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Trattoria Sbandati

#31 of 322 Restaurants in Bend
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1444 NW College Way, Bend, OR 97701-1419
541-306-6825
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious dinner with excellent service

This is not the standard Italian restaurant with the standard Italian selections. The menu items are quite unique and are prepared most attractively. Very Nice!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Rich S
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Bend, Oregon
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Three strikes and we're out. Three times we tried to eat at Trattoria Sbandati and three times we were told we could not because the kitchen was "closed" even though it was well before the posted closing time on a Saturday evening.

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Bend, Oregon
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35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is not the standard Italian restaurant with the standard Italian selections. The menu items are quite unique and are prepared most attractively. Very Nice!

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

We were four women on a tri-generation trip to Bend. This restaurant was recommended and we made reservations, which were necessary. Seated promptly, we tried two different appetizers, a reasonable priced bottle of wine, and three different entrees that we asked to have served family style. Everything was perfect; well prepared, tasty ingredients, interesting options,good portion sizes. We split a... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Uri (from Italy) and Kinley (his wife and partner here) have brought truly authentic Northern Italian cuisine to our small town in what is arguably one of the 3 best restaurants in Bend. Tucked into an unassuming little mini strip mall just down the road from the Central Oregon Community College, you have to know in advance where you're going... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

High priced for average tasting food. Service was very slow and noisy to say the least. We won't be back but that's just us. The couple who went with us enjoyed it. I like my Italian much better.

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Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

When I visit Bend, Oregon to spend time with my daughter and grandsons, I always treat them and myself to dinner at Trattoria Sbandati. Usually twice during my stay. Yes, it is that good. Well prepared dishes and good service. A little disappointed that the veal chop was removed from their menu and replaced with a pork chop. Excellent piece... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We attended a set menu for Valentine's Day and it was wonderful. All the selections were excellent with wine pairings.

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Bend, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We love northern Italian food, but hesitated in going here because of the slow-paced prix fixe dinners they used to have. Finally tried it with another couple and found out the menu was a la carte. Liked it so much that we went on February 13 for the prix fixe dinner, ironically, and loved it, too. It's a tiny place... More 

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florida
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37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Two couples for dinner. I had seafood and pasta. It was poor choice. Pretty tasteless. others had various tomato based e'ntrees I was envious. Very very expensive wine list. Fresh home made pasta is Good.

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Bend, Oregon
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My daughter loves her pasta so wanted a great pasta dinner in Bend. This is rated so well and we hadn't been here yet so we tried it. The staff was so welcoming and friendly! Service was great. And she loved her pasta! We took desert back home with is and it disappeared quickly!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1444 NW College Way, Bend, OR 97701-1419
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Bend
  • Phone Number: 541-306-6825

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?