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Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar

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111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437 (Front)
+1 406-549-2906
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Olympia, Washington
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

We dined here two times, about 3 weeks apart, the Wine Bar both times. All of the food we had, both visits, was very good. The menu is dynamic, so things may change. The second time we visited, I ordered the Vegetarian Plate (very Middle Eastern style) and my husband ordered the Grilled Lamb Kabob & Lamb Sausage (with lentils... More 

Thank MaryFromOly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

This is the spot I always send friends when they ask for the best place in town. I can't believe I waited so long to try this joint

Thank Tyler O
Fairbanks, Alaska
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 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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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

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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279 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

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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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

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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141 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 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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116 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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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
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?