Top 10 Cafes You Must Try In Eugene, Oregon

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Eugene is among the most populous cities in Oregon. It is also considered to be among the most liveable places in the United States. There is a lot to do here. It has beautiful parks such as Skinner Butte Park and Alton Baker Park. Other attractions include Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and many more. In addition to these, Eugene also has some incredible cafés that you must try. What is better than relaxing with a piping hot cup of joe with a slice of cake at the end of a long day, or starting your day with a jolt of caffeinated energy. Eugene has so many options for you to try when it comes to cafés. Whether you are a vegan or not, these cafés have something for everyone. Aside from offering great coffee, they also have excellent food options to select from. Check this list of the top cafés you must try in Eugene, Oregon.

1. Coffee Plant Roaster

Coffee Plant Roaster on West 11th (32976713812)
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This cutesy coffee shop opens seven days a week. The popular dishes here include avocado toast, acai bowl, eggs benedict, and their café au lait. It also has vegan options available. They have a friendly staff that is happy to walk you through the menu and help you choose as per your taste. The cafe is wheelchair accessible and has free wifi. They accept credit cards as well.

Coffee Plant Roaster

Address: 2836 W 11th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402, United States

Website: Coffee Plant Roaster

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 6am - 6pm; Sun: 7am - 6pm

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2. Perugino

This coffee shop has a calm and peaceful environment. Their pastries are pretty popular. It is very well priced, especially considering the great service and the ambience it provides. It could be a great place to have a romantic coffee date. They also have a good choice of wines. It is open seven days a week. The timing is different on the weekdays and on the weekends, so make sure you check that before you go.


Address: 767 Willamette St #102, Eugene, OR 97401, United States

Website: Perugino

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 7am - 7pm; Fri: 7am - 8pm; Sat: 8am - 7pm; Sun: 8am - 6pm

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3. Espresso Roma

Espresso macchiato Chiang Mai
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It opens bright and early at six in the morning all seven days of the week, making it a good place to consider if you like your coffee early in the morning. It has a relaxed vibe to it. It is also very spacious, making it a good place to come to with friends. It is very well priced too. Espresso Roma has been around for a long time and has many loyal customers. This is also a good place to sit and work.

Espresso Roma

Address: 825 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, United States

Website: Espresso Roma

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 6am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 6am - 7pm; Sun: 6:30am - 7pm

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4. Vero Espresso

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Vero Espresso is the place where you can walk in for your early morning cup of joe. You can easily choose from the macchiato, con panna, blended frappe, Kahlua & cream and many more. They have multiple seating options, right from sitting at the bar to outdoor seating. They also have free wifi. They serve great breakfast, lunch and absolutely delicious beverages. They have friendly and helpful staff too. The prices here are a little steep, but the quality is well worth it.

Vero Espresso

Address: 205 E 14th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, United States

Website: Vero Espresso

Opening hours: 7am - 7pm (daily)

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5. Farmers Union Coffee Roasters

Farmers Union Marketplace Sign
Source: Photo by user Rick Obst used under CC BY 2.0

This coffee shop is a recent addition to Eugene’s cafe scene. The owner takes sustainability seriously but his seriousness is juxtaposed with fun elements. As you enter you will witness a shocking pink roaster and we are serious that it is the machine used for roasting beans every single day. It has kid-sized tables as well as a small play area for children. This is a great option to consider if you are going with a child.

Farmers Union Coffee Roasters

Address: 152 W 5th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, United States

Website: Farmers Union Coffee Roasters

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 7pm; Sat: 8am - 7pm; Sun: 8am - 5pm

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6. Wandering Goat Coffee Co.

Wandering Goat Coffee Co. is for early risers. They have outdoor seating as well. They also offer a large variety of vegan options. This cafe is basically a roastery, roasting its own coffee beans, making it a one-of-a-kind joint for coffee lovers. The prices here are steep comparatively, but the quality of the food is good. It is spacious and has plenty of corners to sit and work.

Wandering Goat Coffee Co.

Address: 268 Madison St, Eugene, OR 97402, United States

Website: Wandering Goat Coffee Co.

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 6am - 7pm; Sat - Sun: 7am - 7pm

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7. Tailored Coffee Roasters

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Tailored Coffee Roasters offer excellent service and the staff is very polite and helpful. The food is well priced and you can be assured of the quality you get for the price. The cafe also exhibits a great vibe. They have several non-dairy milk options too. Therefore, it is a great place for vegans. This is a micro-roastery sourcing the highest quality seeds, so you can try buying The Mixtape Blend, Colombia Tolima, and Ethiopia Deri Kojawa.

Tailored Coffee Roasters

Address: 291 E 5th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, United States

Website: Tailored Coffee Roasters

Opening hours: 8am - 5pm (daily)

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8. Jazzy Ladies Cafe & Coffeehouse

This café opens at eight in the morning and remains open till three in the afternoon. It is owned by women, has plenty of vegan options and does not accept reservations. It gives you a nice home-style dining experience. The service here is excellent. The staff is welcoming and kind. The place is not very spacious, but the food is wonderful. Their egg preparations are very popular. It has a cutesy vibe overall. It also has outdoor seating options.

Jazzy Ladies Cafe & Coffeehouse

Address: 45 E 8th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, United States

Website: Jazzy Ladies Cafe & Coffeehouse

Opening hours: 8am - 3pm (daily)

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9. Morning Glory Café

Morning Glory Cafe in Eugene, Oregon (38343232564)
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Rick Obst used under CC BY 2.0

As the name suggests, this is a morning café. It only has outdoor seating. They take pride in being one of the oldest vegetarian eateries in Eugene. They also prepare their meals from scratch and source organic supplies for a wholesome diet. It is pet-friendly and offers a tasty selection of baked goods. The cafe has a nice romantic feel to it. If you like eating outdoors, this is a great option to consider.

Morning Glory Café

Address: 450 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401, United States

Website: Morning Glory Café

Opening hours: 7:30am - 3:30pm (daily)

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10. New Day Bakery

New Day Bakery has been in business since the year 1989. Situated in the prominent neighborhood of Whiteaker, this restaurant offers fresh food and excellent organic products to regulars and newbies alike. You can enjoy seating outside the restaurant and have some of the freshly baked bread and cakes. Also, the restaurant offers free wifi services to its visitors.

New Day Bakery

Address: 449 Blair Blvd, Eugene, OR 97402, United States

Website: New Day Bakery

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 7am - 8pm; Sun: 8am - 8pm

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Spend quality time in Eugene

A coffee shop is so much more than just a place to drink coffee. It is a place to have a conversation, to meet, to catch up, to work and so much more. It is a social institution and picking the right one is very important. We might be in a different mood at different times and want to try something new. With the above list of cafés, you have plenty of options to choose from when you find yourself in Eugene.

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