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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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“bison filet” (5 reviews)
“beet salad” (10 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
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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...More

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...More

Thank Judy3301
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...More

Thank Drew R
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...More

Thank RLMskier
Reviewed August 6, 2016 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...More

Thank dootdah
Reviewed August 2, 2016 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...More

Thank ccoult
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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...More

Thank Eatsmeister
Reviewed July 23, 2016

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...More

Thank Steve B
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....More

Thank Moe2304
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....More

Thank alaskan_red
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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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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