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The Mesquitery

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1219 12th St, Hood River, OR 97031-1603
+1 541-386-2002
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Hood River
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Disappointingly long wait poor service & food! We ordered prime rib which turned out to be rib eye steaks, ok, but they were very very tough & the baked potatoes raw. Also ordered a chicken skewer dish thrown on a plate with awful glop for sauce, vegetables were again raw.

Thank Sheila M
Cusco Region, Peru
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

While passing through The Dalles I saw the billboard for this restaurant and thought I would give it a try. OMG! Amazing! I can't remember the last time I had a ribeye steak that was so tender and had such good taste. Steaks are flame grilled and you can sure taste the difference. The service was great and prices reasonable.... More 

Thank ScottGloria
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Have stayed in Hood River, Oregon several times over the last few years and this little restaurant is a must. Don't let the size and location deny you one of the best steaks in town. Great portions with multiply side options depending on what you want/can spend. Steak was cooked as desired and the baked potatoes was moist and easy... More 

Thank Ronald S. P
Oakland, Oregon
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Not sure if I liked the Hawaiian Ribeye or banana/chocolate cheesecake more. Both were excellent! Steaks are cooked over open flame fueled by of course, Mesquite wood.

Thank Lamoreauxs
Northern California
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56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

We tried the mesquitery for dinner on a Thursday night based on good reviews. We were not disappointed. We had a short wait to be seated as they were very busy. The booths are not that comfortable but are private and it was unique as one could watch the chef working very hard and very dilligently at the grill as... More 

Thank machete
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We came to HR for the weekend and searched for a good dinner place. We decided this one had more variety then one on the water and I have to say I am so glad we went. We got there right after they opened at 4:30 and where seated right away. It was Valentine's weekend and it got really busy.... More 

1 Thank KARIN M
Issaquah, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

We stumbled into the Mesquitery sort of by chance. It is a bit odd in it's location, but serves good food and service was good. The place was fairly busy on a weekday evening, and several people seemed to be doing take-out. It does seem a bit pricey for eating there regularly, but is a fun treat for an occasional... More 

Thank Rod-Juansson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Awesome Polish comfort items on the menu. Get Polish beer, Perogi, and the Schnitzel! Amazing! Other dishes were still great. Perfect small-town joint at a great price. I wish we had this closers to our own town!

Thank Kris B
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

this is a great place to just hang out and watch friends eat some really good food have some really good beers and just enjoy the laid back atmosphere of Hood River Oregon.

Thank Doug M
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We had a party of 15 and the service was great. Our server Beau was outgoing, fun, and accommodating. He recommended the filet and it was very good. Small space but good food.

Thank ambarr427

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 12th St, Hood River, OR 97031-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
  • Phone Number: +1 541-386-2002

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