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Leon Bistro

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817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
+1 530-899-1105
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Here the food stands out for many other place chef Leon takes it to a whole new level beautiful wines the food stands out as the greatest has she takes Chico and puts Chico on the Map.

Thank Steve D
Chico, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Ignore the location and go for the excellent food. The chef knows what she is doing. Everything is good and very fresh. The meat dishes seem to be her specialty but try it all. Oysters too!! The ambiance is nice inside. Good wine list. Service may be slow but very personal.

Thank debcan282015
Chico, California
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

very unique menu; always something different; beautiful presentation; we go here for very special occasions

Thank tjgannon
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Visiting our son in Chico AND fine dining? What a treat! When we are in town, we are often grabbing quick food. This time, our son made a reservation at Leon Bistro. It is a small fine dining restaurant in central Chico. It is easy to overlook from the street but don't make that mistake. Make a reservation and taste... More 

3 Thank nkwins
Chico, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Ann is great at truly listening to ur needs and wants. Definitely pricy but it's worth every penny! Love the good atmosphere and service! Will b back!

Thank L. A
Chico, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I just LOVE the nectarines with bacon onion marmalade. The back room is great if you want to get a group together. The bar is small, but friendly.

Thank Gina G
Dorado, Puerto Rico
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233 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Many gluten free options, very rich food. Nice wine bar, Leon's is a great place to have a nice dinner while in Chico for couples, family, or business.

Thank hausenpepper
Chico, California
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Fantastic food, creative, talented chef, great service. Dazzles the tastebuds! This is a restaurant that would be considered very high quality, anywhere in the country. Chico is lucky to have this treasure!

1 Thank Rick F
Chico, California
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Wait staff Sue and Lizzie made our experience great! We have dined at Leon Bistro for years and Sue remembers everything we like! She is amazing. Lizzie was very attentive tonight and much appreciated. Ann Leon is a master and tonight's meal delivered culinary perfection!

Thank BLL1301
Chico, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Local produce, locally sources meats, great wines, selection of excellent beer. If you are alone, sit at the bar. Large portions, good to share. Excellent appetizers, can make a meal of them

Thank Coopdloop

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 28
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-899-1105
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?