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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)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
219 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204-1805
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11 - 20 of 617 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Yes this is a pretty well known restaurant with a great Chef. It is the sister restaurant to Le Pigeon. It is pretty food with interesting preparation and it tastes great. Service was just above ok, not bad, but not great. Food was very good....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Like many downtown Portland restaurants, Little Bird Bistro has an interesting decor and atmosphere. We sat on the upstairs balcony which I recommend for an interesting vantage point on the happenings below. Some dishes were excellent and others good with a little oddity. The butternut...More

1  Thank Karl B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

From start to finish a ten out of ten.The decor was eclectic French from the flowers to the furnishings. My guest and I shared the brie burger, soup of the day which was roasted cauliflower,golden beet tart and macaroni. All were presented quickly by our...More

Thank beantheirdundat
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Seated at a quiet round table for 7 in the front window- asked for and received separate checks. Enjoyed oysters, delicious beet and nectarine salad (small serving). Good sweet potato soup. A couple people enjoyed the mussels and seared foie gras appetizers. The burger and...More

Thank DeborahandAndy
Reviewed 7 October 2017

based on several visits to le pigeon we decided to try here and it was good but not in comparison. food is very good but just doesn't make it to great. for starters we had the marrow (very good) the lamb tartare was good but...More

Thank larrybanal
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a bustling place even on a Monday night. We'd reserved a table so went straight in. Others were queuing. Prompt efficient service throughout the meal by friendly very professional knowledgeable staff. If you are lucky enough to get Sergio he describes the menu...More

Thank UKTurkeyTrotter
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a great experience at Little Bird! My fiance and I were arriving in Portland late and decided to find a place to grab a 10 pm reservation for late dinner on a Thursday night. I found Little Bird based on the reviews and...More

Thank Lindsay V
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We made a later reservation to get here for dinner on a Thursday night and had a good experience, but, because it was closer to closing, we felt a bit rushed. The service was pleasant but it seemed borderline rude to take away plates we...More

Thank bert j
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This restaurant was a total surprise to us. We experienced a nice array of menu offerings. The meal began with 2 different types of raw oysters. As appetizers we tried the bone marrow, lamb tartare and foie gras, all of which were excellent. I would...More

Thank HomelessEastCoast
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Atmosphere, food and wait staff were superb! Modern but retro interiors and our waitress matched the vibe. Smart food and staff. Highlights: mushrooms and cheese plate appetizers and lamb shank and special fish for main course. Shared pain perdu and creme brûlée (my fav!). Would...More

Thank XenaSfe
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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
20 December 2016|
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Response from Edmund1020 | Reviewed this property |
Casual, nobody dresses up in Portland.
24 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
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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