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Excelsior Inn

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754 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401-3743
+1 541-342-6963
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08:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 10:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 11:00
16:00 - 23:00
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Boston
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Excelsior Inn is a restaurant attached to an inn - hence the name. There is both a classy restaurant (white table cloths), serving high-end Italian fare, and a bistro, serving a more traditional Italian menu. However, it seems that you can have either menu in either location - up to you. The lamb was terrific, as was the chicken-bacon... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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194 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About a block from campus, the inn is set back from the street in an older house that reminds me of a modest mansion. It surrounded by gardens so it has peaceful ambiance both inside and out. For my wife's birthday, my daughter and I chose the Excelsior for lunch and were not disappointed. The food was imaginative and very... More 

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Thank Oskarduck
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely spot for a wedding! Been here for a quaint wedding and business luncheons and dinners. Friendly people, wonderful atmosphere and excellent food. Definitley recommend!

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Thank Apryl S
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

In Eugene to see a concert and the wait staff was very good about making sure we were on time, yet not rushed at all.

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Eugene, Oregon
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213 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here​ for a birthday dinner. Ambiance and decor were very pleasant. Server was very attentive but not intrusive. Seafood appetizer was excellent, hot with excellent seasoning. The lobster main was delicious. The salmon was cooked perfectly but had somewhat meager accompaniment. Good wine, chocolate overload for dessert. This place isn't cheap, but I did feel like I had an... More 

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Thank RFA2249
Eugene, Oregon
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is the place I would choose for a fine dining experience in Eugene. Good Italian food. The chef is really talented. One day he made us a dish that wasn't even on the menu. My friend enjoyed the wine there. My favourite to-go pick is the lamb burger!

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Tacoma, Washington
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It has changed over the years, but for a tasty lunch you can't beat it. The service is alwasy great.

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Oregon
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210 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Excelsior has never disappointed us and a couple of times it has impressed us. The owner pays attention to what is happening. He grows a lot of the vegetables on his farm. He presents almost-monthly dinners that illustrate the native foods and wines of Italy. There are basically two sides to this restaurant -- one expensive, quiet, and more elegant,... More 

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Thank Bill S
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had a birthday celebration on Friday night. Service for our large-ish party of 8 was truly superior. The menu (updated daily) was a delight -- so many good choices that it was hard to decide on just one. ALL of us enjoyed our meal, and we're hard to impress (three in the group own restaurants).

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We had a special pre Christmas dinner here because it was supposed to be a special place. It is indeed a lovely venue but that's where specialness ended. We had made weeknight reservation more than a week in advance but were seated in secondary dining area in the bar. There were not even table clothes on the tables in this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 11:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 754 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401-3743
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-342-6963

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?