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Best things to do in Bend

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.

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
Market
“Terrific prepared food options in addition to a full service grocery store. High quality selection. ”
31 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
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
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
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
Theatre
“The Tower Theater is an historical landmark in Bend offering music and culture year round. ”
28 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
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
Grocery Store
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“Great thing about about Safeway, they are the same everywhere! So if thats your jam we have you covered. ”
17 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
Tapas Restaurant
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“Delicious Mexican-American fusion. They also have wonderful, in-house margaritas!”
25 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
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
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
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. ”
30 locals recommend