BACK TO SCHOOL

This is not the school cafeteria food you may remember. Staff picks: Truffle fries for $4.75 and the mini cheeseburger or two pork tacos for $5.75. $2 drink minimum per person.

Special = $4.75 McMenamins pints; $4.50 well drinks; $6.75 house wine

McMenamins Old St. Francis School

700 NW Bond St., Bend

541-382-5174

Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to close daily (except holidays)

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ISLAND ESCAPE

Even if you can’t get away to the warmth of Mexico, you can still enjoy a beef quesadilla for $2.50 and pork tacos, two tostadas or a tomato and onion quesadilla for $3.

Special = $3 margaritas and well drinks; $2.50 drafts

Islas Rio

1011 Desperado Trail, Sisters

541-549-4752

Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays)

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TURNING THE CORNER

The “corner time” menu offers a tempting discounted selection of regular menu items. Staff picks: marinated olives for $3, tempura fried squash rings for $6 and the Margherita pizza for $10.

Special = $5 craft beer and cider; $7-$8 cocktails; $5-$8 wine

Jackson’s Corner — Eastside

1500 NE Cushing Drive, Bend

541-382-1751

Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. daily (except holidays)

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JUST AROUND THE BEND

Enjoy a quick bite or a full meal from the happy hour menu. Staff picks: the Pub Burger with hand cut fries for $7 or two Riverbend Tacos with chicken or pulled pork for $6.

Special = $4 craft brews; $6 select cocktails; $4.50 premium well drinks; $5 house wine

Riverbend Brewing Company

2650 NE Division St., Bend

541-550-7550

Happy hour: 3:30 to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays

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INTO THE WOODS

The $5 happy hour menu includes chili cheese fries, nachos, fried chicken salad and more.

Special = $3 domestic drafts; $4 specialty drafts; $3.75 well drinks

Timbers East Bar & Grill

2570 NE Twin Knolls Dr #170, Bend

541-383-3502

Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. daily (except holidays)

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YOUR HOUR OF CHI

The extensive happy hour menu at this modern Chinese and sushi spot with river views features a variety of dishes priced from $3 to $6. Staff picks: Har Gow shrimp dumplings, spicy Ahi tuna tartare and sesame seed chicken.

Special = $4 drafts; $5 house wine and sake; $5-$6 select cocktails

Chi Chinese & Sushi Bar

70 NW Newport Ave., Bend

541-323-3931

Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday (except holidays)

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THE GOOD EARTH

The discounted happy hour menu includes smoked chicken quesadilla, hummus plate, ahi poke, bruchetta and more.

Special = $4 drafts; $3 well drinks; daily cocktail specials

Terrebonne Depot

400 NW Smith Rock Way, Terrebonne

541-548-5030

Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday (except holidays)

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IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Enjoy $3 tacos, $1 off all dinner tapas, $11 paella and more. Staff picks: stuffed dates and chorizo and chicken paella.

Special = $3 to $3.50 Modelo beer; $6 wine; $5.50 select cocktails

Barrio

915 NW Wall Street, Bend

541-389-2025

Happy hour: 3 to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday

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