When you’re visiting an unbelievably gorgeous vacation destination like Bend, it might put you in the mood for experiencing only the best of what the area has to offer—right down to the most upscale of restaurants, perfect for a vacation date night or celebratory dinner. Read on below and learn about our recommendations for fine dining in Bend Oregon!
The Lodge Restaurant
An award-winning restaurant specializing in farm-to-table ingredients and meals, The Lodge Restaurant inside of Black Butte Ranch treats restaurant patrons not only to a flavorful array of upscale menu items, but also to a jaw-dropping view of the Cascade Mountains. A word of forewarning: you’ll have to take a bit of a trip to visit, as the restaurant is a forty-five-minute drive outside of downtown Bend.
Chanterelle Signature Dining
Nestled inside of the clubhouse at Pronghorn Resort just a half-hour drive from Bend, Chanterelle Signature Dining infuses its dining space with a rustic-chic ambiance. Marvel at the stunning views of the Cascades while enjoying the homey warmth of the floor-to-ceiling fireplace. Indulge your palate with crab hush puppies, truffle risotto, calamari schnitzel, crab louie, lamb ribs, filet mignon, and other decadent dishes. Pair your meal with a handcrafted cocktail or a glass of high-end wine. The restaurant is located just a half-hour outside of Bend.
Ariana Restaurant is an elegant upscale restaurant with a focus on New American cuisine with French and Italian influences. Located in the heart of downtown Bend, Ariana Restaurant treats diners to tantalizing appetizers like carpaccio, burrata, bone marrow, and smoked salmon tartare to whet your appetite. Then, choose from rich, indulgent entrees like lamb loin, rabbit, filet mignon, wild Oregon salmon, or the Chef’s Tasting Menu—a five-course meal handpicked by the chef. Finish with one of their decadent desserts and you won’t be disappointed.
The Blacksmith Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge
Enjoying a classy ambiance created from a brick exterior and interior details that would be at home in a high-class lodge, The Blacksmith is a cool and sophisticated place to treat your taste buds to a variety of flavors and cuisines. From steakhouse classics like Cajun beef medallions, chicken marsala, northwest ribeye, salmon, and wild halibut, to fresh and inventive dishes like Dungeness crab corn dogs, brined pork chops, tuna poke, and the Blacksmith signature tomahawk cut, The Blacksmith will be a treat for your senses.
Perhaps the most expensive restaurant in downtown Bend, Bos Taurus offers an incredible menu of a rare quality. Appetizers include items like roasted bone marrow, 24-hour pork cheeks, foie gras, and hamachi crudo. Steak options include two types of famously tender Japanese wagyu beef from Japan and Austrailia, as well as cuts sourced from American farms in Arizona, Illinois, and Colorado. Non-steak entrees include lamb rack, squid ink garganelli, and line-caught halibut. Bos Taurus also has an extensive wine and cocktail list.
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