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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%
Travellers talk about
“le pigeon” (53 reviews)
“coq au vin” (39 reviews)
“foie gras” (52 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 6 days ago

We recently were in Portland for a conference and decided we must experience one of their highly rated foodie restaurants. Little Bird did not disappoint. We both had the special of the day - king salmon served with vegetables. All were done to perfection but...More

Thank picky154944
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were generally happy with our food and service and the cost was moderate. I thought the coq au vin was too untraditional. The room is roughly as charming as a barn.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great space in downtown Oregon for a very nice meal with special friends or business associates. Great farm to fork menu and great cocktails, wine list, beers. A small bar....get reservations as this place is very popular.

Thank Rhett L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice Restaurant for romantic, friends and family. Service was nice, food is good, price not high. advance booking is preferred. I like the foie gras and the duck breast. There are few public parking nearby.

Thank dailulu
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 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 3 November 2017

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 25 October 2017 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
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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
US$31 - US$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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