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130 Oakway Ctr, Eugene, OR 97401-5611
+1 541-465-9866
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

If you want to eat delicious, healthy food, Cafe YUMM is the place to go - we stop at a Cafe YUMM every chance we get - and wish there were more in the Seattle area!

Thank Gerri H
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The food here is decently good. My biggest gripe is the stingy portions. I always leave hungry. It is a good healthy choice for food on the go. Just over priced for what you get.

Thank Rudi M B
Oregon Coast, Oregon
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285 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Cafe Yumm has several outlets in the Eugene and Portland, Oregon, area. Each offers the same menu, which provides diverse, healthy vegan or vegetarian bowls, salads, beverages and desserts. Inexpensively priced with quick and friendly service. Beer and wine are available, however, the selection is limited. Takeout is quite popular

Thank TopChef7
Eugene, Oregon
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I actually love the food there, but if you are ordering a take out then good luck and especially if it is online. I have to remind them to not forget the chicken or the yogurt every single time and they still do. However I am addicted to their bowls. The quesadilla no flavor. They need to work better on... More 

Thank Finediner1969
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you were looking for something quick and fresh, this is the place to go. Their bowls include beans and rice and cheese and avocados and of course their well-known Yumm sauce. I have tried to make them at home myself and they are never quite the same. There are lots of choices for vegetarians and I just heard they... More 

Thank Emily P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I hear you either love the YUM sauce or hate it... I HATED it. I couldn't get over the flavor, so I didn't eat my food. I can't speak for the other menu items, but anything containing that sauce, I would never touch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
CafeYumm, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Yumm!, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback about one of our sauces. You are right that it's not for everyone, and we appreciate people having unique tastes and preferences. On your next visit, you might ask for another dressing or something to replace the Yumm! Sauce. Or, try it on the side or ask for half as much on your menu... More 

Eugene, Oregon
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257 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have been eating at Cafe Yumm for almost 20 years, starting at their original 5th Street Market location. My go-to is the original. I can doctor it up just the way I like it. When I talked about another restaurant that was over-rated, and looked at the sauce they served, I thought, "this is not as good as Cafe... More 

1 Thank bb_organic
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I've endured this on a number of occasions, I've went from ewwww... to... "ok I can tolerate this," and back again to the "ICK factor." Not because it's changed... but because... It is what it is... Beans, Rice, Cheese, Dirt and Sour Cream. The consistency of luke warm monkey vomit. And over-priced. Dining here has never been my choice. Though... More 

Thank Kevin M
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Drove into town last night from Southern California. Tired, worn out and extremely excited because we drop our freshman off to Northwest Christian University. A friend recommended the place and met us there. Looked around and thought "typical cool college spot." Ordered a medium bowl, which a small was plenty of food, and went to sit down. Once I dove... More 

Thank Spagori1
Eugene, Oregon
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Love love lovelove love. Why is Cafe Yum so good? I can't quite put my finger on it, but I think it's that the ingredients are so fresh and everyone that works there seems genuinely interested in making sure you get fed. Yumm Sauce, as I'm sure you're aware, is the second best sauce in the world. (The first is... More 

Thank AnitaVespa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 9
American, Fast food, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Oakway Ctr, Eugene, OR 97401-5611
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-465-9866
Fresh, delicious, "Soul satisfying... Deeply nourishing"(R) food served quickly in a distinctive and relaxed environment. Addictive sauces and dressings add zip to make your meal memorable. All Natural chicken, wild North Pacific salmon, organic tofu, organic tempeh, premium turkey breast, vegetarian and vegan options. Gluten-free choices too. Over 50% of the food served is certified organic. Awards include: Best Comfort Food, Favorite Lunch Bargain, Best Cheap Date, Best Chocolate Chip Cookie, Best Vegetarian, Best New Restaurant and many more.

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