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Depot Cafe

822 Lyon South Street, Albany, OR
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Ranked #9 of 117 Restaurants in Albany
Cuisines: Seafood
Description: Very good Seafood restaurant!
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Description: Very good Seafood restaurant!
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English first
Albany, Oregon, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I took my nephew for lunch and we had a great meal. The fish was fresh and the salad was awesome. I had scallops and he had a fish platter and the food was delicious!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

This was my lunch stop with customers for 12 years. Came back fom our travels of America still the best seafood great scallops. Oysters and of course fish with fries not greasy and restarant does not smell like grease. 1 owner and glad he keeps it small with only one shop. There were 5 of us and service was excellent.... More

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Scottsdale
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is an interesting/historic little restaurant. The service was very good, and the food was delicious. I had halibut fish and chips. It was great. We will return.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

According to locals, this restaurant is famour for fish and chips. They were great - would definitely eat here again.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

We visit albany a lot, and finally made it to the Depot. It is a great place for a simple meal of fish and chips and a cold brew. The meals come with home made fries and a nice shrimp salad. Service is prompt and friendly, and the fish portions are plentiful and of high quality for the price. Definitely... More

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La Pine
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

It was the only other option we had after riding the train for 4 hours and was within walking distance of the train depot. We walked out of Sidekicks, not enough menu selection there. This place is very old-time, lots to look at while you wait, service was QUICK and friendly. I ordered fish and chips and when one piece... More

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Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Depot has been in business in Albany for many years and that's because it has really good food! It has a limited menu and all of it is excellent. The platters include salad and fries from fresh potatoes, not frozen. We have always had a good meal at this restaurant. We do not live in Albany but when we... More

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Cottage Grove, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Nothing fancy, but loaded with atmosphere and old signs, remote control airplanes hanging from the ceiling, and a fish tank near the front entry. We had a quick lunch that was served promptly, was fresh and well prepared. I like my fries undercooked and they were good. Friendly help, prompt service. Clam chowder was decent, mostly fish and salad entrées.... More

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Albany, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

New to the area so there are so many new places to try. Friends were coming to visit so they suggested the Depot (I go past it everyday and told myself I need to try it). From the outside it looks kinda like a Bait shop and on the inside it has an eclectic collection of memorabilia displayed. It was... More

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Albany, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a great place if you like local flavor. It's a small place, mostly locals hang out here. Many come just for take-out since seating is minimal. This is a fish joint, the majority of choices are fried, but come with a good portion of salad topped with boiled bay shrimp and a slew of home fries. You can... More

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