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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Gastropub
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“Amazing Mac 'n Cheese... great little bar/restaurant, walking distance in good weather.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great pub food and drinks! You have to try their Trashy Street Tacos and their Duckfat fries. So good! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great little breakfast. Chilaquiles are to die for. And if you like Cafe Mochas this is where to get one!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“You can't go wrong downtown with Tres Hombres' shrimp tacos or anything else on the menu. If there's a wait, ask to sit at the taco bar. The children's park is across the street if you need to entertain little one's while waiting.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great cocktails, wine, California influenced Italian food. Great upstairs patio.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Perfect place to eat for the 'special occasion' that you might be celebrating. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is one of Chico's finest dining experiences. It's expensive, but Chef Ann will not disappoint. You'll be pampered by the staff and your tastebuds tantalized. This is also walking distance but a very short drive. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
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“Great breakfast or lunch. Indoor and outdoor seating and nice staff. Art on walls etc.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Our favorite date night spot. Tasty cocktails, seasonal local menu so you are always trying a new delicious plate. Enjoy Bocce Ball on the patio on a cool summer night. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Amazing burgers (of course), a multitude of beers on tap, and great outdoor seating to watch the street life”
  • 4 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“a chico classic! good food and good drink deals- Kyle likes the jiffy burger where Bre just goes with the classic bear burger, their ranch is amazing with fries! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Fun place to sit outside with heaters and couches and enjoy the outdoor TV .”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of our favorite restaurants in Chico. Grana has fantastic locally sourced cuisine, an inviting atmosphere and outdoor patio, and the best wine selection in town. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ever since its construction in 1947 as the original Don’s Drive-In, this location has been home to a heritage of diners and restaurants that families have flocked to for generations. With this amount of history and culture embedded in the walls, smacked right in the middle of town, it’s no wonder why thi location is a town hotspot. In 1993, Morning Thunder Cafe opened its doors and instantly became a hit. The cafe offers fresh ingredients, friendly service, and generous portions. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Another Chico staple. This cafe/breakfast and lunch restaurant is the original hipster destination of Chico gone modern. Very diet friendly with vegetarian, paleo, and gluten-free options. Fresh ingredients. The scrambles and pancake options are all stellar. I walk here everyweekend to grab coffee. They also have a drive through window for to-go orders. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Closes at 7pm. Great BBQ style hot food before 3pm both Vegetarian and Meat. Nice organic free range deli and salad bar all day. Great produce! Best supplement selection and an larger array of beauty products.”
  • 4 locals recommend