benedict.
Seven bacon dishes you MUST try when you’re in Bend.
Nine great breakfast options for on-the-go eating.
Six tasty treats you MUST eat or drink when you’re in Bend.
Just wing it! Nine great spots for a hot wing fix in Bend.
Outdoor dining when it’s cold? Yes, that’s really a thing.
Feeling frisky? Here’s where to find meals with aphrodisiac ingredients in Bend.
The Deschutes runs through it: 11 spots for river view dining in Bend:
5 unexpectedly awesome spots to find great food in Bend.
How to plan the ultimate date night in Bend.
Happy happy joy joy! We’re rounding up some of the best happy hours in Bend.
A week’s worth of perfect lunches in Bend.
Oooey-gooey goodness: Bend’s best grilled cheese.
And here are a few oldies-but-goodies from our archives of past restaurant reviews:
A favorite date-night – or any night.
>> Range Restaurant and Bar at Brasada Ranch
Take in unforgettable views with a delicious dinner.
>> Broken Top Bottle Shop
Where healthy food and beer meet for a good time.
>> Pilot Butte Drive-In
Biggest burgers and breakfast in Bend.
>> Elevation at Cascade Culinary Institute
This student-operated restaurant is one of Bend’s hidden gems.
>> The Ranch House at Brasada
Gorgeous views and tasty food.
>> Cheapskates rejoice!
Our tips on finding lunch for $6 and less.
>> 10 below in the Oxford Hotel
Great food and drinks in a unique setting.
Great selection and scrumptious barbecue cuisine.
>> Trattoria Sbandatti
Heavenly, authentic Italian dining in Bend.
>> 900 Wall
Outstanding food, drink, and service in a comfortable Bend atmosphere.
>> Jackson’s Corner
A well-deserved locals’ favorite.
>> Jackalope Grill
Bend’ best-kept secret in fine dining.
>> Restaurant at Awbrey Glen
You don’t have to be a golfer to appreciate the food & views.
Spectacular river views paired with spectacular food.