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SweetWaters On The River

1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401-2215
+1 541-341-3462
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
“clam chowder” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401-2215
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

SweetWaters has been around for a long time, right on the Willamette river. We had a table right at the window to watch the river. Was absolutely pouring that evening - this is Oregon after all - glad we were inside. Limited menu, but what...More

Thank Nanette M
Avery P, Director of Food and Beverage at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2017

Dear Nanette M Thank you for the review, I am glad you had such a great time and enjoyed the food and ambiance. The river during this time of year is fascinating to watch, no better way than to be at Sweetwaters and enjoy it...More

Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

The river view was fantastic. Right alongside the river. The menu was a bit limited and service very friendly and personal albeit a bit slow. It is laid back.the food was very good, just not enough of it. I had the nachos and they were...More

Thank BaronFoer
Reviewed May 16, 2017

The Sunday Buffet Brunch at Sweetwaters is the best ever. Unfortunately, it is only served on certain holidays now. A simply amazing aray of the best dishes, most, if not all, are locally sourced. Must try.More

Thank Morgan Q
Avery P, Director of Food & Beverage at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Thank you for your review Morgan, We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience. As we continue to gain feedback from our guest, w will continue to elevate the holiday Brunch experience at Sweetwater's. Thank you again for your review and we look forward to your...More

Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Amazing amazing job here. The atmosphere, the jazz band, the serene river all paled in comparison to the delicious brunch buffet set out for Mothers Day. From full service breakfast station, kids station, DIY donut design, to carving station and exotic cuisine, this place has...More

Thank MollianaP
Avery P, Director of Food and Beverage at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Thank you for your review, We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience. Music and great food are two of life's pleasures! As we continue to gain feedback from our guest, w will continue to elevate the holiday Brunch experience at Sweetwater's. May I suggest you...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

I came in today and had such a great time. Our food was quick, and tasted as amazing as it looked. I'm very picky when it comes to coffee and the local coffee they have here is amazing. Our server named Sarah was friendly and...More

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Avery P, Food and Beverage Director at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. Sara is one of our exceptional servers and we are looking forward to your next visit to Sweet Waters. May I suggest our Prime Rib on Fridays. Sincerely, AP

Reviewed May 3, 2017

My mother, cousin, and I had the good fortune to be served by Lisa D. and Ryan during our stay in May. They were friendly, attentive, and professional. Our meals tasted even better because of them!

Thank pddngtn
Avery P, Director of Food and Beverage at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. Lisa is one of our exceptional servers and we are looking forward to your next visit to Sweet Waters. May I suggest our Prime Rib on Fridays. Sincerely, AP

Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

I really loved my stay at this hotel. I had to extend a couple days for work and I was really happy about it. The Sweet Waters is the restaurant and bar. Even if you're not staying at the hotel you should come here. There...More

Thank robkowald
Avery P, Director of Food and Beverage at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. Christian does and excellent job with Bartending and personbalizign the experaince with our guest. We are looking forward to your next visit to Sweet Waters. May I suggest our Prime Rib on Fridays. Sincerely, AP

Reviewed April 24, 2017

Had omelettes in room twice and both times they were fresh, tasty, with crunchy well-seasoned potatoes.More

Thank lisabB4685PX
Avery P, Director of Food and Beverage at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Hello lisabB4685PX, Thank you so much for your response. I am glad to see you enjoyed the omelettes provided by our faboulous restaurnta SweetWaters and your esperiance enjoying it up in the rooms made it even better. We look forward to your return visit soon....More

Reviewed April 20, 2017

We received such great customer service on Easter Sunday. Our waitress was exceptionally wonderful. She was attentive, paid attention to detail and was very kind and courteous despite how busy she was. Her name was Lisa D. And I absolutely loved the fresh Rosemary placed...More

Thank Alex H
Avery P, Director of Food and Beverage at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

Hello Alex H. Thank you so much for your review of Easter. I will be sure to let Lisa know the exceptional service that she gave as well and I am so grateful you enjoyed the food. Look forward to seeig you for our fabulous...More

Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Fun stay in Eugene! VRI is a great place to stay. Loved having a Kerig coffee maker in the room. Beautiful view of the river!More

Thank Rennie M
Avery P, Food & Beverage Director at SweetWaters On The River, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2017

Dear Rennle M, Thank you for your recent review. I am so glad you enjoyed the stay and complimentary Kerig Coffee. The next time for your visit, stop in to the SweetWaters restaurant for some our local fresh ground coffee as well - mmmmm delicious....More

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Vicki110175
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Natasha_Herndon | Property representative |
Greetings Vicki - in the past we have had a special dinner menu for Christmas Eve and a buffet on Christmas Day. Menus are in the works - please visit our website for more information over the next few weeks.
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Sherri M
November 1, 2016|
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Response from Maria T | Property representative |
Hi Sherri! Yes, we will have our Thanksgiving Buffet from 12pm to 6pm. Give us a call to (541)3413462 to reserve your table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, OR 97401-2215
    (Valley River Drive)
  • Public Transportation: On LTD Bus Route, On Bike Path
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-341-3462
  • E-mail
Description
Take a seat at our restaurant in Eugene and enjoy a panoramic view of the Willamette River while enjoying breakfast, lunch, dinner or a glass of Willamette Valley pinot noir at SweetWaters. Our Chef has put his own spin on traditional Northwest favorites, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create seasonal menus to delight the most seasoned palate. Whether here to enjoy a candlelit dinner in our main dining room, a relaxed lunch on our outdoor patio, or cocktails with friends in the SweetWaters lounge, this is a Pacific Northwest dining experience not to be missed.
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