Restaurants

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.
Health Food in Eugene

Kiva

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

Pizza Research Institute

Located in a cute bungalow house, PRI bakes up some of Eugene's best (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free) pies. Try the pear with vegan pesto, apple and smoked gouda, or chèvre (goat's cheese) with marinated eggplant. Y…
Northwestern US in Eugene

Marché

This renowned Eugene restaurant bases its menu on fresh, seasonal and local produce and meats. There are gourmet sandwiches and wood-fired pizzas for lunch, with dinner dishes like poached black cod, spring lamb nav…
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…
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…
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…
Southern US 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

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.