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Red Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$10 - $34
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A La Carte $29.0
Three Course Dinner (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $45.0
Seared Skuna Bay Salmon
Marble Potatoes, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Leeks, Celery Root Puree. Wine Pairing Suggestion – Muller Vineyards, Grüner Veltliner, Austria
A La Carte (Large) $24.0
A La Carte (Small) $18.0
Three Course Dinner (Large) (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $38.0
Three Course Dinner (Small) (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $32.0
Braised Pork Pappardelle
Braised Pork Shoulder, Pappardelle Pasta, Garlic Confit, Beet Greens, Chili Flakes. Wine Pairing Suggestion – Cooper Hill, Pinot Noir, Willamette, Oregon
A La Carte $26.0
Three Course Dinner (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $40.0
Roasted Half Chicken
Roasted Broccoli, Salsa Verde, Crème Fraiche Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Jus. Wine Pairing Suggestion – Domaine Des Romarins, Syrah Blend, Cotes du Rhone, France
A La Carte (Large) $24.0
A La Carte (Small) $18.0
Three Course Dinner (Large) (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $38.0
Three Course Dinner (Small) (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $32.0
Wild Mushroom Pappardelle
Morels, King Trumpet Mushrooms, Herb Cream Sauce. Wine Pairing Suggestion – Le Domaine d'Henry, Chardonnay, Chablis, France
A La Carte $32.0
Three Course Dinner (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $46.0
Grilled Niman Ranch Pork Chop
Brussel Sprouts, Butternut Squash Puree, Apple Cider Mustard Jus. Wine Pairing Suggestion – Scharffenberger, Brut, Mendocino
A La Carte $28.0
Three Course Dinner (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $42.0
Grilled New York
Vegetable Risotto, Caramelized Shallots, Red Wine Demi Glaze. Wine Pairing Suggestion – Hearst Cabernet, Paso Robles
A La Carte $32.0
Three Course Dinner $46.0
Braised Lamb Shank
Roasted Root Vegetables, Crème Fraiche Mashed Potatoes, Lamb Jus. Wine Pairing Suggestion – Terre Rouge, Syrah and Cabernet, Sierra Foothills
A La Carte $29.0
Three Course Dinner (Add Soup or Salad and Dessert) $43.0
Shellfish Stew
Shrimp, Clams, Linguica, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Ginger, Saffron and Tomato Broth. Wine Pairing Suggestion – Vino Noceto, Sangiovese, Amador
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

You go here for the food, no bones about it. The menu is periodically refreshed so one will not grow weary of the same items. The atmosphere is great - warm, intimate. The entire team is top notch - chef, bar, wait. Generally, RT is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank charles c
Rich G, Owner at Red Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you, Charles, for your honest feedback. Now that the chill is in the air we do have a nightly soup. We definitely like to balance healthy and delicious so your opinion is very important to us. Thank you again, happy holidays and I look...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Hubby and I had something of a trying day, and needed a lift. Which, for us, usually means food. I wasn't terribly hungry, but I know he was. I wanted to try this place, so off we went. It was an off night-- a Tuesday,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank PollyPureheart
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I can't complain on any front. The food is superb and top quality by any professional measure. I noticed they source locally for many ingredients and everything seems fresh. Food quality is arguably among even the best in SF and the wine pairing is strong...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KimmyFromCali
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Food is very good at the Red tavern! Great service and is definately fine dining! Nice atmosphere and a nice patio! Worth a try for sure

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank huumbug2018
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Had dinner here while in Chico. The venue is very pleasant, but I think it could get noisy if it was crowded. There were only two other couples present when we were their but we could hear every word they said and they were at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Art H
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The food here is very good, but don’t go if you’re really hungry. Their portion sizes are tiny. It has a wonderful atmosphere and it’s great for special occasions if you’re not very hungry.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michael J
Reviewed June 8, 2018

This is hands down he best place to eat in chico. Staff is super attentive and knowledgeable . The food is over the top delicious, and consistently great. Im always surprised with how amazing each dish is every time i come there. Would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 525jamie
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

The wait staff was on their game. The pork belly appetizer and the steak were incredible. Would highly recommend this restaurant. The drinks were also interesting and varied.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Boterodan
Reviewed May 20, 2018

I attended a large graduation party at the Red Tavern, and it turned into a special night. Hostess greeted us nicely, wait service was excellent and food was tip top. My only quibble: Earlier in the afternoon I specially dropped off a couple of bottles...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ivordavisbeatlescom
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

The experience at the Red Tavern was just incredible. The atmosphere was great and the service was wonderful. But the food, the food was amazing. Chef Caleb Jones and his team really create beautiful and absolutely delicious dishes. I suggest making a reservation, it starts...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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