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Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar

111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
+1 406-549-2906
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (16 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (7 reviews)
“bison filet” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

We always visit Red Bird when we travel to Missoula for good reason. My dinner was excellent and the service was top notch. Dinner was well worth the cost. Definitely my favorite in Missoula.

Thank Permit99
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Great food all around. Had the lettuce wraps and main dish lamb kabob and sausage and duck salad and a great dessert. This had to be one of if not the best restaurant in Missoula and as good as many of the Seattle restaurants that...More

Thank hhxkekspktkdpe
Reviewed July 12, 2017

The Red Bird Restaurant is downtown Missoula. Has a mood lighted wine bar, with the restaurant in the back. Tables are spaced with lots of room between them, making for a quieter environment for dining. We ordered Filet Mignon and a Salmon dish, both prepared...More

1  Thank EdwardSandiego_CA
Reviewed June 3, 2017

We had a great experience at Red Bird, from the friendly staff to the outstanding food and wine. We started with the seared scallops appetizer. Absolutely amazing. The combination of tastes and textures created the perfect appetizer for us. We ate it as slowly as...More

1  Thank gore1111jp
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt we agree, this was Hands down, absolutely best meal in Missoula. Lamb, crab cakes, bison filet, deserts were great. Service was by the owner herself and was spectacular. If you do not eat here while in Missoula, it is your misfortune.

1  Thank TheDotdog
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Wine list is outdated online. The lump crab cakes were unique and very good, excellent blend of light flavors and presented beautifully. We both had the halibut and again, light and flavorful, and presented perfectly. Knowledgeable staff on the wine list and pairing ideas. Great...More

1  Thank dragontravel2012
Reviewed May 2, 2017

food is always remarkable, and the service is great. Servers are professional, atmosphere is perfect and the wine list is top notch.

1  Thank Curtis C
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Redbird last week and for the longest time I had been avoiding the location because I felt it was just a bar type atmosphere. Much to my surprise we were thrilled with a fine dining experience that met every...More

1  Thank Qaulservice
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful evening. This restaurant has two rooms. One in an open lively room with a bar. The second,a quiet interestingly decorated dining room. It resides within a downtown restored hotel. Our waiter was excellent, attentive, informative and knowledgeable, and showed great pride...More

1  Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The atmosphere between the bar and the restaurant portion is quite different. The bar has a more modern vibe compared to the pink walls and more vintage feel of the dining area, and you can't order off the bar menu when sitting in the restaurant...More

Thank JReed5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, 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: +1 406-549-2906
  • E-mail
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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