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130 Oakway Ctr, Eugene, OR 97401-5611
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Eugene, Oregon
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I actually love the food there, but if you are ordering a take out then good luck and especially if it is online. I have to remind them to not forget the chicken or the yogurt every single time and they still do. However I am addicted to their bowls. The quesadilla no flavor. They need to work better on... More 

Thank Finediner1969
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you were looking for something quick and fresh, this is the place to go. Their bowls include beans and rice and cheese and avocados and of course their well-known Yumm sauce. I have tried to make them at home myself and they are never quite the same. There are lots of choices for vegetarians and I just heard they... More 

Thank Emily P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hear you either love the YUM sauce or hate it... I HATED it. I couldn't get over the flavor, so I didn't eat my food. I can't speak for the other menu items, but anything containing that sauce, I would never touch.

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CafeYumm, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Yumm!, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback about one of our sauces. You are right that it's not for everyone, and we appreciate people having unique tastes and preferences. On your next visit, you might ask for another dressing or something to replace the Yumm! Sauce. Or, try it on the side or ask for half as much on your menu... More 

Eugene, Oregon
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237 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been eating at Cafe Yumm for almost 20 years, starting at their original 5th Street Market location. My go-to is the original. I can doctor it up just the way I like it. When I talked about another restaurant that was over-rated, and looked at the sauce they served, I thought, "this is not as good as Cafe... More 

1 Thank bb_organic
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've endured this on a number of occasions, I've went from ewwww... to... "ok I can tolerate this," and back again to the "ICK factor." Not because it's changed... but because... It is what it is... Beans, Rice, Cheese, Dirt and Sour Cream. The consistency of luke warm monkey vomit. And over-priced. Dining here has never been my choice. Though... More 

Thank Kevin M
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Drove into town last night from Southern California. Tired, worn out and extremely excited because we drop our freshman off to Northwest Christian University. A friend recommended the place and met us there. Looked around and thought "typical cool college spot." Ordered a medium bowl, which a small was plenty of food, and went to sit down. Once I dove... More 

Thank Spagori1
Eugene, Oregon
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Love love lovelove love. Why is Cafe Yum so good? I can't quite put my finger on it, but I think it's that the ingredients are so fresh and everyone that works there seems genuinely interested in making sure you get fed. Yumm Sauce, as I'm sure you're aware, is the second best sauce in the world. (The first is... More 

Thank AnitaVespa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Easy for different dietary concerns and tasty economy. I love the salmon burger and the Yumm and greens, edamame style. Go for the Yumm sauce and take a jar- home we love it! There is some inconsistency with bowls indifferent locations, be specific when ordering.

Thank Laura S
Redding, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Glad I found this small chain a few years ago. They have very healthy offerings that I like. But I most often have the original Yumm Bowl or plate. Consistent quality. I met a consultant on a plane once and she confirmed the office has a lot of integrity.

Thank David M
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is really known for their famous "yum sauce", sadly I wasn't a fan of it. I was really bummed one day when my boss said they were buying us all lunch from there and to decide what you wanted from the menu. I thought hey why not it's a free lunch I will try something different...love love love... More 

Thank Holly L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $9
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Oakway Ctr, Eugene, OR 97401-5611
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: 15414659866
Fresh, delicious, "Soul satisfying... Deeply nourishing"(R) food served quickly in a distinctive and relaxed environment. Addictive sauces and dressings add zip to make your meal memorable. All Natural chicken, wild North Pacific salmon, organic tofu, organic tempeh, premium turkey breast, vegetarian and vegan options. Gluten-free choices too. Over 50% of the food served is certified organic. Awards include: Best Comfort Food, Favorite Lunch Bargain, Best Cheap Date, Best Chocolate Chip Cookie, Best Vegetarian, Best New Restaurant and many more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?