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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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“coq au vin” (44 reviews)
“le pigeon” (53 reviews)
“foie gras” (55 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 March 13, 2018 via mobile

The service was five stars, we just weren’t impressed with the food. It was pretty average, but when your paying the prices you pay here you’re afforded the luxury of harsher judgement. The stuffed cabbage, which is a new dish for them, was, frankly, tasteless....More

1  Thank Karl G
Reviewed March 8, 2018

What a lovely dining experience! The food was fantastic (every single bite) and the waitstaff was excellent. We dined on the second floor which was spacious and a perfect volume. I would go back in a heartbeat. Our lovely waitress even gave us a list...More

Thank ek l
Reviewed February 21, 2018

The Little Bird (Petite Oiseu) in Portland is a petite place as well with a main floor room and some tables up in a loft. It fills quickly and ressies are necessary unless you strike it lucky. The service was superb, efficient, knowledgeable about both...More

1  Thank travel035
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Sat at the bar and got some wonderful recommendations from the bartender. The goat cheese gnocchi was fantastic and the fried chicken coq a vin was tremendous. Fair warning, you’ll probably want to split the crime brûlée it was certainly big enough for two.

1  Thank Lizz H
Reviewed February 16, 2018

We went here for lunch during the week without a reservation, so weren't upset at being rammed in a tiny table at the back near the kitchen. In general, the dining room is pretty small, so you are better off being near the front with...More

Thank Speed M
Reviewed February 13, 2018

OK here's the deal. Unassuming storefront restaurant that has UNBELIEVABLE FOOD. Best steak tarter, best foie gras, best seafood, crazy good deserts. Fun atmosphere, great staff. Nothing left tell you but GO! DJ

Thank David J
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

The setting is fun and cozy! Service was great! I came in for a late dinner on Saturday night and was able to get a spot at the bar, otherwise the wait would have been over an hour. The menu had many good choices and...More

Thank olgavoronkovich
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Overall, the food was disappointing. We had the seared Foie Gras and the Foie Gras Torchon, which were both really good. However, the Cassoulet was basically white bean soup with a very small duckling leg, a tiny piece of sausage and a single tiny piece...More

Thank Queen_Bee_Too
Reviewed January 24, 2018

We dined at Little Bird last night and the two-hour relaxed meal was delightful. Our server (Jaye) was excellent with just the right amount of attention while seamlessly clearing and bringing new utensils/plates. The eclectic French décor help combine the Pacific Northwest charm with the...More

1  Thank PALTravel
Reviewed January 16, 2018

We've eaten here quite a few times now and its always exceptional. I appreciate that the menu changes and that the new items are as good as the ones we've enjoyed in the past. The wine program is for the informed consumer or industry professional...More

Thank LRJ2014
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April 2, 2017|
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Response from Counterfeiter | Reviewed this property |
Yes and they are great. Always changing.
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December 20, 2016|
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Response from Edmund1020 | Reviewed this property |
Casual, nobody dresses up in Portland.
May 24, 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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