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Le Pigeon

738 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214-1219
+1 503-546-8796
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
French, International, Gluten Free Options
738 E Burnside St, Portland, OR 97214-1219
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food classic french food. Baguette bread was pretty good. small space you can feel on top of each other. Open kitchen I would go back.

Thank worldtraveler06460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for business and were told that reservations usually fill up two weeks in advance as the place is quite small. The exception is if you arrive when the restaurant opens and ask to sit at the chef's table (which is basically...More

Thank IolaniHale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love that this place is very inventive with its dishes but at the same time you feel like you got your traditional French fix. It's in their ingredients: foie gras, truffles, escargot...all the good, rich stuff. We had the chef's tasting menu and were...More

Thank JSJAK907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had read that this was an amazing place to go...we love fine dining and were very excited to try this place out. We found the service to be friendly, but found it rushed...we arrived for a 715 booking and were out after having 3...More

Thank Rach198813
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you're lucky enough to get a table or reservation at this spot in East Burnside Portland, you're guaranteed a great dining experience. Definitely worthy of their James Beard award, Le Pigeon is an unpretentious restaurant serving up New World, inventive French cuisine using locally-sourced...More

Thank sylviakc1
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We went to dinner with my son and daughter-in-law as they recently moved to Portland. They said it is the best restaurant in the city. I was surprised at how small it is and heads up many tables are set "community" style. We were ok...More

Thank choco_nut_9
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were in Portland for just two nights and had made Le Pigeon reservations weeks in advance. We met friends there and had good meals, nice drinks, and great service. One in the party did have the pigeon and said it was fantastic. I had...More

Thank yaknak
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We came here for my birthday dinner while on a trip to Portland. We knew about the communal table so we requested to sit at the bar for our 9:45 pm reservation. We arrive and are promptly shown to the middle of the the communal...More

Thank kmfesq
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Definitely make a reservation if you want to go, the space is meant to be more intimate so there aren't very many tables. We got two dishes, the truffled chicken and the beef cheek. The chicken was really special - it was a pun on...More

Thank lagaviera
Reviewed 20 August 2017

it's small: 20 reservable covers at communal tables, + 10 walk in counter. It's casual. But it's great ..not just another great restaurant, but one whose dishes are memorable. The Foie Gras Egss & Bacon starter and the the Foie Gras Profiterole dessert will have...More

Thank maardvark
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3 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
8 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
US$21 - US$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
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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