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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
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place you take your kid and her roommate when you visit for parents weekend. The food is very good, the waiter was knowledgeable about the menu including details like the sausage was made in house. The wine list was a bit thin for a place that sells itself as a wine bar but more than adequate. The... More 

Thank Alaskanabroad
Huntington Beach, California, United States
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't get me wrong, this is a great restaurant inside the Florence Hotel. Service was good, not exceptional. "Pork Three Ways" was exceptional. Chili Rilleno appetizer also very good. Octopus salad not so good. Good beer and wine selection, but no booze.

Thank Andrew M
Billings, Montana
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269 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We choe Red Bird because it had a vegetarian option on its menu. We are so glad that we did. We had a great evening and a great meal. The atmosphere and the food are just hard to beat. It's a thrill to visit Missoula and to have a meal at Red Bird.

Thank MontanaSplash
Missoula, Montana
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always a fun place to take foodies who are big into wine or beer. We're beer geeks and Adam always has something new for us to try that is interesting and exceptional.

Thank Shawn M
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time in Missoula and Red Bird made a wonderful first impression. I love historic hotels so I really enjoyed looking around the Art Deco hotel lobby before going into the restaurant. The food was just fantastic-I had lamb that was falling-apart-tender and presented so beautifully, it could have been in a magazine. It's a small restaurant... More 

Thank Jen K
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Located in the lobby of the historic Florence hotel in uptown Missoula, this is an elegant setting for a quiet evening out. Wine , beer, and modern cuisine are sure to please. The Florence is no longer a working hotel, but the grand lobby frames this fun dinning destination. Enjoy a step back into elegance while sipping wine in this... More 

Thank Jon-Marc C
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The wine is the best part of the experience and is outstanding. Take the advice of the serving staff and enjoy the drinking. The wine selection beats any comparably priced restaurant in any of NYC and LA (and all but a few that are not comparably priced). The food is very solid by any metric, and some of the best... More 

Missoula mt
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
Steakhouse, American, Wine Bar, 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
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
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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