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Little Bird Bistro

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219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805 (in between OAK & PINE on 6TH AVENUE)
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,763 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's almost like we can't leave Portland without a meal here any more! We stayed two nights at The Nines recently and went here for dinner one of the nights. I could not get in with opentable at such a late notice so I called and they said it would be about a 30 minute wait for walk-ins. We waited... More 

Thank syrahgirl
Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting Portland and found reviews about Little Bird Bistro on TripAdvisor. Glad we made a reservation for a Saturday night. We were seated upstairs ( the best place to be). Reasonably priced wines by the glass and delicious French bread. We each had a cup of the soup of the day - split pea - delicious. My husband had the... More 

Thank Jane D
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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129 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with two close business colleagues for dinner. Very cool spot with two levels, very casual. Ordered the steak tartare and fried chicken coq au vin. Both were flavorful with terrific presentation. Service was excellent and well informed. Good wine list - highly recommend it

Thank Evan R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for brunch during our trip, this was a great decision. The food choices were classic with a nice unique touch and there were plenty of them. The staff was very friendly and the service great and the wait was not too long. This is definitely a place I'd recommend if you are craving a... More 

Thank Courtney M
Sandy, Oregon
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was as I pretty much expected from reading reviews on Little Bird, it is a French style bistro with all of the trimmings. I had the roast pork shoulder and my wife had Fried Chicken “Coq au Vin... both entrees were excellent. As an appetizer shared a Foie Gras Torchon, and anything, as far as I am concerned, with foie... More 

Thank Charlie B
Portland, Oregon
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends were visiting from out of state and I saw all the great reviews of Little Bird as a lunchplace, so we took this opportunity to finally check the place out. Verdict: scrumptious. Not cheap but superb. I had their French version of a ham sandwich, my wife had the salad with lamb, friends had the daily special (butternut squash... More 

Thank DeHypnotist
Denver, Colorado
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food, great service and great atmosphere. WE went to celebrate n occasion and it was perfect !!

Thank SnowSurfer4Ever
Indianapolis, Indiana
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we selected Little Bird Bistro for one of our two dinner spots while visiting Portland. It had a Paris bistro lively feel and menu reminiscent of the Left Bank. The seared duck breast was exceptional as was the hanger steak. The wait staff are a real team, each attentive to every table. I was glad to be able... More 

Thank Helene C
Nantes, France
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambiance, good wine selection, good starter (for US-produced charcuterie - I live in France, so I'm spoiled). I was a bit disappointed in my main dish. I had the gnocchi, but there really wasn't a great taste contrast. Overall good experience however, and my Portland friends swear by this place, so it is definitely worth a try.

Thank annashoe
Portland, Or
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us went to Little Bird Bistro and had amazing food and wonderful wine. Why did we wait so long to try this place? There was not one thing we didn’t love. I read on a couple reviews this place was small and quiet. It is small, but quiet it is not! However, everything else made up for the... 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
$31 - $50
French, European, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
    (in between OAK & PINE on 6TH AVENUE)
  • Public Transportation: The Green and Yellow MAX lines stop directly across the street. The following bus lines stop within a block: 4,8,9,17,20,31,32,33,35,36,44,54,94,99.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 503-688-5952

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?