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“Great Sunriver Restaurant”
Review of South Bend Bistro

South Bend Bistro
Ranked #5 of 27 Restaurants in Sunriver
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$40
Cuisines: French, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Rustic farm-to-table Pacific Northwest cuisine served in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere by our warm and professional staff. Please see our website for the most current menu.
Atlanta, Georgia
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great Sunriver Restaurant”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This restaurant was recommended so we reviewed the menu and wanted to try. It is a small restaurant so reservations are a must. We went at 6pm and were seated immediately on a Saturday night. We sat outside even though it was cool. I ordered the special Pan Seared Halibut and my husband had the beef tenderloin. We started with a salad which was small and ok but nothing extraordinary. The entree was a different story! Superbly incredible! I was worried about the food getting cool in the cool weather but the entrees were delivered hot and delicious. Truly my halibut was better than I hoped. My husband's tenderloin was so tender he could cut it with a fork. The accompanying whipped potatoes and asparagus and broccoli were perfect. The staff was attentive/excellent. This was our most enjoyable meal while spending a week in Sunriver. The prices were spot on for what we had! Loved this restaurant and the dinner we had!

  • Visited June 2014
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5 Thank Kathy W
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Sunriver OR
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

South Bend Bistro serves some of the absolute best food in Central Oregon. Be sure to get reservations as this small bistro fills up fast

Visited May 2014
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5 Thank Erdut
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Vista, California
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Must Do”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

The menu is fresh and fantastic, cozy atmosphere, shouldn't pass up a chance to try it. And the owners are both Chef and Server, so you know they will make sure you are having a great time.

Visited June 2014
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4 Thank Lisa G
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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Romantic Diner Date”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We wanted a nice evening out and South Bend Bistro delivered. The cocktails were great, tuna tar tar appetizer was outstanding; small pear salad and Caesar salad were each delightful; pan fried Halibut was perfectly cooked, and duck breast was melt-in-your-mouth sweetly satisfying.

Deserts were delicious. We brought our own bottle of wine; corkage was $15 - a good value. Friendly, courteous, fast service. You won't be disappointed coming here without driving all the way to Bend for a fine meal.

Visited May 2014
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4 Thank John R
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A Sunriver gem!”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We had an excellent meal served by friendly, attentive staff in a charming atmosphere The South Bend Bistro is a nice change from the larger, more boisterous family fare places at Sunriver. Be sure to make a reservation the place is small.

Visited May 2014
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3 Thank Bonnie M
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