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Govinda's Vegetarian Buffet

1030 River Rd, Eugene, OR 97404-3230
+1 541-461-0093
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“papadam” (2 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1030 River Rd, Eugene, OR 97404-3230
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food and great customer service! I highly recommend this place. There is a good variety of items available for many different types of diet.

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I first walked in this place I was actually a bit concerned. It was not very big and it didn't seem to have a lot to offer. Then I started filling up my plate and eating and realized it was more than enough! They...More

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Place doesn't look like much but food is good and relatively inexpensive. You can get the buffet, or a soup/salad/bread combo, or a by weight dinner. Popular place with locals but you may not get a seat. Owner was nice enough to give us free...More

Thank WadeandLori
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Govinda's offers a tasty vegetarian buffet that includes a salad bar and vegan options. There's typically a pasta salad, rice, vegetables, pappadum, at least two soups and at least three breads. It's a good value and a quick way to grab a meal. Check their...More

Thank T P M
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This visit we just had soup and a little of the buffet. They weighed my plate. So cost effective. Two of us for lunch on $8! Loved the heater in the bathroom!

Thank indeptravelforus
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Curiosity made us stop. The posted hours (11:30 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:30 pm) drew us in. WOW !! An absolutely spotless self serve eatery, local family owned and operated with REALLY fresh, colorful vegetarian offerings. All you care to eat Lunch...More

1  Thank Jola25161
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My family and I eat at Govinda's almost every time we pass Eugene. In fact, I schedule out trip so that we can stop there for lunch or dinner. I feel so good after eating their food even after overeating. Fresh salad, hearty soups, rice,...More

Thank Melody1600
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I enjoy the variety of food here. It isn't really Indian so much as Hindu influenced. Enchiladas were served alongside dal, for instance. For dessert, the halvah with cardamom was a stand out, although there were many choices. The atmosphere is relaxed, unassuming and very...More

1  Thank Todd O
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Whether dining in or taking out, my palate and my soul are always happy after eating David's wonderful food. With each and every bite, you can tell that everything was prepared with love. Thoughtfully seasoned soups, a fresh veggie salad bar with tasty dressings, delectable...More

1  Thank VeganGail
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Good good good, cheap cheap, cheap --- you can eat her for as little as $3 or totally pig out for the unlimited buffet. Vegetarian - high quality -- a range of sauces, papadam -- excellent brown rice, just plain GOOD!

Thank yumseeker2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 River Rd, Eugene, OR 97404-3230
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-461-0093
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