Open 7 days a week 5:00pm-10:00pm
M, W, F 11:30am-2:00pm
Every detail was impeccable! I can’t believe it’s taken me over 10 years to finally come here for dinner.
Excellent food and nice restaurant for locals as well as people visiting Univ of Oregon
Cafe Soriah is my favorite restaurant in Eugene. My honey surprised me with a special night out to this wonderful restaurant and I couldn't have been more pleased. We asked for a cozy corner table when we made the reservation and were accommodated.
Our server was very nice and knowledgeable. The cocktail I ordered (The Occasion) was delicious. The bread, as always, was delicious - I especially like the molasses walnut bread. I ordered a beet salad and the soup of the day (sweet & sour mushroom and tofu) and loved both.
Ib, the owner, was on holiday so we did not get to see him create any of his signature flambes this time around. That's ok - he deserves a good vacation!
I haven't had a chance to enjoy their take out lunches yet, but I am sure they are created with just as much care as their dinners.
All in all, I love this place and recommend it to everyone!
Good food, service was very slow though. Would go back.
People had recommended Cafe Soriah for while we were in Eugene, and it delivered. We really enjoyed the eastern Mediterranean food and we thrilled they even had retsina!
This is a favorite spot: food is always delicious, cozy atmosphere, especially great when warm enough to eat in the courtyard.
Excellent service and food. Will definitely return!
Chef Ib Hamide is often seen cooking on the back patio during the summer months. Soriah has a excellent reputation among locals for hospitality and outstanding cuisine. It's one of my go-to places for out of town visitors and a special place for get-togethers.
Fine dining in casual setting. Have eaten at Soriah many times over the years and have always felt that the food and service was good to great. Tonight, neither was up to par. Our entrees, my wife had the Lamb Beirut, described as lamb medallions, the lamb was prepared chopped up like a stew, my entrée, the Greek Saute, which is a seafood assortment sautéed with vegies and spices, had a generous portion of seafood, but was quite salty which took away from the taste of all ingredients. As I have enjoyed Café Soriah in the past, will chalk tonight up to a made night and try again in the future. To cap the off night, I had an Open Table Reward Card with the reservation made specifically for Café Soriah, the restaurant would not accept the reward card and told me they did not participate in this part of the Open Table service. Hopefully Open Table will work with the restaurant to fix this problem.
Magnificent as always. If your looking for great food and nice atmosphere this is a must.
A great a first visit for a wonderful evening. We had a nice table location for conversation and food so we started with a bottle of Pinot Noir and really delicious salmon cakes. My wife ordered the Greek Saute and I ordered the Lamb Beirut. They were both very flavorful. The topper was an order of bananas foster, WOW!!
This place is amazing! The chef/owner is the kindest most down to earth guy with the friendliest personality. He actually came outside and told us where we could park. He cooks the steak absolutely perfect!! The service is always on point. It’s a very nice, romantic setting however the staff is just so cool that you don’t feel like you are in a stuffy type place. We love it every time and highly recommend this place.
We chose to celebrate our 31st wedding anniversary with dinner at Cafe Soriah. The calamari was crisp and tasty, the Caesar salad was crisp, well dressed and the Steak Diane was absolutely wonderful. We rarely eat filet and this was a wonderful reminder of how good it can be.
The only disappointment was the piece of chocolate cake that we had boxed up to go as we were very full after our dinner. When we opened it up later that evening at home, the piece was about one third the size of the piece on the display platter and we each had 2 or 3 VERY small bites. This was a bad example of going very cheap on a fairly inexpensive part of the dinner. BAD way to end our evening and expectations.
We have always enjoyed this and the owner's other restaurants. We are not fond of the arrogance of one of the bartenders, although I understand some bartenders cultivate this attitude to stake out their claim. He makes it very apparent that he will get to you when he feels like it; after he is done chatting with others or trying to impress the pretty waitresses. I am afraid I am partly to blame as I tip him heavily, which probably sets him further on his chosen path, but I do so in order to get waited on.
Other than the immature, spoiled bartender we love Café Soriah.
I know you have more than one male bartender, but the one to which I refer is the dark haired, slender young man.
I always love Soriah! Chef Ib and his team make every meal special! Generous portions and I always choose the patio when possible.
Soriah's is always a great experience. At this dinner, the salmon special included a cherry sauce. My friend wanted the special with chicken instead of salmon, and her request was delivered !
Great menu - no less than 3 different lamb dishes. I had the schwarma, carved lamb with spices served on a bed of perfectly cooked and very aromatic rice. My wife had the lamb shanks in a very flavorful broth served with couscous. They were not quite 'fall off the bone' tender, something another hour in the oven would have resolved, but certainly not tough. Our only disappointment was the by-the-glass wines weren't up to the same standard as the food. But, we had just finished touring Sonoma and earlier that same day stopped at Abacela in Oregon's Umpqua Valley so our wine palettes were calibrated somewhat higher than usual. Highly recommended and reasonably priced.
Cute local restaurant with great variety and friendly staff. The food was tasty and there was lots of variety. Nice cozy spot that we would visit again.
Excellent environment, meal and service! I have been coming here for years and am never disappointed.
Ib, the owner, is delightful and engaging, makes you feel right at home.
When we go out for a nice dinner, we plan to spend the evening. Soriah's does not disappoint. It is a place we want to take our time, enjoy each others' company and have interesting and tasty food and drinks. We prefer staff who are friendly but don't make the experience about them. Again, Soriah's does not disappoint.
Cafe Soriah is a favorite and is always a reliable choice for really good food at a very reasonable price. Chef Ib is a treasure and his food is always both abundant and excellent. Highly recommend this spot.
We had a lovely meal for date night. Ib was preparing his fabulous Steak Diane tableside and the patio was a perfect spot to enjoy my birthday dinner! As always, the service was friendly, responsive and the food and wine excellent!
Our go to place for special occassions, this was our 47th wedding anniversary.
We were passing through Eugene in the early evening (7:30pm) and looking for a nice place, near I-5, that would let us relax a little during a long day's drive the day before Labor Day. Cafe Soriah (once we found it) was a great pick, with a nice variety in its menu, comparatively quiet, and with plenty of seating available.
We had plenty of time to study the menu because the management had mispredicted the number of guests that evening. Both the kitchen and the wait staff were too small for the volume, and we spent a good deal of time waiting. When the server finally arrived to tell us the specials, though, we were glad we'd stayed. We would have been delighted with the menu items we'd chosen, but the specials blew us away. The risotto with fresh peaches and chevre was outstanding. The spinach and cheese ravioli in a red pepper coulis was great, but just a bit oily.
We'll surely go there again if we're passing through Eugene.
We used our Open Table award for six of us and had a lovely time. We sat outdoors in comfort with the sun setting. Odd people at the next table kept looking at us with disapproval, but otherwise a delightful evening. We all enjoyed our main courses, the wine, which was excellent and a good restaurant value. This was our group's second excellent experience at this restaurant
This is one of our go-to places for serious dining in Eugene, along with Grit and Marché. Never fails to impress. Staff is always great and the menu is wonderful.
Food good as usual. Service was a bit slow.
The food was excellent. Service was very good. We booked our reservation online on a Monday for the following Wednesday for our 48th anniversary which we noted. Our only negative was the anniversary was not acknowledged by any of the staff.
The service was friendly and the food was delicious. Cafe Soriah should bottle and sell the Steak Diane gravy, it was sooooo tasty. The Paella was a little too sweet for my palette, but the amount of seafood in the dish was amazing. Good for large and small groups of dinners.
We don’t like rare meat, so have to have salmon, though it was good. Too crowded on patio.
Had an excellent dining experience at Cafe Soriah with my wife. We both really enjoyed our calamari appetizers and cocktails. Our dinners were even better, I had a medium ribeye and my wife loved the steak diane. We'll definitely be returning for more of Chef Ib's delicious cooking!
Absolutely amazing, lamb shank was done to perfection, and the prawns were over the top, also portions were way more than expected, the staff were super friendly I can not think of a better way to begin the evening
Don’t be in a hurry. Plan on taking your time. This type of excellence doesn’t happen quickly.
Very pleasant atmosphere. Surprisingly quiet! Good small plates. Entrees were okay, nothing amazing. Pleasant evening.
First time at Cafe Soriah. Disappointed in some of the food, but plan to try it again.
Excellent appetizer menu and outdoor setting. Great service.
Love eating there. Glad I do not live closer.
Fabulous as always. The steak Diane is incredible. The calamari is fantastic as well.
The outside area was nice for a date night. The people were friendly. The food was very good.
We loved the authentic Middle Eastern dishes, or there's Mediterranean/Oregon "fusion", if you prefer.
It was very busy, but our server was attentive nevertheless.