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Little Bird Bistro

219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
+1 503-688-5952
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“le pigeon” (53 reviews)
“coq au vin” (42 reviews)
“foie gras” (54 reviews)
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable and inviting decor, with a small but varied menu made up of local ingredients from the region.

Thank Morgan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service and ordinarily a great meal but not a good value. One small duck leg was about $30; and two large ribs with little meat and not that tender were about the same price. Appetizers were excellent.

Thank _mackayj16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, food, wine and decor. Step into a bit of Paris life. It looks and tastes like a great Paris bistro. I walked in and was in a little bit of the 9th arondismont complete with chalk board and baguettes. Fine bistro food, Wine...More

Thank Buppa1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fried chicken coq au vin was so good, so rich, beautifully constructed, rustic, unpretentious. A transmogrified classic-Portland style-that made me smile with each bite. Lemon verbena ice cream and raspberry sorbet--perfect June 2 summer birthday dessert. Waiter selected bourbon for my husband--nice pick! We loved...More

Thank Tahoe_Memories
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at some fantastic restaurants while we were visiting Oregon (Portland, Willamette Valley and Eugene), but this was the one that stood out. Great, friendly service and fabulous food. There were 3 couples and we had such a great time sharing the dishes so...More

Thank casa1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fred and I wee at the bar in the Marriott City Center the first evening of our trip relaxing and thinking about dinner. We ask ed the bartender for any good restaurants in Portland he could recommend! His first suggestion was Little Bird; "it's just...More

Thank MGKelly
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I thought Portland had gone beyond the stage of chefs trying to be impressive by making their dishes so overly complex. But not here. Way overly stretched to impress diners. I think the chicken in my coq au vin was deep fried, but it is...More

Thank headingaway
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I went the day I arrive din Portland on the recommendation of a local bartender. The food and service were great. IT was so much better than the usual fair with great flavour yet a fairly casual setting. I had a burger that had great...More

Thank bill555
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Visiting Portland for a few days, we decided to try Little Bird. We couldn't get a reservations, so walked in and immediately got two seats at the bar (Tuesday night). Everything we ordered was delicious! We started with the Foie Gras. The accompaniments sounded interesting...More

Thank BooII
Reviewed 18 April 2018

So I took my parents here for my Mom's birthday. I had the Octopus special and also ordered the appetizer Roasted Marrow Bones with squid and parsley. The Octopus was good and very tender. It was about as good as the Octopus I had at...More

Thank Dennis L
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Counterfeiter | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they are great. Always changing.
Pam J
21 December 2016|
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Response from Edmund1020 | Reviewed this property |
Casual, nobody dresses up in Portland.
25 May 2016|
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Response from ShinyRedSuitcase | Reviewed this property |
I hosted a group upstairs for a corporate lunch. As we know, heat rises and it became very hot up there. They brought in fans for us. I thought they handled it well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-688-5952
  • E-mail
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