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Leon Bistro

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817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
530-899-1105
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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La Canada Flintridge, California
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123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An outstanding experience in every respect. The food is excellent as to preparation and presentation. Wonderful service. This has to be one of the best restaurants north of San Francisco. The chef formerly worked with Alice Waters, and dining here is evidence of that.

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Thank weiss782
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the filet and my husband had some type of fish, I cant remember. the dishes were so colorful and unique!! Both meats were cooked perfectly and all the different tastes were so exciting. we ordered the oyster shots and were so pleasantly surprised by how different they were compared to a typical oyster shot at a sushi place....yum!!... More 

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Thank megandK8721RV
N. California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd heard Leon's rivaled San Francisco eateries and though it's been in Chico awhile this was my first visit here. It did not disappoint. We started out w the Thai lettuce wraps - amazing flavor. Next we had the halibut - I had it by itself and my husband had the surf and turf which included it. Fantastic colors, great... More 

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Thank Mimi_California
Chico, California
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
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?