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About Oregon Electric Station

The Oregon Electric Station was originally designed by A. E. Doyle and opened its doors in 1914 as the final stop of the electric railway, connecting people throughout the Willamette Valley. Local newspaper headlines declared it to be "the greatest day in the history of Eugene."

Today, this same building has been restored as the new Oregon Electric Station Restaurant and it remains as busy today as it was when the station was built. Over the last 100 years the building has been listed on the National Historic Register, and has become a landmark of social significance that has a union of historic value and incredible dining experiences.

Our menus are globally inspired and artistically crafted, striving to use sustainable and locally sourced ingredients. Representing the rich history of Eugene as well as its surrounding fertile lands, Oregon Electric Station is committed and dedicated to the quality of their product, ambience, and hospitality.

27 East 5th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 11:30 am - 10 pm
Tuesday: 11:30 am - 10 pm
Wednesday: 11:30 am - 10 pm
Thursday: 11:30 am - 10 pm
Friday: 11:30 am - 11 pm
Saturday: 4:00 pm - 11 pm
Sunday: 4:00 pm - 10 pm

Happy from 4pm to 6 pm & from 9 pm to close daily, only in bar.

Cross Street:
Willamette St

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(541) 485-4444

Website:
http://www.oesrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Adjacent large parking lot.

Public Transit:
Eugene Amtrack Station & Lane Transit District

Executive Chef:
Scott Neuman

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Oregon Electric Station Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.3

ambience

4.5

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (42)
Special Occasion (41)
Good for Anniversaries (36)
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Romantic (29)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Good for Groups (26)
Pre/post Theatre (25)
Business Meals (20)
Bar Seating (19)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Cozy (16)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Happy Hour (15)
Vibrant Bar Scene (14)
Casual (12)
Seasonal (12)
Fun (11)
Local Ingredients (11)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Notable Wine List (11)
Authentic (10)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Great for Lunch (9)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Hot Spot (6)
People Watching (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Healthy (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Great Beer (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Scenic View (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Live Sports (2)
Organic (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Waterfront (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined 2 days ago

The moment I walked in I could smell a mustiness that permeated the interior. We arrived at 6:22 and checked in at the front desk. The ladies checked us in and told us it would be close to 6:45 before we could be seated. So we decided to go to the small waiting room with fireplace to have a drink and wait. We each had s drink and waited to be seated for dinner. At 6:51 I picked up my cocktail and walked through the lobby to the check in desk to ask if our table was ready yet? The manager seemed surprised and had to look up my reservation again to confirm and then said the table was ready. I asked her why someone did not come to get us and carry my drink to the table? She said that she thought we were just sitting in the waiting room and we’re going to eat there.....then we were finally seated in a terrible table pushed up against the stairs

SO DISAPPOINTED!

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 (Portland)·Dined 3 days ago

Unique, historic ambiance, superb food, excellent cocktails, great service! We went to have their amazing prime rib, but we didn't make it past having several of their delicious appetizers and salads!

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 (Portland)·Dined 5 days ago

We celebrated our 32nd anniversary here. We always enjoy our meals here as well as the service. This is definitely a place to celebrate a special occasion or just an night out.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Afternoon Coffee
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·Dined 6 days ago

Our waitress was wonderful, but the food was sub-par, especially considering the price. Nice ambiance and staff, but I probably will not be returning.

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 (Portland)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food and service as always. Love OES. A little spendy...

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals
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·Dined 7 days ago

We’re sorry, we really wanted to love this dinner. Our server was very nice. That was a good thing, because if she wasnt so nice dinner would have been a great disappointment. The overall service was extremely slow. The food was good but not great for the price they charge. My halibut was over cooked and the steaks had very little flavor. Our dinner for six people was $392 before gratuity. We were there for a nice business dinner and it dragged on way too long. Mostly because the drinks were slow to come out, the appetizers and the dessert took so long to be served. By the time we were served dessert our coffee was cold. We love the atmosphere, but hope you can improve the dining experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 7, 2018

I come here every time I visit Eugene. You can grab appetizers in the bar or sit down for a full meal in the dining room. The ambiance is 5 stars! There are actual electric railroad cars you can dine in! They are awesome! The menu is extensive. Almost anyone can find something they like. Wait staff is attentive and good with suggestions. I will continue to return on my visits to Eugene.

Tags: Healthy, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on January 4, 2018

On our visit this time we decided to have our meals in the bar area so we ate in the lounge part of the main bar. We started with the hummus, went to goat cheese stuffed peppers, lentil soup, and fish tacos. The food, service, and the ambiance were all great.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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·Dined on January 3, 2018

Outstanding service provided by Alicia H. Always with a smile and a great sense of humor. Food was delicious and everyone in our group enjoyed themselves. Thank you, Alicia H.

Tags: Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We had the best meal and the service was wonderful! We got engaged that night which was wonderful. Thank you for having a great place to come.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Fun, Healthy, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Paleo Friendly, Authentic, Afternoon Coffee, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Vegan, Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront, Romantic, Spicy, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Tea, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Live Sports, Cozy, Organic, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Great Beer
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Dinner was a lovely experience! Food and cocktails were amazing!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Great Beer, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Always a great dining experience!

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Although we reserved our table months in advance and have come on Christmas eve in years past, I was surprised by the different menu that did not allow the same flexibility. Most of the dishes were just fair and the price was high for that level of quality. Staff was nice. Food definately not to expectations.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 25, 2017

The restaurant was decorated to create a great Christmas atmosphere which was enhanced by the friendliness and excellent service of the restaurant's entire staff. The three course meal was excellent with respect to the choices, preparation and quality of the food, however, the entrée portions were somewhat smaller than I would have liked. Overall the cost was certainly reasonable for a very enjoyable experience.

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2017

I am from Eugene so I’m very familiar with Oregon Electric Station and have been many times but mostly in the bar. I showed this restaurant or the ambience and nice selection of food and cocktails. Unfortunately on Christmas Eve they only serve a three course meal in the restaurant area. It would’ve been very nice to know that because I would not have chosen this restaurant. A note to the restaurant you might want to have a disclaimer on OpenTable to let patrons know when you have specific menu changes . That said, I asked if they had a different menu in the bar. No one really seemed to know until we got into the bar and received one menu for four of us. I would like to recognize two people for absolutely outstanding service I believe her name was Sarah but I’m not sure and the gentleman waiting on us was Matt both in the bar. They went above and beyond and were the highlight of this restaurant . As a side note, it would be really helpful if your hostess people took people coats at the entrance since you have no hooks in the restaurant portion.
The bar menu was just ok. I’m not a foodie so basic food is typically fine. I had Clam Chowder which I have every time I go there but they must’ve change the recipe because it was terrible- very liquid-y and had an odd coconut taste. My sister liked her pulled pork sliders. French fries were fine. Mom liked her desert Tiramisu. The bread was the highlight but you have to ask for it. To summarize: pros: service in bar at table, bread, New Zealand Sauv Blanc (slightly overpriced), ambience (big booths). Cons: hostesses attitude, no coat racks, food was average, lack of knowledge by hostesses regarding bar options w no problem solving skills (find out the info customer requests- simple problem solving ho to the bar get a menu), pricey for quality of food, Clam Chowder really bad- had to ask for crackers. Isn’t that standard?

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Being seated in one of the railroad cars away from the bar made it possible to have a great conversation among friends.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Once again, we came here for dinner prior to attending a theater show. We seem to order our standard meal, bolognese pasta, and some nice wine every time we come here. The building is inviting, the food is great, and the staff very friendly.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Our reservation was for 6 pm. We arrived a bit early and we were seated inside a rail car within 5 minutes. Our table was beautiful and the service was outstanding. Our server was Shelli and she was wonderful. All of the staff move about gracefully delivering appetizers, drinks, entree's and desserts. The OES is a special place for special evenings - Do not leave without ordering the Mud Pie!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Seasonal, Romantic
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Better food at Red Lobster or Olive Garden. Portions were very small. Prices are WAY too much for that quality of food. Hated to tip 20% for a $220 dinner for 5 when the service was nothing special. Appetizer for 2 consisted of a 2 inch cube of pork and 4 small shrimp. The menu stated appetizer was a shrimp cocktail. Two shrimp do not make a shrimp cocktail. Cedar plank salmon was nothing more than over baked, cajun spiced salmon with a spoonful of over roasted vegetables. Caesar salad had no dressing and over a 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. WAY too much to pay for a sub par meal. Very disappointing.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We met our friends at the Electric Station for a Holiday dinner and we had a fabulous time! The waitress was very friendly and professional, the food was super tasty and the atmosphere was fun. We stayed and visted and our overall time spent at the restaurant was over 2 hours. Thank you for being a highlight to our Holiday Season!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Got seated early to sit for 15 min with only h20; Plenty of time to review the menu. Ordered drinks and food to prevent another delay to sit at least 10 more minutes to receive salad and previously ordered drink; so 25 min to get a drink.
Food was quick to come but meager side portions noted.
For 10$ drinks and 30$ With limited sides salads should be included.

Overall poor experience and not likely to return and will not recommend to others.

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·Dined on December 14, 2017

Excellent ambiance and food. The service was fabulous too. Highly recommend for special occasions, dates and business dinners

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 13, 2017

Overall a nice experience. Like most fine restaurants, their mixed drinks are over-priced. Our server was professional, courteous, but a little spacey.

Tags: Healthy, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 13, 2017

This was not our best experience here. We had trouble at the bar closing out our tab, no one could help us, and the host told me she was sorry, but we had to wait and they couldn’t transfer our bar tab to our dining tab. We were 20 minutes late to be sat while waiting for our bar tab to be settled. We were attending a show at the hult, so were pressed for time. Our gin and tonics at dinner were brought back twice for no carbonation. Service was slow. Our dinners were good, and the dining room was nice. Too bad, it could have been better.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

The place was so nice with the train carts as dining areas. It was also decorated for Christmas so all of the extra lights and decorations made it almost storybook like. The food and service were great but I wouldn’t recommend it for a quiet/ romantic dinner as there are a lot of tables close together with nothing in between to drown out the sounds of other people’s conversations. That being said, I would certainly recommend it for a family get together or office party and most definitely for a night out for cocktails in their amazing bar area.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Everything was wonderful. Our server was accommodating and amazing!! The wait staff brought us everything quickly and enthusiasticly . Always such a welcoming place to enjoy a delicious meal!

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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Went there last night for a business dinner. The venue and atmosphere are outstanding however my brother had the bone-in ribeye which was grizzly and mashed potatoes weren't hot. I had the halibut that was very good and others had filet mignon and salmon which were good. They need to work out a better system for transporting large trays which are precariously balanced between the old overhead luggage tracks and customer's heads.
I will return the next time I'm in Eugene and give them another try.

Tags: Happy Hour, Paleo Friendly, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Loved it! Food and service wonderful! Had pasta others had braised lamb and steamers! We also had oysters, great cocktails and no complaints!

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great atmosphere and food. Server was attentive and personable. Wasn't sure what to expect and we were not disappointed. Great meal before the show at mka.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Go to place for out of towners. Dinner in a historic train station and eat in a Puillman car is a great atmosphere for an special dinner. Bon appetite!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Good for Groups
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Expensive for average food. My prime rib was large size. For two meals, but had lots of fat, quite tough though cooked medium. Dessert was bland.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Fantastic service and delicious food in an amazing locale

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Steamers were excellent. Steak was average at best. Excellent service

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

A fun place to eat with great cocktails. An easy walk to the Hult Center.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Business Meals
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on November 27, 2017

This was the second visit to Oregon Electric Station in two weeks as we went before and after a trip, and prior to a theater show. We both ordered the pasta bolognese and it was wonderful. You won't need a salad side. It;s hard to continue writing reviews as it is always good food and service. Just keep eating there.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Overall the experience was pleasant. Our server was excellent. However, my 12oz prime rib contained a great deal of fat - whereas another individual at the table had a piece which contained almost no fat. I felt I was paying for a portion of meat I could not eat. For me, coming there will be an occasional experience . . .

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 27, 2017

We were delighted with this lovely piece of history. The food was wonderful and the service was excellent. We will be returning. :)

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Thanksgiving dinner. Very disappointing.

Chaotic. Bad service. No cutlery.

Warm wine. Bad food bb

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 24, 2017

It’s not that I wouldn’t recommend Electric Station as a restaurant it’s that we will probably not go back for Thanksgiving Dinner. This was our fourth time dining on Thanksgiving and it was nowhere near the experience we have had before, first our reservation was for 6pm but we did not sit until 6:40pm, then we were sat in the bar area which felt like the outcast tables. The table was not set up very nice and it was almost impossible to get in and out without pulling the table cloth and being a buffet dinner this was very annoying. The food was also not nearly as good as previous years and the buffet tables were a mess. I had to ask for a drink menu then was given something that looked like it was the bars only copy and the wine menu had food stains on it. I walked back to the restroom passing the main restaurant area and the change in ambiance/feeling was so striking it made me sad that we weren’t sitting where we have before. The saving grace, sort of, was the attitude of the waiter he was obviously spread thin and the only one taking care of the bar area so unfortunately we did feel we had to wait a lot for him. However, he smiled and accommodated a couple of special requests we made, he did the best he could.

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Went for Thanksgiving and was so disappointed. Even with a reservation we waited 45 min and the food was terrible. No flavor, dry and it was pressed turkey! Gross!

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