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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.

Shopping Centre
“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
Brewery
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“A favorite locals beer. Food trucks, lawn area and occasional live music are a plus.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Yum! Just plain Yum! If your a meat eater you won’t fin it there but you should still try!”
  • 79 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
Breakfast Spot
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“A favorite breakfast and lunch space, check out one of their famous bloody mary's!”
  • 53 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Voted Bend's best breakfast more years in a row than anyone can count. Awesome for lunch, too (no dinner service)”
  • 54 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Pilot Butte State Park - a 15 minute drive to the other side of town, hard to believe this is right in our backyard. A simple walk/hike with 360* views of the area. Do not miss this! ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place to meet with friends. A handful of food trucks to choose from and a central lounge area to sip your favorite frosty beverage. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Because: Ocean Rolls. Everything else they make, bake, pour, and/or serve there is almost as good. They also have a location in Northwest Crossing (west side).”
  • 57 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
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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