If there are two things Oregon does best, it’s gorgeous scenery and delicious food. Lucky for us, those things often aren’t mutually exclusive, either. Oregon has lots of amazing restaurants with stunning views, many of which are located right on the riverside. Check out these 9 incredible restaurants that overlook some of Oregon’s most beautiful rivers:
9. Salty's, Portland
Located on the Columbia River on the northern edge of Portland, this fantastic restaurant offers amazing seafood and beautiful views.
8. Riverside, Hood River
Located in the lovely town of Hood River in the scenic Columbia Gorge, this beautiful restaurant overlooks the Columbia and serves delicious food and drinks.
7. Edgewaters, Bandon
Edgewaters is a wonderful restaurant located in the beautiful town of Bandon by the Sea. This delicious restaurant boasts stunning views of the Coquille River, the ocean, AND the iconic Bandon Lighthouse. (Here's a stunning photo taken from the restaurant at sunset.)
6. Rivershore Bar and Grill, Oregon City
Located in Oregon City, Rivershore is a perfect place to enjoy a delicious, relaxing meal (they offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner) surrounded by lovely scenery.
5. Pine Tavern, Bend
Located in the Old Mill District in Bend, this charming waterfront restaurant has phenomenal food and drinks as well as amazing outdoor seating overlooking the Deschutes.
4. Thirst Wine Bar & Bistro, Portland
Located on the waterfront in Portland, this great wine bar and restaurant offers delicious French/ Italian/ American food and a fabulous selection of wines.
3. The Riverside, Maupin
Located in Maupin, The Riverside serves tasty American food, cocktails, beer, and wine. Enjoy your meal on the sunny patio for views of the river and surrounding scenery.
2. Chi Chinese & Sushi Bar, Bend
This awesome Chinese food and sushi restaurant is located on the Deschutes River in Bend, and has nice outdoor and indoor seating with picturesque views.
1. Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale
This lovely fine dining establishment on the Sandy River offers beautiful views, amazing ambience, and intricate, delicious fusion food.