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First Burger

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern
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210 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2224
+1 541-704-1128
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tried this place on a recommendation from a friend. It was later, kind of near closing time, but they were open. It was crowded, but we found a table. We were served water and the gal took our drink orders, but it must have been at least 30 min later when we finally got what we ordered. We noticed other... More 

Thank Geoff W
Falls City, Oregon
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. Quite the variety of burgers (beef, bacon, turkey,chicken and buffalo as well as vegetarian). Mostly local ingredients. Not at all greasy and the fries were hand cut. Delicious!!!

Thank paula t
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came in for lunch. The service was very slow and disjointed. The servers were friendly but didn't actually check in on us. We had to ask for silverware and for refills. The food was good but with lacking service it took away from the meal.

Thank Dani H
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small place downtown. No problem locating parking. Staff was courteous and helpful in selecting what to order. Burgers were very good. My wife's was very hot because of the peppers but it was advertised as such and definitely lived up to its billing. Would go back again.

Thank Ron D
Albany, Oregon
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just had two of the daily specials, the Mushroom Burger and the Jackedup Turkey, both with fries. Everything was very tasty. The only suggestion my wife had was a few more mushrooms on the mushroom burger. My Jackedup Turkey was everything as described, nice balance of sauce and peppers. Good portion of turkey and bacon. Looks of fries on... More 

Thank ifd3313
Eugene, Oregon
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live almost two hours away, but anytime that we are in the Albany area we make it a point to stop at First Burger. Always great. Today was even better!! The special was A Blackberry-Brie-Bacon Buffalo Burger.. WOW.

Thank Teresa F
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389 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were really hungry after walking around downtown all morning .We went in were greeted warmly and seated promptly .The place was clean and uncluttered. The food came and was delicious . He had a burger with fries and loved it, I had a Greek salad that was very fresh . The serve alcohol her but it is not a... More 

Thank simpleyme
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Love the food and the service is good. Prices are steep, but the atmosphere is fun. Think remodeled old building with great architectural features.

Thank Jane L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a great experience here. The owner was in the day we visited and he sat and talked to us about the restaurant. They cut everything from the fries to the toppings for the burgers fresh every day (except the tater tots). The burgers were top notch! My husband got the 50/50 burger (50% ground beef/50% bacon) and he... More 

Thank Heather B
Albany, Oregon
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I had lunch here the other day with a friend who had never been here. We each had a sandwich that was amazing. The fries here are also very good. I've had their burgers as well and they are so good. The service here is great, too.

Thank Lori E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 13
American, Southwestern
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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 1st Ave W, Albany, OR 97321-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 541-704-1128
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?