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South Bend Bistro

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57080 Abbot Drive, The Village at Sunriver, Bldg. 26, Sunriver, OR 97707
+1 541-593-3881
16:00 - 21:00
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Placerville, California
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We visited here while playing in a bridge tournament nearby. The staff understood and made sure we got what we wanted in a timely fashion. We split several plates and the made sure we had extra plates, etc. In other words, service great! Now for the food. We shared the charcuterie - pecorino cheese, wine cured salami, finnochiona, etc. All... More 

Thank TS1362015
jerm15, Owner at South Bend Bistro, responded to this review

Hi TS1362015, We would like to thank you and the rest of the people from the bridge tournament who dined with us. We are happy you had a nice experience and enjoyed some of our special dishes like the charcuterie. We hope to see you again! Chef/owner, Jeremy Buck More 

Tigard, Oregon
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134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

South Bend Bistro was sold at the beginning of the year and a new owner/chef has made changes. The previous staff remains, with the exception of one of the previous owners who was server, dessert chef, and front of house. The staff and service remains phenomenal. We first visited shortly after they re-opened and my mistake was expecting the food,... More 

2 Thank Swim54low
jerm15, Owner at South Bend Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Swim54Low, Thank you for your kind and detailed review of South Bend Bistro. We appreciate that you've noticed the changes we have been making to the menu and atmosphere. We hope you enjoy your next visit to our restaurant. Chef/owner, Jeremy Buck More 

Bend, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Fantastic meal and dining experience in Sunriver! David was the best waiter I've had in some time! Awesome, entertaining, and knowledgeable. Will certainly go back. Delicious cocktails too!

3 Thank amycecil
jerm15, Owner at South Bend Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Amycecil, Thank you for your nice review of South Bend Bistro. We're happy to hear that David helped you enjoy your evening. We look forward to seeing you and your friends again! Chef/owner, Jeremy Buck More 

Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

The charcuterie is the best we have ever had. Go for the 5 for $15. We had the duck liver pate, pecorino cheese, smoked prosciutto, finocchiona & country pork pate, served with tomato jam, whole grain mustard, pickled veggies, & croccantini. A wonderful explosion of tastes. This with two salads would be a great meal! We ordered other dishes which... More 

4 Thank zumba31153
jerm15, Owner at South Bend Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, zumba31153, especially of the charcuterie plate that we work so hard on for our customers to enjoy. Cheers! Chef/owner, Jeremy Buck More 

pacific northwest
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I came upon this restaurant while enjoying the area over Spring Break, and made a reservation for early evening. I'm so glad I did. The scallop dish I had as an entree was wonderful, prepared with a delicious sauce, which really let the scallops shine, and the pear blue cheese salad was a perfect accompaniment. My friend had the orecchiette... More 

1 Thank PacificNWerner
jerm15, Owner at South Bend Bistro, responded to this review

Hi PacificNWerner, Thanks for your nice review of South Bend Bistro. Everyday we work hard to prepare good food for our customers, and we are happy that you took the time to show your appreciation. We look forward to seeing you again. 😃 Chef/owner, Jeremy Buck More 

Bend, Oregon
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Had a wonderful time there. A new owner and chef took over recently. I overheard some people who had been there before commenting on the improved quality of the food, which was very good. We had fried oysters, charcuterie plate, pasta primavera and the salmon. Wow. There's a huge deck outside which we can't wait to enjoy this summer. Wine... More 

5 Thank TJGarcia222
jerm15, Owner at South Bend Bistro, responded to this review

Hi TJG, Thank you for your review--especially pointing out the BT Sour, which is my personal addition to the cocktail list. Yes, we expect the deck to be busy this summer and we hope that you make it to Sunriver again soon to enjoy it. Cheers! Chef/owner, Jeremy Buck More 

Bend, Oregon
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The menu looks great. Make sure you make reservations. We live fairly close and swung by a number of times to find that South Bend Bistro was full. A fairly small, intimate place (once we got in) so I get that. Food was OK though I didn't think it was worth the price. Service is good. Great ambiance.

Thank Jimm B
jerm15, Owner at South Bend Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Jimm B, Thank you for your review of South Bend Bistro. Since taking ownership on March 1st, we have been working hard at adding new items to the menu and beverage lists, including the recent addition of several local beers on tap. We have also been expanding our hours which currently are Tuesday-Sunday, 4:30pm-9pm for dinner and lunch on... More 

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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was supposed to be the go to spot in Sunriver, so on a recent Stay-cation we made reservations. We were treated horribly from the start, waitress was very inattentive, didn't know wine list or champagne at all. There were several large tables that had way better service. We were seated at a window seat which felt like we were... More 

Thank Connie B
jerm15, Owner at South Bend Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Connie. Thank you for your review. We are sorry for your recent experience at South Bend Bistro. As of March 1, South Bend Bistro is under new ownership--Chef Jeremy Buck, previously the owner/chef of the well-regarded Alloro Wine Bar & Restaurant in Bandon. We hope that you will return to South Bend Bistro to check out our new menu,... More 

Laguna Beach, California
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241 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

I took my wife back to South Bend Bistro in July, and we remain impressed with the food and service. My shrimp cake appetizer was nothing short of fabulous, as was my duck entree - great saucing and ample sizes. My wife's salmon was perfectly prepared and delicious. The wine list had a good selection of reasonably priced reds and... More 

1 Thank James J
Portland, Oregon
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Small intimate restaurant serving excellently prepared lip smacking tasty food using regional food sources. Recommend the shrimp cakes and the halibut. I doubt either would disappoint. My wife was equally impressed with the pork tenderloin. Be forewarned though, tables close together making intimate conversation hard, if not impossible. Call ahead for reservations. We were there on a Wednesday night at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
French, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57080 Abbot Drive, The Village at Sunriver, Bldg. 26, Sunriver, OR 97707
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Sunriver
  • Phone Number: +1 541-593-3881
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.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?