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Izakaya Meiji Company

345 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402-4945
+1 541-505-8804
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (7 reviews)
“tapas” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
345 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402-4945
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Batt2
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank eli d
Reviewed 1 week ago

This unusual mix of Asian & Northwest fusion food continues to produce good dishes and very good cocktails. Almost anytime you go here, you may have to wait (do not take reservations), with weekends and special events being particularly difficult (as was our most recent...More

Thank ghsfcal
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I frequent Meiji on our date nights or celebrations. We used to live in the Whit and still love the area. The spinach goma is our must order. Otherwise I always order by my mood and have never been disappointed. My Mi...More

Thank peacebeerlove
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

found this a hard restaurant to review. Firstly, we loved the design/styling and the menu and fortunately we were hungry enough to order many dishes. Unfortunately, there were a number of niggling details with every small plate: Pork and beans- interesting dish with too mushy...More

Thank threedogknight
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I had been here several times for cocktails and loved it so much that I insisted my husband and I go for dinner. It was not for us. The "dining room" was so dark that we couldn't see our menus and the tables and chairs...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The fried snapper and squid ink pasta were favorites. I also really liked the collards and mushroom croquettes. Drinks were excellent too.

Thank Richenda H
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I liked everything except the miso. Just the wrong taste for me. Had skewer of pork and apple, gomae, miso egg, which I liked. Very nice bar lots of drink choices. Good service. Great place for adventurous eating.

Thank barongruda
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Friends suggested this place for a date night together. Very unique menu. Great ambiance. Great service. Small servings for everyone to share, sort of tapas style. We ordered about 10 different dishes and split them 4 ways for a little taste of everything. They have...More

Thank Lindsay A
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Such a different, interesting menu. Lots of small plate options for all. Pricy but worth it! The happy hour menu has some great drinks and reasonably priced.

Thank Toadhollowtravellers
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
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
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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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