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“Great Italian meals in a very classy location”
Review of Excelsior Inn

Excelsior Inn
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Ranked #22 of 638 Restaurants in Eugene
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Had a wonderful dinner with friends in a truly amazing , elegant dining room . We were fortunate enough to attend one of the "regional " dinners where the food and wine of a specific area of italy are highlighted .The food is paired with different wines , while Maurizio gives a lecture on the region complete with slides .
The regular menu is available in the other areas of the restaurant and is equally good . A full bar rounds out this excellent location .

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Thank RobEugeneOr
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

Lovely atmosphere, attentive waiter, excellent food and martinis, and a fine wine list. My companion and I both had steaks, which were prepared to perfection, accompanied by a Super Tuscan which was recommended to us by the very knowledgeable waiter.

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Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

Just left from a three night stay. What most impressed us? Definitely, the service at breakfast. Jett is remarkably organized, and took the time to have a map printed of lighthouse lookout on coast for us; simply because he knew we were first time Oregon visitors. His recommendation was spot-on. The quality of breakfast food was fantastic. We tried five different entries, and ate every morsel. The granola and fruit was so good, I ordered it twice.
On the Inn side of things, Michelle and Dove were also cordial and welcoming. Location to University, restaurants, Saturday market, can't be beat! Kudos to Excelsior Inn of Eugene, OR.

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Thank JJRuchotzke
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Excellent quality food, organic ingredients, authentic recipes because of Italian owner, very friendly and genuine service. Beautiful outdoor patio setting or romantic indoor space. Delicious dessert selection.

Thank 196rndthewrld
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

The Excelsior is in a beautiful building downtown. It has an old-school restaurant feel and vibe, complete with white tablecloths. Our server was attentive when at our table, he just wasn't there quite often enough.

The food was spotty at best. The soup of the day was Ribollita. The beans were dreadfully undercooked to the point that they practically crunched when bitten into. The Chef had dropped a huge portion of mirepoix into the cup which made the "soup" a sticky glob of undercooked beans and vegetable mash. I ordered Osso Bucco that was bland and undercooked, served with over-seasoned risotto and more undercooked beans. My girlfriend ordered the Pork Chop and it was very tasty but she also got a generous serving of the ever-present undercooked beans. Overall this was a disappointing meal, particularly for the price. I likely won't go back to the Excelsior anytime soon.

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