ALL YOU CAN EAT

The all-you-can-eat lunch buffet at this Indian restaurant features a rotating array of entrees and side dishes, including a number of vegetarian choices, along with white rice, yellow lemon rice and naan bread.

Dining deal: $10.95

Taj Palace Indian Cuisine

917 NW Wall St., Bend

541-330-0775

Hours: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily

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START THE MADNESS

Try the signature chicken teriyaki bowl with white or brown rice and stir fried vegetables. Substitute noodles or fried rice for $1 more or make it a combo with a 24-ounce fountain drink and salad for $2.50 more.

Dining deal: $7.99

Teriyaki Madness

2680 NE U.S. Highway 20, Suite 340, Bend

541-797-0261

Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

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CHINESE PLEASE

Choose among 20 different Szechuan, Hunan and Cantonese lunch dishes served with your choice of steamed, brown or pork fried rice. Substitute pan-fried noodles for $1 more. Staff pick: ginger cilantro chicken.

Dining deal: $7.50

Chan’s Chinese Restaurant

1005 SE Third St., Bend

541-389-1725

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday; Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

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MORE THAN JUST PIZZA

For lunch, choose among 21 hot and cold sandwiches and wraps served with a side of kettle chips. Staff pick: the Beef Taco Wrap with seasoned beef, diced tomato, red onion, black olives, cheddar, taco sauce, lettuce and sour cream.

Dining deal: $6.95 to $8.45

Blondie’s Pizza

57195 Beaver Drive, Sunriver

541-593-1019

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily

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GO NUTS

Build your own cold half sandwich from an array of breads, cheeses, meats, hummus or tuna and a variety of fixings and condiments, plus your choice of a cup of soup, a small house salad or bag of chips.

Dining deal: $9.25

Soup 2 Nuts

457 SW Sixth St., Redmond

541-526-5611

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

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WORTH THE WAIT

The daily special each Wednesday includes half a smoked chicken served with mashed potatoes, garlic toast and beans or slaw. Dine in and takeout available.

Dining deal: $10

Baldy’s BBQ

Three locations in Central Oregon

baldysbbq.com

Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday

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PIT PERFECT

For lunch, try the pulled pork sandwich topped with Joe’s BBQ sauce and slaw and served with your choice of fries, coleslaw, garlic potatoes, side salad, homemade baked beans or corn on the cob.

Dining deal: $9.99

Crossroads BBQ Pit and Pub

121 NE Third St. Prineville

541-447-3335

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

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FAMILY DINING

The whole family can enjoy the many value-priced breakfast and lunch options. Staff picks: three egg Denver omelet with pancakes or potatoes and toast for $7.50 and the Hickory Bacon BBQ burger with fries for $8.25.

Dining deal: $8.95 or less

Sargent’s Cafe

719 SE Third St., Bend

541-382-3916

Hours: 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily

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