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White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro

4040 Westcliff Dr, Hood River, OR 97031-8711
+1 541-386-5534
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bison burger” (9 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, International
$$ - $$$
4040 Westcliff Dr, Hood River, OR 97031-8711
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This restaurant is one of our favorites in Hood River. It is located next door to Westcliff Lodge so convenient after a long drive. We shared the pasta special plus a salad. The pasta was excellent, lots of flavor. The salad was fresh. Their bread...More

Thank 0627Pam
Mary G, Owner at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thank you for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed your visit to the White Buffalo. Best wishes and we hope to see you next time!

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a friend we arrived at 5:00 PM to find the interior ambiance delightful. We were greeted, water and menus provided. The jalapeño poppers were great as was the salad. The flight of wine, four samples, was perfect. We will be back often!

Thank CharlieVVancouver
Mary G, Owner at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Wow! Thank you, thank you. It's almost time to bring back our winter menu; chicken pot pie, lasagna, hearty soups. Hope you'll stop in.

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Easy to find with the big white buffalo statue out front. We were starving and this place was right next to our hotel. Very friendly.

Thank Ron Y
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It was great to have a restaurant within walking distance of our hotel. We stopped for dinner and had a nice Italian meal and friendly conversation with the owners. They sell yummy Vinegar and Oil too!

Thank nancypants88
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We were staying at the Westcliff and ate here. At first, I thought it would be too fancy for my two boys, but the owner made us feel welcome right away. Each our dinners were good, and the service was great. But the best thing...More

Thank ladylawyer3
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I was disappointed. My "Cowboy Burger" made with bison burger was good, but would have been better if the bun had been toasted - the bun was cold. My companions "Grown Up Burger" was also bison on a cold bun, but the meet and the...More

Thank Happydaytripper
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Had the bacon-wrapped jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese -- YUM! Good selection of wines and beer. Hidden gem but glad it's next to the Westcliff. Always a stop for us when in town.

Thank NinaMama123
Mary G, Owner at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed our poppers. Definitely an original at the White Buffalo. Hope to see you next time you are in town. Cheers!

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Staying at hotel next door and went to this place as read another review which said it was a great find. The lady in charge was very welcoming and discussed the wine and food with us. We had some Pinot Gris which was excellent. Also...More

Thank JuliaSheffield
Mary G, Manager at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. It was a really fun night and I'm glad you enjoyed it. It's a thrill to know we contributed to your holiday. Cheers!

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This was recommended to us and we could walk to it from our hotel. At first we were a little hesitant when we walked in. They are in the middle of cleaning so the gal was a little flighty. Our opinion changed soon after. Once...More

Thank Lynn S
Mary G, Owner at White Buffalo Wine Bar and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for your review. I am the ditsy blonde that waited on you and I love the compliment because I am really very serious, even about cleaning. We are wrapping up a very long construction process and the cleaning is non-stop. So glad you...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

Dinner for two with one drink each was $46.50 + tip. It's not gourmet, but it hit the spot after a long day.

Thank ITravelandEat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Wine Bar, International
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4040 Westcliff Dr, Hood River, OR 97031-8711
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
  • Phone Number: +1 541-386-5534
  • E-mail
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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