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Brails Restaurant

American, Diner
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1689 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401-4013
+1 541-343-1542
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Prineville, Oregon
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was better on previous visit. Servers are very friendly. They forgot some of my breakfast items. Tables seated near the kitchen will have a hard time talking amongst themselves because of loud kitchen racket. Servers have to shout orders out. Will go elsewhere next time in town.

Thank consumerchick
Portland, Oregon, United States
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very busy but did not have to wait for a table. The service was excellent but will not order the Loco Moco again, the quality of the hamburger was not very good it had fat and gristle in it but the egg/rice/gravy was good.

Thank Paul Y
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Good food, fast and friendly service. Nice family-owned business. Not a fancy place but definitely a classic breakfast place.

Thank PFlyer F
Eugene, Oregon
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239 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Upbeat energetic staff, hearty traditional big breakfasts make this casual spot a big hit with students and townies for getting together in the morning. Omelettes, pancakes, homefries, sides of various sorts, good coffee...it's an update of the 50s small town traditional high cholesterol, last-til-dinner menu in a cozy, bustling spot.

Thank Barbshawtravels
Eugene, Oregon
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The college crowd, and lots of others, love this place. Frankly, I think it is very overrated. The food is marginal...and usually quite greasy. I suppose for what it is, it's just fine. If you like frozen hash browns and like related items, this is your place.

1 Thank demarsh2016
Grants Pass, Oregon
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing remarkable. Near U of O, lots of students. Very noisy. Standard breakfast faire. Average prices. Side of fruit was not canned.

Thank Tracker557
Bend, Oregon
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We lived in Eugene for a year and a half and didn't go to Brails. I don't know why, because whenever I'm in town now, I head to Brails. GREAT diner coffee, nice and strong but not bitter; terrific, crunchy, hot hashbrowns, and the best servers around. Why? Because each one is polite to each other, fast, and works to... More 

Thank Foodie370
Graham, Washington
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291 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Food was very good. Had the chicken fried steak and eggs, which were outstanding. The only drawback here is the parking is difficult and the the restaurant "lay out" is all chopped up into rooms. Atmosphere suffers because of this. Prices were reasonable and about the average for a breakfast restaurant. We'd go there again.

Thank ilwaco61
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The food here reminds me of a chain restaurant. Nothing had much no flavor, the eggs are flat, the hash was soggy and it was all greasy. The place is in serious need of repair out front which leads me to believe the kitchen is also.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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198 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is bustling and busy and noisy and popular. Service was very good and the food was plentiful and tasty. Of the three in our party, one had a noodle bowl, one had biscuits and gravy and one had the vegetarian eggs Benedict. Everyone was pleased with their choice and nobody left hungry.

Thank Cherthejoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1689 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401-4013
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-343-1542

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?