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Leon Bistro

817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
530-899-1105
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Ranked #2 of 277 Restaurants in Chico
Price range: $10 - $28
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: One of Chico's finest dinner restaurants.Open for dinner Wed. through Sat. at 5 pm.
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  • English first
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English first
Chico, California
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of the few good restaurants in Chico... You will not be disappointed!!! Great ambiance, large portions and a creative combination in each and every plate...

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Paradise
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My family and I recently went to Leon Bistro for the first time. I had noticed the restaurant front while driving through Chico a few times before. It's rather unimpressive and does little to draw you in; however, once through the door I found myself pleasantly surprised by the warm ambiance and cozy, yet roomy, atmosphere. Our server was very... More 

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Chico, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Definitely earned their top 3 ranking in Chico, and I would compare this to some of the best in San Francisco. Creative, high quality food with excellent service and pleasing atmosphere. The only drawback is the outside appearance.

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Berkeley, California
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This restaurant was such a special treat, I'd find myself re-routing our next trip from the Bay Area to Oregon just to be able to stop here again. We were in Chico for business and found ourselves with time for a leisurely dinner instead of the meeting we'd planned. Leon Bistro was a superb choice. The atmosphere--hand crafted booths, gorgeous... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Ok, Lets start by stating that I travel for work for a living and eat out at least 150 nights a year. I have eaten at some of the best restaurants in the country..... The meal I just enjoyed at Leon Bistro is in my top five EVER. The service was awesome, friendly, and attentive. The hanger steak was perfectly... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had the most delightful dinner at Leon Bistro. It was a business meeting and all were impressed with the food and service. Loved it!!

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Laguna Vista, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Wonderful dinner and superb service...we just can't say enough!! I think the wines offered are right on point with entrée options. We'll definitely be returning.

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Hayward, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Two other women friends and I stopped in on a Friday night without reservations. They were able to find a table for us right away, although they did say they were full. Our food was excellent. We had the grilled nectarines and coconut shrimp for appetizers and I had the Salmon Wellington and my friends had the Calimari for the... More 

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Chico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Fourteen of us gathered for Chef Ann Leon's cooking class. The attendees were seated within arms length of the "kitchen" and were treated to a multi course dinner and Ann's recepies. As each dish was demonstrated we were served by attentive waitstaff and enjoyed eating what Ann prepared and described! Adult beverages designed for the theme were available! Class, food... More 

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Chico, California
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

First - the food here is phenominal! Much more than you would expect from looking at it from the outside. The combination of ingredients, flavors and textures are something that you would expect from a high-end Bay Area rest. Second - Understand that this is a fine dining experience. I expect a meal of this caliber to take some time... More 

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Additional Information about Leon Bistro

Address: 817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
Phone Number: 530-899-1105
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 28
Cuisine: Bistro

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