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101 NW Jackson Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330-4827
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Corvallis, Oregon
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant used to be the place to be. Still is for so many people. Their happy hour is great. It was much better under the previous managements. With several other near by restaurants, Big River Still alright, BUT and you know the rest of the story

Thank Hossien E
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

... great bread before dinner, great service. Reliable good quality. Adequate for price level, but not outstanding. Would go there again. Was unsure if I should give 3 or 4...

Thank Carsten B
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This placed was recommended to us by someone in a brewery. We went and we weren't disappointed. The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is relaxing. The small plates and dinner was good. The fish soup was tasty and hot. The beers were good too!! I would return if we are in the area again.

Thank Maureen D
Corvallis, Oregon
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We go here nearly every year for someone's birthday in our family. We do this because the food tastes incredible and we wouldn't want to ruin the occasion. The staff here are just so kind and the food does not take much time to be made. The cakes here are in a wide variety and you can never go wrong... More 

Thank ichawks1
Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Big River is near and dear to our hearts! It has been a long time favorite! We visit it every time we are in the sweet college town of Corvallis, Oregon. The food is farm to fork, local, fresh and inventive. The ambience is lofty and yet comfortable in this reinvented warehouse in the Corvallis waterfront district. Enjoy!

Thank WhereverYouMayRoam
Corvallis, Oregon
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Up-scale dinners. We go for the happy hour food - great little pizzas and salads. The dessert choices are many and yummy. A nice outdoor patio across from the river.

Thank wendysuebob
Palo Alto, California
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner here. The fish was great! Service excellent. Appetizers and desserts also very good. We will return.

Thank Stu C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We were embarrassed to have taken out-of-town guest there tonight. The food was not good, the portions were tiny and it was expensive. The pasta was over cooked, the $13 beet salad was about 1-1/2 cup of food. The soup was ok, but we won't go back again for dinner.

2 Thank Meleah A
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My wife and I love to go here for a special night out. The restaurant is in an old wooden industrial building like an old factory, so there's lots of gorgeous wooden beams and wrought iron supports. Dinning in the upstairs is the best because you can easily look over the railing into the kitchen. The food is fresh and... More 

1 Thank Arnold P
Corvallis, Oregon
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180 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My daughter and I had lunch there recently. We ordered from their special $12, 3-course, luncheon menu. The crusty bread with olive oil and balsamic vinegar was a delicious addition to lunch. The first course was a choice of soup or salad. Both soups were. For the entree I selected the spaghetti minus the meat balls which came with a... More 

1 Thank Hazel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $29
Italian, American, International, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 NW Jackson Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330-4827
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Corvallis
  • Phone Number: 15417570694
Local and NW Ingredients. Organic when possible.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?