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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Brewery
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“Another fun brewery, just a little more than five minutes away. Inside and outside seating plus a cool observatory!”
  • 42 locals recommend
Market
“Local to Oregon grocery store featuring many local products, gifts, and wares on top of a great selection of groceries, beer, and wine. A bit pricier than grocery chains.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“A great Family style Tai experience with a unique flair for Northern Tai food. This is a popular first come first serve establishment with an expected wait for a table, worth the wait. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Park
“Iconic Park of Bend, connecting the neighborhoods with downtown. Plenty of open fields along the river for a causal day of hanging out.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Café
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“Locals' favorite for coffee with multiple locations throughout Bend. 2 locations on the westside, one drive through on the south side near deschutes river woods”
  • 31 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Bend is known for it’s exceptional craft brews and Deschutes is a great place to see where the magic happens. ”
  • 35 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!”
  • 33 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
Theatre
“The Tower Theater is an historical landmark in Bend offering music and culture year round. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Delicious Mexican-American fusion. They also have wonderful, in-house margaritas!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Cool spot and great food and beer is outstanding. Thursday is locals day, $3 pints and $7 growler fills all day.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best clam chowder and fried fish tacos in Bend! They have a unique variety of burritos as well, including their Fettuccine burrito. Tuesday’s they offer $8 buckets of 5 16oz beer! ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great food, great beer and located on the river front. Large grass area for kids to run around or lawn games to be played. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“High quality fine dining. Reservations needed except at their bar. They take walk-ins only at the bar.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Delicious tacos and a great happy hour. It is in Bend, about a 20-25 minute drive from the Chalet but worth it.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Cinema
“The Regal Summer Movie Express is a great way to enjoy a morning movie with other families at a great price. This summer enjoy $1 movies on Tuesday and Wednesdays at 10am (June -August). Pick a hot day, pack up the kids and watch a kid’s movie in an air conditioned theater at Regal Cinemas with a large tub of popcorn. Movies run Tuesdays and Wednesdays. ”
  • 13 locals recommend