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Top recommendations from locals

Shopping Mall
“The Old mill district has lots to do. Rather you are interested in a little shopping, happy hours, movies, or just walking along the river. ”
  • 131 locals recommend
Museum
“I love the outdoor exhibits...especially the river otters (try to coordinate when they are feeding them) but there are also interesting exhibits inside! 15 minutes south on Highway 97!”
  • 96 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A favorite locals beer. Food trucks, lawn area and occasional live music are a plus.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Brewery
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“10 Barrel has everything you’re looking for when visiting a craft brewery in Bend. There are so many to choose from in Bend, but locals will always suggest 10 Barrel. Family and dog friendly. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great beer and food. It's in downtown Bend, so it's fun to walk around town before or after as well.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Brewery
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“For a unique experience, with lots to discover, and enjoy ...this is a must visit! Basically a compound of restaurants, themed bars (indoor/outdoor), a Pub Theater, Turkish Soaking Pool, Cigar bar, Secret rooms/*bars, good food, craft beers and cocktails etc etc etc.... *Ask about the Broom Room”
  • 90 locals recommend
Café
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“A local favorite nestled in a cute neighborhood. Counter service with great food and a large refrigerator case with a large selection of beers to go.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great place for breakfast -- but you better get there early. It does get quite busy.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Lounge
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“A higher end restaurant with amazing food, and a bustling atmosphere. This place is casual to dressed-up, great for couples on a night out, or a family/group outing. A diversified menu, that leans towards a Cajun theme. This is a moderate to expensive venture. Reservations are suggested. ”
  • 73 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Go see your favorite musicians! Check the website for dates and tickets. Many locals will take their kayaks/canoes and sit on the Deschutes River outside of the Amphitheater to catch the sound waves! ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Really great beer and also great food! In the summer, they often have something going on outside on the weekends. The wings are the best in Bend. The fried chicken thighs (winter menu only) are also the greatest!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bar
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“They have the best salmon cob salad in town. Also steak salad! Lots of beers to pick from ...it’s Bend!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bar
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“That is a strange photo, but Kebaba is truly awesome. You can get hummus, salmon skewers, falafel, or a rice bowl. This is a mellow spot with very affordable, delicious food. Try the baklava!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great atmosphere with great brew and amazing food carts. Kid and Dog friendly. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A local treasure. Great Happy Hour. Summer patio sessions are a real treat on the river. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Delicious Mexican-American fusion. They also have wonderful, in-house margaritas!”
  • 25 locals recommend