2016 Best Of Central Oregon Winners | Bend

Best Of Central Oregon

2016 Best Of Central Oregon Winners


Best Vegetarian

1st | Laughing Planet

2nd | Salud Raw

Best Lunch

1st | Spork

2nd | Jackson's Corner

Best Bagel

1st | Big O Bagels

2nd | Rockin' Dave's Bistro & Backstage Lounge

Best Breakfast

1st | McKay Cottage

2nd | The Victorian Café

Best Donut

1st | The Dough Nut

2nd | Sweetheart Donuts

Best Sandwich/Deli

1st | New York City Sub Shop

2nd | Rockin' Dave's Bistro & Backstage Lounge

Best Mexican

1st | El Rancho Grande Mexican Restaurant

2nd | Hola! Nouveau Mexican-Peruvian Cuisine

Best Margarita

1st | Hola!

2nd | La Rosa Authentic Mexican

Best Burrito

1st | Parrilla Grill

2nd | Super Burrito

Best Food Cart

1st | Dump City Dumplings

2nd | Shred Town Food Cart

Best Patio Dining

1st | Greg's Grill

2nd | 10 Barrel Brewing Company

Best Salad

1st | Jackson's Corner

2nd | Croutons

Best Family Dining

1st | Jackson's Corner

2nd | Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

Best Ethnic Food

1st | Kebaba Restaurant

2nd | Taj Palace Indian Cuisine

Best Sushi

1st | 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar

2nd | Kanpai Sushi and Sake Bar

Best Asian

1st | Pho Viet & Café

2nd | Chan's Chinese Restaurant

Best Italian

1st | Trattoria Sbandati

2nd | Pastini Pastaria

Best Casual Dining

1st | Spork

2nd | Brother Jon's

Best Thai

1st | Wild Rose Thai

2nd | Noi Thai Cuisine

Best Dessert

1st | Bonta Gelato

2nd | La Magie Bakery & Cafe

Best Coffee

1st | Backporch Coffee Roasters

2nd | Strictly Organic Coffee Co.

Best Drive-Thru Coffee

1st | Dutch Bros. Coffee

2nd | Strictly Organic Coffee Co.

Best Kombucha

1st | Humm Kombucha

2nd | Bucha Buena Kombucha

Best Gluten Free*

Fearless Baking Bakery & Cafe *Source Weekly staff pick

Best Grocery Store

1st | Newport Avenue Market

2nd | Market of Choice

Best Place to Buy Produce

1st | Newport Avenue Market

2nd | Bend Farmers Market

Best Bang for Your Buck

1st | Taco Stand

2nd | Super Burrito

Best Burger

1st | Bend Burger Company

2nd | Pilot Butte Drive-Ins

Best BBQ

1st | Baldy's Barbeque

2nd | Wubba's BBQ Shack

Best Pizza

1st | Pizza Mondo

2nd | Cibelli's NY Pizza

Best Steak

1st | The Brickhouse Steak and Seafood

2nd | The Blacksmith Restaurant

Best Seafood

1st | Anthony's at the Old Mill District

2nd | McGrath's Fish House

Best Caterer

1st | Tate & Tate Catering

2nd | Bleu Bite Catering

Best Wine Shop

1st | Sip

2nd | Good Drop Wine Shoppe

Best Pub Menu

1st | Brother Jon's

2nd | Deschutes Brewery

Best Fine Dining

1st | Zydeco Kitchen and Cocktails

2nd | Ariana Restaurant

Best Chef

1st | Joe Kim, 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar

2nd | Ariana & Andres Fernandez, Ariana Restaurant

Best Service

1st | Zydeco Kitchen and Cocktails

2nd | Ariana Restaurant

Best Brewer

1st | Veronica Vega, Deschutes Brewery

2nd | Tony Lawrence, Boneyard Beer

Best Locally Brewed Beer

1st | Boneyard RPM

2nd | GoodLife Brewing Sweet As

Best IPA

1st | Deschutes Fresh Squeezed

2nd | 10 Barrel Apocalypse IPA

Best Dark Beer

1st | Deschutes Black Butte Porter

2nd | 10 Barrel S1nist0r Black Ale

Best Light Beer

1st | GoodLife Brewing Sweet As

2nd | Cascade Lakes Blonde Bombshell

Best Growler Fill Station

1st | The Growler Guys

2nd | Big Dog Growlers

Best Seasonal Beer

1st | Red Chair NWPA, Deschutes Brewery

2nd | Jubel, Deschutes Brewery / Twilight Summer Ale, Deschutes Brewery (tie)

Best Bartender

1st | CJ Hitchcock, M&J Tavern

2nd | Buck Bales, D & D Bar & Grill

Best Bar

1st | Velvet Lounge

2nd | The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

Best Brewery/Brewpub

1st | Crux Fermentation Project

2nd | Deschutes Brewery

Best Sports Bar

1st | Sidelines Sportsbar & Grill

2nd | The Hideaway Tavern

Best Hangover Grub

1st | D & D Bar & Grill

2nd | Sidelines Sportsbar & Grill

Best Happy Hour

1st | 900 Wall

2nd | Pine Tavern Restaurant

Best Place for a Stiff Drink

1st | D & D Bar & Grill

2nd | The Stihl Whiskey Bar

Best Cider

1st | Atlas Cider Company

2nd | Tumalo Cider Company

Best Place for a Bloody Mary

1st | The Victorian Café

2nd | CHOW

Best Gift Store

1st | Ju-Bee-Lee

2nd | Pomegranate Home & Garden

Best Home Decor

1st | Lark Mountain Modern

2nd | furnish.

Best Furniture Store

1st | furnish.

2nd | Bend Furniture and Design

Best Toy Store

1st | Leapin' Lizards Toy Company

2nd | Wonderland Toy Shoppe

Best Garden Store

1st | Bend's Indoor Garden Station (BIGS)

2nd | Eastside Gardens

Best Pet Store

1st | Bend Pet Express

2nd | Mini Pet Mart

Best Car Dealership

1st | Smolich Motors

2nd | Subaru of Bend

Best Auto Repair

1st | Happy Dane's Quality Auto Repair

2nd | SubaGuru

Best Children's Clothing Store

1st | Hopscotch Kids

2nd | Stone Soup

Best Women's Clothing

1st | Vanilla Urban Threads

2nd | Lulu's Boutique

Best Men's Clothing

1st | REVOLVR Menswear

2nd | Vanilla Urban Threads

Best Shoe Store

1st | North Soles Footwear

2nd | FootZone Bend

Best Western Wear

1st | Cowgirl Cash

2nd | Desperado Boutique

Best Jewelry Store

1st | Silverado Jewelry Store

2nd | Nashelle

Best Green Business

1st | Sunlight Solar

2nd | Sara Bella Upcycled

Best Place to Get a Tattoo

1st | Monolith Tattoo Studio

2nd | Gold Standard Tattoo

Best Thrift Store

1st | Humane Society of Central Oregon

2nd | Regroup LLC Thrift Store

Best Antiques

1st | Iron Horse Antiques

2nd | Pomegranate Home & Garden

Best Consignment Clothing Store

1st | Cosa Cura (formerly Rescue Collective)

2nd | Bag Ladies of Union Street

Best Marijuana Dispensary

1st | Oregrown

2nd | DiamondTREE

Best Smoke/Headshop

1st | Piece of Mind

2nd | Oregrown

Best Childcare Facility

1st | Cottage Day Care

2nd | The Growing Tree Children's Center

Best Place for a Wedding Reception

1st | Aspen Hall, Bend Park & Recreation District

2nd | Brasada Ranch

Best Florist

1st | Donner Flower Shop

2nd | Wild Flowers of Oregon

Best Hair Salon

1st | Blue Star Salon

2nd | Tangerine Hair Salon

Best Barber Shop

1st | Bond Street Barber Shop

2nd | Bishops Barbershop

Best Bank Branch

1st | OnPoint Community Credit Union

2nd | Bank of the Cascades

Best Realtor

1st | Chris Sperry - Keller Williams Realty

2nd | Dana Furlan - Bend Premier Real Estate

Best Blog

1st | Living the Bend Life

2nd | Hack Bend

Best Radio Station

1st | 92/9 Local Independent

2nd | KPOV 89.9 High Desert Community Radio

Best TV Personality

1st | Bob Shaw, KTVZ

2nd | (TIE) Sam O'Conner, KTVZ & Emily Kirk, KTVZ

Best Local Radio Personality

1st | Kris Arnold, 92/9 Local Independent

2nd | Dave Clemens, The Peak 104.1

Best Local Artist

1st | Craig Hamor

2nd | Sheila Dunn

Best Art Gallery

1st | Red Chair Gallery

2nd | Tumalo Art Co.

Best Place to Understand Millennials*

Townshend's Teahouse *Source Weekly Staff Pick

Best Event to Get You Inspired*

Ignite Bend *Source Weekly Staff Pick

Best Local Band

1st | Larry and His Flask

2nd | Precious Byrd

Best Place to Hear Live Music

1st | Les Schwab Amphitheater

2nd | Volcanic Theatre Pub

Best Theater Production

1st | Evil Dead: The Musical

2nd | Hedwig & The Angry Inch

Best Nonprofit

1st | Bend Spay and Neuter Project

2nd | Humane Society of Central Oregon

Best Local Fundraiser

1st | Fur Ball, Bend Spay and Neuter Project

2nd | Tuxes and Tails, Humane Society of Central Oregon

Best Place to be a Tourist*

Bend Whitewater Park *Source Weekly Staff Pick

Best Lodging

1st | The Oxford Hotel

2nd | Five Pine Lodge & Conference Center

Best Staycation Destination

1st | Sunriver Resort

2nd | Brasada Ranch

Best Golf Course

1st | Tetherow

2nd | Pronghorn Resort

Best Day Spa

1st | Spa W

2nd | Jinsei Spa

Best Reason to Visit Eastern Oregon*

Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site *Source Weekly Staff Pick

Best Outdoor Clothing Store

1st | Patagonia @ Bend

2nd | Mountain Supply

Best Bike Shop

1st | Hutch's Bicycles

2nd | Pine Mountain Sports

Best Ski and Board Shop

1st | Skjersaa's

2nd | Powder House Ski & Snowboard

Best Veterinarian

1st | Bend Veterinary Clinic

2nd | LaPaw Animal Hospital

Best Alternative Health Practitioner

1st | Andrew & Ashley, Pangea Family Chiropractic

2nd | Dr. Wendy Weintrob, Glow Acupuncture

Best Place for Cosmetic Enhancement

1st | EsthetixMD - Exhale Spa & Laser Center

2nd | Bend Dermatology Clinic

Best Health Club/Gym

1st | Juniper Swim & Fitness Center

2nd | Athletic Club of Bend

Best Exercise Studio

1st | Barre 3

2nd | Pure Barre

Best Yoga Studio

1st | Namaspa

2nd | Groove Yoga

Best Health Food Store

1st | Whole Foods Market

2nd | Natural Grocers


Best Breakfast

1st | One Street Down Cafe

Best Lunch

1st | One Street Down Cafe

2nd | Soup 2 Nuts 2 go

Best Dinner

1st | Oishi Japanese Restaurant

2nd | Red Martini Wine Bar and Grill

Best Coffee Shop

1st | Dutch Bros. Coffee

2nd | Green Plow Coffee

Best Bar

1st | Red Martini Wine Bar & Grill

2nd | Wild Ride Brewing

Best Bang for Your Buck

1st | 7th Street Brew House

2nd | Dawg House II

Best Boutique

1st | The Blvd


Best Breakfast

1st | Angeline's Bakery and Café

2nd | Sisters bakery

Best Lunch

1st | Angeline's Bakery and Café

2nd | Three Creeks Brewing

Best Dinner

1st | Three Creeks Brewing

2nd | Los Agaves Mexican Grill

Best Bang for Your Buck

1st | Sno Cap Drive In

2nd | Sisters Movie House

Best Bar

1st | Hardtails Bar & Grill

2nd | Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill

Best Coffee Shop

1st | Sisters Coffee Company

2nd | Angeline's Bakery & Café

Best Boutique

1st | Bedouin

2nd | Bronzed Beauties


Best Breakfast

1st | Café Sintra Sunriver

2nd | Carson's American Kitchen

Best Lunch

1st place | Sunriver Brewing Company

2nd place | Café Sintra

Best Dinner

1st | Carson's American Kitchen

2nd | Hola! Nouveau Mexican-Peruvian Cuisine Sunriver

Best Bar

1st | Sunriver Brewing Company

2nd | Rat Hole Brewing

Best Coffee Shop

1st | Brewed Awakenings Coffee Roasters

2nd | Café Sintra Sunriver

Best Boutique

1st | Village Threads

2nd | The Lazy Daisy

Best Bang for Your Buck

1st | Sunriver Brewing Company

2nd | The Village

*What's a Source Weekly Staff Pick? It's a category we made up, just because...