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Big River Restaurant

101 Jackson St, Corvallis, OR 97330
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Ranked #26 of 181 Restaurants in Corvallis
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Corvallis, Oregon
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It's a good restaurant. They have a chef which makes a difference in the food served. The menu changes regularly, so there's always something new. Very nice deserts. They buy everything they can from local producers. The atmosphere is OK, a little noisy for my taste. Service is good. Prices a little too high for Corvallis. We go there for... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Big River has been a popular place for years, but like other reviewers, I wonder why. The space is crowded and VERY noisy. If you don't like lots of echoes, ask for a booth. The menu is heavy to pizza, pasta, calzone and small plates and I find it a bit overpriced. My husband and I split a calzone which... More 

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Auburn, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was with a group of 12 people. We were seated upstairs in a loft type setting. It was perfect for our group. Downstairs the bar looked like a great place to enjoy a few beers. The prices were a little high, but the quality of the food was excellent. I did not hear of anyone from my group that... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have eaten here several times but I just don't see what the big deal is. A pretty good restaurant but it's overpriced. It's nice place, haven't been in the bar but plenty of room and good service. Menu is okay although the dessert menu is pretty good. Good food, just not great food. Wait staff are accommodating, I was able... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I don't eat at Big River very often but when I do it's always an excellent experience. My wife and I took our daughter there for lunch recently after the noon rush and had an excellent lunch with quiet surroundings. Might have been a little noisier during the lunch hour but at 1:30 it was very relaxed. Food excellent and... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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116 reviews 116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place serves higher end chef style food which is why the price is higher. I had the grilled chicken sandwich but i didnt finish it..it was good but it was like i lost interest in the sandwich. It came with a salad and while it was good, the lettuce was very difficult to fork the leaves, you almost had... More 

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Oregon, USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have gone to this restaurant many times to enjoy special occasions. One of the more individual restaurants in town, the menu and atmosphere lends itself as the place to go for a special meal. The last couple visits to Big River we've noticed the service beginning to slip. Our most recent visit the hostess took our name, went on... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Share a dessert, by sharing the entrees. Nice building and atmosphere - a woodsy kind of warehouse with the glass display case for the desserts as you enter. Otherwise, they served pretty good food at a little above average price. My calzone was large and pretty fair. Seemed like all of the entrees were $20, even the pastas, which were... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

$10 desserts the best thing they have. And I don't mean they have desserts that can get to be $10, I mean there are all $10 except for the crème brullee. Big delicious desserts! Food is so-so and overpriced. Lots of pizza if you don't like entrees. Wine selection not bad, glasses are generous. Avoid going in summer unless you... More 

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Based on reviews, I had better expectations. The service was good and the food average. My pasta dish wasn't the best in my opinion.

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Additional Information about Big River Restaurant

Address: 101 Jackson St, Corvallis, OR 97330
Phone Number: 541-757-0694
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Corvallis
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: International

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