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Izakaya Meiji Company

345 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402-4945
+1 541-505-8804
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“skewers” (7 reviews)
“fried octopus” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (6 reviews)
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345 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402-4945
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have always had good food here. Expect to drop some dough here as you just have to try one more thing you haven’t had before. Japanese food with a western flair. Great burgers too. Ridiculous whiskey selection, great cocktails and extensive sake menu. Can...More

Thank timcrai221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is after 3 visits -- and I'd go back today if I could. To know: Izakaya Meiji is very busy. Get there at 5 pm or plan to wait. And it's scruffy. It's an old building and everything feels a bit dirty. The...More

Thank NewportMania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I met another couple here at 5:30 on a Saturday. This house turned into a very small restaurant was packed with people when we got there, but we were able to get the last table. The drinks were wonderful. The service was...More

Thank ltorgy
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We enjoyed tasting small japanese style plates. The whisky selection is excellent and there a lots of options for tasting. Good choice of skaes and also non alcoholic beverages.

Thank VerdeRosa
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

They have a good variety of Japanese food and drink. Food was so so. The rice was good. They took the menu away after the first order so we felt unwelcome to order more. No shoyu offered. Edamame was undercooked and must have come from...More

Thank J-Man-75
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great little Izakaya in funky part of Eugene. Eat at the bar for best atmosphere. The udon curry is a must.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner somewhere else and walk along the street and found this place, looked very charming from outside. So we decide to have few drinks here. Their signature drinks also interesting, dont miss out :)

Thank MinieNi
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This may be the best place for top tier drinks. Bartender knows them all. Food is a bit funky which is a good thing. All high quality ingredients too. We will be back.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Took a shot based on TA reviews and once again found a gem. First, the place is very eclectic with an out of the box cocktail list and great overall bar. If you're like my wife and I, you will see so many interesting things...More

1  Thank Batt2
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We arrived late and this place was open. The food was delicious, the service excellent, small plates that can be shared. Lovely little place with excellent food

1  Thank eli d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402-4945
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-505-8804
Specializing in Japanese small plates, old school cocktails and whiskey bar but thank goodness no sushi. The theme is based on a Japanese tavern or sake house. sake
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