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First Burger

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210 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2224
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Best burger in town

It was clean and staff was friendly and the burgers were the best! I wish the hours would be better so we could go eat at an off time so we don't have to deal with a waiting line or busy waiters.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Albany, Oregon
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  • Families with children
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Albany, Oregon
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was clean and staff was friendly and the burgers were the best! I wish the hours would be better so we could go eat at an off time so we don't have to deal with a waiting line or busy waiters.

Thank norab409
Dallas, Oregon
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch while waiting for the train. So glad we did. Meat is fresh ground every morning, potatoes are fresh cut each morning for fries. The restaurant is small and it was packed. The staff was friendly and relaxed. The found the time to check back with us throughout our meal. Looking forward to a return visit.

Thank Annofreddog
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

A favorite lunch spot. The burgers are always excellent. We're partial to the tots and sweet potato fries. The 50/50 patty is so good - can't go wrong with bacon! Good service.

Thank phoodiechick
Corvallis, Oregon
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We have been to First Burger a couple of times. The most recent time we went it was quiet and nice. The food and service was excellent and the serving sizes were very generous. Everyone was happy with their meals. My son had the Hottie, his girlfriend had the Smokestack, my daughter had a veggie burger with several toppings include... More 

Thank Jen2900
Issaquah, Washington
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We were party of 4. The burgers and fries were tasty and good. The service was slow but worth the wait. The big problem was it was SO COLD WITH AC we had to wear our coats. We would not have minded the wait if we were not so cold!!!!It seems like a big waste of energy to have the... More 

Thank merilyn h
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

First Burger is a family favorite! The food is always fresh and tastes great. Absolutely love the burgers, fried dill pickles, tater tots, fries, heck even the salad. You just can't go wrong. I also enjoy the historical downtown location.

Thank Missy V
Albany, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

ok, well I do want them to stay i business and I guess they can't just cater to me directly daily and expect to survive:) Though am sure they'd at least break even> one word - Delicious! Go, stop, EAT! Though I do wish certain prices were a bit more reasonable... I mean the days of a 5 dollar lunch... More 

Thank S8958ISjamesd
Albany, Oregon
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Very impressive Hamburgers!! Very good service, homemade french fries and talk about a great hamburger....Wow! Wow! Wow!

Thank George Z
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

...experience will bring me back. First Burger is located well of the freeway in the downtown area of Albany (actually on 1st Street). I had heard about this location from some friends, and earlier this year attended a wedding that was help in a loft next door. The food was well prepared, the service was great. It has been voted... More 

1 Thank Mkildal
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Bar none one of the best burgers within a hundred miles. Order your burger however you like and you'll be more than pleased! Tons of options for toppings. Fresh cut fries. I'm a fan of bacon, bleu cheese, mushrooms and toppings, I can get that here! Love it, come hungry.

Thank LoneCanexpat

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 15417041128

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?