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.
Top Choice Northwestern in McMinnville

Joel Palmer House

Renowned for its dishes laced with wild mushrooms (often hand-picked by the chef, Christopher Czarnecki), this highly lauded restaurant is just a few miles northwest of McMinnville. It’s one of Oregon’s finest eater…
Top Choice Northwestern in Newberg & Dundee

Painted Lady

Accomplished chefs Allen Routt and Jessica Bagley use their wide travel and culinary experiences at this renowned restaurant in a renovated 1890s Victorian house. The set menus are either seven or nine courses and i…
Top Choice French in McMinnville

Bistro Maison

This European eatery is one of McMinnville's, and the region's, best restaurants, serving up exceptional French dishes like duck confit, cassoulet (casserole with meat and white beans) and coq au vin (chicken braise…
Top Choice American in Newberg & Dundee

Red Hills Market

This deli-market offers a great atmosphere, with its wines and gourmet food products surrounding a small cluster of diners in the main room. Head to the excellent back patio to enjoy your toasted, open-faced 'craft'…
Top Choice American in McMinnville

Crescent Cafe

Truly excellent breakfast spot (now also doing weekend dinners) with gourmet treats like creamed chicken and biscuits with eggs, or grilled ham and cheddar sandwich with caramelized onions (the menu changes seasonal…
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…