A Rare Find

5/5 Sit in the courtyard if possible. It has an excellent atmosphere and heat lamps if needed. The menu was somewhat limited but the food was as good as it possibly gets. Every aspect of the entire dining experience was superb. One of the finest  we had on a two week plus trip in California and Oregon May 25, 2018 Read More A Rare Find Trip Advosor

Winner of OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award for the Past Four Years

For the past four years, The Jackalope Grill has won OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award. This award recognises outstanding restaurants based on feedback from thousands of local diners. Unlike other social media venues, Diners’ Choice lists are unique in that they are powered by verified diners confirmed to have dined at a restaurant. There is a saying in the restaurant business that you are only as good as your last meal served. So we are proud […]

Tim Garling’s Jackalope Grill: French style, modern twists

4.8/5 The Jackalope Grill is a wonderful little restaurant, adorned with woodland boughs strung with lights. A small street-side cocktail lounge invites patrons to relax with a glass of wine from a unique international list chosen by Garling’s wife and manager, Kathy. And at the rear of the main restaurant, an open-air garden courtyard invites guests to dine seasonally among arbors of tomatoes and kitchen herbs. It’s in the kitchen that Tim Garling truly shines. […]

Jackalope Grill brings funky name, Parisian-trained chef to downtown Bend

After attending culinary school in Paris and working 20 years as a top chef at Alta, Utah’s most-dear ski resort, chef Tim Garling decided it was time to relocate. He wound up opening Jackalope Grill in an old strip mall on the south side of Bend. It wasn’t the best situation, but he got by with his business and by teaching in the culinary program at Bend High School. He knew, however, that to really get the […]

Cascade Arts and Entertainment

“Ever since my first meal at the Jackalope Grill years ago, I’ve considered owner and chef Tim Garling as the area’s king of sauces. He just does them better than anyone else. My recent dinner at Jackalope confirmed that he has not relinquished his crown.”  (read more) Linden Gross writing in Cascade Arts and Entertainment. Cascade Arts and Entertainment