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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

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1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA
530.345.2739
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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  • 162
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  • 83
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 5
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
BEST FOOD AND BEER IN TOWN!!!!!!

First, the food is spendy, but worth it, 4 FISH tacos on the plate for me today, just about as good as any Ive ever had, then the beer, had the flight, 4 beers for $3 bucks.....who does that any more???? The tour next door pours you 8 beers if you do the tour, FOR FREE!!!! This place is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
dans58
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Redding, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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283 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Redding, California
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

First, the food is spendy, but worth it, 4 FISH tacos on the plate for me today, just about as good as any Ive ever had, then the beer, had the flight, 4 beers for $3 bucks.....who does that any more???? The tour next door pours you 8 beers if you do the tour, FOR FREE!!!! This place is a... More 

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Sacramento, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The Tap Room is one of the best things about our son choosing to go to Chico State. This place is fantastic, from the friendly hostess desk and beer cheese pretzel appetizer to the great service and terrific entrees. If any of us liked beer, I'm sure that would be great, too. Fair prices make this our favorite restaurant in... More 

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Chico, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

My first taste of Sierra Nevada beer was more than 30 years ago when a couple local boys shared a keg from their garage with a group of us at the Nevada City Bike races. Since then, the brewery has grown and grown and its beer is now celebrated around the world. The brewery features the Sierra Nevada Tap Room... More 

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Chico, California
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you are a fan of a good brew, occasionally or several a day, you need to stop at Sierra-Nevada. The restaurant is great, good food, good choices that can fit all members of your family or group. You can order a sampler of several different beers to give them a try or if you know what you want --... More 

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Chico, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

it's the BIG ROOM that ROCKS!! they invite great musicians and groups and with the fabulous dance floor down in front i rarely sit down once the music starts. the shows are mid-week, start at 6:30 buffet dinner, 7:30 music and dancing, til 9- 9:30 and home in bed by 10 redy for work the next day with great vibes... More 

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Chico, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Fun atmosphere and the best fish tacos in town! Ask for the banana beer and a side of beer cheese and pretzels. so good!

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Chico, CA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've had some of the best meals at Sierra Nevada. The only sad thing is that they'll have a wonderful special and then the next time I get the chance to go, that same wonderful meal won't be available. So I'll try another, love it, and repeat that same cycle. Then again it's given me the opportunity to try many... More 

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Chico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great food, great atmosphere. The wait staff very good and accomodating. Wonderful place to go in Chico.

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Seattle
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I can only believe that at least a few of the negative reviews were written by friends of the "other guys" in town. Not only was the food equal to ANY I've had in brew pubs throughout the U.S., but was well served by a strong, professional team. I was also impressed that the manager would not only take the... More 

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Chico, California
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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Sierra Nevada is one of the best restaurants in Chico. Although it can be loud, we love to take out of town guest for a pint and lunch. Love the Artisan Pizza too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: 530.345.2739

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?