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Christopher's at the City Hotel

22768 Main St, Columbia, CA 95310-9401
+1 209-532-5964
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“hanger steak” (2 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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American, Italian
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22768 Main St, Columbia, CA 95310-9401
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find! Our service was on point, the soup was really tasty and the salads were great. But the main course was simply Devine. Highly recommend the Hanger steak.

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stopped to eat at the City Hotel without knowing what to expect. The food was wonderful. Everyone I talk to have nothing but praise for the City Hotel food. They are quite busy.

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Outstanding dining experience with a friendly staff. Absolutely will return and highly recommend to anyone interested in fine food and a rustic setting.

Thank 141frederickw
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We didn’t stay in the hotel but had dinner in their restaurant. The food was very good, but the choices were a bit heavy for me. I don’t eat meat, and they didn’t have too many vegetarian choices, but I ended up with a good...More

Thank Nicole_Gunther
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The City Hotel is still as it was in the 1800s. Upstairs are rooms decorated to the period. Some have in room bathrooms and others share a bathroom. Downstairs is a lovely dining room with great lunches and dinners. The Saloon attached, "What Cheer Saloon,"...More

Thank JoAnn P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great restaurant. First ate here 27 years ago when it was a training facility for a culinary school. I understand it has had different owners in the past years, but the current owner is doing a fantastic job. Everything was delicious, fresh and full of...More

1  Thank unionguyCalifornia
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The steak was the best my husband ever had. My Greek salad was delicious. The waitress was very friendly and the service was great.

1  Thank weyesowl
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We stayed in Columbia for three nights, and had dinner here on two of those nights. I wish I could remember what I ate at this late date, but it was some of the best I've ever eaten. The restaurant is on the bottom floor...More

1  Thank Retrohippie
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This former biker bar has a lot of character. The menu consist of some salads and a variety of pizza and calzones. My husband and I and his brother and my sister-in-law have been there a couple of times. It's not a bad place for...More

Thank JanetQd
George S, Owner at Christopher's at the City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

I'm afraid you are reviewing a different business other than the City Hotel Restaurant. The City Hotel is a restaurant of the gold rush era and does not serve any pizza's or calzones. There is another business in Columbia that serves pizza's.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Its overall OK , appetizers truffle fries were good a little too much salt and I love salt. the pork chop was a little over done , the special rib eye was order medium and received RARE, like I took it home and cooked in...More

Thank Steve L
George S, Owner at Christopher's at the City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Very sorry for your dining experience the other day. Anytime there is a problem please let your server know and we will make it right. If you don't say anything we have no idea of these problems so we encourage you to speak up, good...More

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Beth C
13 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 22768 Main St, Columbia, CA 95310-9401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 209-532-5964
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Fine dining in an historic gold rush setting. New owners as of June 2015.
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