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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (283 reviews)
“pear salad” (26 reviews)
“beef stew” (13 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
501 Portway Ave, Hood River, OR 97031-1284
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pear salad and wood fired margherita pizza with housemade Italian sausage were excellent. Would definitely recommend and will return. Inside as well as outside seating. Looked like good beer selection, however we did not partake this visit.

Thank Lana R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We discovered this place on a morning walk along the river. We came back for lunch. We shared a Siragusa Pear salad and Solstice pizza. It was very busy (Father's day) and the service was understandably a little slow. The salad was generous, delicious with...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not a pizza fan even though they are really good here. My favorite winter meal is the Moroccan beef stew And I love that you can eat outside in the winter also.

Thank whitetjt
Reviewed 5 days ago

A favorite spot of locals and tourists alike. A strong business built on hard work and a dedication to raising the culinary bar on creativity. From increadable cocktails to award winning pizza you can’t miss. The only mistake you could possibly make is leaving without...More

Thank janetdzaichdavis
Reviewed 1 week ago

this was an excellent place to grab a tasty wood fire pizza! staff was very attentive, pizza was even better! sat outside on the covered patio which provided a lovely view of the river and mountains. La Campagna pizza was soooo good, glad i ordered...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food. The Arugula strawberry salad to start was fantastic, three types of strawberries and crunchy fresh arugula, perfect dressing not to over power the star ingredients. Love the pizza, crust is authentic Italian style with innovative toppings that honor the seasonal offering. Great cocktails...More

Thank HeliHo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited last month and LOVED the food and the vibe at this place so much we came back! I had the nettle gnocchi again and it was fantastic, but I switched up my drink to the Parasol (Lillet, elderflower liquor, honey,...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second trip to Hood River over a 4-year period and our second visit to Solstice Cafe. We happened to visit on a Sunday night on a beautiful weekend, so the restaurant was packed. It was so loud that we could not carry...More

Thank Kurt E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made our own and it was great, if you like wood fired pizza you’ll appreciate this place. We ate here twice this weekend and were happy each visit. It was crowded both times, and the 2nd visit our waitress never came to refill our...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky and got there when was no wait and got 2 seats at the counter! My mum and I shared a pizza and truffle fries. We ordered the house red wine and all was amazing. A lot better than I thought. Was one...More

Thank BillyK1980
SolsticeSuzanne, Owner at Solstice Wood Fire Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you kindly! We're so delighted you enjoyed everything!

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May 23, 2018|
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Response from Margaret M | 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Bar scene
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 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 served culinary-inspired cocktails, 11 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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