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Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar

111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
+1 406-549-2906
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bison filet” (5 reviews)
“beet salad” (10 reviews)
“fondue” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great experience at Red Bird, from the friendly staff to the outstanding food and wine. We started with the seared scallops appetizer. Absolutely amazing. The combination of tastes and textures created the perfect appetizer for us. We ate it as slowly as...More

Thank gore1111jp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt we agree, this was Hands down, absolutely best meal in Missoula. Lamb, crab cakes, bison filet, deserts were great. Service was by the owner herself and was spectacular. If you do not eat here while in Missoula, it is your misfortune.

Thank TheDotdog
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Wine list is outdated online. The lump crab cakes were unique and very good, excellent blend of light flavors and presented beautifully. We both had the halibut and again, light and flavorful, and presented perfectly. Knowledgeable staff on the wine list and pairing ideas. Great...More

Thank dragontravel2012
Reviewed 3 May 2017

food is always remarkable, and the service is great. Servers are professional, atmosphere is perfect and the wine list is top notch.

Thank Curtis C
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Redbird last week and for the longest time I had been avoiding the location because I felt it was just a bar type atmosphere. Much to my surprise we were thrilled with a fine dining experience that met every...More

Thank Qaulservice
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful evening. This restaurant has two rooms. One in an open lively room with a bar. The second,a quiet interestingly decorated dining room. It resides within a downtown restored hotel. Our waiter was excellent, attentive, informative and knowledgeable, and showed great pride...More

Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The atmosphere between the bar and the restaurant portion is quite different. The bar has a more modern vibe compared to the pink walls and more vintage feel of the dining area, and you can't order off the bar menu when sitting in the restaurant...More

Thank JReed5
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Our reserved table was pleasantly situated, but before we even ordered we knew the music would be a problem. I love 60s music - but for dancing, not dining. It was intrusive and prevented the pleasantly romantic conversation we hoped for. When we expressed our...More

Thank Botticelli1105
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped in this historic hotel for a bite to eat and some wine and beer on a Thursday night. Very busy but very attentive staff and prompt service. Relaxing ambiance, excellent tapas and appetizers-great selection of local craft beer and wine. Perfect spot in the...More

Thank SteveVPhoenix
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The Red Bird is a hopping Wine Bar with an eclectic menu. Pass beyond the curtain through a door created through a 2 foot wall and you are in an oasis of comfort with a completely different menu. Locally sourced ingredients and large wine list...More

Thank Barbjefts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
  • Public Transportation: Public Transportation is available to the downtown area in which we are located.
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-549-2906
  • E-mail
Red Bird Restaurant severs eclectic local cuisine with flair. Red Bird Restaurant is opened for intimate evening dining in dramatic architectural surroundings with an art nouveau feel. The Restaurant strives for sustainability and serves local meats, handmade pastas, sustainable fresh seafood & delectable desserts. Our menus change frequently to reflect the wide variety of seasonal foods available regionally. The Wine Bar has over 25 wines by the glass and an extensive representation of Northwest Wines. The Wine bar offers enticing appetizers, fresh salads, artisan sandwiches and petite entrees. Monday night is live music night in the Wine Bar. Come join us at Red Bird and taste what grows under the Big Sky.
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