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Cafe Soriah

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384 W 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401-3446 (Lawrence)
+1 541-342-4410
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Eugene, Oregon
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

We have eaten here over several years and the food is excellent because the chef knows what he is doing. We have never been disappointed. It can be noisy, however, because it is in a converted house and the acoustics aren't the greatest for conversation. Cafe Soriah is very popular and usually crowded so reservations are recommended. We got in... More 

1 Thank Sally M
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

Best food, best service, steak Diana redefined what could be done with steak in my eyes. Holy mole, everything was amazing.

1 Thank Zachary C
Eugene, Oregon
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

I enjoyed my dinner at Cafe Soriah from start to finish. In fact, my face was tired from smiling by the time I got home that night. Although busy, seating was timely to my reservation. I loved meeting owner Ib and watching him cook my meal right there in the dining room. The waiter forgot to enter our appetizer order,... More 

Thank scorpiozen
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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213 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

A great surprise, way above our expectations. Think of the entire Mediterranean . . . Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey . . . And you'll get the gist of the chefs inspirations. Fabulous starters with ground lamb roll up (Sambosik -- see below) and roasted beet salad. Even the humble hummus plate was distinguished with crisp pickled carrots and tasty olives.... More 

Thank torla42
Eugene, Oregon
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

The food is always wonderful at this restaurant. I usually get the special. They have fabulous soups and their middle eastern food is great. They will make your selection spicier if you ask. I wish the wait staff was a little more friendly and attentive. I overlook it because the food is so good. The owner Ib is so personable.... More 

Thank Otchi C
Grants Pass, Oregon
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

A little on the pricey side, however, you get what you pay for. Began with a small Ceasar salad. The home made bread is wonderful. I had Lamb Curry, my wife had Chicken Tangine. Each was served on a bed of rice with fresh vegetables. All of the flavors were absolutely great. Ended the meal with Banana's Foster. Our waiter,... More 

Thank jimiplays
Grants Pass, Oregon
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

Was in Eugene for a matinee performance at the Hult Center. My husband found Cafe Soriah on line and made a reservation for after the show. Soriah's doors open at 4:30pm for drinks and the dining room opens at 5pm. We arrived for our 5pm reservations 15 minutes early. We were greeted by the bartender and he informed the hostess... More 

Thank Jolene L
Eugene, Oregon
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

I'd been to Soriah once before and found it excellent. Great food and service, good atmosphere. So, I thought it would be a great place to take my fiancee on her special (55th) birthday. All started out well, but the first thing to go wrong was when the waitress failed to bring me my dinner salad, and failed to notice... More 

1 Thank buddytd
Eugene, Oregon
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Unique and quaint fine dining. The owner is always there and ensures the meals are prepared imperfectly each and every time. The bread and deserts are home made and the food is always fresh. The owner cooks his signature meals (steak Diane and Shrimp) on a cart near the patron. He also makes fresh peaches and ice cream close to... More 

1 Thank Tom b
Eugene, Oregon
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

Used to love this place. It has been a while since we've been there though. After tonight, unfortunately, we will not be back. Terrible service. Marginal food. I really was looking for a special dinning experience to celebrate my 50th birthday. First of all our reservation was messed up and our table wasn't reserved. Then when the host seated us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 384 W 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401-3446
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-342-4410

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