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Best things to do in Hood River

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Brewery
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“For Portland Area go to the Woodstock Taproom at 4336 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland OR 97206. Disregard the Hood River Location, unless you want to drive there.”
68 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The BEST beer in Hood River, maybe Oregon and possibly the country. Seriously amazing stuff. And the food is top notch as well. Try the Kale salad and the French Fry Poutine, it's a game changer. Oh, and it's on the river!”
55 locals recommend
Café
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“This restaurant is right across from the waterfront playground and park. Go just before the dinner rush 5-6 pm if you have kids or jet lag, then play in the park afterward. ”
46 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great grocery store that is 3-4 minute drive from the house. If you like doughnuts, don't pass up their bakery, everything is from scratch and delicious. ”
37 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“In the summer it is a great place to sit outside and sip coffee in the morning or to meet friends for a cocktail and dinner.”
28 locals recommend
Bakery
“Pine street serves Nossa coffee (Portland roasted) and is the best spot for a fast, or grab and go breakfast. I am particularly fond of their cinnamon roll, unfrosted yet all the rolls are gooey-cinnamon perfection. ”
22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food and atmosphere! The chef is wonderful and it's right on Oak Street in Hood River.”
27 locals recommend
Park
“A hangout for locals and tourists. Stroll along the Columbia River and watch the kiteboarders and windsurfers on a windy day. Also good for biking or swimming. Get a beer at Pfriem afterward!”
26 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is place that started it all. Hood River's original brewery, and it has great food and possibly one of the best views. ”
29 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“It's a Safeway. All your supermarket needs, just at the bottom of the hill from my house. ”
16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“My wife and I met here - says it all. Great food, great people. Our kids go to school with Brian's kids. Local food, local ingredients, full bar, local draft beers and wine. Get the calamari! Plus there's the Underground Bar open late. $$-$$$”
23 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Two for Tuesdays from 5-9:30 pm. All entrees are buy one and get the 2nd free of equal or lesser value. No reservations needed. ”
20 locals recommend
Café
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“Great coffee and assortment of housemade pastries as well as a variety of breakfast and lunch options.”
18 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Is the coziest coffee shop around and a local favorite. Spacious seating makes this a good location for travelers who need WiFi and a quiet place to work, while simultaneously being the best place for families with young children. Dog River proudly serves Stumptown Coffee, has a $4.00 breakfast burrito and a play area for small children. ”
15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This amazing taqueria within walking distance has us visiting over and over again. During warmer months the patio is the place to be! The "Crazy Burrito" is our favorite dish.”
12 locals recommend
Food
“Next to a local clothing store, the heart of Hood River. Grab a scoop, whether you're a kid or not.”
16 locals recommend