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“Our Favorite”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Rye

Ranked #26 of 610 Restaurants in Eugene
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $28
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The world is a village, welcome to ours. We are a european village-inspired restaurant featuring pre-prohibition cocktails, a small but growing wine list and local craft beers and spirits. We look forward to seeing you.
Eugene, Oregon
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Our Favorite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is our favorite place in Eugene to eat. It is casual, but with a European menu. We like that they use seasonal ingredients, so the menu changes or is tweaked with the seasons. One of our favorite desserts is the creme caramel, but it is also nice to be able to get one chocolate with which to finish a meal. We have always found the wait staff to be good, friendly, attentive and nice. My absolute favorite thing is that they have a French Chablis and a Cote du Rhone on the wine list. Hard to find, reasonably priced and good, good, good.

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank annpriv
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English first
Wrightwood, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

I was passing through from L.A. and "Rye" caught my eye. Lucky for me. What a charming restaurant. The service was fabulous .. the menu was fabulous .. the chocolates were fabulous !!
I sat on their patio and they were kind enough to pamper my tiny friend LoLa.
How fortunate Eugene is to have this stylish establishment with great hospitality.
When my travels bring me back to Ore. I will certainly return to Rye.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank WrightwoodRose
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Syracuse, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“STOLE OUR MONEY + Bad food & Services”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

STOLE our money.
Bad food / Bad Service

The Story:

Me and my husband deiced to celebrate his birthday by trying out a new restaurant, bad luck we choose Rye since its new in town. We went there around 6 PM, our server name David made our experience the worst.

We were seated after standing for a while even though the place was not THAT full, we were seated in dark area which is behind the bar, in your right hand when you enter the place, the light was off since NO ONE were sitting in that side. Then he came back and open the light for us! brought the menu and left, after really really while he came asking us if we deiced, passed more than 8 mints till he came back.

He finally came and took our order and didn't offer any drinks for us and meanwhile four couples had arrived. Surprisingly enough, those two table had their order very early before us. Our food came out to us really cold!! and really taste bad. The Server, had been checking with the other tables for any needs or if the food were satisfying to them or not, while us never been checked or asked for any need. My husband had to rise his hand slightly little up waiving to him because he wanted a salt !!

I didn't finish my order because it didn't tested good to me. The other two table were finishing up and the server came to them asking them for boxing any desert, and he barely came back to us and when he did he looked at us, and we asked for the bill and didn't offer a box or a desert, at least like the other tables. Still we were thanking him and smiling while he acted very rude to us.

OUR Bill came out with $51.00 total and we decided to add $0 as a tip, no tip at all, because we felt bad and an welcomed and the whole experience were sad. This is the most bad experience I had in any restaurant in my whole life.

So, my husband singed the tip line as $0 and wrote the total $51.00 which was our order only. And we left.

After few days when my husband check his account it showed DIFFERENT total than the one we SINGED up!!!

Our order was $51.00 and They TOOK $56.10 !!!
%10 has been stolen from our account without any respect! we went back to the restaurant talked to the manger explained to her the whole situation, she went back after asking us which day was our visit and came back with all the receipts for that day. She said it shows that you didn't left any receipt !!! Which was not true and we assure to her that we actually did and we wrote a $0 as a tip because we wanted to show that we were not satisfied with the experience.

SHE SAID: " if the waiters didn't see the receipt they will assume that the customers had left %10 which is the minimum ".! I told her it would be safer if they didn't assume anything at all, since its other people's money!!
She offered our money back unless we want to make it up for drinks !!!
She thanked us for coming back and added:

" Even though its only $5.10 but its good you came all they way back"
I told her its our money even if its a dollar we would come back, this is stealing money and not acceptable behavior in any level, its like someone had putting their hands in your wallet and took your money!!

Finally, She sent us the money cash via mail after one week.

I have added a photo taken from our account indicating that they took $56.10 and another photo shows the mail we got from them which is the %10 ( $5.10).

CHECK The PHOTOS I added!!

I would never recommend this place for anyone they have no respect for their costumers.

JUST avoid and keep in mind that your money really counts.

  • Visited May 2013
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6 Thank Najla N
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Seattle, USA
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Unique food and good drink selection”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

My husband and I have now been to Rye twice. The food is very good and many of the menu items have a unique flair.

The starters were particularly good. We really enjoyed sharing a bunch if plates so we could try a variety of dishes. I would highly suggest the poutin (the small is plenty for two) and the Morrocan meatballs. The quinoa salad was also very good and quite different from the run of the mill salads at most restaurants.

This restaurant specializes in whiskey and cocktails. They also have a pretty extensive wine list but a smallish beer selection (for a restaurant in the northwest at least :)

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Sockmo
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Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“wonderful staff and fun food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

we loved the handmade chocolates, could not believe they were only $2 apiece after shopping elsewhere. very creative flavors. Every member of the staff wanted us to have a great experience. we were allowed to move to the quieter, more romantic side with encouragemeCont, not the grudging agreement some places give. We had the duck trimmed poutine, small and it was delicious (do cut back on the salt), fries were crisp outside and fluffy inside. Cocktails fun and delicious. The pork tenderloin was perfectly cooked and the vegetables were a treat--I would do the sauce on the side. Really enjoyable evening.

Visited May 2013
Thank Watersprite91
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