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Little Bird Bistro

219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805 (Downtown)
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Ranked #46 of 3,638 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, French, International
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: in between OAK & PINE on 6TH AVENUE
Transit: 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.
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English first
Portland, Oregon
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93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Greatly ballyhooed in the press, we went with European visitors for the first time. We waited some time for a server to come, not a good beginning. Menu is interesting, food well-prepared, but not as fantastic as some of the critics think! It's very good, not exceptional, and is priced like the latter. Incredibly overpriced wine list, with many $25... More 

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wa. st.
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stumbled on this little bistro two years ago and loved it. Funky atmosphere, excellent food and friendly service. Just a block off Broadway, downtown.

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Kent, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

While attending a conference in Portland, I had the chance to visit many restaurants. We stopped by Little Bird early one evening and were thrilled by both the atmosphere and the food. I have not eaten in many French restaurants so my range of comparison is limited. However, this was one of the best meals we had in Portland which... More 

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Los Angeles
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I'm a fan of Le Pigeon so when I saw that we could eat dinner at Little Bird (and that it was on the west side where we were staying) I was sold. Everything was so delicious here and the server was super friendly. We all left very satisfied. * Scallop (grilled corn, rock shrimp, avocado, chili) * Sheep Cheese... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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151 reviews 151 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The highlight of the meal was the quality of the oysters which were from Washington and Oregon. They equaled the best and were perfectly opened. The menu is very French and we were very happy with everything we tried. We washed it down with the less expensive Muscadet and it was excellent. The service was efficient and friendly. The atmosphere... More 

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This tiny space is somewhat difficult to find on a dark night since the signage is small and unlit but once found, it's not to be forgotten. Little Bird truly is reminiscent of a French bistro. The space is small, tables are close together, and the menu is upscale comfort food. The menu here is small but offers something for... More 

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Osoyoos, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We dined at their sister restaurant a few nights before and enjoyed it so much we had to try the slightly more casual & traditionally French "Little Bird". Food was spot on, with a good variety and classic, yet exciting flavors. Everything tasted like the best home cooked meal you've ever had, if your home was in the south of... More 

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San Pedro, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I saw this place as I walked by it on the first day of my Portland visit, and got a reservation for the next day. The room is very pretty, rustic with an upstairs balcony where I was seated. The staff was great at recommending both food and wine pairings. I had the goat cheese gnocchi to start, which was... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I ate here with a client recently and it was a lovely experience. They sat us right away and brought our drinks immediately while we waited for the whole party to show up. The food was excellent, but be advised that it can be a bit heavy. The salad I had was fresh and the main course was served hot.... More 

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Wilsonville, Oregon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I've been hearing about it for years, but just got to this charmer - at last! The atmosphere is welcoming - almost old-world, with understated decor and an upstairs balcony. My companion and I both fell for the Prix Fixe menu ($25 for a choice of starters, chef's special and any dessert). She had butter lettuce served on a bed... More 

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Additional Information about Little Bird Bistro

Address: 219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
Phone Number: 503-688-5952
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, French, International

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