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Leon Bistro

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817 Main St, Chico, CA 95928-5707
+1 530-899-1105
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Chico, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Once again chef Anne and crew come through with an epic dinner that keeps us coming back. We came last Friday for my wife's bday with another couple and left fat and happy. My wife has a gluten intolerance and they always accommodate her substitutions. Apps and entrees were great and they threw in a free paleo chocolate mousse for... More 

Thank bfin13
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

It's one of those places that I will never go to again. They need to change there chef and menu Thumbs down

1 Thank Reem R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, efficient but not swarmy. Funky, fun decor. They do need a light over my table, the little one by the bar.

Thank Edie R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This restaurant is run by a local chef who prides herself in using local meats and vegetables. She serves an interesting and variable menu depending on the season. She also teaches a variety of cooking classes on the premises. Has one large room that can be reserved for celebrations, weddings etc. and another separate room that seats 8.

Thank Kathryn H
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The atmosphere is casual but refined. The staff was attentive but not overbearing. The food is very very good, the presentation of the food is awesome and the flavor of the food is off the chart good. I would highly recommend Leon's. It is the best place to to celebrate for those special occasions.

Thank haellis
Chico, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Ann Leon Bistro serves the best dinner in town. Wait staff stays on top of their customers, meals can be tailored to suit you. Noise level is okay too. Hands down the best in town.

Thank C M
Chico, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

CHICKEN TINGA is the only reason I return here! I've had the rack of lamb (delicious) and the burgers (not worth the cost, go to Nobby's for a burger in Chico) but the chicken tinga is truly special. Large enough to be an entree for one.

1 Thank Kyle R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Food here is creative, local, and delicious. Nice atmosphere and a happy hour, too. Fun to have appetizers with friends for dinner. The entrees are fabulous. Desserts unreal!

Thank Fuzzymilkweed
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Although the atmosphere has much to be desired, the quality of food makes up for it. Every bite, from beginning to end is absolutely heavenly delicious! The service is at times a bit slow, but the food is just the best to be had in this little town. The cost goes along with the quality of food...both are just tops.... More 

Thank Mary O
Chico, Ca
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Leon Bistro is a lovely restaurant, nice atmosphere. The food is incredible! I think it is not my most favorite restaurant in town.

Thank Terrie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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
One of Chico's finest dinner restaurants.Open for dinner Wed. through Sat. at 5 pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?