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McGrath's Fish House

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1036 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401-2215
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Eugene, Oregon
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212 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner with colleagues. Had the Asian chicken salad. A lot of food. Odd that the salad comes with breaded fried chicken rather than grilled. Good wine selection at a reasonable price. A few strange characters in the restaurant acting strange, perhaps they should have been asked to leave.

Thank RFA2249
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with the family to dinner here and was underwhelmed. Decor and atmosphere are ok and what you would expect at a seafood place but a bit touristy. Food preparation was bland with little seasoning and rock hard veggies on the side. The fish did not taste fresh and the oysters we ordered were not rinsed prior to being opened... More 

Thank Jeff M
Mulino, Oregon
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large groups are challenging. They did a good job but because of the size of our group and 3 choices, those with pasta were served first, Steak second and Cod last. Steak was good but cold by the time it got to the table. Cod was good, but everyone else was done by the time we got ours. Recognizing this... More 

Thank OldDog59
Eugene, Oregon
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been enjoying meals at McGrath's Fish House for decades. Today was a negative surprise. The very tired and brown salad at least had a cold plate. The butter was missing with the bread. The french fries were rubbery and cold. My halibut parmesan was overcooked. Our server was cheerful....the only similar thing we remember. We hope this was... More 

Thank Marvon
Yoncalla, Oregon
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been "eating out" at McGrath's for the past 20 years or so. They have excellent seafood, and very fresh salad and bread. Love the friendly and helpful service.

Thank doloresb8
Irvine CA
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We ordered a 33 skewer scallop dinner to share. We ate the coleslaw which was good and the bread before the meal arrived. The scallops seemed undercooked so we sent them back which took 20 minutes or so. They arrived cooked more only on one side. Still the texture was so rubbery and weird that I couldn't eat them and... More 

Thank indeptravelforus
Eugene, Oregon
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Good fish dishes at a reasonable price. God seating in the bar or dining and on a nice day (maybe) outside. All of the dishes are pretty good/well prepared and the value is on the high side. Drinks are o,k, I'd stick with wine or beer since my experiences have been "weak" drinks on a consistent basis. Service is generally... More 

Thank JG H
Clovis, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, quality food. We choose to sit in the lounge, but the staff are very helpful and friendly where ever you sit.

Thank Mark J
Roseburg, Oregon
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is the place to go if you like your fish fried. We shared a seafood platter and all the fish, including the shrimp, was battered and fried. That is not my idea of healthy eating. The food was rather bland in taste. The clam chowder was nothing special. The interior looks rather old and dated. The lighted sign in... More 

Thank gingersnaps527
Tacoma, Washington
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

By the end of my dinner, I was satisfied, but the start was a little slow. The service was so slow in the beginning I almost walked out. I am not sure what the problem was, for it was not that busy. The food turned out fine, and the service improved.

Thank KJ C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1036 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene

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