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Little Bird Bistro

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Downtown
American, French, International
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219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805 (in between OAK & PINE on 6TH AVENUE)
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.
503-688-5952
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Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 190
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Beautiful, cozy farm to table restaurant with an inventive menu

I was traveling to Portland for business and dining alone. I'd researched some restaurants & really liked the menu at Little Bird Bistro. Upon arriving, the staff was warm and attentive. Additionally, I loved the decor - almost like a hunting lodge in the French Alps! My server made great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Danielle Z
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Brooklyn, New York
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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302 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I was traveling to Portland for business and dining alone. I'd researched some restaurants & really liked the menu at Little Bird Bistro. Upon arriving, the staff was warm and attentive. Additionally, I loved the decor - almost like a hunting lodge in the French Alps! My server made great suggestions on my meal and wine and everything was fresh... More 

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Orlando
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105 reviews 105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We had a great evening sitting in the bar and enjoyed great beer and very delicious food. I am not usually a fan of French cuisine; however, this food and the choices were great. We had the meat appetizer- amazing spread of chicken liver, pork mouse, sausage, spam like slice, scotch egg, pickled cucumbers, onions and pickled apples. We also... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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87 reviews 87 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I rate this 4 stars even though I didn't overly enjoy the meal. The reason being, I just didn't order right for me. We started with the charcuterie board, which I have never been a big fan of anywhere, but it came recommended and figured I'd give it a shot. I think it was really good, just not for me.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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67 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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156 reviews 156 reviews
87 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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Beaverton
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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

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
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 503-688-5952

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, French, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?