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The Banshee

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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The best patty melt I ever had!

Came upon this place on a Sunday evening when our other options were either closed or waiting list... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Chico, California
Great Place For Burgers and Brews and Tacos too!

If you're looking for a quiet, romantic spot - this is not the place. But if you're looking for a... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Chico, California
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13 May 2018
“The best patty melt I ever had!”
3 Jan 2018
“Great Place For Burgers and Brews and Tacos too!”
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Came upon this place on a Sunday evening when our other options were either closed or waiting list. I’d never been in here before despite living in Chico for 34 years, I always thought it was just a bar. Well, was I surprised! I ordered...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NWJ12
Reviewed January 3, 2018

If you're looking for a quiet, romantic spot - this is not the place. But if you're looking for a great Burger - try the Black and Blue (with blue cheese) served with crispy garlic fries and a host of beer on tap to try...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

always a great place to eat and drink. There Philly cheese steak is the best in town a long with Mack and cheese actually everything they cooks is wonderful

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank terry p
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch and went to the Banshee! A great Caesar salad with anchovies and sliced jalapeño peppers. This time of year it is a cool and more lazy feeling place ( service is great ) because Cal State zunichte. Chico is out of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank HerbaMac69
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

The Mac and cheese is the BOMB!!! I was skeptical at first but it was some of the best I've ever had. I had it with bacon and mushrooms. I also had the honey hot smoked wings which were also really good. The wings are...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank sylvias677
Reviewed July 7, 2015

While the actual restaurant is small and loud, it is worth going for the food. Some of the best burgers you'll put in your mouth.

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Randy M
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

...that what looks like a dive bar would have such delicious food. The fish tacos and mac n cheese are favorites. Extensive beer selection and some local wine. Prices a little on the high side but worth it. Service is hit and miss. I've had...More

1  Thank Vixen0315
Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food is outstanding, I especially liked the Mac & Cheese with bacon, my wife loved the fish tacos. The staff is friendly and the service top notch.......need I say more?

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank ScottishPaul
Reviewed April 3, 2014

I love his place. Best bar food in town. Everything is delicious! Fish tacos, Quesadillas and Cesar Salad are great.

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Reenadeluxe
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