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Leon Bistro

817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
+1 530-899-1105
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“calamari” (8 reviews)
“hanger steak” (3 reviews)
“surf and turf” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Brought a large group in which I know can be difficult to service. We had amazing service, all the food was incredible and it made for a great evening. We will be back.

Thank jdespain47
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Another great dinner at Leon Bistro--my first return in about six months. Love the crisp front-end service and the ease of reservations booked just a few hours ahead. The front room is lively with buzz next to the bar; the back room is more for...More

Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed 1 April 2018

First of all they tried to give us a table in the back where it was freezing cold. We had a reservation so why do they have to start with a bad table. They did find us a better table but the waitress was not...More

1  Thank overintwo
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I took my girlfriend here when we first started dating. You would miss this place walking past it but i was specifically looking for a "Bistro" when i Googled a place in chico and had this address. it's truly a bistro in every sense of...More

Thank kuuner
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Ann Leon is the best chef in Chico. This bistro offers contemporary Californian with a local twist. Always first rate. I take all my important out of town guests here and the food and ambience are always perfect. Must-have upscale dining.

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 22 October 2017

A wonderful restaurant to impress guests or celebrate a special occasion; and to highlight the local produce, game, and other delicacies of our region. In addition to a plethora of creative appetizers and salads, the main menu is perhaps the most expansive and distinctive in...More

Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a great quality restaurant, everybody enjoyed their food and wine, more than I expected, even though the place has such a great rating. The server was 110% on point, she completed the great dining experience.

Thank WinoExtreme
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The main problem with this restaurant is that the wine and food is overpriced. Chico is not San Francisco but the prices charged are higher than they should be for a small city. To be fair, however, the food served is very creative, tasty and...More

1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 25 August 2017

A chef owns this restaurant and the food is amazing. She does a lot of great fusion dishes and pairs things in ways you never thought of. Only one issue I have with this place is the wait staff is hit or miss. The owner...More

Thank veronicaw711
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the special "Grass fed Rib eye" and had to dig through thick sauce to find the 1/4" thick tiny steak, the rest of the plate was good but we won't be back.

1  Thank Mark H
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thomas w
29 January 2015|
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Response from JC-OMCA | Reviewed this property |
I think they would enjoy it. There's no bar, so alcohol isn't a major player there. The atmosphere is not intimidating--certainly no dress code!--and the young serving staff would probably enjoy offering suggestions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-899-1105
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One of Chico's finest dinner restaurants.Open for dinner Wed. through Sat. at 5 pm.
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