We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Roost

) #42 of 257 Restaurants in Chico American,
1144 Park Ave, Chico, CA 95928-5735
+1 530-892-1281
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good48%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
21 Apr 2017
“Cozy with Huge Benneys”
2 Jan 2017
“Real NOT Fast Food- Big bang for buck”
Closed Now
All hours
American, Diner
1144 Park Ave, Chico, CA 95928-5735
Write a Review
Reviews (25)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 25 reviews

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
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We had been wanting to try this place, and we finally got around to it! We sat outside on a bright, sunny morning and enjoyed a lovely breakfast. I think this is our new favorite breakfast place in Chico. Good coffee. Good food, served quickly....More

Thank Wildwoodatheart
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The Roost has a wide variety of ethnic meals. Nicely prepared with a very friendly waitstaff. Plenty of parking on site.

Thank enkidog
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

There aren't a lot of places you can go and eat alone and not feel weird. I love the Roost because if I don't have it in me to plan who and where to go to breakfast with- I can go to the Roost alone...More

Thank hannahbannana
Nearby Restaurants
Shuberts Ice Cream and Candy
164 reviews
.55 km away
Nobby's Burgers
74 reviews
.35 km away
Leon Bistro
113 reviews
.38 km away
Tin Roof Bakery
41 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
283 reviews
1.47 km away
Chico Certified Farmer's Market
78 reviews
.97 km away
Bidwell Mansion
132 reviews
1.45 km away
The Pageant Theatre
45 reviews
.62 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Roost staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1144 Park Ave, Chico, CA 95928-5735
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-892-1281
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing