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Solstice Wood Fire Cafe & Bar

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501 Portway Ave, Hood River, OR 97031-1284
+1 541-436-0800
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 20:30
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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near Portland, Oregon
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124 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a hopping spot on the Hood River waterfront. The people watching is excellent and the wood fired pizza combinations are interesting. Much of the food is locally sourced and organic. We recently tried two 10 inch pizzas, Country Girl Cherry and Vegan Boy. We both loved the Country Girl (dried cherries, house made chorizo, Greek cheese). We didn't... More 

Thank sarahstree
West Lafayette, Indiana
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Relaxing and watching the kite surfers and having a excellent lunch is the way to go. Beer was cold and the view was great. After getting relaxed from our travels, we mostly took our waitresses suggested items and was not disappointed. Soup was superb and sandwiches were special. We followed this by more kite surfer watching and good conversation.

1 Thank ray k
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great energy, passionate staff, delicious food. Still impressed after a year since last are here. Parking on the streey out front. Opted to shut at the pizza oven counter rather than wait 15-20 minutes for a table. Well worth a front row seat to watch the talented staff.

1 Thank charliewonkanobi
Madras, OR
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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb service. All the menu items for lunch looked delicious. Three of us tried 3 different items and we all thought they were excellent: moroccan beef stew, tagliatelle pasta with wild mushrooms, oysters, asparagas and butter, a wood-fired pizza. Wine by the glass and good local craft beers round out the menu. I'll eat here again (and again).

1 Thank momiles
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Solstice had only about 8 taps on their menu. As an out of Towner we were looking for more. The pizza was delicious, especially their country girl flavor.

Thank Kayla L
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! We stopped by for dinner while passing through the Gorge. The Moroccan beef stew was so flavorful and good. The meatballs and polenta were rich. Also try the Bollywood cocktail. It was the perfect cocktail with the right amount of heat. The wait staff also were very attentive. No complaints at all with this restaurant.

1 Thank NWsun
Bend, Oregon
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357 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for lunch with a few work buddies, had three different pizza's - the solstice dried cherry pizza was good, the pear and caramelized onion pizza was good too but the smoked Canadian Bacon, Pineapple and Jalapeno Cream sauce pizza was the overall best - crust was fantastic and topping were very good. The pizzas are cooked in a... More 

1 Thank RNA1958
Hood River, Oregon
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you want an artisan style pizza, this is your place! Or maybe a really tasty cup of soup, or a delicious salad.. But maybe you are just needing a little comfort, so the Mac & Cheese? Great variety on this menu! And the location is wonderful. There's a park nearby on the waterfront and a walking trail that goes... More 

Thank Kathy M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Met a group of friends for lunch and heard nothing but 'no'. No reservations. No separate checks. No major boutique beers. Minimal wine selection. Then we were charged 18% tip on our checks without prior notice, which resulted in massive over-tipping. Pizza and soup were good, but didn't make up for cool service and anti-customer policies.

Thank OregonTripper
Richland, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We discovered this little place couple years ago and each and every time we go to Portland we dine there. The service is great and the food is so good, we never had a bad meal there. I love their salads and soups and kids devour pizzas.

Thank elenavc2017

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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, hearty soups and salads, and our famous Moroccan Beef Stew. The cafe also serves culinary-inspired cocktails, 11 rotating local microbrews, ciders and house wine on tap. Patio seating and kid's play area too! Across from the Hood River Waterfront Park!

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