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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” (39 reviews)
“foie gras” (51 reviews)
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The effort is admirable but too many flaws make their way into the meal for a restaurant at this price point. $18 for a very ordinary glass of wine seems excessive. The selection of charcuterie was under seasoned pork rillettes and smoked duck breast sliced...More

Thank Marlene F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located downtown providing a relatively small setting for delightful food. We started with chicken liver pate that was pleasing to both eye & palate. I had the soup-du-jour ...a cream garlic soup with a few pieces of smoked salmon floating on top - a great...More

Thank Sidney R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun little delight in downtown Portland where you might expect to find something more corporate. The food is interesting and the wait staff always helpful.

Thank JHendricksonSeattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have had the pleasure of eating at this charming spot for the past few a years when visiting Portland for business. Let’s start with the fact that I am picky. Good service mediocre food- no. Good food mediocre service- no. This charming little spot...More

Thank JanelleSeattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our table ordered the Coq Au Vin, Salmon, and Hanger Steak. The fish was perfect, the Coq Au Vin was delicious - the steak was good enough. The wines are decent and fairly priced. The atmosphere very much like a European Bistro with a sophisticated...More

Thank T J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this place by accident. So pleased we did. 2 girls from NZ found the best food in America. Awesome food, lovely wine, service superb. Loved everthing about this restaurant. Go there!

Thank SuzBNZ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes this is a pretty well known restaurant with a great Chef. It is the sister restaurant to Le Pigeon. It is pretty food with interesting preparation and it tastes great. Service was just above ok, not bad, but not great. Food was very good....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Like many downtown Portland restaurants, Little Bird Bistro has an interesting decor and atmosphere. We sat on the upstairs balcony which I recommend for an interesting vantage point on the happenings below. Some dishes were excellent and others good with a little oddity. The butternut...More

1  Thank Karl B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

From start to finish a ten out of ten.The decor was eclectic French from the flowers to the furnishings. My guest and I shared the brie burger, soup of the day which was roasted cauliflower,golden beet tart and macaroni. All were presented quickly by our...More

Thank beantheirdundat
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Seated at a quiet round table for 7 in the front window- asked for and received separate checks. Enjoyed oysters, delicious beet and nectarine salad (small serving). Good sweet potato soup. A couple people enjoyed the mussels and seared foie gras appetizers. The burger and...More

Thank DeborahandAndy
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Counterfeiter | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they are great. Always changing.
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
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