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Red Bird Restaurant & Wine Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Steakhouse, American, Wine Bar
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111 N Higgins Ave Ste 100, Missoula, MT 59802 (Front)
+1 406-549-2906
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Missoula, Montana
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is about the third time we've dined in the dining room. The food is over priced and tiny portions (the presentation is nice, the main course is all stacked on top of itself). Someone told me the other day the bar menu is much better so maybe we'll give that a try next time. The bar is much louder... More 

Thank debbiew12020
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Red Bird is a favorite for a nice casual or formal date night. The atmosphere is cozy and warm, and the food is a unique blend of great classics with middle eastern? flavors and added spices. I had a tenderloin at my most recent visit and it was phenomenal, and the service impeccable. We were with a larger party of... More 

Thank Blair W
Billings, Montana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are often in Missoula visiting family. The best part of Missoula is the great food. We always make sure we have dinner at the wine bar. The menu fits the needs of all including vegetarians and vegans. Of course, the wine is always the added feature for us!

Thank jelleparker
Missoula, Montana
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have two choices of atmosphere in dining at the Red Bird, a casual one in the wine bar or a more formal one in the dining room, the menu is the same for both. The menu is eclectic and the food is delicious, the wine selection is very good, and they offer beer as well. The staff is experienced... More 

Thank magpie452016
Culbertson, Montana
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117 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 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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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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
1 review
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

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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
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
  • 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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