We’re happy to announce that Café Yumm! has returned to the 5th Street Public Market with a new restaurant in downtown Eugene’s latest mixed-use destination, the Market Alley – a fun spot for dining, shopping, and travel. The new location marks a homecoming for Café Yumm! since our first restaurant opened in the basement level of the 5th Street Market back in 1997.
With a modern, urban feel, our beautiful new Café Yumm! restaurant features an open storefront with semi-outdoor seating for easy social distancing. The dining experience mirrors the Eugene community’s love for the arts and outdoors. Original works by Northwest artists hang on the walls and an array of indoor plants pop against a warm, inviting décor. A live-edge community table made from a salvaged maple tree will be the perfect gathering spot for meetings and celebrations when indoor dining inevitably returns. We look forward to that day!
Walkable from the city’s downtown park blocks, which host the Eugene Saturday Market, this new location also has plenty of free parking available at multiple lots; plus, there is access to EmGo, a free, sustainable ride service available through LTD.
For all of our longtime loyal fans and Yumm! newbies alike, we’re serving our uniquely Northwest menu featuring iconic Yumm! Bowls® made famous by Yumm! Sauce®. The menu also includes favorites like salads made with the freshest, organic ingredients, glazed skewers, delicious soups, and a variety of wraps to fit diverse diets, such as keto, vegan, and gluten-free.
The new restaurant is a convenient downtown option for lunch and dinner with locally roasted organic coffee (plus, local beer and wine in the coming months). You can also buy Yumm! Sauce® and Café Yumm!’s amazing Jalapeño Sesame Salsa to enjoy at home. Easy online ordering is offered for takeout and delivery!
“We are delighted to return to the 5th Street Market where our story began back in 1997. It feels wonderful to be part of this new vision for downtown, to invest in the future of our city, and to have something to celebrate,” said Mark Beauchamp, president and co-founder of Café Yumm!.
“Our decision to open a new restaurant now, during a pandemic and with so much economic uncertainty, was in part to offer some hope. We believe our community can support each other through this moment in history, and Café Yumm! wants to help by creating more local jobs and fulfilling our purpose of nourishing the people around us.”
Find directions, hours, and menus for the new Café Yumm! in the 5th Street Market Alley online: