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Leon Bistro - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
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STARTERS AND BAR PLATES​
Thai Chicken, Gazpacho
Bowl8.00
Cup4.00
Fresh Dungeness Crab Cakes
With avocado cream & peach coulis.
16.00
Wild Mushroom Fonduta
With crostini
15.00
Wild Mushroom Crostini
With feta & balsamic glaze.
12.00
Wild Calamari
Lightly-fried w/ corn meal & spices, lemon/caper sauce.
12.00
Bistro Caesar Salad
Romaine hearts, garlic croûtons, parmesan cheese, house-made caesar dressing. Anchovies on request.
Regular10.00
Small6.00
Bistro House Salad
Mixed organic greens, bosc pear, candied walnuts, carrots, pickled onions, blue cheese, stilton & honey croûton. Balsamic vinaigrette.
Regular9.00
Small5.00
Paleo Sweet Potato Chips
5.00
ENTREES​
Surf & Turf, 5 Oz. Hanger Steak & 4 Oz. Alaskan Halibut
Roasted yukons, mashed garnett yams, organic veggies
30.00
Alaskan Halibut
Artichoke-encrusted, organic veggies, thai green aioli
30.00
Turri Family Ranch Grilled Hanger Steak
Roasted yukon golds, peppercorn demi-glace.
28.00
Turri Family Ranch Grass-Fed 16 Oz. Rib Eye
Au poivre & bearnaise sauces, roasted yukons
30.00
Pork Porterhouse Steak
14 oz, stuffed w/ gruyere cheese, carmelized onions, basil & fuji apple, mashed garmett yams & yukon gold potatoes, balsamic cream
30.00
Bison Flank Steak
Mashed garnett yams & yukon gold potatoes, organic veggies, au jus
30.00
Wookey Ranch Grass-Fed Rack of Lamb
Roasted​ yukons & mashed garnett yams, blackberry/pom demi glace
40.00
Wild Calamari Steak
Abalone-style, lemon butter-caper-wild mushroom sauce.
25.00
Wild Mushroom Wellington
Sauce fonduta, organic veggies
28.00
Free-Range Parmesan Chicken Breast
Yinyang​ of mashed yams & yukon gold potatoes, lemonhollandaise
24.00
DESSERTS​
Dessert Sampler Plate
Tastes of several desserts.
12.00
Peach Crisp
Vanilla ice cream.
8.00
Paleo Chocolate Mousse
8.00
Tuxedo Mousse Cake
8.00
Chocolate Torte
8.00
Tuxedo Mousse Cake
8.00
Bread Pudding
8.00
Sorbet or Gelato Sampler
10.00
Grasshopper Ice Cream Cake
10.00
DRINKS​
Beer & Wine
Served​ at your table or at the copper bar
Split Plate
5.00
Bring-Your-Own-Cake
10.00
Corkage
15.00
Parties of 6 or more will have an 18%
Gratuity added
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

Leon's was the best food in town. Really creative, beautiful, tasty dishes. FYI this spot just closed in late 2019. Her new restaurant will hopefully be great!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank kris10gal
Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

Hadn't been here before, very nice staff, great food, nice happy hour. Will return! It's always nuvevtobret somewhere new, a bit expensive but very pleasant

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sungal99_11
Reviewed May 5, 2019

This is an amazing place to eat. Top notch, with outstanding service. AAA + Will definitely patronize this establishment again.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Patrick R
Reviewed April 13, 2019

It's a gourmet restaurant and I'm a picky eater. They have a burger, though, and I ordered a plain cheeseburger. The waitress screwed up the order and brought it to me with lettuce, tomato, mayo, etc. I complained and she apologized and said she'd get...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ElBrocko2016
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Need a place to take your sweetie for a romantic dinner? This is the place!! EXCELLENT food! A sure place everyone needs too try!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank franrebello
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Can't believe I've never been before.... Wonderful food! Service was amazing, highly recommend. Prices were a bit high for the area, but it was really wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kinyama
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Brought a large group in which I know can be difficult to service. We had amazing service, all the food was incredible and it made for a great evening. We will be back.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jdespain47
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Another great dinner at Leon Bistro--my first return in about six months. Love the crisp front-end service and the ease of reservations booked just a few hours ahead. The front room is lively with buzz next to the bar; the back room is more for...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank foodfunfest
Reviewed April 1, 2018

First of all they tried to give us a table in the back where it was freezing cold. We had a reservation so why do they have to start with a bad table. They did find us a better table but the waitress was not...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank overintwo
Reviewed December 14, 2017

I took my girlfriend here when we first started dating. You would miss this place walking past it but i was specifically looking for a "Bistro" when i Googled a place in chico and had this address. it's truly a bistro in every sense of...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank kuuner
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