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White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro

4040 Westcliff Drive, Hood River, OR
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Ranked #24 of 112 Restaurants in Hood River
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Description: White Buffalo is dedicated to great bottles of wine, tasty food, and friendly people. We are a combination wine shop and wine bar & bistro offering more than 200 wines from around the world. We specialize in Northwest Wines and fresh simple cuisine. Our goal is to match people with delicious bottles of wine. We offer 10 or more wines daily to enjoy by the taste or glass for a small fee. We are happy to suggest wines from our daily tasting menu or a perfect wine for any occasion. We also offer wine classes and a great environment for learning about local wines.
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Saratoga Springs, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Simple food menu with a variety of salads and other entrees that pair well with the fairly extensive wine offering. In restaurant wine store allows diners to pay a reasonable corkage fee for wine bought there.

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Ogden, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food here is very delectable!!! Highly recommend the adult grilled cheese, yummy!!! The stuffed jalapeños are a great starter. The staff is very friendly, felt like we had been patrons for years.

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Rochester,WA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We arrived late right at closing, they were more than willing to stay after hours and serve us, and what a surprise the food was some of the best we've ever had the conservation was great! It is quite refreshing to find a place that enjoys serving and helping people on there way, hopefully we will get to spend more... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Thursday night music night, great music, good food, great company. Sometimes it's packed so one is iced out from attending. Mary is great, the staff is great.

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Seattle
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed at the Vagabond Lodge recently and went to the White Buffalo for dinner one night. It is a neat little wine bistro with wine tastings (on Thurs) plus a full menu. We loved our appetizers which were stuff jalapenos and dates. Our dinner tasted good. Unfortunately, one of our party ordered chicken added to their salad. The chicken... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Had an eggplant/squash ragout with smoked mozzarella and corn polenta which was out of this world for a vegetarian - parmesan shaved on top. Husband had the cobb salad which had real bacon, high quality blue chees, and lettuce/tomatoes from the local farmer's market. Everything was made fresh to order and all was delicious. We loved the quality of the... More 

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Arapaho
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102 reviews 102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We ate here because it was next to the Vagabond Lodge which we really liked. We had the BLT and soup and salad which both were very good. The service was great and they have a very nice wine list. We would go back if in the area.

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Mary G, Owner at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is our pleasure to meet new guests everyday. Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our bistro. It is appreciated. More 

Grapeview, Washington
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203 reviews 203 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I wouldn't go out of my way for this place. I ate here due to the proximity to the Vagabond Lodge, which is where I was staying. I had the lasagna, which I thought was fairly bland. It also took 30 minutes to prepare. The waitress didn't seem to know much about what was on the menu. When I asked... More 

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Mary G, Owner at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

Your comments were taken to heart! We appreciate the feedback because it helps us so much to improve our services. We have now switched to our summer menu and the lasagna has been replaced by savory meatballs and fresh pasta. It has been a hit! Time from order to table is much faster and we are still using our beef... More 

Troutdale, Oregon
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90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant on a recent rainy weekend visit to Hood River. It was on a weekend getaway and the welcome very well made soup was just the ticket for us. Since we were at the nearby Columbia Cliffs Villas it made sense to take it *home.* We went for the buffalo burgers but were pleased with our... More 

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Mary G, Owner at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you stumbled upon us and look forward to your return. Glad you enjoyed the soup and hope you come back for the Bison burger. Very healthy food. Best wishes and thank you again. More 

Solana Beach, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed a Vagabond Inn and just happened to find this place as it is right in from of Inn (great place to stay). Yummy selection of wine and the food...wow...ate there 3 days in a row and still feel sad that I did not get to try everything. The dark chery vinagarette is beyond amazing. Bison burger melted in... More 

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Mary G, Owner at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you , thank you. Sounds like we hit a home run and after 3 days, I guess you kind of got to know us. Compliments mean so much to our staff and there's nothing like a pat on the back. You are making us smile! More 

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Address: 4040 Westcliff Drive, Hood River, OR
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
Cuisine: Eclectic

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