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Leon Bistro

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817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
530-899-1105
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Chico, California
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the place folks make reservations for wedding dinners/announcements, anniversaries, and other special occasions. Gourmet, delicious, a real treat.

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Thank dsioux
Chico, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far my favorite restaurant in Chico. The food is amazing, plus you can actually have a conversation during your meal. I LOVE the calamari - extremely tender and tasty. The chef really shines with her vegetable and sauces. Service is attentive and friendly.

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Thank Cynthia M
Clayton, California
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I confess. I wore shorts. After all, it is the middle of summer in Chico. I didn't expect to find a restaurant this good in this part of the state. Our table of 5 split appetizers - fried calamari and barbecued oysters. Both were delicious. Salads of very fresh spring mix were very refreshing on a hot day. For entrees,... More 

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Thank ClaytonBearBacker
Chico, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I've had several meals at Leon Bistro and all were superb. Good service, appetizers enough to make a meal. Never had a bad meal there

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Thank Marcia M
California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times and love the cuisine. It is a little spendy, but well worth it for a date night. The dishes are very artistically designed. We hope to go back soon

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Thank lspalmer
Chico, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Once again chef Anne and crew come through with an epic dinner that keeps us coming back. We came last Friday for my wife's bday with another couple and left fat and happy. My wife has a gluten intolerance and they always accommodate her substitutions. Apps and entrees were great and they threw in a free paleo chocolate mousse for... More 

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Thank bfin13
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

It's one of those places that I will never go to again. They need to change there chef and menu Thumbs down

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, efficient but not swarmy. Funky, fun decor. They do need a light over my table, the little one by the bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This restaurant is run by a local chef who prides herself in using local meats and vegetables. She serves an interesting and variable menu depending on the season. She also teaches a variety of cooking classes on the premises. Has one large room that can be reserved for celebrations, weddings etc. and another separate room that seats 8.

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Thank Kathryn H
chico,ca
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The atmosphere is casual but refined. The staff was attentive but not overbearing. The food is very very good, the presentation of the food is awesome and the flavor of the food is off the chart good. I would highly recommend Leon's. It is the best place to to celebrate for those special occasions.

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Thank haellis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $28
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: 530-899-1105
Description
One of Chico's finest dinner restaurants.Open for dinner Wed. through Sat. at 5 pm.

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