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Le Pigeon

738 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214-1219
+1 503-546-8796
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 5 min
17:00 - 22:00All hours
French, International, Gluten Free Options
738 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214-1219
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dining at Le Pigeon was a wonderful experience. My fiancé and I made reservations for a Thursday night at 7:30pm a few weeks prior (The restaurant was completely booked for Friday night and the weekend). I ordered the Foie Gras Teriyaki, Crispy Peppered Lamb Shoulder,...More

Thank nic_leon2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my friend who I haven't seen for years. We decided to meet in Portland and came here for our first reuniting dinner. We started with the pork belly. It was quite nice. The combined flavor of the pork belly and sauce...More

Thank tesa_jones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Portland from New York and have been to many of New York's finest restaurants, as well as some amazing restaurants in France. Our meal and experience at Le Pigeon was among the best we've ever had! We had the 5 course tasting...More

1  Thank metzmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband raved about this chef and his two JB's awards, we had to go experience his food. Although the staff was experienced, there was a good wine selection for pairing with the meal, the food was a disappointment: overthought, busy combinations not pleasant for...More

Thank Crisskier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm pretty sure I can safely say this is one of the best restaurants I've ever been to anywhere in the world. We enjoyed the tasting at the chef's table. It was a combination of fine art cooking and brilliant flavor parings. I think almost...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We enjoyed our experience at Le Pigeon. Interesting menu and attentive staff. Great burger with blue cheese salad and nice array of appetizers and desserts

Thank covingtonLouisiana
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were a family of 4 and were glad we were able to experience this restaurant. It is tiny so if you are early, there is no place to stand and wait on a rainy night so we were sent a few doors down to...More

Thank mcmc1225
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had anticipated this date for a while and it met every expectation. The restaurant is very small and very "lively" but the dining experience was first rate We had the 7 course tasting menu and it was an adventure!! Certain things wowed (braised beef...More

Thank bert j
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I'd have to say that to date this is one of the best dining experiences I have had. The food is exceptional and my dish, the quail, was perfectly cooked and beautifully presented. Staff and atmosphere are relaxed (shared tables), but their service and attention...More

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

French inspired cuisine - exquisite food, each dish brimming with tasty flavors, and nicely presented. Make sure to make reservations, it's a small restaurant and fills up in advance. Fabulous foie gras, fresh, colorful salads, creative soups and main courses. Excellent service and a very...More

Thank Ellen L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Visiting Portland on April 14. Thinking of visiting the restaurant but unable to decide between 5 or 7 course meal. How much do they charge for corkage?
4 April 2016|
Response from Paul7878 | Reviewed this property |
I thought the 7 course meal was just right (male, 5'11"). You'll have a better chance of filling yourself up (unless you just want to eat bread). I'm not sure about the corkage fee.
Vicki P
We will be a group of 10 or so, all of us seniors and not hearing so well. Is there a quiet space?
9 December 2015|
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Response from Mary P | Reviewed this property |
It is such a tiny restaurant, if you arrive early enough to be at the front of the line when they open the doors, you can occupy the whole family-style table, so there won't be many other people around making noise. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 738 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214-1219
    (8th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: #12 and #20 buses.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-546-8796
  • E-mail
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