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The Roost

1144 Park Ave, Chico, CA 95928-5735
+1 530-892-1281
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good51%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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American, Diner, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1144 Park Ave, Chico, CA 95928-5735
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Next to a car lot and down the street from one of Chico's thousands of liquor stores is one of the best breakfast places I have been to. Its got generous portions, tasty waves of flavor, great servers (but sloooow kitchen), and prices that match...More

Thank Fraser000
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food is great and I don't mind paying for great food, but for breakfast its a bit pricey. My 12 year old loves their biscuits & gravy - excellent flavor & reasonably priced. I love their waffle with strawberries/whip cream - pricey. We typically...More

Thank 1hnorth1
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I've eaten Linda's food for years. I'm amazed at how they can put out so much quality food in that tiny kitchen. She is always adding new and fun things to the menu. My only complaint is that when you walk in you are on...More

Thank 2Mert68
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Very small place, we sat at the counter, I hear there is a back room, but we did not see it. Older building, but clean enough. Food was fantastic, huge portions and so many good benneys, we had a couple of them, I had traditional...More

Thank lost_bobcat
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have had people tell me over and over to go here and finally I did. Why was I so slow to get on the BUS? I had the corned beef potato pancakes served in a bowl with eggs on top tasty. Gal at the...More

Thank ManOfC0nstantS0rr0w
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Growing up in Chico, I have visited this location so many time with other names. As a child it was simply a donut and coffee shop. Now it's full diner style breakfast and lunch. And oh the breakfast is so yummy. Having had both omelets...More

Thank ccinchico
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The hotel recommended The Roost when I asked for a locally owned diner nearby. We found it quite easily. It's very small but has an outside patio. Clearly it is where the locals go. The food was great, service wonderful and price was reasonable.

Thank Jeepl8r
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Needed a place for breakfast within walking distance from the local VW dealership while the car was getting serviced. The Roost was highly recommend by the service guys and they were not wrong at all. Not much to look at, the building is ancient and...More

1  Thank challenger27J
Reviewed 9 March 2016

At first glance this place is not much to look at and would be easy to pass up, but my husband and I decided to try this place because of all the favorable reviews. Now, as far as the atmosphere & location, it's definitely an...More

Thank Kristina O
Reviewed 21 June 2015

waitress gave me extra bacon withut me asking, watched as locals all greeted by name, some even behind the counter. waitress called me Sweetie, was older and good. cannot find service like this anymore, food was good too

Thank mike m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1144 Park Ave, Chico, CA 95928-5735
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-892-1281
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