Ox & Fin
Ox & Fin

Ox & Fin

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.oxandfin.com/
  • Phone: 5413023000x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch
    Tuesday through Saturday
    11:30 to 1:30

    Dinner
    Sunday through Thursday
    5:00 to 9:00
    Friday and Saturday
    5:00 to 10:00

    Happy Hour
    Every Day!
    4:00 to 6:00
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Take advantage of our private dining room (seats 14 comfortably and includes full use of our HDTV and fireplace) for your next business meeting, family get together, or special party. We’re at the ready to construct a mouth-watering custom menu for you and your group.
  • Private Party Contact: Betsy Montoya 5413023000x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Next to Talbots in the Heritage Courtyard at Oakway Center
  • Public Transit: Bus stop at Oakway Center
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking is available in the Oakway Center parking lot.
A word from Ox & Fin
Ox & Fin is a ninety-five seat NW steakhouse with Italian sensibilities in the middle of the Willamette Valley. Our locally sourced menu features starters, house-made pasta, seasonal ingredients, and the best seafood and meats Oregon has to offer. Our bar features Italian and NW wines, locally brewed beer, micro-distilled spirits, and cocktails. The interior features the sleek feel of modern design combined with the warmth and green sensibility of the Pacific Northwest.
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Ox & Fin reviews from OpenTable diners
38 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.9
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
71% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (17)special occasion (17)romantic (13)great for outdoor dining (12)good for groups (10)neighborhood gem (9)notable wine list (8)great for lunch (6)hot spot (6)vibrant bar scene (3)great for brunch (2)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We looked forward to dining at Ox & Fin as we had been there previously and it was quite good. This time, not so much. We ordered caesar salads, and hanger steak and clams/capellini. Salads were watery/bland. After waiting a long time after finishing salads (30 min), the server returned to ask if it was a fillet or the hanger steak. Once she verified it was the hanger, she said it would served be right up, but we still had to wait. Eventually asked, and was told the steak was "being plated." Still another 10+ minutes before we were served. Then, the steak was cold and the clams/capellini dish was tasteless (basically just butter and water). We were offered complementary dessert, which we appreciated, but overall disappointing experience.
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  • happy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We were very happy with everything.Beautiful atmosphere service was very good and the food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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  • Repeatedly good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We have eaten here several times (both lunch and dinner)and always had a good experience. It is located on a pleasant plaza in a small mall with limited outdoor seating. The menu offers a good variety of choices for all dietary inclinations and the meals have been excellent without exception. The service is friendly and attentive. We will definitely return
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too long a wait
    eugenefoodie13
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    A group of four women met at Ox and Fin for dinner after a movie. We arrived at 6:45 and got our meal at 7:45. People were getting impatient about having to wait so long. They did not seem to be overly busy and the kitchen staff did not look like they were overwhelmed with orders. The other three enjoyed their steaks. My scallops on squid ink noodles was ok. It seemed awfully oily to me and I would not order it again. We all felt that the service was very slow and it was pretty expensive for what we got.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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  • Lovely Evening
    smw700
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    The service was excellent. We were immediately greeted and seated in a nice comfy booth. Our server got our drinks right away. Three of us ordered the filet mignon, 6 oz. Cooked to perfection and the mashed potatoes and vegetables were delicious. Our fourth party ordered the rib eye and it was not to his liking, way overcooked to the point of looking burnt. I am sure he didn't want to cause a fuss as to why he didn't say anything to our server. Loved the location.
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    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steakhouse with an Italian feel
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The above description is a little misleading as I feel it is still more Italian than Steak. Regardless, the food and service are certainly top notch. Since the weather was great, we sat outside and enjoyed the nice atmosphere. We will certainly be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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  • What a waste
    Burrattacheeseless
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Overrated The menu is very limited to ones choices I ordered an appetizer that was a standard on their menu,and I was told they were out of it? To the owner,it it's it's on YOUR menu!stoct it The place was empty. Our server Erin was terrific That was the only positive thing about the resturant. Don't waste your time
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  • Okay but not worth the price
    fridaydiner
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Service was great, the ambiance was nice- although the open garage door let in flies- and the Grapefruit Cosmopolitan was very tasty. While the meal had fresh ingredients, it was under seasoned and merely average. Not worth the premium price. Might try it again for lunch but won't be back for dinner.
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  • Best Mignon in Eugene
    MignonY
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Our Filet Mignon was done perfectly. Good selection of wine.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OK, I'd go back again
    SpecialOccasionEater
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The staff was great. The food was good. They mixed up medium on one steak and medium rare on the other (mine was medium and my wife's was medium rare and they were supposed to be the other way around), but we did not send them back. They were good anyway. We would go back for another special occasion (it was our anniversary)
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    romantic, special occasion
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  • Cold Food, Slow Service
    Justburg
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We had very slow service, the pasta my partner ordered was nice and hot my steak was cold and burnt, couple next to use got the special that we were never told about. They also got an apology for slow service(45 min from order to table with 8 couples in the bar and a few people outside) the court also got a discount on their bill. We could he the good service they were getting yet we got none of the same. While I always try a place twice before not recommending it, it may be some time before I go back for a second evaluation
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  • first time here
    2little42much
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    the portions were not good , the duck was partially dry, only one sm. piece of rue barb, and they had the doors open so there were flies on my food and they had the ac on but you couldn't tell as the doors were wide open and we could hear all of the shoppers going by. also they'er were small children squeeling and running a muck. my friends rotenni with sausage had too much pasta and very little cheese and it was well prepared but portion was so little meat to way too much pasta. We discussed this restaurant and decided for our dollar not a good deal
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  • Great food!
    oneezy
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I was a little hesitant afte reading some of the reviews, but the food is excellent, as well as the service. Our waitress checked on us several times. It was an excellent experience for my first time. Definitely going back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed
    judybeauty
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    After seeing OpenTable average of 4 stars for this local restaurant, we went for the first time for our 33rd wedding anniversary dinner on Friday. Our reservation was 6:45, and three different people came and told us someone would be with us shortly, and then that the host would be with us shortly. He checked the computer, asked our name, (after just being told by a girl), then told us we'd have to wait 5-10 minutes. After 1 minute at the bar, he came and said our table is ready, apologizing for the "snafu"?. Table extremely small, oversize plates for everything, decent food but not great and lackluster, indifferent service. I'm a serious cook and foodie. All in all just ok and definitely not a special occasion.
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  • discriminodineVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    This restaurant was once Osteria Sfizio, and it was then, to our taste, the best restaurant in Eugene. The change to Ox and Fin was accompanied by a decrease in quality, (?a change in cooks). The menu moved toward more meat, swerving away from Italian, both diminishments we felt. The best thing we had this time was the octopus hors d'oeuvre, which has not changed from Sfizio 3 or 4 years ago. The salmon was not cooked well done as requested the first time; it got somewhat closer after a 5 minute wait. It was too salty; the accompanying vegetables were, oddly raw. The scallops were also somewhat salty. We got both with one ingredient missing, since without adjustments, there was meat in everything, chorizo here and pork belly there.
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  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 23 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 449 reviews are from the Ox & Fin reviews archive.
  • Tasty and Dependable
    Texchex
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Dependable sounds boring, but is actually high praise, as it indicates that I know I will get a good meal here. Although not simple peasant fare, it is also not overwhelming precious. No over the top ingredients that are more off-putting than enticing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MclovinVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We had hoped for a better meal. The variety and prices were good. It just wasn't executed that well
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    fit for foodies
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  • Had a very enjoyable dinner
    RoscoeVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We had a very good family dinner. Ate oysters and grilled octopus. The filet, scallops, steak and pasta were all delicious. Service was very good.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem
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  • My favorite place to eat in Eugene!
    Fishinladycindy
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Ox is such a treat! I enjoy the wonderful food ....and the ambiance is perfect! The one thing I dislike is the desserts. I'm a big fan of bread pudding and I find it subpar at Ox. I think the dessert menu needs a redo.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice relaxing dinner
    eatsincottagegrove
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Delicious food, the small portion steak dinner was delicious and just the right size. Nice atmosphere for a party of four.
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    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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  • consistently good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The food and service at Ox & Fin are consistently good. Never disappoints!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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  • terrible service left bad taste
    eatoutloud
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    I dine out a lot and I have waited tables too. So, generally I can give a wait person a break. But this was over the top bad. It was our Mother's Day dinner (night before official Mother's Day) and we wanted something special. Even though the food was good, it overall sucked. No info on specials, soup of the day. The our drinks took forever. Then our order placement took forever (after having been seated for an hour!) Then when the food was taking forever, she blamed my husband because he had changed his food order (before it was being prepared, he changed it before the salads came out). We thought she was ill at first, but after she blamed my husband I realized she just sucked.
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    kid-friendly
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant!
    Shannonuofo
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    This was out first visit to Ox & Fin and may be our new favorite restaurant. We had friends in town from the LA area who know good food. We wanted something that would live up to their standards and was a local spot. Ox & Fin did not disappoint. We will be returning very soon!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as usual
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    We have gone here many times for special occasions. We always enjoy the food and the atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • You had me at hello
    Mamaume
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    It was love at first bite. As we lingered over tidbits of fine cheese and fruit, the softly dim light cast a radiant glow upon our guest. We knew immediately: this was going to be good. Perfectly served in a timely fashion: second course, the beautifully arranged beet salad arrived. Perfection. Guest rambled on about the quality of the service. The host checked back to confirm our satisfaction. The affair went into the evening with the scallops gently seared. Cooked al dente pasta. Finished with a lite aperitif and conversation. Everything-even the check was a nice surprise. Where else will you get a perfectly medium rare natural beef burger on hand made fresh brioche bun for under $12 bucks? A restaurant worth keeping in our home town!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for Date Night!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    My wife and I love coming here. The staff is very friendly and the menu is great.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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  • Great Food and Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    I have been to Ox and Fin several times and each time am amazed at the quality of service and food. Keep up the good work!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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  • Out of town guest
    localfoodie
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    My mom from California, her first visit to Eugene, so we wanted her to have a very good impression, so thank you Ox & Fin for coming through yet again! Melissa our server is a gem, she's a keeper!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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  • Fabulous food
    2noshers
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    We were very pleasantly surprised to discover this gem in the Oakway mall. Because I had a birthday we asked for a special, quiet, somewhat romantic table. We made a reservation in advance, which is often not an option for two, and we're happy to learn they would take a reservation. Because our table was not quite ready, the management offered us both a complimentary drink of our choice while we waited. A very nice surprise. Ox and Fin has the choice of smaller options for their entries, perfect for me. I had filet mignon, and my husband had a ribeye steak. Both were perfectly prepared and delicious. One of the very best Filets I have had in Eugene. Our waitress was very attentive and friendly. The meals were reasonably priced.
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    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow service
    DinearoundmomVIP
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    The service is still very slow and hasn't improved since they first opened. It is too bad because the atmosphere, food, menu and bar are all appealing.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion
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  • Decent food, fair service
    emilymaia
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    The atmosphere and decor are nice, but the food was not wonderful, and the service was dismal. It took a full hour to get our food, during which time we tried repeatedly to get someone's attention but were ignored. When our food arrived, the filet mignon was good, but the ribeye was disappointingly bland, and of mediocre quality. Pretty disappointing overall.
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  • Good food and ambiance...
    Frank
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    We have been going to O&F since it took over from Sfizios...At this time we feel the menu related to pasta and to seafood is stale. The same one or two things over and over. We don't expect O&F to be as adventuresome as Sfizios, but some new pasta and seafood offerings really are needed. What is offered is good but an endless repeat. Given the octopus and the scallops, we know you can be creative.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jackie
    Jackie
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Everything was great! The only problem was the happy hour red wine was not available so we asked if they could give us another wine for the same price as the happy hour wine and the waiter said no. However, my husband order two glasses and he did give him one glass for the happy hour price. Food is always great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • run of the mill
    melb
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    The service was good but the food wasn't anything special. The burger was dry and too thick (obviously patted too much) the fries were overly salty and the mixed drinks were very ordinary. Like so many restaurants in Eugene that cater to the upper middle-class, it's all about appearances and substance is very much lacking. It shouldn't be about the decor, it should be about the food and at Ox & Fin the food is definitely nothing special.
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  • Wedding Anniversary Let Down
    Thepinkgrizz
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    I made a reservation for my anniversary the hostess sat us at a booth with 4 table settings, so it was obvious they didn't truly reserve a table for us. The service was okay. The mozzarella appetizer was mediocre. We had filet mignon and the roasted chicken and for a very quiet Tuesday night at 5:45 it took a LONG time for us to get our meal! The food was okay, but not what I expected for the price we paid. The manager came over and asked us if was our anniversary. We said it was and then she congratulated us. The waitress brought us two hard as rock lemon cookies the size of nickels. I guess that was our anniversary dessert. My husband seriously suggested we take them home to our dog because they were as hard and small as dog biscuits.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • Perfect for our Anniversary
    kurt62
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Not very many choices for a nice dinner for 2 in Eugene... Ox & Fin was PERFECT in every way! Outstanding service, (met my special seating request with Flower arrangement surprise), excellent food & spirits, would highly recommend for any special occasion!!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal
    RCanagaVIP
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Five of us ranging from veterinarian to carnivore were well served. Good service and pleasant surroundings. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, great for lunch
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  • Great service at least.
    FormerRestaraunteer
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    Hello. I am a former cook/dining room mgr/waiter. The hostess and wait person were very nice and professional. The ambiance was good. The drinks and food, we'll not so much. We had Prickly Pear margaritas which was a bit salty. Coupled with a salty rim on the glass the drink quickly became too salty. We both wiped the salt off the rim so we could finish the drinks. The antipasto appetizer was unique and fairly good. Good presentation. You should add gluten free bread or corn chips, however. Many people can not eat gluten, like myself. We ordered Mozarella Rigatoni (1/2 order) and a full order of the Hanger Steak. I had the steak. It had a spoonful wad of semi- smooth bland mashed potatoes dropped onto the plate. No toppings, no butter.
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  • not worth the money
    mehhhh
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    The food was good. But not great. The drinks were very good. My mother could make better entrées however. Not worth the huge tab that came. Also it was my girlfriends birthday and I let them know but nothing special was done for it. Even chili's gives you some cake. Overall I would not recommend this place to anyone
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  • Good steaks
    texasvisitor
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Had a nice steaks, good food. Service was a bit slow. Glad we came in early - by 7:30 when we left, it was getting a little loud for our tastes (but, hey, we're old).
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    I would recommend this to a friend.