Looking for a special way to spend a night out with your significant other? Bend offers a number of romantic date ideas, here are a few of our favorites!
1. Wine Tasting at Good Drop Wine Shoppe + Dinner at Ariana
Date night is a go? Make your first stop at The Good Drop Wine Shoppe, Central Oregon’s foremost wine bar/wine shop serving both single glasses of wine and tasting flights. The Good Drop Wine Shoppe offers something for all wine lovers, and its vast selection includes vintage wines from Bordeaux, France, the Napa Valley, Walla Walla and other AVAs from around the Pacific Northwest. After tastefully indulging in world renowned wines, make your way down to Ariana for a one-of-a-kind dining experience in a craftsman bungalow setting. Ariana is a Bend’s fine dining “must,” and the chef’s tasting menu is extraordinary!
2. Dinner at Solomon’s + Moonlit Tetherow Stroll
Solomon’s offers stunning sunsets over the Cascades paired with vibrant tastes of the Pacific Northwest. Between the extensive wine collection and the beautiful views, the perfect night out is a guarantee. Solomon’s features a wide selection of delicious main courses and a delightfully decadent dessert menu. After dining, we recommend taking a romantic stroll around the beautiful Tetherow golf course greens. While you are out, gaze upwards; the stars from Bend are about as good as it gets – absolutely breathtaking!
3. Dinner at Zydeco + Entertainment at The Historic Tower Theatre
This combination makes for the perfect date night in the heart of Downtown Bend. Zydeco boasts Northwest cuisine with a Southern twist, and has a diverse selection of world class cocktails. Zydeco also features a gluten-free menu. After dinner, take a light and enjoyable stroll over to The Historic Tower Theatre and catch a show. The theatre features everything from comedy shows to artistic films and intimate concerts, visit the theatre website to purchase tickets for your date night entertainment in advance!
4. Dinner at Noi Thai + Dessert at Bontà Artisan Gelato
Located on Franklin Avenue in Downtown Bend, Noi Thai provides all guests the ultimate Thai dining experience in an environment they will never forget. Noi Thai’s dedication to true Thai culinary culture and influences, boasting an exquisite menu complete with vegetarian options. After indulging in the divine dinner offerings of Noi, order a scoop of the delicious Bontà Artisan Gelato – or better yet, head down to the Bontà scoop shop located on Bond Street and see first hand what the hype is all about.
5. Happy Hour at Level 2 + Explore the Shops at Old Mill District
If you prefer to start on the early side, this is the date night for you! Authentic happy hour hor d’oeuvres and original Level 2 cocktails are served daily at this unique elevated lounge in the heart of the Old Mill District. After dinner, explore the shops at the Old Mill District. The outdoor venue invites all visitors to experience a variety of unique shops from handcrafted jewelry and top of the line kitchen supplies to art gallery viewings and cooking classes.
Need a lift to any of these date night destinations? Tetherow offers its guest a complimentary shuttle to accommodate your desire to explore Bend. Check it out!