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Red Onion Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Italian, Steakhouse, Bar, Wine Bar
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303 Peninsula Dr, Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA 96137-9601
+1 530-258-1800
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16:00 - 20:30
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Wed - Sun 16:00 - 20:30
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Chico, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

It was a nice atmosphere. Its has the restaurant and bar area. The food was good, and they were all very nice. We enjoyed a very nice glass of wine at the bar and the bartender was good too. Will return again for dinner and drinks.

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Thank 8453Ruby
Marysville, California
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has great food and a very good selection! The waiters and waitresses are awesome too! We always get great seating to overlook the lake, always beautiful!

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Penn Valley
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My friend and I shared the fish tacos and shrimp flatbread and LOVED it! Husbands had burgers which they thought were "fine". Fish & Chips looked good which many other customers seemed to be ordering. All in all worth a try.

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Thank lovecats50
Colorado/Hawaii
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We enjoyed our meal at the Red Onion. The food was very good; the server was very good and knew the area well. An increased number of local beers and microbrews on tap would help. Definitely the better of the 2 restaurants we experienced in Chester.

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Thank raytrav
Beverly Hills, California
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186 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great ribeye steak RESTAURANT: A- Food quality B- Value A- Ambiance B Location B Staff B Scene B Decor CLEAN OR DIRTY: B Utensils B Table B Glassware

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Thank james90211
Westwood, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Although we live quite close to Red Onion, we don't eat there very often, basically only for special occasions, but the food is heavenly, the service great and we love eating out doors on the deck!

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Thank Denise P
Bayside, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Chester...nothing of note there for dinner and saw an ad for this place so we decided to check it out. Glad we did, the food was delicious, the restaurant was nice, the staff was friendly and the service was stellar. I had the cheeseburger which was awesome...perfectly cooked and the salad was fresh and nicely presented. My husband... More 

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Thank Nancy H
Williams, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Bought a place in Almanor three years ago and have spent each New Years Eve having dinner at the Onion. Great service, great food and a nice "local" type bar. The menu is not huge, but it doesn't have to be. Good variety of craft beers.

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Thank Douglas T
Battle, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This was in a nice area,but our server seemed very inexperienced ,we had mussels to start and they were over cooked,steaks and we asked for medium rare and they also were over cooked must try harder

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Thank Dick C
Marysville, California
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We always go and ask to sit outside for the view of lake Almanor. We have to travel 2 hours one way to get there. We have never been disappointed in whatever we order. The food is always excellent! The service is exceptional! The owner brings foreign exchange students here from different parts of the world. It's a great opportunity... More 

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Thank janeneg_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Italian, Steakhouse, Bar, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:30
Thursday
16:00 - 20:30
Friday
16:00 - 20:30
Saturday
16:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Peninsula Dr, Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA 96137-9601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Plumas County  >  Lake Almanor Peninsula
  • Phone Number: +1 530-258-1800

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