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Little Bird Bistro

219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
+1 503-688-5952
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
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141 - 150 of 565 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely little bistro that is centrally located. The shrimp on soft bun was nicely prepared but very salty. The accompanying fries were also over salted. Wine list is adequate and reasonably priced.

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Made a reservation on-line a week and a half in advance for a Monday night at 7:30. Read all the great reviews on Tripadvisor and elsewhere so was pretty excited about dinner. We were seated upstairs on the rail and were able to overlook the...More

1  Thank Boxer4
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Superb food in a simple setting with absolutely wonderful service. A high quality dining experience! The tastes were delicate and unique. ining but not too expensive.

Thank Howard A
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We were hooked by the name (French version) and loved the ambience and menu. Wines by the glass well-priced with minimal premium vs if you bought by the bottle, encouraging pairing course by course. Great oysters, frites, charcuterie. Delicious homemade ice cream and sorbet. Friendly,...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Set 3 course menu for $29. There are two choices per course so my sister and I chose opposites, so we tried everything. The winners were the pork belly starter, pork chop main meal, and the ice cream dessert. This was a good deal for...More

Reviewed 22 March 2016

My friend & I, came here for lunch one day, had 4 courses, stayed for 2 1/2 hours. Mushroom and barely soup, good. Charcuterie plate was fantastic. I believe there were 7 different things to try. From a deviled egg w/horseradish & roast beef slivers,...More

Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Little Bird offer a special menu for Portland Dining Month, we tried all six dishes offered. The Rdicchio Salad actually paired very well with the rich Grilled Pork Belly w/chickpea blini - both an excellent start. The Pork Cognac Plum Stew (great sauce) out shown...More

Thank brwydave02
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Really cute restaurant and an interesting menu. Come during Happy Hour and get some of the same menu for reduced prices - great for the college crowd. I ordered the Chicken Fried Trout and it was perfectly cooked with amazing flavor. Fried capers, pickled carrot...More

Thank AOneWorldTraveler
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent, however the pricing seem more in line for dinner when I visited for lunch, but the portions were large. (I had the chicken fried trout).

Thank fourknees
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Last evening I celebrated my birthday at Little Bird Bistro. Oh my, but everything was delicious! I will be returning there again.

Thank marilyntea
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would this be suitable for vegetarians
2 April 2017|
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Response from scotosan | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they are great. Always changing.
Pam J
Dress attire
21 December 2016|
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Response from Edmund1020 | Reviewed this property |
Casual, nobody dresses up in Portland.
Has anyone ever had the management address their concerns about this restaurant? It seems as if they do not care.
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, 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
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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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