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10 Bend Restaurants for the Perfect Valentine’s Dinner

Published on February 5, 2024

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate love than with a romantic dinner out? If you’re looking for the perfect date night spot near Caldera Springs, Bend offers no shortage of options. From fine dining to more casual fare, here are ten top-rated Bend restaurants to consider for Valentine’s this year.


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Housed in a cozy craftsman bungalow, Ariana offers inventive New American cuisine that’s available á la carte or through a six-course chef’s tasting menu. Their reputation for incredible farm-fresh fare makes this a foolproof choice for an intimate Valentine’s meal.


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This trendy steakhouse is located in a converted 1923 smithy with brick walls, leather booths, and a lively bar, pairing bold cuisine with a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere. Order a glass of red wine and share a cheese plate before digging in. 


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For handmade pastas and an unbeatable Italian wine list, book a table at BOSA. This upscale trattoria creates fresh, elevated takes on classic gourmet dishes in a striking restored building.

Bos Taurus

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Known for expertly prepared steaks and an extensive wine list, Bos Taurus sets the mood for romance. Sip vintage wines and indulge in premium cuts of beef at this contemporary steakhouse in downtown Bend.


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One of Bend’s most iconic restaurants, Brickhouse brings a contemporary edge to classic steakhouse dining. With its dimly lit setting, superb service, and mouthwatering entrees, it’s a must on anyone’s Valentine’s Day list.


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For a more casual Valentine’s Day outing, look no further than Drake. This bright eatery is serving up innovative American comfort food and cocktails in a hip, brasserie-style setting that’s perfect for a laidback yet delicious meal with your love.

Lady Bird Cultural Society

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This new Old Mill hotspot has a trendy yet vintage vibe with exceptional food and craft cocktails. Lady Bird‘s uniquely curated menu and 1920s-inspired drinks make it an ultra-romantic pick.


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Experience ultra-fresh sushi and hot pot along the Deschutes River at this modern Asian fusion spot. Sen offers intimate riverside dining perfect for a unique and memorable Valentine’s date.

Wild Rose

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Savor authentic Thai cuisine in a vibrant yet cozy setting at Wild Rose. Their fresh, flavorful dishes and full bar featuring tropical cocktails make for a tantalizing Valentine’s escape.


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With Cajun-Creole comfort food and local craft brews on tap, Zydeco brings good times and big flavor. Kick back on their patio with your sweetheart over plates perfect for sharing.

Located just 15 miles south of Bend, Caldera Springs offers the ultimate basecamp for your Pacific Northwest outings. Get in touch today to learn more about the Sunriver lifestyle.

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