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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“A gem right here in The Dalles, Lewis and Clark expedition , incredible Native American artifacts and a wonderful gift shop and casual cafe. A beautiful building as well! Birds of prey live shows and theater in the spring and summer seasons. easy parking for cars and RVs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Great artisan pizza, homemade cider, small town atmosphere, avoid the tourists. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Great for walking or biking all the way to hood river on this historic scenic highway!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Health
“Mosier loop is 34 miles route leading to mosier with 2980 feet elevation gain. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Bike- and Pedestrian-only roadway with spectacular views, and a cool old tunnel!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ I love MoCo for breakfast!! MoCo coffee is roasted on location, so you know it’s fresh and cared for. They also have a fantastic Bloody Mary and generous servings of biscuits and house made gravy. Local tips about MoCo: 1. Large outdoor patio, great for kids and pets 2. Nitro coffee”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Good food, many options. Very unique building with history from Brothels to coffin storage. Excellent, Victorian Art!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“Awesome views from the top. It's about 1 hour up, 45 minutes down. I like to bring a sandwich with me. Rocky, so stays hike-able and bike-able when rain comes through. Although it can be technical, since it's open, if the moon is out, makes a fun night hike too.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best Croissants and raspberry jam - creative, creature comfort breakfast and lunch”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Sorosis is our biggest park it overlooks the city with a spectacular view, the rose garden, a 1 mile walking trail that goes all around the park, Disc golf course, tennis courts, baseball fields, a covered picnic area, and the children play park. Its grassy and full of trees a wonderful place to go for a walk or just hang out.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Only local convenience store in Mosier. Featuring cold beverages and local produce that residents wanted, along with snacks, deli items, and locally-made products in a section known as “Gorge Goods.” ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great beers. Great food. Even Vegan pizza to blow your mind. Vegan cheese plate of dreams. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Easy access off the main road. Intermediate hike with a great view at the top.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Casual, sports screens, live music , dog friendly outdoor eating area, Great food too! a popular hang out place for the locals.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Quirky tasting room in the bottom of an old grain tower. Velvet couches among gilded industrial machinery. It is very "WIlly Wonka". A must see on your wine tasting rounds.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Wide selection of draft beers, pub style menu and lively crowd. Housed in the old Mason Temple, Clocktower features a live music jam on Sunday afternoons, and live outdoor summer music on the patio overlooking downtown main streets. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“Great artisan pizza, homemade cider, small town atmosphere, avoid the tourists. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ I love MoCo for breakfast!! MoCo coffee is roasted on location, so you know it’s fresh and cared for. They also have a fantastic Bloody Mary and generous servings of biscuits and house made gravy. Local tips about MoCo: 1. Large outdoor patio, great for kids and pets 2. Nitro coffee”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good food, many options. Very unique building with history from Brothels to coffin storage. Excellent, Victorian Art!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best Croissants and raspberry jam - creative, creature comfort breakfast and lunch”
  • 6 locals recommend
Brewery
“Great beers. Great food. Even Vegan pizza to blow your mind. Vegan cheese plate of dreams. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Casual, sports screens, live music , dog friendly outdoor eating area, Great food too! a popular hang out place for the locals.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Steampunk fun and popular bar with always something going on. good food , live music, open mic and special brews on tap including CBD infused beer, the first of its kind. all around cool place.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Such a great place for birthdays families singles couples. Fun games for kids to play while waiting for your food. Amazing pizza salads and best extra large hot chocolate cookies with ice cream on top ever. It’s a local favorite. Been here forever. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

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