1847 Bar and Grill

4.2
153 reviews
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Welcome to the 1847 Bar & Grill. We are attached to the Best Western Premier Boulder Falls Inn Hotel in Lebanon, Oregon. We proudly offer a full menu of steaks, seafood, pastas, soups, salads and sandwiches all with our own Pacific Northwest flair. We focus on local vendors and organic products produced right here in the Willamette Valley. With a robust wine menu, hand-crafted cocktails and local craft beer to compliment our menu we welcome you to come dine and enjoy the experience of the 1847 Bar & Grill.
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1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Dinner on NYE. Had a reservation yet had to wait for a table while the next people in line behind us, who did not have a reservation, were immediately seated. Not sure why, several tables were set and ready.

Our table had a couple 1/2 wedge salads and a couple caeser salads, a prime rib (a much better cut than our last visit), chicken marsala fettuccine (very good, rich), and sirloin tips (spendy but melt in your mouth good). Salads were good, they make their own dressings. It would be great if they had more gluten free choices, especially pasta options.

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MP
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The only complaint is that it was cold in the restaurant sitting by the windows. We will not sit by the windows in the winter again.

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PW
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a last minute change of plans on none other than Christmas Day due to major illness in the family where we were to spend Christmas Dinner. We looked and made a quick reservation for that evening for 1847. The food, atmosphere and great service did not disappoint. We were delighted. We have been here before, but never on a holiday, so we will think about this in the future!! The Prime Rib was GREAT!

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BP
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 5

This was the third visit to 1847. The first two dinners were excellent. This third dinner was terrible. We had two prime rib dinners; one was ordered "medium well" and came bloody rare, the other was ordered "well" and was so very tough even the serated knife couldn't cut it. I managed to eat two bits, then left the rest on the plate.

The waitress was excellent, and apologized. She did take the rare dinner back and cooked it more. There was nothing she could do for the terribly tough cut.

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JS
Portland
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Overall we had a very nice dinner and friendly waitress. The atmosphere was nice though chilly-I kept my coat on as we were seated below a vent which the waitress said couldn’t be turned off. Unfortunately, they were out of prime rib so that was disappointing. The steelhead was a good and generous portion, but I did order it with mixed veggies and it came incorrectly with the other choice of just asparagus. Another order at the table had requested no mushrooms and their order came with them. The “great” fried chicken was mediocre. Our bread came late and cold. Even with these little issues, I would still recommend. We had a very nice evening. The outside seating looked very nice so I plan to return in good weather to try it out!

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MP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’ve been eating here for years. The food and the service is outstanding. Will continue to eat here for years.

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B
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We have a family tradition of dining out for lunch on Christmas Eve -- adults only. We look for sophisticated dining and like to eat dinner at lunchtime. It's been a little difficult to find the right kind of place in the mid Willamette Valley. Most creative cuisine is found only at dinner time and this year, Christmas Eve was on Monday, making it doubly difficult. We've often driven over an hour to McMinnville, but wanted to stay closer to home this year. We were delighted to discover 1847! Although the menu did not include any dinner entrees (they are famous for prime rib) and we did not want burgers, there were so many interesting and ample salads and appetizers, plus really superb home made pastas, that we were able to piece together interesting multi course meals from these. We started with scallops and crab cakes -- each done perfectly, with interesting little salads -- Asian inspired greens and seaweeds with the scallops and a tart green apple coleslaw with the crab cakes. Then one of us had a perfectly cooked seared tuna salad -- with lots of the rare tuna on a bed of good greens. We tried two of the pastas -- a fettuccine with chicken marsala and mushrooms in a creamy sauce and a wild mushroom ravioli with langoustine (crawfish), asparagus and other yummy stuff in a butter sauce. Both were ample and amazing. One of us had the iceberg wedge with Rogue Valley creamery blue cheese, bacon and tomatoes -- incredibly good and so generous with the blue cheese and bacon, it could have been a main course. We also tried the locally made beer sausage on a bed of peppers -- just great! By this time we had put substantial amounts of food in take out boxes and were so full but everything had been great so we wanted to taste the desserts! We tried the rustic apple tart and the chocolate cake with amarena cherries. Both were excellent and so ample that good portions came home of those too. Excellent wine selection and a good cocktail. We'll be back!

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RS
Portland
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We enjoyed a nice lunch on Christmas Eve. We have eaten at 1847 many times. The food was good and the service was friendly. Thank you for another great meal!

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BR
Portland
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second time we've dined there. Again, had a great meal and a great time. The wine was so good we ordered a 2nd bottle and took home what we did not finish. Oregon law allows you to do that. The salad, soup, bread prime rib and desert were all very good and our waiter was outstanding; very careful to take care of our needs although he was busy but did not forget us once and careful to "doggie bag" up the leftovers and excess wine from the second bottle. We'll come back again either on our own or with guests like we did this time. A real gem of a restaurant in our area.

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OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience for Thanksgiving

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OT
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was so good. Had a wedge salad and bacon mac and cheese. Perfect for lunch. My mother and sister had the scallops and both said they were yummy. Service was great. Waters and coffee filled regularly. Food timing was spot on. Thank you for a wonderful birthday lunch experience.

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HM
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 4

Wonderful service, we tipped him handsomely because it was not his fault the kitchen was ill prepared for a large party they had obviously known about to handle it and the regular restaurant patrons. Food was cooked poorly which left us paying for a very expensive dog treats and still going home to eat cereal. Ruined our anniversary experience, so if you have several hours to spare and Don't mind your food coming out wrong repeatedly then come on down. This used to be a great place, good atmosphere, great bartender and wait staff but someone needs to fix that kitchen cause you will not get what you pay for

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h
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Everything was good except it was extremely noisy. Would help to do something to improve the acoustics

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JB
Portland
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful place to celebrate my parents 61st Anniversary. Attentive service and excellent food in a lovely setting.

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JH
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

The ambiance, service, and offered food was well prepared and well presented. I would have been happy to see vegan/vegetarian/gluten free options as well, some of our parties choices were restricted to appetizers only. Would definitely go again if with a group not diet restricted, otherwise I'd choose another restaurant.

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CT
Portland
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It was nice to stroll in the Japanese Garden before dinner, then eat on the patio.

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DF
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food has been exceptional ever time and the atmosphere has been excellent for the occasions

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MK
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

The food and service was great. The table we were sat at was dirty, but they came by and cleaned it right away.

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OT
Portland
7 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great staff
Good food
Perfect atmosphere

Can’t go wrong sitting inside by the fireplace

Or outside by the water.

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DW
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Always a good meal and good service. Creative menu.

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Portland
53 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One week after my last review I am happy to report that service, every appetizer and wine choices were back up to their superb standard.
Patio service for Happy Hour was great and so nice to share this restaurant with our friends who wee first timers and with our doggies made the occasion wonderful.

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TF
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

We’re glad the 1847 is in town, but the food is only moderately good, even with a limited menu. Not worth the $$, in our opinion. Staff is great. The food options are limited, and expensive. Third time dining here. May not come back. Much better value and quality elsewhere, sorry to say.

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B
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

We ordered dinner and my gal asked for the french fry appetizer and that was noted and off went the server. Well we did get them after dinner was served and they did taste great so were planning to go back and have just Fry's and A desert! Yes, we did have a desert after the meal that was really well presented, flavorful and will get us back again for dinner or burnch.

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Portland
53 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

4 of us went for happy hour on the patio and the wait staff was great ! We have been to this restaurant at least 7 times and have never been disappointed. However, on this day, everyone of our 3 appetizers were over cooked (one was burned-onion rings with dried up onions on the inside). The artichokes were over battered and again to brown and over cooked. The tempura vegetables were good and lightly battered yet over cooked a bit.
These are standard appetizers we’ve had in the past and have always been delicious.
We definitely will return cause this is only goof we’ve experienced.
Hopefully the cooks will be on top of this and if recipes have changed, please return to your formal delicious treats!

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CH
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Too much sauce on ribs, on the side would be best. And side salad should come with entrée, even if smaller. Both meals were very good. We will come back and try again. Also would be nicer if seats were not torn (first impressions). Thank you

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SH
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Very nice atmosphere. Food was excellent. Would highly recommend to my friends visiting Albany OR!!!

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RD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Good prime rib and garlick mashed potatoes. Dogs are welcome in their out door patio overlooking the Japanese garden and pond.

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Y
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had come 2 years ago and while we loved the seafood, the steaks were very blah. Thus time, however, our party of 6 were very impressed by the meals we all had. The fried chicken was juicy and plentiful, the prime rib was tasty, and everyone agreed that the short ribs were the best order at the table! The desserts and coffee were wonderful also. It was a great anniversary dinner and I am glad we gave it another try.

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KH
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We were surprised to find such a good restaurant in Lebanon, OR. We had excellent service and a tasty meal.

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MH
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Second time here. Overall very good food. But both times we were served over-ripe broccoli that was undercooked. Not good!

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E
Portland
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely Mother's Day lunch with family! Staff was attentive and professional. Everyone enjoyed their meals. The Vampire Slayer burger got rave remarks and I plan to return soon to give it a try! I'd say you'd have a hard time finding a better meal for the price and quality in this area!

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WV
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Went for a nice Mother's Day lunch with my mother and my children. Had reservations so we were seated right away and food came pretty quick considering they were busy for lunch. We all tried something new and were not disappointed at all. Looking forward to our next meal here.

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D
San Francisco
19 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Gorgeous view of the bay. Excellent food and excellent service. Don't come here in a hurry - relax, enjoy the view and a fantastic meal.

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LT
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful gem! Big city food and atmosphere located in a small town setting!

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R
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We have had Carl as our waiter several times and he never fails to give us the best service!

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OT
Portland
7 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time I go I am never disappointed. I actually look forward to meeting friends and hosting business meeting here.

Nate who meets and greats you always remembers my name, World class customer service.

The whole team is timely on meeting dinning needs.

The over view is picturesque.

The outside has great fauna and flora and a water pond that you can gaze at for hours.

Great for a walk after eating,

Rizzo

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OT
Portland
53 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sat out on the patio with our dog and had wine, snacks and shared a hamburger. All items ordered were delicious and backdrop scenery quite lovely. Thank heaven for a warm day for a change- oh let spring be here!! The service was outstanding (Gerry). Hats off to manager Kaylee!

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JB
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was fabulous. Our waiter, Carl, suggested the perfect wine and took great care in helping me pick out a meal that fit my diet. It's a beautiful place. I will most definitely be back.

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a
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant never disappoints. The food was amazing, the drinks are delicious, and the service is spectacular!

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JL
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We drive about 45 minutes to eat at 1847. It is one of our favorite places for a special occasion, a nice dinner, or a meeting place with friends. Consistently great food, excellent service, beautiful facilities (hotel, restaurant, outdoor patio, gardens).

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