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Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar

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111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437 (Front)
+1 406-549-2906
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Culbertson, Montana
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107 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is unique and perfect. I have eaten here many times over the past ten years or so and the meals have always been super. The drinks are great and the wine list extensive. Locally grown food is a primary focus but that does not make it bland or boring...

Thank 2chipper
Sitka, Alaska
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a few friends. The food was fantastic, but we did have to wait for a table. It was worth the wait. Helpful waitstaff made suggestions about wine pairings and food recommendations. They were right on the mark with all. Definitely worth it.

Thank sitkabob
Olympia, Washington
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We dined here two times, about 3 weeks apart, the Wine Bar both times. All of the food we had, both visits, was very good. The menu is dynamic, so things may change. The second time we visited, I ordered the Vegetarian Plate (very Middle Eastern style) and my husband ordered the Grilled Lamb Kabob & Lamb Sausage (with lentils... More 

Thank MaryFromOly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is the spot I always send friends when they ask for the best place in town. I can't believe I waited so long to try this joint

Thank Tyler O
Fairbanks, Alaska
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is the place you take your kid and her roommate when you visit for parents weekend. The food is very good, the waiter was knowledgeable about the menu including details like the sausage was made in house. The wine list was a bit thin for a place that sells itself as a wine bar but more than adequate. The... More 

Thank Alaskanabroad
Huntington Beach, California, United States
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Don't get me wrong, this is a great restaurant inside the Florence Hotel. Service was good, not exceptional. "Pork Three Ways" was exceptional. Chili Rilleno appetizer also very good. Octopus salad not so good. Good beer and wine selection, but no booze.

Thank Andrew M
Billings, Montana
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275 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We choe Red Bird because it had a vegetarian option on its menu. We are so glad that we did. We had a great evening and a great meal. The atmosphere and the food are just hard to beat. It's a thrill to visit Missoula and to have a meal at Red Bird.

Thank MontanaSplash
Missoula, Montana
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is always a fun place to take foodies who are big into wine or beer. We're beer geeks and Adam always has something new for us to try that is interesting and exceptional.

Thank Shawn M
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first time in Missoula and Red Bird made a wonderful first impression. I love historic hotels so I really enjoyed looking around the Art Deco hotel lobby before going into the restaurant. The food was just fantastic-I had lamb that was falling-apart-tender and presented so beautifully, it could have been in a magazine. It's a small restaurant... More 

Thank Jen K
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Located in the lobby of the historic Florence hotel in uptown Missoula, this is an elegant setting for a quiet evening out. Wine , beer, and modern cuisine are sure to please. The Florence is no longer a working hotel, but the grand lobby frames this fun dinning destination. Enjoy a step back into elegance while sipping wine in this... More 

Thank Jon-Marc C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Steakhouse, American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802-4437
  • Public Transportation: Public Transportation is available to the downtown area in which we are located.
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-549-2906
Red Bird Restaurant severs eclectic local cuisine with flair. Red Bird Restaurant is opened for intimate evening dining in dramatic architectural surroundings with an art nouveau feel. The Restaurant strives for sustainability and serves local meats, handmade pastas, sustainable fresh seafood & delectable desserts. Our menus change frequently to reflect the wide variety of seasonal foods available regionally. The Wine Bar has over 25 wines by the glass and an extensive representation of Northwest Wines. The Wine bar offers enticing appetizers, fresh salads, artisan sandwiches and petite entrees. Monday night is live music night in the Wine Bar. Come join us at Red Bird and taste what grows under the Big Sky.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?