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Excelsior Inn

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754 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401-3743
+1 541-342-6963
08:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Mia O
Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank RFA2249
Eugene, Oregon
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank H F
Tacoma, Washington
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

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

Thank KJ C
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176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Bill S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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).

Thank Suzanne S
Grants Pass, Oregon
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40 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles 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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Bandon, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Don't go here for the food which is not great. Go because it is such a sweet restaurant with lovely outdoor seating during warm weather.

Thank rainisfine
Eugene, Oregon
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Excelsior was once a gem in Eugene, but no more. I went for Sunday brunch with two friends and found only poor service and terrible food. Too bad.

Thank mckenzietraveler
Eugene, Oregon
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Because we live Italian food we love Excelsior. We have enjoyed many fine meals and wine here and it is always a treat. The service is excellent, ambiance mellow and proved within reason. Highly recommended for a special night out.

Thank Tomie T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:30
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:30
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:30
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:30
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 23:00
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?