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Little Bird Bistro

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219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805 (in between OAK & PINE on 6TH AVENUE)
+1 503-688-5952
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17:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 00:00
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Kelowna, Canada
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We found this place last year while on vacation and had one of the best meals we've ever had. Unfortunately this time around it can be summed up as "ok". Service was excellent as was the bone marrow appetizer. However, the fois gras was just weird. Overpowered by the parsnip on parsnip on parsnip. The duck main course was excellent,... More 

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Huron, South Dakota
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

What a surprise! We overheard this place mentioned in the lobby of our hotel. It's a good thing we arrived early because without reservations we would not have gotten in. By the time we left the place was packed and there was a line outside. The food was reasonably price, nicely presented, tasty and hot. Wait staff was good without... More 

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Thank dthomas34
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871 reviews
590 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,764 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's almost like we can't leave Portland without a meal here any more! We stayed two nights at The Nines recently and went here for dinner one of the nights. I could not get in with opentable at such a late notice so I called and they said it would be about a 30 minute wait for walk-ins. We waited... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting Portland and found reviews about Little Bird Bistro on TripAdvisor. Glad we made a reservation for a Saturday night. We were seated upstairs ( the best place to be). Reasonably priced wines by the glass and delicious French bread. We each had a cup of the soup of the day - split pea - delicious. My husband had the... More 

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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131 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went with two close business colleagues for dinner. Very cool spot with two levels, very casual. Ordered the steak tartare and fried chicken coq au vin. Both were flavorful with terrific presentation. Service was excellent and well informed. Good wine list - highly recommend it

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for brunch during our trip, this was a great decision. The food choices were classic with a nice unique touch and there were plenty of them. The staff was very friendly and the service great and the wait was not too long. This is definitely a place I'd recommend if you are craving a... More 

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Sandy, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Was as I pretty much expected from reading reviews on Little Bird, it is a French style bistro with all of the trimmings. I had the roast pork shoulder and my wife had Fried Chicken “Coq au Vin... both entrees were excellent. As an appetizer shared a Foie Gras Torchon, and anything, as far as I am concerned, with foie... More 

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Thank Charlie B
Portland, Oregon
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206 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Friends were visiting from out of state and I saw all the great reviews of Little Bird as a lunchplace, so we took this opportunity to finally check the place out. Verdict: scrumptious. Not cheap but superb. I had their French version of a ham sandwich, my wife had the salad with lamb, friends had the daily special (butternut squash... More 

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Thank DeHypnotist
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

great food, great service and great atmosphere. WE went to celebrate n occasion and it was perfect !!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

So glad we selected Little Bird Bistro for one of our two dinner spots while visiting Portland. It had a Paris bistro lively feel and menu reminiscent of the Left Bank. The seared duck breast was exceptional as was the hanger steak. The wait staff are a real team, each attentive to every table. I was glad to be able... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
French, European, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
    (in between OAK & PINE on 6TH AVENUE)
  • Public Transportation: The Green and Yellow MAX lines stop directly across the street. The following bus lines stop within a block: 4,8,9,17,20,31,32,33,35,36,44,54,94,99.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-688-5952

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?