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Sybaris

442 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2228
+1 541-928-8157
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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442 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2228
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had two visiting international guests and it was a wonderful opportunity to showcase some great Northwest cuisine with that special culinary touch. We are so fortunate to have a restaurant like Sybaris is our community.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Bev2016
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

I took my husband to Sybaris for his 61st birthday- What a treat! We had the JFK Lobster stew (generous portions of lobster and the whole dish was creamy and delicious) and the Catfish which was tender and moist and uniquely seasoned. The chef is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sue B
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Don't get me wrong, the food was great, pricey but good. The ambience is far from bistro, eclectic smallish pieces of art, terrible color of the walls, but we are talking customer service. Yes, this could be the best place in Albany as far as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marina A
Janel B, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Marina, We are happy that you enjoyed the food but are disappointed that you were not happy with where you were seated. I understand that the hostess frustrated you when she was not able to move you in front of the fireplace but did offer...More

Reviewed November 8, 2018

Sybaris lived up to its' usual of exceptional service & amazing food! I would take the time to list the truly amazing dishes we had, but as this was in October, the menu has changed, which is what I love about Sybaris! A new month,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Heather P
Janel B, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Heather, Thank you for your very kind 5 star review of Sybaris! We appreciate that you took the time to share that you love the service and food at our restaurant. The recipe for the apple cake was from Matt's mom so it is near...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

I had high hopes after reading other reviews, and being from out of town were looking forward to finding out what downtown Albany had to offer. We had reservations at 6pm on a Friday evening for a party of 3. Upon arriving, the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Go15814405542
Janel B, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Thank you for your review of Sybaris. While we would love if every customer had a five start experience at our restaurant, we can also learn from negative reviews. We would have loved to prepare another meal for you while you were still in the...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Their menu is always changing which is exciting. The food is imaginative and good and the bar does a nice job too. It's warm and inviting.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Leigh B
Janel B, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Leigh, Thank you for the 5 star review! We love that you enjoy the changing menu, food, drinks and atmosphere. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you again! Sincerely, Janel and Matt Bennett

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to have found this restaurant while we were walking around the downtown area. We had great service. The menu is amazing and changes monthly. They had a great selection of wine and beer as well as other cocktails. The chef prepares meals...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pamela C
Janel B, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Pamela, Thank you very much for the 5 star review of our restaurant. We love that you enjoyed the service, drinks and think that the meals you had at Sybaris were the best on your trip so far. We appreciate that you took the time...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018

Last night we thoroughly enjoyed an evening and meals with a group of friends. Turns out October is the chef and owners birthday month so the entire menu is his favorite meals. I had one of the most unique and delicious meals ever. It is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Deleen W
Janel B, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Deleen, Thank you for your 5 star review of Sybaris! We are very happy that you consider our food unique and delicious and that you were willing to take the time to let others know about our restaurant. Your group was super fun and we...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a variety of dishes. All were very creative, with clear and diverse flavors. Some dishes were more successful than others, bit I appreciated the thought that went into them. Strongly recommend the Sybaris cake! Good wine selection.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carl B
Janel B, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Carl, Thank you for your thoughtful review of our restaurant! We like that you enjoyed the variety of dishes that your were served and our Sybaris cake. We appreciate that you took the time to review us and look forward to serving you again. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

First visit to Albany and happened to choose this little place from a local tourist booklet. The staff were wonderful from the outset and made the dining experience exceptional. The food was beautiful and really fresh. The variety of the flavours were wonderful as well....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cannotenteraname
Janel B, Owner at Sybaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review of Sybaris! We appreciate that you took the time to let others know that you enjoyed the food, service and ambiance of the restaurant and look forward to serving you on your next visit to our area....More

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GARY B
January 30, 2016|
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Response from debbiea33 | Reviewed this property |
They usually have a monthly menu. I'm not sure why you aren't finding one for Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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
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
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