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Things to do in Bend

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.
Shopping Centre
“Old Mill is an outdoor shopping mall with the epicenter being the Old Mill, which is now occupied by REI. You can shop, eat, wine taste, watch a movie or just stroll the Deschutes River. Path is stroller friendly. ”
  • 136 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Global cuisine with a unique menu in Bend. Great selection of a variety of different plates. Food is super flavorful. ”
  • 83 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Don't leave town without trying their famous farmhouse brew! It's simply Amazing! ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Brewery
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“There are two locations (East & West), both equally delicious! Bend is packed with local breweries and is a short drive from 7 Cottonwood. ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Deschutes Brewery is the grand-daddy of them all. Many of the brew-masters that founded breweries in Central Oregon got their start at Deschutes. They make some really great beers, and the food they serve at the pub is excellent as well.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Anytime we have friends or family visiting this is our #1 stop. Several bars, restaurants, soaking pool, secret rooms and hidden bars all situated at an old catholic school .... You will not get bored here! ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Cajun influenced American menu. Great wine list and full bar. In Downtown and always busy. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“One of the best breakfast/brunch spots in Bend. This place is very popular, so be prepared to wait if you go during peak brunch hours.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Café
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“Awesome beer selection and fantastic pizzas, sandwiches, pasta and salads. Northwest cuisine. Near downtown and Old Mill. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“A favorite breakfast and lunch space, check out one of their famous bloody mary's!”
  • 53 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“great 360 views of all the mountains around! start at the bottom below and hike to the top or drive up for a gorgeous sunset view! must see!”
  • 62 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Food cart pod with heated eating area. Heated benches and a fire. Gather with your fiends and Enjoy food, beer, wine, kombucha or a CBD drink. Fun for kids. Try Fricken Faco in the green restored 1960's double decker bus! Walking distance.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bakery
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“local favorite with amazing ocean rolls. you cannot visit bend without grabbing one to go!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Best breakfast in Bend and is just right down the road. They get very busy but the wait is worth it. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Huge brewery, restaurant and outdoor space. Great for families and big groups. Really good beers and food. If you are here for 4th of July, this is the place to enjoy yourself and watch the fireworks off Pilot Butte. Very close and will be a great view. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Wonderful and authentic Northern Thai cuisine. In Downtown and always busy. They do a great job.”
  • 50 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Shopping Centre
“Old Mill is an outdoor shopping mall with the epicenter being the Old Mill, which is now occupied by REI. You can shop, eat, wine taste, watch a movie or just stroll the Deschutes River. Path is stroller friendly. ”
  • 136 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Global cuisine with a unique menu in Bend. Great selection of a variety of different plates. Food is super flavorful. ”
  • 83 locals recommend
Brewery
“Don't leave town without trying their famous farmhouse brew! It's simply Amazing! ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Brewery
“There are two locations (East & West), both equally delicious! Bend is packed with local breweries and is a short drive from 7 Cottonwood. ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Brewery
“Deschutes Brewery is the grand-daddy of them all. Many of the brew-masters that founded breweries in Central Oregon got their start at Deschutes. They make some really great beers, and the food they serve at the pub is excellent as well.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Brewery
“Anytime we have friends or family visiting this is our #1 stop. Several bars, restaurants, soaking pool, secret rooms and hidden bars all situated at an old catholic school .... You will not get bored here! ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Lounge
“Cajun influenced American menu. Great wine list and full bar. In Downtown and always busy. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“One of the best breakfast/brunch spots in Bend. This place is very popular, so be prepared to wait if you go during peak brunch hours.”
  • 64 locals recommend

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