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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Taproom

€€ - €€€American, ,
1075 E 20th St, Chico, CA 95928-6722
+1 530-345-2739
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sampler” (42 reviews)
“fish and chips” (41 reviews)
“beer cheese” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1075 E 20th St, Chico, CA 95928-6722
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beer, burgers, and brewskies. Beer does ot get fresher than this. In addition the food is great. More than burgers, but that’s what goes best with beer. If your kids go to Chico State use this as an excuse to drink good beer.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch in the restaurant. Spring Roll, burgers, fish and chips and caesar salad. Everything was great. We recommend the slaw over the kimchi on the spiring roll. I had a creamy ale that was dark and smooth. Great taste... will be back. The...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife asked me why we had deviated hundreds of miles from the coast to head to Chico. A daft question as she knows what a craft beer geek I am but it seems she doesn't read beer labels so had no idea where Sierra...More

Thank Neil E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place! Great beer, awesome food, good people. A "must-do" if you're visiting Chico from out of the area. I am fortunate to live here and enjoy it whenever I want.

Thank Mick N
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Have been here before about 17 yrs ago. A lot more brews to choose from. We shared an excellent pizza for lunch--very reasonable too. Nice gift shop, and you can do beer tastings or take a tour of the facility. We didn't this time-my husband...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Came here on a summer weekday night and it was packed. We had a 30 minute wait for a four-top. The ambience is that of a traditional brewpub, with a massive, loud, dining room and a long bar. The interior decor looked a bit dated...More

Thank jd1091
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Included in the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company complex is a classy restaurant with great food and beer. The dining room is large, stylishly decorated, and has plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. The menu has plenty of variety in food (which was excellent), with more...More

Thank 00Bruce00
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great selection of beers from one of the early craft beer masters. Food is great. Mostly pub fare, but they also have "real" options that will satisfy even the most finicky. Much of their green offerings come from their own gardens. Good stuff.

Thank Monterey_BS
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Inside and patio dining available. Hot summer day so we ate inside. As always food and service was good.

Thank Lori J
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We engaged in the educational tasting, and enjoyed learning how to enjoy a brew! The pours were generous!

Thank PastyPerson
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29 January 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Sierrra Nevada is extremely consumer friendly and open so I'm sure they can accommodate you. The menu is posted online on their website and they also have a contact form so you can ask them directly.
Shannon H
10 November 2016|
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Dwaine C
6 November 2016|
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Response from Eileen B | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't. It's only a long wait on those times where everyone has the same special events, like graduation. You can call to put your name on the wait list, but we're usually seated within 20 minutes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1075 E 20th St, Chico, CA 95928-6722
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-345-2739
  • E-mail
At the Sierra Nevada Taproom and Restaurant you’ll find the ultimate counterpart to our award winning ales and lagers. Stop by to sample one of our 19 beers on tap accompanied by artfully prepared gourmet meals and dishes made with local, seasonal, sustainable ingredients. From fresh produce grown in the Sierra Nevada Estate Garden and bread baked on site with spent brewer’s grain to artisanal meats, cheeses and our very own Sierra Nevada beef, you can expect only the highest quality and greatest taste from farm to table.
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