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Monks Wine Bar

128 W 2nd S, Chico, CA 95928
(530) 343-3408
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Ranked #46 of 278 Restaurants in Chico
Price range: $10 - $25
Sun - Fri 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Chico, California, USA
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Three of us ate at Monks recently. We had requested a table at a particular location. The table was ready when we arrived. The place was packed. I had never seen so many people there. Service was slow, but given the number of patrons, that was to be expected. Two of us had the house salad. I could not finish... More 

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Chico, CA
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We recently stopped in at Monk's for dinner and were lucky enough to get a table without reservations. Not usually a good idea. The appetizers and entrees were excellent as was the service. Wine offerings were, as you'd expect, varied and high quality, but a little pricey. It's a small place but the atmosphere is upscale & casual. It was... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We recently made a reservation for Saturday night and started the evening, on the quaint and cozy patio, and had it all to ourselves. The service was excellent. Brian was in the kitchen creating delicious dishes. The salads and pecan encrusted chicken were amazing. Keely and Brian create a warm atmosphere inside and out at Monks. More on Stylemindchiclife.com blog.... More 

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chico, ca
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91 reviews 91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

While I dropped in for appetizers, was pleasantly surprised to find a full Dinner Menu. Very good food, would strongly recommend.

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Took my daughter here for her birthday. The pasta is very good. A little expensive, but the quality was good. We came during happy hour so got a little bit of a break on the wine. Nice place to go to eat for a special occasion.

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Chico, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

The positives: My husband, who "doesn't eat salad" LOVES the salad with the chardonnay mustard dressing. Very nice selection of wines and beers. Nice Atmosphere. Typically good food. The negatives: The prices are too high. I could live with the prices if the service was not so unpredictable. My husband and I have walked in, sat at the small bar,... More 

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Quincy, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

My dear friend a d I stopped by on a Friday evening, no reservation but the lady said that was not a problem and we were taken to the patio at the back. Charming setting...which was fortunate as we had almost a forty minute wait before anyone spoke to us again. Huge apologies for the "delay", a scanty pour of... More 

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I've known about monks for awhile now and I finally went in for dinner to treat my parents. What a perfect place for a Chico night! Had our pick of being able to people watch out the front window or be cozy in their new dining area. We chose people watching, although I must admit, the walker by-ers never took... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Could provide better quality and a lower price. We have stopped going there because of the inconsistence.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Nice ambiance. Unique menu selection compared to usual fare in the area. Upbeat, pleasant, courteous staff.

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Additional Information about Monks Wine Bar

Address: 128 W 2nd S, Chico, CA 95928
Phone Number: (530) 343-3408
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Wine Bar

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