The Ultimate Guide to Central Oregon’s Food Carts

Over recent years, Bend, Oregon has become a foodie’s paradise. Aside from the nationally renowned chefs and the blossoming restaurant scene that offers tons of dining options, foodies now flock to Bend for a more indie dining experience. The food truck trend has proven to be much more than a trend, as more and more pods of deliciousness pop up around town. These pods typically include a variety of food trucks situated around a central location that more often than not acts as a tap house. Many of them offer indoor and outdoor seating, a variety of beer, wine and cider along with firepits, stages for musical performances and more. Here’s a guide to some food carts in the region to dine at during your next trip. 

The Office at Silver Moon, Bend 

Located conveniently near Bend’s downtown, The Office at Silver Moon offers five dining options including Mediterranean, Caribbean, Southern fried chicken and more. Stop inside Silver Moon for a selection of locally made brews to compliment any meal. As a downtown pod, The Office is a popular spot for lunch and drinks before exploring the many shops and attractions downtown Bend has to offer. 

Aside from getting some grub in Bend, there are some great local options in nearby towns. 

The Barn, Sisters 

Located about a block off the main drag in Sisters, The Barn recently opened their doors in 2021. Built to resemble a barn, the space provides the community a rustic yet refined opinion to come together year-round, eat, drink and be merry. It offers four different food trucks¾wood-fired pizza, Mexican food + juice bar, Southern barbecue, and wraps as well as house made pastries, beverages, brunch and live music.  

Corral Taproom, Prineville 

In Prineville, the Corral Taproom was the first food truck pod in town, established in 2021 on the west end of the city. The food trucks here include those offering Latin soul food or Asian wok dishes. Gather inside the taproom for drinks or spend the afternoon outside, by firepit in the cooler months or in the sunshine when the weather’s nice. 

With so many spots each offering different food trucks to try, it might be tough to figure out where to start. Here’s a list of some highly recommended spots to try out and start your own foodie adventure. 



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