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Big River Restaurant

101 Jackson Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330
+1 541-757-0694
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (10 reviews)
“pork loin” (3 reviews)
“crusty bread” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 Jackson Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at Big River after the eclipse! The sandwiches and salads are excellent. The dessert menu is extensive and well worth the calories. Service was very polite, but a bit slow at peak times.

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We choose the three course lunch menu; both of us started with the simple green salad with a raspberry vinaigrette (very good). I enjoyed the meatball with pasta; my husband enjoyed the chicken Caesar wrap; both were very good! The small dessert was delightful, just...More

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with my family at the Big River restaurant. We were all very pleased with everything we ordered. I had half a Ruben sandwich and a cup of chowder. They were both YUMMY!!

Thank katherines389
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Once, the most popular restaurant in Corvallis. Now there are many others, but this one is reliable for a good happy hour and meals......Continue to go periodically.....

Thank Dennis E
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My daughter, who studies at Oregon State University, wanted to come here for her birthday luncheon. I had a bit of sticker shock when I saw that the prices of the appetizers and desserts were up there with what a meal would cost at other...More

Thank Codiak!
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Went here for a weekday lunch with another diner and chose this restaurant due to its proximity close to the park at the edge of the Willamette River and that it is also centrally located in town. We were promptly seated in a booth and...More

1  Thank judytraveller
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Wonderful food, with absolutely amazing service, presentation, and wide arrange of different foods to try. The desserts are amazing.

Thank Jabin L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 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...More

2  Thank Augie B
Reviewed 11 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...More

Thank KrisEgan
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...More

Thank Penny B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, 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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