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1144 Park Avenue, Chico, CA
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6:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
felt like a local

waitress gave me extra bacon withut me asking, watched as locals all greeted by name, some even behind the counter. waitress called me Sweetie, was older and good. cannot find service like this anymore, food was good too

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
mike m
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Escondido, California
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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

waitress gave me extra bacon withut me asking, watched as locals all greeted by name, some even behind the counter. waitress called me Sweetie, was older and good. cannot find service like this anymore, food was good too

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Santa Rosa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had been wanting to try this place, and we finally got around to it! We sat outside on a bright, sunny morning and enjoyed a lovely breakfast. I think this is our new favorite breakfast place in Chico. Good coffee. Good food, served quickly. Lots of choices. The waitress had "diner" attitude, which only added to the charm. We... More 

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Roost has a wide variety of ethnic meals. Nicely prepared with a very friendly waitstaff. Plenty of parking on site.

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Chico, CA
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46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

There aren't a lot of places you can go and eat alone and not feel weird. I love the Roost because if I don't have it in me to plan who and where to go to breakfast with- I can go to the Roost alone and really enjoy myself. the food is consistently delicious, breakfast favorites, the prices are fair,... More 

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Eggs Benedict are the best in Chico. Also recommend their omelets, biscuits and gravy and corned beef hash. Top quality food. The waitresses are friendly and efficient. Your coffee cup is never empty.

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Ukiah, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Small, charming restaurant with food to DIE for! Try one of their amazing Benedicts. WORTH THE WAIT!

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Santa Rosa CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The corned beef hash in my omelet was top quality, home made. I really enjoy the treat of going out for breakfast and don't do it all that often. Very happy to have tried out this little place while in town. The menu is varied and really does have options for everyone. I tasted the pancakes and they were really... More 

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Chico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Excellent service, real traditional coffee shop atmosphere and quality food. This is an excellent place for breakfast, with an old style counter and tables inside and outside. All the basic menu items and specials as well. An obvious favorite of Chico locals. Can be crowded on weekend mornings but worth the wait.

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is home cookin' with a flair. I've never been to a diner where the eggs Benedict tastes so good. They make their corned-beef hash in house and the omelets are fabulous. The hask brown are cooked perfectly for my taste. I'm not a big fan of the coffee though. Boring. I've ordered a latte before but the staff doesn't... More 

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Chico, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

but nothing hugely special about the food to me. I found it very meh...I felt like I might as well cook. When I went with my hubby, the tables weren't clean, they were slow in serving and never checked on us. Food was not very flavorful.

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Additional Information about The Roost

Address: 1144 Park Avenue, Chico, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1144 Park Avenue, Chico, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm

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