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Sybaris

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442 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2228
+1 541-928-8157
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A-ma-zing as always!

I've been coming down from Portland for about 10 years to sample whatever Matt creates for the menu. The service is always excellent, and when we remember, we specifically ask to be seated in Jesse's section. The food is incredible and yet not pretentious. The atmosphere is relaxed and yet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
k8billera
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Portland, Oregon
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I've been coming down from Portland for about 10 years to sample whatever Matt creates for the menu. The service is always excellent, and when we remember, we specifically ask to be seated in Jesse's section. The food is incredible and yet not pretentious. The atmosphere is relaxed and yet assuredly a fine dining experience. And the service is the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We loved the food here. It was fine dining service and cuisine but a very casual layout, atmosphere and clientele. That was a little disconcerting but it was fun to see dusty bikers back from a day on the road next to well dressed couples, and everyone being treated to high level service. Definitely enjoyed the food as well and... More 

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Maryland
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had high hopes for Sybaris but were sadly disappointed. The duck burger was dry. The "bun" was the size, shape and consistency of a hockey puck. The fries were overcooked. And it was all overprices. Only the service was satisfactory. We won't be back.

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wegoouttoeat, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this review

We were very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal at Sybaris. It is our goal that each and every guest that walks through our doors leaves happy. We did not meet that goal for you and would like to offer you a full refund. Please contact the restaurant so we know where to send your check.... More 

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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We met friends here for dinner. Pretty busy for a Tuesday evening; there was one large group. we arrived earlier than our friends, so we sat in the very comfortable entry area. Our friends arrived and we were seated. Service was excellent throughout the evening; very attentive, but never felt rushed. Besides salads and appetizers, there were about nine entrees... More 

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Salem OR
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had a guest from the East Coast visiting us so we decided to go to Sybaris. We have been here before and were very pleased.This time it was even better then last. IT WAS AN EXPERIENCE! and I have pictures to prove it. The most beautiful olive oil poached halibut you will ever eat. Open faced duck burger to... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I was delightfully surprised to have such a great meal in Albany, of all places. The service was great and the food was even better. As I understand, the menu changes on a regular basis however I will mention the food we ordered: duck, halibut, and salmon. All entrées were absolutely delicious. We had an unusual appetizer of barnacles, which... More 

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oregon
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

When people ask me "what's the best restaurant in Salem?" My answer is: Sybaris restaurant in Albany, Oregon. The menu is locally sourced and fresh and the preparation and composition are a match for any restaurant in Portland. We just returned from a wonderful dinner for four sitting outside on the front entrance patio. Because Albany's second Street is so... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. The waiter/manager knew the menu up and down and gave us great food and wine recommendations. The food was great, starting with the pork belly appetizer, followed by the best jambalaya I've had outside of New Orleans, and a delightful duck breast and rhubarb chutney pairing. The chef then surprised us with two wonderful desserts... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I've eaten at Sybaris several times. I believe it is the best restaurant food you can eat in Albany. Always interesting, always fresh, and always very good. We look forward the service that Jesse gives (exceptional), most informative, and always a bit of fun. Whenever we want a very impressive meal, this is the place to go in Albany.

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The service is always personable, the food fantastic (ever changing with the seasons) and the atmosphere quaint, comfortable and homey!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 442 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2228
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 541-928-8157

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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