Le Pigeon

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 12 publications
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12 expert recommendations


Bon Appétit

The restaurant that put Portland on the national culinary map. Full review →



Young, old, hipsters, politicos, and business execs all flock to Le Pigeon (via bike, skateboard, or BMW) to tuck into the seriously satisfying, soul-reviving, lick-your-plate-clean food.


Condé Nast Traveler

James Beard Award winner Gabriel Rucker never fails to wow at Le Pigeon, the cheery Burnside bistro offering a nightly five-course tasting menu that’s renowned for inventive,... Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

Specializing in adventurous meat dishes of extraordinary quality, this cozy French restaurant is one of the best in Portland. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Le Pigeon is small and cozy, and dining is at communal tables, which is not to everyone’s liking. Since I’m gregarious and never averse to jumping into a conversation, even with complete... Full review →


Gayot 14.0

Chef Gabriel Rucker lends his creative stamp to every dish at Le Pigeon, a tiny storefront restaurant in a gentrifying area of busy East Burnside Avenue. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Squeeze into this cozy, low-lit space for some of Portland's best and most-loved cooking. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Haute cuisine comes to East Burnside. No joke. Full review →


Rough Guide Tick Star

Locals argue constantly about whether this is Portland’s – or the Northwest’s – best eatery.


Travel + Leisure

The small and celebrated Lower Burnside space is half civilized bistro and half culinary crack den, where your darkest desires (foie gras torchon with buttermilk pancakes? Full review →



Le Pigeon inhabits a small space on busy East Burnside Street, a space that is dominated by the open kitchen, a counter around the kitchen for diners, and a number of farmhouse tables. Le... Full review →


Zagat 4.8

"Impeccable" French cuisine that blends "whimsy, precision and inventiveness" attracts an "eclectic crowd" to this "snug joint" in Buckman. Full review →

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