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Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar

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111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437 (Front)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Missoula mt
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Red Bird is another favorite of ours! When you want appetizers, a cozy environment and some amazing wines, go to the Wine Bar. Very casual, friendly & the staff knows their wines. For dinner though, get a reservation at the restaurant and be ready for a sensory delight. Food is expertly prepared and presented. And it is delicious! Wait... More 

Thank Judy3301
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Without being too pretentious, the Wine Bar has a pleasant upscale feel in the classic Art Deco setting of the Florence Hotel. They have a lengthy wine and beer menu with several brews on tap. Food is appropriate from nibbles to a full meal. We go sometimes just for dessert and a drink or appetizers and drinks with friends. Please... More 

Thank Drew R
Billings, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Missoula and this building used to be the grand old Florence Hotel. It's great that it's been rejuvenated with some new businesses and the Red Bird Restaurant. My wife and I have eaten here twice and it's one of our favorites in Missoula. That said, it appeared to us that the menu hasn't changed in like... More 

Thank RLMskier
Tucson, Arizona
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Red Bird is a a great restaurant in the heart of downtown Missoula. We were in Missoula for a wedding and our hotel was close so we walked. Easy 10 minute walk from the Doubletree. We loved the food and atmosphere. The beet salad was so unique and delicious. Service was good, although I did have to ask our waiter... More 

Thank dootdah
Salt Lake City, Utah
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

En route from Salt Lake City to Hayden Lake, Idaho, we always plan to spend a night in Missoula. We could make the trip in one day but we wouldn't want to miss out on a meal at one of our favorite restaurants, the Red Bird Cafe. We had the same efficient, friendly server as the last few years as... More 

Thank ccoult
Wilmington, North Carolina
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89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hubby and I were on a mini vacation in Missoula and decided to go to a Missoula "hot spot" for a drink before dinner at our favorite restaurant. Besides it would give us a chance to check out what all the buzz was about. We arrived at about 5/5:30. There were a couple of people in the bar at tables,... More 

Thank Eatsmeister
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Marginal food and the service was even worse! Every dish she brought out came with " I'm sorry, it's my fault"! I agree it was. Shared salad. Came out on one plate, and it was so small! Ribeye was also shared, waitress suggested having kitchen split it as we would get more of the sides. And yet it came out... More 

Thank Steve B
New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Went here with a recommendation by Jordan from Goldsmith's Bed and Breakfast - and we were not disappointed..the ambiance, the location and the choice of cocktails ( we didn't eat there ) did not disappoint! Listened to Coffee Can Stash who were so talented! Thanks. Megan, the bartender, who was so sweet and friendly.... Do not miss out on this... More 

Thank Moe2304
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This was a truly memorable dinner. The Red Bird is located inside the former historic Florence hotel, off a glorious Art Modern lobby which is sumptuous. Red Bird has a smart bar and a separate fine dining room, which is where we chose to dine. The two areas have different menus. We started with cauliflower and tarragon soup, which was... More 

Thank alaskan_red
Scottsdale, Arizona
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148 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Everything about Red Bird was great! When we came in the bar was noisy & busy. We were seated; however, in a much quieter room of the restaurant where 60's music was playing. Loved it!! Carl was a friendly, professional & well informed server who was very helpful. Wines are very reasonably priced. We had the beet salad which is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Steakhouse, American, Wine Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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: 14065492906
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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