The farm-to-table experience is approachable and thriving in Eugene. Come experience inspired dishes reflecting the region's bounty from Dungeness crab, salmon fresh from the local rivers, mushrooms foraged from the foothills to produce grown on small family farms and grass-fed beef from local ranches.

Three neighborhoods stand out as foodie paradises: downtown Eugene, Eugene's Whiteaker Neighborhood and Springfield's Main Street. These unofficial food hubs have attracted innovative culinary talents and passionate locavores, resulting in some amazing culinary offerings. It will take several days to sample Eugene's best farm-to-table restaurants, so book yourself an extended foodie staycation. Here are a few of our favorites to get you started! 

Downtown Eugene & Market District

Lion & Owl

Lion & Owl serves up brunch and dinner for the fierce and wise. They started out serving out of a converted…

Bar Purlieu

This intimate French bistro serves beautifully made meals and inventive craft cocktails. Bar Purlieu offers a seasonal…


The world is a village, welcome to ours. Rye is a comfortable "European village tavern"-inspired restaurant committed to…

Marché & Le Bar

Full-service restaurant and bar featuring the finest Northwest seasonal ingredients prepared French bistro-style…

Noisette Pastry Kitchen

The new darling of pastries, Noisette, which means hazelnut in French; is run by pastry chef Tobi Sovak formerly of both…

Whiteaker Neighborhood

This artsy, innovative neighborhood developed a reputation as the "fermentation" district in Eugene with its many craft breweries, distilleries and wine bars. Creative chefs set up kitchens early on, with cult followings from "soul food" to "farm-to-table" dishes. The ebb and flow of restaurants has continued, and while the establishments may change, the array of offerings continue to tempt. Must stops include Sweetlife Patisserie with decadent vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free desserts; Cornbread Cafe with vegan comfort food; Izaykua Mejia with eclectic small plates; Falling Sky Pourhouse & Delicatessian with housemade smoked meats; and A Wheel of Pizza with organic and local toppings. Many more culinary delights round out this quirky part of town, so come ready to explore. 

The Wheel Apizza Pub

The Wheel Apizza Pub is a New Haven style pizzeria and West Coast Style brewery located in the Whiteaker Neighborhood…

Springfield's Main Street

Tavern on Main

Tavern on Main is a locally owned, upscale, Manhattan-style bar and kitchen in Downtown Springfield. Enjoy one of their…

The Tasting Trails

The craft beverage industry flourishes in the Eugene and Springfield area, garnering regional to international recognition. Taste world famous Pinots, mix it up right with a unique distillery, sample cider from community gleaning, or try unusual drinks from braggot to mead to house-made sodas.  

Farmers' Markets

Every Saturday the Lane County Farmers Market sets up downtown. Come browse farmers' stands overflowing with fresh cut flowers, herbs, produce, fruit, preserves, canned seafood, artisan condiments, baked goods, fresh eggs, grass-fed meats, mushrooms and more. If you are staying in a vacation rental or extended stay lodging, you can shop and cook up your own locally-sourced meal!

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