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Little Bird

4.6
2214 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French
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Little Bird, the bistro by the team behind Le Pigeon, is open from 11:30 to midnight during the week, and from 5 to midnight on the weekends. The food and ambiance are inspired by the bistros of Paris, but are Portland at heart. Little Bird features a great bar, and a large selection of wines with a focus on French, as well as a selection of local options.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - Midnight
Saturday and Sunday: 5:00pm - Midnight
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Phone number
(503) 688-5952
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Gabriel Rucker
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
in between OAK & PINE on 6TH AVENUE
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Parking details
There is ample street parking at night, and a number of garages and parking lots within the immediate vicinity. We recommend the lot in basement of the US Bancorp Tower. The entrance is on 5th between Oak and Pine.
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Public transit
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.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sun 9:15PM - 10:00PM
Mon 2:00PM - 2:30PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM
Tue 2:00PM - 2:30PM 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM
Wed 2:00PM - 2:30PM 9:15PM - 10:00PM
Thu - Fri 2:00PM - 2:30PM

What 2214 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Artfully conceived dishes beautifully executed. Attentive but unobtrusive service. Great ambiance. Wonderful meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

This was our first time dining at Little Bird. We loved the food, especially the carrot soup and chicory salad, and service was wonderful. A very charming place!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

While this wasn't traditional country French, the contemporary preparations of old favorites was surprisingly good and the mixture of flavors was brought together deliciously.

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vipEater10000 (Portland)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

This is an excellent lunch choice. We had salads and sandwiches, which were delicious. The highlight this time was the brown butter cake. It was absolutely superb!

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GuinevereG (Portland)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

A semi-casual spot for great food and wine among family and friends. The charcuterie board was brilliant and the burger was just what I expected. Cannot go wrong with the Little Bird and Le Pigeon standard!

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ChristopherM 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food and service. Worth the expense. Very knowledgable on gluten-free options and concerns.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Excellent meal and service. We loved our food, drinks and dessert!

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Michael (Portland)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Creative and interesting menu. Superb service. Wine by-the-glass menu could use a few more choices.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

I am always interested in restaurant like these and decided to dine there last night. Sat at the bar, and the evening started well. First cocktail was reasonable, bar the need to feel I needed to wave my hands at the bartender to get his attention. Ordered the steak and fries, which came out piping hot and was delicious. To go with this, asked the bartender for a recommendation of a red wine. He suggested a glass, and on first taste I could immediately tell the wine was not good. Asked him to taste, and he tasted himself, and proceeded to tell me I was wrong and the wine was fine. I ordered another wine, I know when wine is not good. No attention during my meal, or checkin from the bartender despite him standing in front of me the whole meal. After dinner, the bill came before any comments. Checked it, and it looked fine, around $50. I ordered a coffee, and he ran my card. The receipt was returned to be signed $110. Asked for the bill again...with some distain, he looked at me and proceeded. And he then realized he had over charged my card. He promptly core up the receipt, despite me asking to keep a copy. The he charged my card again, and said he voided the previous charge with very little apology. When asked for the confirmation receipt for voiding the charge..he could not present it and stated he didn't know how to print it. This whole debate was on going in front of other guests. Finally a more sincerely apology. But by this time I was tired of this attempt to disregard the mistakes that had spoiled my dinner. I walked out disappointed, and as I passed the manager, he seemed oblivious to the event despite him apparently needing to void the mistaken charge. Poor form, your bartender would take a waiters course, and loose the attitude as it's not helping the restaurant in any way.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The food was good. It was a bit pricey for my budget. I can have really good food in Portland with out spending $200 for three of us. Glad I had a gift card that make the sticker shock a little better.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Romantic and great food

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EmersonB (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Amazing! Went here for Valentine's Day, and it was absolutely wonderful! Definitely recommend anything on the menu, especially the desserts!

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Yazz (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went for a Valentine Day lunch and enjoyed every minute of our stay. I love that they offer a half martini - it is just the right amount at lunch.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great atmosphere and great food. Sitting and the bar is a fun experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

What a wonderful lunch to celebrate my friend's retirement. The service was top notch and the food--oh yummy! Great, unusual flavors to savor.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Portland)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Met a colleague for lunch. The menu options were limited. Nothing fresh on the menu - all friend and or heavy. Only one salad option and i was a very small plate as we saw one arrive at the next table and they proceeded to order another dish. The vegetable sandwich while tasty, lacked the full list of veg outlined in the menu. It was a roasted cauliflower sandwich. And mostly bread so the ratio of filling to bread was way off. The cashew spread/sauce was yummy. Overall the sandwich was a miss because it essentially was cauliflower and bread. Little Bird should offer more salad options or at least a fish that's not fried.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great Foie Gras and bone marrow dish.

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Tinah (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

The appetizers were so good that we decided to order multiple appetizers and only one entree. The food was on point. The service was great.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

I had the most amazing experience at this restaurant. The food blew me away. Would come back for any occasion in a Heart beat.

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vipiluvtoeat (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Delicious food and great service.

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