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Celilo Restaurant & Bar

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16 Oak St, Hood River, OR 97031-2310
+1 541-386-5710
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hood River, Oregon
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The building is very beautifully decorated and well put together. Its not the largest of areas but still roomy enough. The food is well prepared but expect to pay a tidy sum for it. Its not a place you could dine in too often but nice for the "special" occasion. The bar area is very nice and they do happy... More 

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Thank Kathy M
Wasco, Oregon
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in Hood River for 2 nights and this restaurant was recommended by friends who live here. We made a Wednesday night reservation through Open Table and totally (and unknowingly) lucked out, because Wednesday nights in February are 'two for one' - the price of the cheaper entree is credited. To start, the drinks are fabulous! I had a... More 

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Thank Peggy M
Sherwood, Oregon
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We only had drinks but the food looked good. Sat at the bar and had a great time watching the bartender. It was fun and fascinating. Would like to try dinner one of these nights. Nice wine list.

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Thank tamik23
Beaverton, Oregon
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I with three other couples shared a great experience at Celilo recently. We sat in the 'semi private' room for a celebration dinner and were treated to a uniformly excellent meal with really attentive, pleasant and helpful staff. The price was very reasonable too, considering the amount we ate and drank! The restaurant itself has a great... More 

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Thank paulomara
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Hood River favorite for upscale dining. Always delicious food and wonderful ambiance. The best fine dining in all of The Gorge.

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Thank Natasha M
Spring Lake, Michigan
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a little lunch after driving the fruit loop...beautiful warm sunny day so we grabbed a seat outside. We had a salad with grilled shrimp and chilled asparagus soup...well prepared and good flavor. Perfect for an 80+ degree day in April.

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Thank Michelle1083
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Chef Ben Sten has made this restaurant into a destination, a reason to go to Hood River. Seasonal, locally sourced, all natural and served by an excellent and professional wait staff. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Camera2
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

I hate to write a bad review. But our experience last night was not good. Even with it being New Years I wanted to give some lead way but I still walked away disappointed. We will start with the service it took 10 minutes or so to get a waiter to the table. We were not offered a wine selection... More 

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1 Thank Robert J
Ben S, Owner at Celilo Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Robert J for your feedback. We are truly sorry that you had a less than satisfactory time at Celilo. We strive to make every meal, every experience excellent and obviously we did not meet that criteria for you, on your visit. Every customer is important to us at Celilo and we will keep your criticism in mind, how... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

I've been a fan for a long time. Love the bar. Sometimes eat there 4 times a month. The past 3 times have been marginal. I like to dine out and hate to see a good spot slipping. Slow service while staff gab together, mixed up wine varietals, poorly prepared and presented plates of food. I hope they start paying... More 

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1 Thank Lisa R
Ben S, Owner at Celilo Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thanks Lisa R, We appreciate your feedback at Celilo Restaurant and are sorry if you had anything other than exemplary service and food choices. We are always looking to improve and keep everything at Celilo excellent, every day. Please feel free to come back soon, I think you will find that our service, wine choices and food are up to... More 

Edmonton, Australia
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

This was a great surprise on a rainy day at noon: an interior that is textured with beautiful fabrics, colors, and muted lighting. This would be perfect a romantic dinner. Their lunch menu consists of imaginative salads, soups and populated with local seafood; if you go on a weekend there are also unique and mouthwatering combinations of burgers and sandwiches.... More 

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Thank scuba86girl
Ben S, Owner at Celilo Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thanks scuba86girl, Everyone at Celilo works hard to make sure your time here is as good at it can be. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself. Come back again for dinner and let us show you our superb evening fare. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Oak St, Hood River, OR 97031-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
  • Phone Number: +1 541-386-5710
Description
At Celilo, we are committed to a healthy and sustainable future. Our menus feature Pacific Northwest cuisine made with fresh and local ingredients.We hope that you will join us in our dining room’s warm atmosphere, created by local artists and craftsmen.

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