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First Burger

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210 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2224
15417041128
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Poipu
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent burgers, top quality ingredients. I have had the beef burger as well as the bison burger and both were delicious. best sweet potato fries around and my husband is a sucker for their milkshakes- served the old fashion way in the metal mixing container and poured into your serving glass. A nice selection of beers too. Small, no frills,... More 

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2 Thank Carleen S
Albany, Oregon
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When 1st Burger first opened here in Albany, it was a treat & a different style delight. They let you know straight out what was important- your Burger! The meat was fantastic & cooked juuuust right(circa 2014). Now the downside was they had very complicated hours & while the Burgers were great, the same could not always be said for... More 

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Thank LadybugDadeh
Albany, Oregon
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We simply wanted a nice cheeseburger and frys. This place has short hours that are difficult to remember. They are pleasant but slow. Very tiny with little room to sit. It took $30 for two of us. One of the employees working there would use half a days pay for a small family. We felt it was like Denny's and... More 

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Thank OregonLogger
Portland, Oregon
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

They've put a lot of thought and care into everything on the menu - the hamburger used is a special blend that is local, organic, antibiotic free and ground on-site. Likewise, the fries and onion rings are handcut daily and the excellent dipping sauce is a house recipe. I ordered the signature dish, the First Burger, which is design-it-yourself from... More 

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1 Thank EarthmanByron
Bangor, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Fresh and delicious food! Albany has lots of great little places and this is definitely one of them.

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1 Thank darmistead
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The selection of burgers is unique and interesting. Rather small place so may need to wait. The prices were on the high side but not outrageous. If you love burgers give it a try.

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Thank Jana T
Eugene, Oregon
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Had a build my own chicken burger for lunch, it came out very good, actually excellent! The fries were a huge disappointment. They were soaked in oil, over cooked to almost burnt, but not really edible. Choked down a couple and could not finish the rest. The atmosphere was friendly, wait staff kind and responsive, prices were very fair, but... More 

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Thank Stan S
Corvallis, Oregon
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

You name it , you can have a burger like it there. That includes buffalo if you like and a"burger between 2 grilled cheese sandwiches. There's a good selection of craft beers and sweet potato fries

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Thank Ed T
Albany
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit, but not likely to be my last. They have some delicious burger choices and some creative options. Their gourmet burgers are priced competitively, but better than your boring, run of the mill.

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Thank N8train
Albany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

At First Burger you have the choice of meats, you can have buffalo! It is wonderful. The vegetables are fresh, the sides are great. We really like the tater tots, but their fries are excellent! You must try this!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $13
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 15417041128
Description
First Burger restaurant is a collaboration between Dennis and Molly Miller and their talented staff that make the restaurant go. At First Burger, we use the freshest local ingredients to create hamburgers the way they ought to be: hand-formed, generously sized, made-to-order, and delicious. We're looking forward to seeing you when you come in to dine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?