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All 113 Hood River Restaurants

Solstice Wood Fire Cafe & Bar

501 Portway Avenue, Hood River, OR 97031
+1 541-436-0800
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Ranked #3 of 113 Restaurants in Hood River
Price range: $10 - $20
Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Bar, Organic
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Featuring an imported Italian wood fire oven, the cafe specializes in rustic and inventive pizzas, seasonal chef's entrees, hearty soups, a grilled burger and salmon, crispy wood-fired chicken and our famous Moroccan Beef Stew. The cafe also serves culinary-inspired cocktails, 11 rotating local microbrews, ciders and house wine on tap. Patio seating and kid's play area too!
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English first
Portland, Oregon, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

All the effort they put into this hipster hangout doesn't make up for the waste of a the wood fire pizza oven. Our pie was undercooked and chewy, toppings were sparse. Speaking of toppings, there are things here that should not be on a 'real' pizza ... Butternut squash? On another note, you can create a $15.50 hamburger if you... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stopped for a late lunch after hiking in the Gorge area - to find lunch specials still underway - $2/slice a pizza!! Both the wood fired cheese and the pepperoni were fabulous, but our surprise favorite were the pomodoro meatballs. They were served in a bowl with so you could savor the meatballs and all the sauce. Staff was... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The pizza here is amazing, but the chef's are a little heavy handed with the salt. The Autumn salad I had was the best and they have a great beer selection. They also have a nice kids' play area.

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Columbia River Gorge
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Whenever my son and his wife visit from San Francisco, they want to go to Solstice for a wood-fired Pizza. A favorite is the Solstice pizza with hot coppa ham, pineapple chutney, shredded mozzarella and Jalapeno cream sauce. On December 9, 2014 I was there with a large group and so got to sample all eight of their current pizzas... More 

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fairmont, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

i eat there every time I go to either Bingen, Wa. or Hood River Or. I just I live in Minnesota where I can only have it when I visit

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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The pizzas were excellent as were the salads. We loved the wine and beer offerings here as well. It looked like it was going to be a long wait on a Friday judging by all the folks milling around however they were able to seat the two of us immediately and service was excellent. Highly recommended!

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Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place has been recommended to us for a couple years. They used to be in another location but now they are on the water front in Hood River. Easy to find right in front of where the wind surfers are surfing. We got the Soltice pizza and it had cheese and a tasty ham and great pineapple topped with... More 

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Damascus, OR, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We ate here at the recommendation of someone I know, and it was great. I had a hamburger and Husband had a chef salad. Both were excellent. I forgot to ask the server to ask the chef to make my burger well done; it arrived very slightly pink on the inside and it looked so good that I ate it... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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136 reviews 136 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Open doors + fruity liquor smells = gnats - lots of them. Basil gimlet: interesting interpretation. Insanely busy. Did not get the EXTRA cheese we requested and paid for. Gorgeous river view. Date of Vist: 19Oct14

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My wife and I ate here and were blown away by the flavor! She had the Mac 'n Cheese, which she loved. I had the Moroccan Beef Stew, which is a very flavorful stew with a hint of spice over mashed potatoes...one of the best meals I've had!

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Additional Information about Solstice Wood Fire Cafe & Bar

Address: 501 Portway Avenue, Hood River, OR 97031
Phone Number: +1 541-436-0800
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Bar, Organic

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