White Buffalo has several experienced and licensed bartenders that are available to bartend in Oregon & Washington. We are available for weddings, corporate events, private parties, festivals or open houses. Choosing to hire a private bartender allows you to enjoy the party worry free. Please inquire about our bar packages. Cheers! 

Need Food & Beverages?

We bring good food and wine to the table! Slightly off the beaten path, but easily located off I-84 with plenty of off- street parking. We are walking distance between three hotels which makes us a great gathering place for friends and friends to be. Have your party here or let us bring the party to you. We offer full service, drop off, and on sight services for corporate and social gatherings. We also have full bar services in Oregon & Washington. Please inquire about available options!

Event & Wedding FAQ

Q: How many years has White Buffalo Wine Bar & Bistro been in business?

A: White Buffalo has been in business for nearly 13 years. Mary Gumm is the owner & Sara Gumm is the manager.

Q: What do I need to do in order to hold the date for my wedding or event?

A: A nonrefundable deposit is required to confirm your date and reserve White Buffalo's services. Deposit amounts are to be 10% of total estimated costs. An additional deposit of 100% is due 7 days prior to the event.

Q: When will I need to give White Buffalo my final guest count?

A: The final count will be due by 5 p.m., 10 days prior to the event.

Q: Can I bring my own music to the White Buffalo to play at my after party?

A: Yes, you can bring a blue tooth speaker or an indoor DJ.  Noise ordinance in Hood River says outside music must be off by 10pm. 

Q: Who will be on site the day of my event?

A: A skilled Event Manager will be on site, as well as a Lead Server will be at your event.

Q: Can we taste the food that we have selected for our menu?

A: We offer tastings for up to 4 people at $35.00 per person, $50.00 with beverage pairing. Once the menu choices have been decided on, our chef will gladly prepare a sample of your event menu. That fee will then be applied to the balance of your event, when you choose to book with us. If you would like a general tasting we can discuss likes & dislikes to create a tasting menu.

Q: Is White Buffalo licensed to serve beer, wine & cocktails at my event?

A: Yes, White Buffalo is fully licensed by the OLCC & has licensed servers in Oregon & Washington. We also carry liquor liability insurance.

Q: Does White Buffalo offer beverages on a consumption basis?

A: Depending on what you purchase, White Buffalo may be able to return some items.

Q: Does White Buffalo make wedding cakes?

A: Although we make our desserts at our bistro, wedding cakes are something we leave to the cake making pros. We can provide cake cutting services for a small fee.

Just need a Bartender?

Want to have a Party?




We offer several options for parties at White Buffalo. After parties, rehearsal or corporate dinners, small groups like book clubs, baby showers, birthdays, group meetings or fundraisers. We also rent our dining area and patio. Parties at the White Buffalo are so much fun! We are happy to help you plan a memorable event!

We are currently serving hot food Wednesday- Saturday from 2pm-7pm TO GO. We also offer several frozen meal options 7 days a week. Need catering? We currently specialize in small groups. We are happy to work on menus that suit your taste and budget. We also offer alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages TO GO.