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Leon Bistro

817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
+1 530-899-1105
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of a good friends of ours and we were more than pleased on how excellent the food was there from the baby back ribs that we had to the elk Burger and also my girlfriend had a Kobe beef...More

1  Thank Darren C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Whenever we want a special meal we go to Leon's Bistro. The food is always delicious, beautiful, and special. I had Surf and Turf; each with their own sauce, and yummy vegetables. Our waiter pointed out the unusual peppers included on our plates which we...More

Thank M Jeanne B
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

If you are celebrating a special event Leon Bistro is where you want to go. Friendly, personal staff, nice atmosphere and food that melts in your mouth! Great wine list and desserts to die for! For special occasions and for top quality food when you...More

Thank Margaret V
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Ann Leon always provides fresh, creative fare and her menu changes with the farm seasons. I love her sauces and unusual vegetable combinations.

Thank virtualmel
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This was our first visit to Leon Bistro, and it definitely won't be our last! Excellent food, great selection of entrees, nice salads, fresh soups, and the plates are beautifully arranged with a variety of flavors. Some chefs just put a slab of meat and...More

Thank Gail0922
Reviewed 17 October 2016

No other restaurant in Chico can compare to the food preparation, taste, and display. Leon's is a gourmet delight with specially made sauces that enhance the flavor of each meal.

Thank williamrU3059ZM
Reviewed 21 September 2016

An outstanding experience in every respect. The food is excellent as to preparation and presentation. Wonderful service. This has to be one of the best restaurants north of San Francisco. The chef formerly worked with Alice Waters, and dining here is evidence of that.

Thank weiss782
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I had the filet and my husband had some type of fish, I cant remember. the dishes were so colorful and unique!! Both meats were cooked perfectly and all the different tastes were so exciting. we ordered the oyster shots and were so pleasantly surprised...More

Thank megandK8721RV
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I'd heard Leon's rivaled San Francisco eateries and though it's been in Chico awhile this was my first visit here. It did not disappoint. We started out w the Thai lettuce wraps - amazing flavor. Next we had the halibut - I had it by...More

Thank Mimi_California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the place folks make reservations for wedding dinners/announcements, anniversaries, and other special occasions. Gourmet, delicious, a real treat.

Thank dsioux
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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Description
One of Chico's finest dinner restaurants.Open for dinner Wed. through Sat. at 5 pm.
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