The fact that it's named after the street on which it resides aptly illustrates the local appeal of 900 Wall in downtown Bend. But with it's fast growing popularity, the delightful restaurant might just transcend the local tag and it's not hard to see why. 900 Wall offers a superb menu of modern American specialties with chef Cliff Eslinger's unique takes with European influences. Locally sourced and organic ingredients is at the core of the food philosophy and the seasonally changing menu presents a good variation throughout. A large part of the restaurant's popularity can be attributed to the bar that has a following of its own. A selection of no less than 250 wines with 60 by the glass has wine lovers queuing up. It's not just in the numbers though, as it has garnered great accolades and awards including one from Wine Spectator. Going beyond wines, the bar's an excellent menu of creative and expertly mixed cocktails is a standout. The award-winning happy hour specials and promise great deals on food and drinks. Check website for more.
If you're craving ice-cream or just some good, old fashioned chocolate treat, then look no further than Goody's Chocolates & Ice Cream. This award winning store's downtown location slings ice-cream for a nominal price, making it a favorite among locals. Moreover, the colorful storefront with all the wares on displays further attracts passer-byes.
An amalgamation of an outdoor store, a cafe and an event center, Crow's Feet Commons has something for everyone. Aimed at providing the community with a space to interact, socialize and have fun, this spot taps into each individual's taste with a plethora of exciting events and activities. At the store one can purchase some of the sturdiest yet comfortable mountain and street bikes, as well as essential parts and gear. The cafe serves up a variety of freshly brewed coffee and tea, along with a handful of light snacks.
Specializing in breakfast and brunch preparations, McKay Cottage Restaurant is famous for its drool-worthy sticky buns, scones and cinnamon rolls. Lunch specials such as biscuit and gravy and Baja chicken hash, among others are also quite delicious.
Elevation Restaurant is an endeavor by Cascade Culinary Institute whereby the students of the institute prepare meals for the public. Come and enjoy completely organic meals which are made with ingredients from local farmer's markets by the chefs of tomorrow.
Ariana is helmed by Ariana Fernandez, Andres Fernandez, Glen Asti and Susan Asti. This charming Italian restaurant is one of the best in town. Nestled in a beautiful American Craftsman-style building, their menu has a delightful twist on classic fare. Using local seasonal ingredients that add flavor to their dishes, their food is simply sublime. Complement your meal with wine from their impressive list.