Top Choice Italian in Eugene

Beppe & Gianni's Trattoria

One of Eugene's most beloved restaurants and its favorite Italian food is at Beppe & Gianni's. Homemade pastas are the real deal here, and the desserts are excellent. Expect a wait, especially on weekends.
American in Eugene

Newman's Fish 'n Chips

This fish market offers Eugene's best fish-and-chips (cod, halibut or salmon). Also shrimp and scallops plates. Order at the takeout window and eat outside under the covered patio.
Southern in Eugene

Papa's Soul Food Kitchen

This popular Southern-food spot grills up awesome jerk chicken, pulled-pork sandwiches, crawfish jambalaya and fried okra. The best part is the live blues music that keeps the joint open late on Friday and Saturday …
Bakery in Eugene

Sweet Life Patisserie

Eugene's best dessert shop: think pecan sticky buns, savory croissants and pain au chocolat (chocolate-filled French pastry). Even the day-old pastries are delicious (and half-price). They have organic coffee, too.
American in Eugene

McMenamins North Bank

Gloriously located on the banks of the mighty Willamette, this relatively modest (for a McMenamins) pub-restaurant boasts some of the best views in Eugene. Grab a riverside patio table on a warm, sunny day and order…
Health Food in Eugene


An exceptional natural-food grocery store, the Kiva stocks all-organic and mostly local produce. There are sandwiches and soups available too.
Health Food in Eugene


A mostly organic grocery store with an emphasis on locally grown organic produce, Sundance also has a vegan and raw-foods deli.
Fast Food in Eugene

5th Street Public Market

Italian? Mexican? Burgers? Options abound in this cheery market that anchors several dozen restaurants, cafes and stores around a pretty central courtyard.
Mexican in Eugene

Belly Taquería

Corn tortilla tacos are on tap here – order the carnitas (slow-cooked pork), camarones (shrimp), scallops (beer-battered and fried) or lengua (tongue – don't knock it till you try it). They also do good tostadas and…
Breakfast in Eugene

Original Pancake House

This is an excellent place for breakfast. Go for bacon waffles, mandarin orange crepes, green chili and cheese omelette or one of the dozen kinds of pancakes (blueberry, peach, coconut, chocolate chip…). The enormou…