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Solstice Wood Fire Cafe & Bar

501 Portway Ave, Hood River, OR 97031-1284
+1 541-436-0800
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (343 reviews)
“pear salad” (32 reviews)
“beef stew” (14 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
501 Portway Ave, Hood River, OR 97031-1284
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great great restaurant. Terror menu. Had a delicious cream ale, best meatball sub I’ve ever had and a coconut key lime pie that was simply absurd. What a spot.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KevinF754
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our third time here. This time there were six of us. Our waitress was excellent. Friends had the Pizza special. We had the Pear Salad and Mac and Cheese. All were excellent and oh so yummy! Fun and casual atmosphere. Can get very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a casual lunch with a friend. We shared a speciality pizza and it was quite good. The right size, cooked perfectly, and fine service. Good experience and will likely return.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Pat0110
Reviewed 1 week ago

spend a minute or two finding Solstice because it is worth it! Nice park across the street along the Columbia River. Big wood burning oven is making pizzas you'll enjoy. One had gluten free crust with Pears- enough for 1 person and then some. Slightly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jackwidely
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always like a good pizza (okay, I almost always like a bad pizza, too). I need to be more adventurous when ordering, because my friend's was better than mine, but both were very good. A little more char on the bottom than I'd like,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ralverde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No other pizza anywhere in the world can beat these pies! Friendly atmosphere, great local wines and brews.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cricketeers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Solstice lived up to all of the positive reviews. We had the Crimini Mushroom Pizza and the Solstice Pizza. Both were excellent. There is absolutely no grease on these pizzas, the ingredients were delicious, and the wood-fire baked crust was done perfectly. The service at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ctomac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped over in Hood River on our way south and was craving a pizza. This place was voted one of the best. Ordered 2 11" pizzas. One ham, pineapple compote, jalepeno crema and the other was salami, kalamata olive abd arugula. Both were excellent! The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rita H
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Between Double Mountain and Solstice, Hood River has excellent pizza options for a town of its size. Solstice is located on the waterfront, usually with free parking available (except peak weekends during the Summer). They use a wood fire oven, and the style of pizza...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jim R
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Their pizzas are creative and awesome. Their drinks are also top notch....their spicy peach margarita (seasonal) was "to die for.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael L
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Response from I7448JZmargaretm | Reviewed this property |
Outdoor patio seating has shade & best bet for larger groups Layering is key as you’ll find traveling in the Beautiful Gorge Please note that the flavors are wonderful and salads will be a great pairing with either local... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Portway Ave, Hood River, OR 97031-1284
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
  • Phone Number: +1 541-436-0800
  • E-mail
Wood fired & Gorge-inspired! Featuring an imported Italian wood fire oven, the cafe specializes in rustic and inventive pizzas made from scratch with local ingredients. We also serve seasonal chef's entrees, & fresh pasta. We serve culinary-inspired cocktails, rotating local microbrews, ciders and house wine on tap. Heated patio seating and kid's play area too! Across from the Hood River Waterfront Park!
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