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English first
Santa Rosa CA
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141 reviews 141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Chico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

It's fun to read through the extensive (quirky) menu. The portions are large, the food is good, and they know how to cook eggs to perfection. We often meet friends here for weekend breakfasts.

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Chico, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

I go to the Roost if I am looking for a good breakfast, a lot like old school home made. Not fancy but good.

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Chico, California
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143 reviews 143 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Nice big breakfast. The corn beef hash is made there, not from a can. Everything good from the menu.

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Chico, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

You don't come across authentic diners much anymore. The Roost has both a U shaped seating area with stools to accommodate maybe 15 diners in one room, while offering sit down dining in an adjacent room. An exhaustive breakfast and lunch menu with moderate prices. You won't leave hungry as portions are generous. Oh, and the coffee is excellent with... More

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San Francisco, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Great breakfast. A little small but they have inside and outside seating. Great service and cute atmosphere in an old brick building. Order the blueberry pancake.

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Sacramento, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Just discovered this little hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Chico. Wow! The breakfast was wonderful. Huge omelets with home-made corned beef hash cooked to perfection. Went back another time to try the Ruben which was out of this world. Very crowded so get to lunch early or late or plan on waiting a long time for a table.

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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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