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Leon Bistro

817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
+1 530-899-1105
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

While staying in Chico on a business trip I decided to try Leon's for dinner based on good reviews and a menu that included a large selection of small plates. Solo diners, especially at fine dining venues, are often not welcomed with open arms but...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 3 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
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank debcan282015
Reviewed 26 October 2015

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

Thank tjgannon
Reviewed 25 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...More

3  Thank nkwins
Reviewed 22 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
Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 27 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
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 25 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
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thomas w
29 January 2015|
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Response from JC-OMCA | Reviewed this property |
I think they would enjoy it. There's no bar, so alcohol isn't a major player there. The atmosphere is not intimidating--certainly no dress code!--and the young serving staff would probably enjoy offering suggestions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
One of Chico's finest dinner restaurants.Open for dinner Wed. through Sat. at 5 pm.
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