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Big River Restaurant

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101 Jackson Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330
+1 541-757-0694
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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Veneta, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here's a heads up for anyone asked for a recommendation for a dinner restaurant in Corvallis. My team accepted my recommendation for dinner tonight at the Big River restaurant and I am now thoroughly embarrassed as the prices are thru the roof and the food was so expensive that the coach had to restrict the orders to $25 per person.... More 

1 Thank Augie B
Corvallis, Oregon
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Big River has been our go to place for a nice meal since they first opened. Since the new owners took over the quality of the food dropped only a little but the prices soared! Entrees are now $27-45. Cocktails are $10-13. The service was great as always but the new prices will mean we'll be going elsewhere. A very... More 

Thank KrisEgan
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Big River is a great restaurant. The food is yummy, the service mixed depending on how busy they are (often very busy!), and the location terrific: right on the Willamette River. I frequently have lunch there with girlfriends and we usually split the Big River Salad (delicious! chicken breast, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, mushrooms, & choice of dressing). There is plenty... More 

Thank Penny B
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Everything is good, including the service. You won't be disappointed, but you also won't be wowed. Good food, good atmosphere

Thank Brad W
Little Rock, Arkansas
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465 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Quiet on a Sunday night. Nice beer choices. Wide range of food. Service was pretty good. Stuffed pork loin was very good.

Thank Roadhore
Corvallis, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is probably the most overrated restaurant in Corvallis. Very expensive and the service is okay. The food is okay but given the pricing there are other options in town. It's not bad but when taking my wife on a date or business client I go elsewhere.

Thank jeffreygB3328BZ
Happy Valley, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

In the last year, Big River has become a BIG flop! I have been eating at Big River for 7 years. During the last 7 years, I have booked 4 parties. The first two were great! The third had it's moments. However, Christmas 2016 was a complete DISASTER! I reserved the upstairs right hand side of the restaurant. I made... More 

2 Thank suzyw2323
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The menu is pretty generic. The food is adequate. The prices relative to quality of the food are a bit high. Some nice desserts.

Thank David S
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148 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Ate here when we couldn't get into the restaurant we wanted. The room was pleasant and the wait staff excellent. She warned me the salad was entree-sized and generously portioned, no exaggeration. Everything, from the pizza and calzone to the salads and pastas, were gigantic. If only they were good. Husband's pasta was bland and my grilled fish salad featured... More 

1 Thank wego2places
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Had a salad, one which was grilled.. lettuce burnt. Again. Thought i would try again thinking perhaps was an isolated night. The soup was lukewarm, would have been acceptable if it were a gazpacho. But not. Wait staff were wonderful! Restaurant pleasant. Cozy. Spendy for the lack of quality. Would suggest Del alma , at least you know the expensive... More 

Thank Donna S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Italian, American, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Jackson Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Corvallis
  • Phone Number: +1 541-757-0694
Local and NW Ingredients. Organic when possible.

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