TAKE YOUR PICK IN PRINEVILLE
Eight sandwiches and a selection of tacos and flatbreads are less than $10 for lunch. Staff pick: the Prineville sandwich with turkey, bacon, melted Swiss and avocado served with coleslaw, fries, onion rings or side salad.
Lunch deal = $9.95 or less
Barney Prine’s Steakhouse & Saloon
389 NW Fourth St., Prineville
Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday to Sunday
The combo meal lets you mix and match any two soups, salads or sandwiches on the menu. Staff pick: pear and blue cheese salad with a warm Californian panini.
Anytime deal = $8.50 to $10.50
335 SW Century Drive, Bend
564 NE Greenwood Ave., Bend
974 SW Veteran’s Way, Suite 6, Redmond
Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (all locations) and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (Westside Bend only)
The weather outside might be frightful, but this crispy chicken sandwich with Swiss cheese, honey mustard, lettuce, tomato pickled onion and a side of fries is delightful.
Anytime deal = $8
932 NW Bond St., Bend
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
The selection of eight to 10 entrees (each with a side of rice) varies daily at this drive-thru Thai food truck, but the super-friendly service stays the same. Staff picks: red curry chicken with peanut sauce and massaman curry tofu with coconut milk.
Lunch deal = $8
A Taste of Thailand
696 NE Greenwood Ave., Bend
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday
MEXICAN, AMERICAN AND MORE
Try any of the 15 burgers and sandwiches or build your own Mexican combo platter choosing one or two items made with your choice of chicken, shredded or ground beef served with verde rice, refried black beans and coleslaw. Add a third item for $3 more.
Lunch deal = $8 to $10
Diego’s Spirited Kitchen
447 SW Sixth St., Redmond
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily
Enjoy a garden salad, Caesar salad or soup of the day, plus a half sandwich. Sandwich selections include turkey and havarti, tuna salad and cheddar, pastrami and Swiss or ham and Swiss.
Lunch deal = $9
594 NE Bellevue Drive, Bend
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
LET’S GO BOWLING
There are seven healthy and filling one-bowl meals to try, such as the Thai bowl with baked tofu, garlic green beans and steamed broccoli on brown or jasmine rice topped with cilantro lime slaw and lemongrass peanut sauce. All are gluten free and many are also vegan.
Lunch deal = $7.50 to $9.50
913 NE Third St., Bend
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily
Pick a slice or create your own 6-inch individual pizza with a small house or Caesar salad, cup of soup and a fountain drink.
Lunch deal = $9
Bend Pizza Kitchen
2755 Northwest Crossing Drive, Bend
Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
SO MANY SANDWICHES
You may have a hard time choosing from 20 different sandwiches, burgers and paninis on the menu for under $10. Staff pick: a breakfast sandwich with fried egg, tomato and cheddar on an oversized English muffin for $5.
Anytime deal = $5 to $9.50
824 NW Wall St., Bend
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily