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Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar

111 N. Higgins Suite 100, Missoula, MT 59802
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Ranked #7 of 241 Restaurants in Missoula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Front
Transit: Public Transportation is available to the downtown area in which we are located.
Description: 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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Arlington, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

My meal here was fantastic. People who order pasta, salad, or something of the ilk. I get it -- you are at a fancy restaurant everything should be good. But please remember you are in Montana. Order a cut of meat and it will be amazing. Would I go to seafood restaurant in Baltimore and order pork chops? No. You... More 

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The food is extremely well played. The fondue is somewhat grainy and sour but the accompanying elements of bread, meat and pairs were outstanding. The meat and cheese appetizer is very nice. The wine selection was outstanding with generous pours. The music is not too loud and the atmosphere is cozy and sophisticated.

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Knoxville, TN
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Lovely, warm atmosphere, tons of personality in the physical surroundings, gracious hostess and waitstaff, a creative menu and unusual wine list. So why no rave reviews? The salads were interesting (if just a touch under-seasoned), but our entrees were just "meh". I ordered the rabbit pasta dish and received a HUGE bowl of house-made pasta dressed with the mildest rabbit... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Red Bird has been said to be the nicest restaurant in Missoula and is located on the first floor of a boutique hotel. The night we were there, a group was learning the tango in the lobby and it gave a pre-dinner drink a little more flare. I thought the décor was a little campy, but dinner was very nice.... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Found this off yelp. Inside an old hotel building. Nice wine bar area. Seemed very popular. Dinner area was very different. Decor appeared as if an old Chinese restaurant. I ordered the duck. It was great. My husband ordered the shrimp cakes. He liked my duck better. So did I. Service was good except my duck came out warm at... More 

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Helena, Montana
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Fantastic meal with generous portions. The wine list by the glass and by the bottle is excellent. The wait staff was helpful and attentive.

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We were in Missoula for a wedding last weekend and the Red Bird had been recommended. We travel extensively and this was honestly one of the best dining experiences ever! I had the shrimp cakes, which were amazing, and my husband had a seafood dish, also prepared wonderfully. Service was impeccable, the wine bar is cozy & inviting, and the... More 

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Missoula, Montana, USA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have wanted to eat at this restaurant many times but have not had the opportunity of a childless evening until recently. The wine selection was vast and the menu fantastic. Service was very attentive and the hottest was terrific. The duck is something I can not rave about enough. It was a dish like no other and worth every... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Fine wine selection at the wine bar and satisfying meals. Tasty salads and appetizers. Attentive service and pleasant atmosphere. Fun to stroll around downtown Missoula after dinner. Nice presentation and reasonable prices. Thumbs up!

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Tulsa, OK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Recently enjoyed a fantastic dinner at Red Bird Restaurant while in Missoula on business. The service was top notch, they have a good selection of wine, everything is very reasonably priced, and the food was absolutely outstanding! Love the Art Deco decor and cozy atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar

Address: 111 N. Higgins Suite 100, Missoula, MT 59802
Phone Number: 406-549-2906
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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