• We are open for lunch & dinner everyday except Tuesdays: 11:00 am to 8:30 pm. OPEN UNTIL (9:00 on SAT & SUN)
  • HAPPY HOUR! M-F 3-5pm $5 well drinks, $6 beer & slice, $7 well cocktail & slice
  • For wheelchair access, please park in the back parking lot and enter through the rear door.

Our Mission

We believe that great food unites family, friends and community.

Everyone is welcome here. We serve inventive, seasonal and organic food locally sourced from people we respect. We go beyond serving, focusing on community issues that move us and lift us all; hunger, farmer advocacy, education and literacy, healthy families, the environment, and a flourishing local economy. 

Our Story

photo of the Baumhackl family

Founded by husband-and-wife team Suzanne and Aaron Baumhackl, Solstice is designed to be a warm and welcoming every day community gathering place.

Founded by husband-and-wife team Suzanne and Aaron Baumhackl, Solstice is a warm and welcoming every day community gathering place at The Waterfront complete with outdoor patio seating and art by local artists. Featuring an imported Italian wood fire oven, the cafe specializes in rustic and inventive pizzas, seasonal chef’s entrees, hearty soups,  fresh homemade pastas, and our famous Moroccan Beef Stew. The bar serves culinary-inspired cocktails, 11 rotating local microbrews, hard cider and house wine on tap. Little ones are invited to enjoy the children’s play area, and special kid menu where all items are priced under $6. Gluten-free and vegan choices are plentiful. Solstice welcomes private parties, special events and offers delicious catering and lunch boxes.

Solstice Mobile Pizza & Catering can serve weddings, parties and events with wood fire pizza, entrees and s’mores for 4 to 400 guests!

Our History

Solstice first opened in Bingen, WA in February 2007. We added two mobile wood fire pizza ovens and portable kitchens in 2011 and 2012. We built our gorgeous new restaurant and moved to the Hood River, OR Waterfront and opened on Dec 12, 2013. Our Bingen, WA location closed in October, 2013. Thanks to our local community, our successful Kickstarter campaign backers, friends, family and investors for making this dream come true!


Our Leadership Team


Co-owner & Pizza Chef Aaron Baumhackl & Co-owner Suzanne Wright Baumhackl











Executive Chef John Helleberg










Assistant General Manager & Catering Director Natalie Price














Floor Manager Lauren Giles