5 Best Healthy Restaurants in Sunriver

Out of state travelers might be unaware that Oregon residents pride themselves on the delicious food found throughout the state. Sunriver is no exception, and locals and visitors alike can enjoy incredible restaurants without the guilt of eating bad. Do not let your healthy dieting go to waste during your next Sunriver getaway. Here are the five best healthy restaurants for you to check out in Sunriver:

Café Sinatra

Come for the delicious food but stay for the service and atmosphere at Café Sinatra. They serve up delicious yet healthy breakfast and lunch entrees that are sure to delight. Start your morning off with their house made granola or spinach egg crepe. If it is the afternoon, lunch offerings include their incredible salads, soups, and sandwiches.

South Bend Bistro

Fine dining does not mean you have to settle for overly decadent food that might be out of the scope of “healthy.” South Bend Bistro offers a variety of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options that will satisfy any diet. Enjoy one of the many salads on the menu, including the popular Watermelon Salad. Starting your morning with the special eggs benedict is never a bad idea.

Hola Sunriver

You have not experienced Peruvian cuisine until you have made a trip to Hola in Sunriver. This local favorite will create a new favorite cuisine you have never experienced. You can enjoy some of Hola’s healthier menu entrees, including the halibut mixed salad, Ensalada Verde, or keep it simple with a taco salad. Dishes can be made vegetarian friendly simply by letting your server know.

Village Bar and Grill

You would not expect to find healthy menu entrees at a bar and grill, but fear not, as Village Bar and Grill wants to make sure you can eat healthy. Their menu includes the delicious grilled pacific salmon with grilled asparagus and baby red mashed potatoes. Or try out one of their many salads, including the popular Praline Apple & Berry salad.

Marcello’s Cucina Italiana

Enjoy fine Italian dining at Marcello’s Cucina Italiana in Sunriver. You can find a vast selection of delicious salads and soups that will fill you up while eating on the healthy side. Each salad can have freshly prepared tiger prawns, chicken, beef filet, of wild salmon added for a delicious bite.

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Best Local Places to Eat in Sunriver for a Quick Bite

Sunriver is a charming city in Central Oregon that has been making quite a name for itself with endless recreational opportunities and a thriving community. One of the defining characteristics of this community is its love of food and drink. As such, you will find eateries that provide a little something for everyone. You will especially find some great options when you are looking for a quick bite at a local place. The following are some of the best of those places to eat in Sunriver.

Café Sintra

This is one of the more unique local spots in Sunriver as they are serving up the most delicious Portuguese cuisine for miles. This is the perfect place to go for breakfast or lunch for a quick bite. Fresh ingredients go into inventive eggs benedict dishes, crepes, paninis, pizzas, and much more. You may have these types of items regularly, but they are certain to take on a whole new life with Café Sintra’s one of a kind use of herbs and spices. Find a whole new world of cuisine here at 7 Ponderosa Road.

Hola Sunriver

Hola Sunriver is an amazing place because the menu masters not one, but two unique cuisines. You can find two extensive menus featuring both Mexican and Peruvian cuisine. At the heart of this establishment is a casual atmosphere where people can get delicious food quickly. Pair this great food and service with this tranquil location on the river at 17430 Deschutes Road and you have a no-brainer for lunch or dinner.

South Bend Bistro

You will find a wonderful blend of a fine dining and casual experience here, making it a great place for a quick bite. They are particularly popular for their amazing appetizers like scallops, pork belly, and calamari, so it is a great place to go and share some amazing food with friends and family. It is a great place lunch or dinner, but it is especially lovely to treat yourself to an amazing meal here after a long day of adventures. Find it at 57080 Abbot Drive.

Find a Beautiful Place to Stay

After great adventures and amazing food, nothing beats a cozy and quiet place to hunker down for the evening. You will find no shortage of beautiful vacation rentals throughout Sunriver, especially when you look to the professionals at Sunriver Pines Vacation Homes. We pride ourselves on providing the very best in Sunriver accommodations from the aesthetic of the home down to each luxurious amenity. See the difference for yourself by checking out our listings today!

Best Pizza Places in Sunriver, OR

Here in the Sunriver area we are incredible fortunate to have access to a number of amazing and fresh ingredients, and this means that the food you’ll find in our sleepy mountain town is truly second to none. While there are a number of incredible different types of restaurants you can find in Sunriver, the true hidden gem has to be pizza! There are a number of different options available for pizza here in Sunriver, but two  restaurants in particular have truly mastered their craft and are among the best pizza places in Sunriver you’ll find!

Blondie’s Pizza

We start today with a restaurant that has truly become a staple of Sunriver over the years, providing locals and tourists alike with of the most unique pies and flavors you’ll find anywhere: Blondie’s! The best thing about the pizza at Blondie’s is the number of incredible signature pizzas they have available (Sure, you can also build your own, but that’s boring!). Their menu features everything from a taco pizza (with seasoned taco meat and steak strips) to the Firehouse (with bacon and BBQ chicken), so it guarantees that you’ll find something for every taste! And an extra benefit: Delivery is free in Sunriver from 5 PM to close with an $18 minimum order. How can you beat that?

Sunriver Pizza at Marcello’s Cucina Italiana

While initially Italy may seem pretty far away from Sunriver, all it takes is one bite from the pizza at Marcello’s Cucina Italiana and you’ll immediately be whisked away to the shores of the Italian Peninsula. Marcello’s features an extensive selection of both contemporary and traditional Italian food, and if there’s one thing that truly sets them apart from any other pizza restaurant in Sunriver, it’s their dedication to providing you with the best food imaginable. This means that all of their dishes are made to order, and they use nothing but the freshest ingredients possible, including many obtained right here in the Sunriver area!

Their menu features a number of amazing specialty pizzas straight from Italy, including the Italian Bliss (pesto base with sundried tomato, artichoke heart, gorgonzola and mozzarella), a traditional Margherita pizza, and so much more! If you’re looking for an authentic Italian pizza pie the next time you decide to stay in Sunriver you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone that does delicious Sunriver pizza better than the fine people at Marcello’s Cucina Italiana. With so many different places to explore and enjoy in Sunriver, go and Book your stay today!

The Top Five Brunch Spots In Sunriver

Vacation dining. These two words are responsible for a good portion of our happiness while on vacation, as we sample our way through the menus of some of the best restaurants in town. In our humble opinion, tasting the flavor of our vacation spots is the best way to get to know our temporary homes, and we think you will feel the same way while staying in Sunriver—especially when looking for a brunch spot. Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but brunch is our favorite meal, so sleep in a little later than you normally do, enjoy the crisp coolness of a Sunriver morning with a cup of coffee on the patio of your Sunriver Pines vacation rental, and head over to one of these five brunch places!

Café Sintra, 7 North Ponderosa Road

Brunch is not exclusively an American meal, and the Portuguese-inspired delicacies found here will change your life for a few minutes! Offering a list of benedict specials, the Sintra Benedict with linguica (a Portuguese sausage) is worth trying more than once!

Big Belly’s Burgers and Brews, 56815 Venture Lane, Suite #501

Because even the best mornings can be improved by a really spicy Bloody Mary, Big Belly’s Burgers and Brews had to be added to the list! Oh, don’t get us wrong, their brunch choices will tantalize your taste buds, but their Bloody Mary’s will warm the cockles of your heart!

Cohen’s Stacked Bistro, 56880 Venture Lane, Suite #104

Serving your tried and true brunch favorites while adding their special twist to the recipes, Cohen’s Stacked Bistro offers brunch done right. Chicken fried steak is made even more special when you start with a hand crusted New York Strip, and peanut butter and jelly is made more sophisticated when served as Crispy House-Made Peanut Butter and Jelly-Stuffed French Toast!

Carson’s American Kitchen, 17600 Center Drive

Sometimes eating healthy can be both tasty and good for you, and Carson’s offers healthy meals that will make your mouth water! Gluten-free whole grain banana pancakes will have you wondering what you ever saw in regular pancakes, and the Carson’s Croissant, served with egg whites, basil pesto, heirloom tomatoes, spinach, and turkey will forever change the way you consider the perfect breakfast sandwich.

Your Sunriver Pines Vacation Rental

Everyone knows that the best brunches are the ones you create yourself, so why not stay in one morning and enjoy the comfort, luxuries, and amenities of your Sunriver Pines vacation home away from home a little more? Reserve yours today and you will understand why the best vacation rentals can make the best vacations even better!

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