South Eugene

Popular with college faculty, students and Eugene area families, this area has a friendly, relaxed vibe. 

Highlights include several parks, the Maude Kerns Art Center, the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Amazon Park and multiple access points along the Ridgeline Trail. With dining conveniently close to the University of Oregon and some truly special, hidden neighborhood treasures, this area is fun to explore. 

Top Attractions

Just blocks from Hayward Field, there is a collection of local restaurants offering casual dining with lots of outdoor seating. Take food to go and picnic at nearby Washburne Park. 

On the west side of Agate Street, there is the McMenamins 19th Street Cafe with outside fire pits and patio dining; Agate Alley Bistro and Studio One Cafe. On the east side of Agate along E 19th Avenue there is Prince Puckler's Ice Cream, Sweet Life Petite — one of the must-visit bakeries in Eugene — and Hey Neighbor Pizza. Cross the street to one of Eugene's finest Italian restaurants in an elegant historic home, Beppe & Gianni's Trattoria. Reservations are highly recommended.

Along Willamette and Hilyard, you'll find other dining hubs including family restaurants, sports bars and coffee shops.

Where to Eat

The Little Pink House is located just blocks away from the University of Oregon campus in the Fairmount Neighborhood. It offers two bedrooms, each with a queen bed as well as a sleeper sofa…

Nearby Neighborhoods

Explore Nearby

Reach these close destinations through ride share and public transportation options. Distances are approximate.

  • Six miles (9.7 km) to Springfield's Main Street (great dining and shopping)
  • Fifteen miles (24 km) to Creswell and Cottage Grove (golf, cycling, covered bridges and historic towns)
  • Fifteen miles (24 km) to Pleasant Hill (u-pick farms, parks and hiking trails)
  • Forty miles (64 km) to Oakridge - Westfir (mountain biking and seasonal snow sports)
  • Sixty miles (96.6 km) to the McKenzie River Ranger Station (river rafting and hiking)
  • Seventy miles (113 km) to Florence on the Oregon Coast (beaches, sand dunes and Old Town)