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Italian Cottage

Italian Cottage

Photo By Tom Angel

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$--Entrees priced under $5
$$--Entrees priced $5–$10
$$$--Entrees priced $10–$15
$$$$--Entrees priced $15 and up
CC--Accepts major credit cards
ATM--Accepts debit cards or has ATM on premises


7th Avenue Omelette House
7th Avenue & The Esplanade, 896-1147. Unique omelette selections made with fresh and local ingredients, as well as traditional breakfast fare, served in an enclosed patio. Meeting and banquet space available by reservation only. Breakfast served Mon.-Fri. 7-11:30am. Brunch served Sat.-Sun. 8am-2pm. $$ CC

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar
2030 Business Lane, 343-6888. Famous for barbecue riblets, grilled steaks and Oriental chicken salad. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-midnight; Fri.-Sat. 11-1am; Sun. 11am-11pm. $$ CC

1924 Mangrove Ave. (part of S & S Produce and Natural Foods), 343-4930, ext. 11. Barbecue lunch and dinner items to go or eat there at the picnic tables. Open daily 11am-8pm. $$ CC ATM

Bomber’s Baja Grill
973 East Ave., 343-2247. Gourmet-style burritos with flavored tortillas, fajitas, burgers, salads, appetizers, kids’ menu. Beer and wine. Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm. $$ CC ATM

Brunch House
2201 Pillsbury, Ste. D6 and D7, 891-5210. Known for apple-walnut pancakes, breakfast served all day plus sandwiches and hamburgers. Open Mon.-Sat. 6:30am-2:30pm; Sun. 7am-2:30pm. $$ CC ATM

Chico BrewHouse Microbrewery & Restaurant
250 Cohasset Road, 894-2149. Fine Californian and pub cuisine for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Full bar. Onsite microbrewery. $$$ CC

Cory’s Sweet Treats and Gallery
230 W. 3rd St., 345-2955. Great breakfasts, sandwiches and soups in an art-filled setting. Tues.-Sat. 7am-3pm, Sun. 8am-2pm with a special brunch menu. Sunday jazz. $$$

Country Waffles
690 Rio Lindo, 345-1149, and the new restaurant in Raley’s Skyway Plaza. Open daily 6am-3pm for breakfast and lunch. Specializing in waffles. $ CC

Cozy Diner
1695 Mangrove, 895-1195. Pressure-cooked chicken dinners, senior menu, children’s menu and daily specials. Open daily 6am-midnight. $$ CC ATM

Denny’s Diner
675 Manzanita Ct., 345-1146. Favorite meals served in a retro diner, family atmosphere. Always open. $$ CC

Grilla Bites
119 W. 2nd Street, 894-2691. Organic & natural ingredients used. Grilled sandwiches, soups and salad bar. Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm. $$

The Golden Waffle Restaurant
701 Main St., 891-1940. Country-style breakfast and lunch served daily 6am-2pm. $$ CC ATM2201 Whitman Ave., 899-1507. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10:30am-8:30pm; Fri. 10:30am-9pm; Sat. 8am-9pm, Sun. 8am-8:30pm. $$$ CC ATM

2040 Business Lane, 893-4988. Breakfast served all day, plus lunch and dinner featuring sandwiches, burgers and more. Open daily 6am-10pm. $$ CC

Jack’s Family Restaurant
540 Main St., 343-8383. Homemade food at reasonable prices in a family atmosphere. Open 24 hours. $ CC ATM

JB’s Bar & Grill
392 Vallombrosa Ave., 895-9922. Fresh from the grill specialty sandwiches and burgers, soups, salads and more. Patio dining. Food served daily 11am-8pm, except Wed. and Sun. till 3pm. Full bar till 2am. $$ CC ATM

Kalico Kitchen
2396 The Esplanade, 343-3968. This favorite local restaurant features homemade pies and more in a family atmosphere. Open daily 5am-10pm $$ CC ATM

Logan’s Roadhouse
1900 E. 20th St., (Behind Chico Mall). 891-1098. Express lunch menu includes T-bone salad, grilled shrimp salad, stead sandwich, homemade soups and more. Fresh-cut steaks, full-bar, “to-die-for” yeast rolls and peanuts while you wait (Throw your shells on the floor). Lunch and dinner daily from 11am. $$$ CC

Marie Callender’s
1910 E. 20th St., 345-8800. $2.99/ $3.99 breakfast specials Mon.-Fri. until 11 a.m. $5.99 lunch specials Mon.-Fri., $9.99 daily dinner specials. Sunday brunch, full-service cocktail bar, fresh-baked pies. Sun. 9am-10pm; Mon.-Thurs. 8am-10pm; Fri. 8am-11pm; Sun. 9am-11pm. $$ CC

Morning Thunder Café
352 Vallombrosa Ave., 342-9717. Enjoy Chico’s cafe located at the foot of Bidwell Park. Open Mon.- Fri. 6:30am-2pm; Sat.-Sun. 7am-2pm. $$ ATM

Moxie’s Café & Gallery
128 Broadway. 345-0601. Homemade soups, sandwiches, specialty salads, pastries, bagels, coffee, espresso, beer and wine. Live entertainment 3 nights a week. Open Mon.-Fri. 7am-10pm; Sat.-Sun. 8am-10pm. $$ CC ATM

Nash’s Restaurant
1717 The Esplanade, 896-1147. Casual California fusion, with fresh seafood, choice meats, pasta and local ingredients, served in an enclosed patio. Meeting & banquet space available. Lunch served Mon.-Fri. 11am-2pm. Dinner served Sun.-Thurs. 4-9pm, Fri.-Sat. 4-10pm. $$ CC

Park Avenue Café & Steakhouse
1144 Park Ave., 892-1281. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Serving dinners with that “Pat & Larry’s” charm. Open Mon.-Sat. 6am-2pm and Wed.-Sat. 5-9pm for dinner. $$$ CC ATM

Oberon’s Bistro & Catering Co.
243 W. 9th St., 892-9800. Eclectic cuisine featuring pesto salmon, shiitake halibut Dijon, New York steak with blue cheese, fresh roasted turkey & ham sandwiches, salads soups, desserts and more. Tues.- Thurs. 11am-8pm, Fri.-Sat. 11am-9pm & Sun. 8am-2pm. $$ CC ATM

Orange Julius
1950 E. 20th St., 894-8304. Julius drinks, smoothies, pita sandwiches, hot dogs and nachos. Mon.-Fri. 10am-9pm; Sat. 10am-7pm; Sun. 11am-6pm. $

Original Philadelphia Deli
905 Wall St., 342-2577. Try grilled cheesesteak, Tennessee barbecue or original Philadelphia hoagies. Mon.-Sat. 11:00am-6pm. $$

Sharon’s Cookhouse

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Outback Steakhouse
1990 E. 20th St., 899-8112. Fresh steaks, seafood, lamb and chicken served Aussie-style. Open Mon.-Thurs. 4-10pm; Fri. and Sat. 3-11pm; Sun. noon-9pm. $$$ CC

Pelican’s Roost Chowder House
1354 East Ave., 899-2762. Fresh clam chowder seven days a week. Wide variety of seafood. Seasonal specials at affordable prices. $$

Provisions Catering
1441 Park Ave, 342-4700. Catering experts offer home-cooked food to carry out. Chicken, ribs, veggies, desserts and more. Open Wed.-Fri. 11am-6pm; Sat. 11am-4pm.

Red Lobster
2010 Business Lane, 893-5595. Serving a variety of fresh fish, steak, pasta and seafood in a fun, family environment. Open daily 11am-10pm. $$ CC

Richard’s Vittorio’s
Center Court, Chico Mall. 345-4092. Delicious pretzels are hand-rolled and baked fresh hourly. Open Mon.-Fri. 10am-9pm; Sat. 10am-7pm; Sun. 10am-6pm. $ ATM

Russell’s Restaurant
185 Cohasset Rd., 343-5543. Featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner specials. Beer and wine. Open daily 6am-10pm. $$ CC ATM

Smokin’ Mo’s BBQ
131 Broadway, 891-6677. Enjoy the very best in southern-style BBQ. 1st Place winner for Best Pork Ribs at the SLO Rib Cook Off, 8 years running. Open daily 11am-9pm. $$$ CC ATM

Sharon’s Cookhouse
1228 Dayton Rd., at the corner of Pomona, 342-0452. Featuring Southern-style food including dirty rice and racks of ribs. Open Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. $$

Stormy’s Off Broadway
132 W. 2nd St., 891-5065. A delightful Americano menu. Dinner Wed.-Sat. 6-9pm. Sunday brunch 10am-2pm. $$

VIPS Diner
3221 Esplanade. 345-7194. American food and authentic Mexican dishes. Daily 6am-10pm. $ CC

Yummy’s Homemade Ice Cream & Deli
2500 Floral Ave. (Corner of East Avenue), 893-CONE 2663. Ice cream made on the premises. Fresh sandwiches, specialty coffees, private party room & real fruit freezes(non-fat/non-dairy). Daily 11am-9pm. $ CC ATM

Zot’s Hot Dogs & Deli
225 Main St., Ste. A (Garden Walk), 345-2820. Steamed hot dogs, deli sandwiches, salad bar and homemade soups. Mon.-Sat. 8am-5:30pm. $ CC ATM


Asian Buffet
2804 Esplanade, 342-3727. High-quality traditional Asian cuisine. All-you-can-eat buffet featuring Chinese food and sushi. Daily 11am-9:30pm. $$ CC ATM

Blossom Village
2201 Pillsbury Rd., Suite E5, 345-8862. Specializing in Szechuan, Mandarin and Hunan cuisine. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-10pm; Sun. 12-9:30 pm. $$ CC

Chada Thai Cuisine
117-B W. 2nd St. (downstairs), 342-7121. Authentic Thai dishes, including a vegetarian menu. Lunch Mon.-Thurs. 11am-3pm; dinner Mon.-Thurs. 5-9pm; Fri.-Sat. 5-9:30pm. $$ CC

Chan Pheng’s
1140 Mangrove Ave., 894-6888. Mandarin, Hunan and Szechwan cuisine. Mon.-Fri. 11:30am-2:30pm and 5-8pm; Fri.-Sat. 11:30am-2:30pm and 5-9:30pm; Sun. noon-8:30pm. $$

Chang Hing House
951 Nord Ave.,#2, 893-8888. Authentic, affordable Chinese cuisine for dine in or takeout. Mon.-Sun. 11am-10pm. $ CC

China Star Super Buffet
2539 Esplanade, 899-8828. All you can eat buffet including Chinese, American, Italian, Mongolian BBQ, and Japanese cuisine. Open Sun.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri. & Sat. 11am-9:30pm. $$ CC ATM

China Wok
1950 E. 20th St., (Chico Mall Food Court), 343-2853. Fried rice, chow mein and other Chinese fare. Mon.-Fri. 10am-9pm; Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 11am-7pm. $$

Din Ho Chinese Food
2065 Whitman Ave., Suite 4A, 898-1688. Complete menu including hot, spicy dishes and combination plates. Open daily 11am-9pm. $ CC

Dragon Phoenix
2485 Notre Dame Blvd. (Raley’s Skypark Plaza), 891-1800. Specializing in Cantonese-style cuisine. Open daily 11am-9pm. $ CC

Egg Roll King
659 Palmetto Ave., 893-1838. Fast food Chinese-style. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-9:30pm; Sun. 11am-9pm. $

Gen Kai Restaurant
2201 Pillsbury Rd. (Almond Orchard), 345-7226. Traditional Japanese favorites. Full bar. Mon.-Sat. from 5pm; closed Sundays. $$$ CC ATM

Great Wall Restaurant
1008 W. Sacramento Ave., 891-6288. Delicious Cantonese cuisine. Delivery available. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-9:30pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-10pm; Sun. noon-10pm. $ CC

Happy Garden Chinese Restaurant
180 Cohasset Road, 893-2574 or 893-5068. Sample a Happy Family dinner. Open Sun. noon-9pm; Mon.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri. 11am-9:30pm; Sat. noon-9:30pm. $$ CC

Hula’s Chinese Bar-B-Q
2540 Esplanade, 342-8564 and 1937 E. 20th St., 342-6304. All-you-can-eat Mongolian Bar-B-Q with fresh vegetables, noodles and meats. Daily 11am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. ’til 10. $$ CC ATM

Katsu’s Japanese Restaurant
1008-G W. Sacramento Ave., 899-0644. Japanese delicacies and daily happy hours. Open Wed.-Mon. 11:30am-11pm. Closed Tues. $$$ CC ATM

Provisions Catering

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New World Buffet
175 E. 20th St., 342-7838. Featuring an all-you-can-eat Asian/American buffet with over 130 items, including sushi, or order off of their menu. $$ CC ATM

Peeking Chinese Restaurant
2nd and Salem streets, 895-3888. San Francisco Chef Ken Zeng presents lunch and dinner specials in a unique atmosphere. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-10pm. $$ CC

Peter Chu’s Mandarin Cuisine
2424 Cohasset, 894-8276. Tasty Asian food at reasonable prices. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-2pm for lunch, 5-9pm for dinner; Sun. noon-8pm. $$ CC

The Rawbar Restaurant & Sushi Bar
346 W. 3rd St., 897-0626. More than just a sushi bar—also features Asian-fusion food. Lunch: Mon.-Sat. 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner: Mon.-Sat. 5-10pm. $$$ CC

Teriyaki House
2599 Esplanade, 894-6127 and 951 Nord Avenue, 894-3040. Japanese fast-food restaurant specializing in teriyaki. Nord Ave.: Daily 11am-9pm; Esplanade: Mon.-Fri. 11am-9pm. $

Thai House
121 Broadway, 343-6843. Fresh & healthful Thai cuisine, including soups, curry, noodles and vegetarian dishes. $$ CC

Turandot North China Gourmet Cuisine
1851 Esplanade, 893-1156. Manchurian cuisine. Delivery in Chico with $30 purchase. Open Mon.-Fri. 11:30am-2:30pm; 5-9:30 and Saturday & Sunday 12:30-9pm. $$ CC

Windy’s Restaurant
1000 W. Sacramento Ave., 343-1788 or 343-1789. Serving a large variety of Asian favorites, beer and wine, seven days a week. Mon.-Fri. 11:30am-10:30pm; Sat.-Sun. 11:30am-midnight. $ CC

Wok In
1354 East Ave. Ste. P, 892-8369. Healthful, fast Asian food with generous portions. Full menu to dine in or take out. Drive-through open. Delivery available. Mon-Sat. 11am-8:30pm. $$ CC ATM

Wok n’ Roll Chinese Bar-B-Q
1030 Mangrove Ave., 892-1868. Healthful Mongolian-style barbecue with wide selection of fresh meat and vegetables. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm. $ CC ATM

Yume Buffet
740 Mangrove Ave., 343-8219. An upscale selection of exquisite Asian cuisine; including fresh seafood, sushi, chow mein, miso soup, and fried noodles. Open daily 11am-9:30 pm. $$ CC ATM

Fine Dining

5th Street Steakhouse
345 W. 5th St., 891-6328. Full-service steakhouse featuring USDA prime beef, fresh seafood, chops, house-made desserts. Extensive wine list. Open Tues.-Sun. from 4:30pm. Reservations accepted Sun.-Thurs. $$$$ CC

3312 Esplanade, 345-6037. Steaks, seafood, prime rib, pasta and chicken in a cozy atmosphere. Open Tues.-Sun. at 5:30pm; closed Mon. $$$$ CC

Black Crow Grill & Taproom
209 Salem St., 892-1391. Contemporary American cuisine featuring the freshest local ingredients. Lunch Mon.-Sat. 11:30am-3:30pm; Dinner Sun.-Thurs.5-9:30pm; Fri.-Sat. 5-10pm. $$$ CC

Christian Michael’s Ristorante
192 E. 3rd St., 894-4005. Featuring a California-style, Mediterranean and Italian menu. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Sun. brunch. Reservations recommended. $$-$$$$ CC

Grayatip Thai Cuisine
2574 Esplanade, 899-1055. Light, tasty Thai cuisine, with no MSG. Open Mon. and Wed.-Fri. 11:30am-2:30pm, and 5-10pm; Sat. and Sun. dinner 4pm-10pm. $$ CC

The “Inn” Place
685 Manzanita Ct. (Inside Holiday Inn), 345-2491, ext. 603. Featuring prime rib and seafood. Daily 6:30am-1:30pm and 5:30-9:30pm. Sunday brunch from 10am-1:30pm. $$$ CC ATM

Kramore Inn
1903 Park Ave., 343-3701. Entrees include fresh pasta dishes and crêpes, Lunch Tues.-Fri. 11am-2pm; brunch Sat.-Sun. 9am-2pm; dinner Tues.-Sat. 5-10pm; Sun. dinner 2-10pm. $$

Red Tavern
1250 The Esplanade, 894-3463. Award-winning chef Craig Thomas works wonders with locally grown produce and artisan ingredients. Full bar and eclectic wine list. Open Mon.-Sat. from 5:30 p.m. $$$$ CC

Redwood Forest Restaurant
121 W. 3rd St., 343-4315. Filet mignon, grilled salmon, vegetarian and pasta dishes and delicious desserts. Wine tastings. Lunch Mon.-Sat. 11am-3pm; dinner Wed.-Sat. 5:30-9pm. $$$ CC ATM

Sicilian Cafe
1020 Main St., 345-CAFE. Fine dining since 1983, featuring a variety of fresh antipasti, salads, seafood, hand-prepared pastas, chicken and veal dishes, decadent desserts and an award winning wine list. Dinner Tues.-Sun. from 5pm. $$$ CC

Sierra Nevada Taproom and Restaurant
1075 E. 20th St., 345-2739. Bistro fare, award-winning ales and an excellent wine list. Lunch Tues.-Sun. 11am-3pm; dinner Tues.-Thurs. and Sun. 5-9pm; Fri.-Sat. 5-10pm. Afternoon menu Tues.-Sun. 3-5pm. $$ CC

Coffee, Beverages & Dessert

668 Mangrove Ave., 895-0731, 241 W. East Ave., 891-1131 and 2009 Forest Ave., 345-7331. Ice cream, hot espresso treats and cakes. Daily 10:30 am-11 pm. $ CC

The Bean Scene Coffeehouse and Gallery
1387 E. 8th St., 898-9474. Espresso bar and art gallery, also serving food, wine and ice cream in an interesting environment. $$ CC ATM

Bellachino’s Espresso & Panini Café
800 Bruce Rd. #600, 892-2244. Espresso and coffee, breakfast sandwiches, salad bar and pastries. Garden patio, onsite bakery and catering. Mon.-Fri. 6am-5pm, Sat.-Sun. 7am-3pm. $$ CC ATM

Bidwell Perk
664 E. 1st Ave., 899-1500. “Simply the finest coffee, tea and delectables” in a café-style setting. Mon.-Thurs. 5:30am-7pm, Fri-Sat. 6am-10pm, Sun. 7am-4pm. $ CC ATM

The Rawbar Restaurant & Sushi Bar

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Brooklyn Bridge Bagel Works
117A W. 2nd St., 345-3443. Twenty-five types of New York-style chewy bagels, 11 flavors of cream cheese, smoothies and espresso coffees. Daily 6:30 am-5 pm. $

Butte Station
Between Plumas and Butte halls, CSUC, 898-5268. Coffee, sodas, juice and quick snacks. Mon.-Thurs. 7:30am-8pm; Fri. 7:30am-3pm. $ CC ATM

Café Max
101 Salem St., Ste. 2, 345-6655. Sandwiches, bagels, espresso and sweet treats. Mon.-Thurs. 6:30am-10pm; Fri. 6:30am-6pm; Sat. 7am-6pm; Sun. 7am-10pm. $ CC ATM

Café Mondo
951 Nord Ave., 895-0878. Gourmet espresso and coffee, fresh pastries. Daily 6am-10pm. $$

Café Paulo
642 W. 5th St., 343-0704. European grilled sandwiches, salads and soups. Espresso and baked treats. Open Mon.-Fri. 6am-6pm; Sat.-Sun. 7am-6pm. $

Café Varese
1950 E. 20th St., 345-1781. Relaxing atmosphere with full espresso bar, fresh deli sandwiches, fine pastries and desserts. Mon.-Fri. 6am-9pm; Sat.-Sun. 7am-6pm. $

Cal Java Coffee Roasters
216-B W. East Ave., 891-8935; 2485 Notre Dame Blvd., 893-2662. Serving pastries, teas and espresso drinks. Lunches at Notre Dame location. East Ave.; Mon.-Sat. 5am-7pm, Sun. 7am-5pm; Notre Dame, Mon.-Fri. 5am-6pm, Sat.-Sun. 6:30am-5pm. $ CC ATM

Cold Stone Creamery
146 Broadway, 891-3331. Ice cream, yogurt and sorbet made fresh daily with your choice of fruit, candy, nuts or syrup “mix-ins.” Shakes, smoothies, and splits served as well. Open everyday 11am-10pm, Fri.-Sat. until 11pm. $

The Cookie Shoppe
1600 Mangrove Ave. Ste. C, 899-3385. Featuring gourmet cookies and gift items. Open Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5:30pm.

CR Beans Espresso
1835 Mangrove Ave., 879-1832. Convenient drive through featuring gourmet coffee, tea, smoothies and pastries. Mon.-Fri. 5:30am-8pm; Sat. 6am-7pm; Sun. 6:30am-7pm. $

Cuppa Chico
752 East Ave., 892-9270. Gourmet coffee, espresso, pastries, muffins, scones and made-to-order sandwiches. Mon.-Fri. 6am-3pm; Sat. 6am-2pm, Closed Sundays. $ CC ATM

Donut Nook
958 East Ave., 342-2118. Donuts, muffins, Danish, scones, cookies and espresso. Open 24 hours. $

Dutch Bros.
490 East Park Ave. Featuring mochas, lattes, smoothies, the “Dutch Freeze” and various baked treats. $

Great Harvest Bread Co.
1223 Mangrove Ave., 899-7273 & 1141 Forest Ave. Suite 60 345-7155. Fresh baked, hand-crafted breads, cookies, muffins, scones and cinnamon rolls. Now serving sandwiches and soup 11am-3pm. Open Mon.-Fri. 6:30am-5pm and Sat. 7am-6pm. $$ CC

Has Beans Coffee and Tea Co.
501 Main St., 894-3033. Fresh-roasted coffees, teas, pastries, candy, wireless Internet café and galleria. Open daily 5:30 am-10pm. $ CC ATM

Helen’s Donut Nook
807 Main St., 343-4031. Fresh donuts and coffee. Open daily 4:30am-2pm. $

Higher Ground Coffee House
1288 E. 1st Ave., 343-3336. Drive-through espresso drinks, coffee and pastries. Open daily 6am–5pm. Sat. 7am-3pm. Closed Sunday. $

Island Smoothies
117 Broadway, 899-0981. Fresh-squeezed juices, bagels, sandwiches, gourmet coffee and delicious fruit smoothies. Mon.-Sat. 8am-9pm; Sun. 9am-7pm. $

Jamba Juice
201 Broadway, 345-5355 and 2027 Forest Ave., 891-5901. Fresh juices and smoothies with vitamin enhancers, plus nutritious breads and wheat grass. Mon.-Sat. 7:30am-10pm; Sun. 9am-9pm. $ CC ATM

Java Detour
E. 1st Ave. and Mangrove, 893-2828 and East Ave. and The Esplanade also at East Avenue and The Esplanade. Drive-through espresso & coffee drinks, smoothies and Italian sodas. Mon.-Thurs. 5:30am-9pm; Fri. 5:30am-10pm; Sat. 6am-10pm; Sun. 7am-8pm. $ CC

Jon and Bon’s Yogurt Shoppe
1008 W. Sacramento Ave., 894-3160; 300 Broadway, 899-9580; 1722 Mangrove Ave., 899-0484. Delicious frozen yogurt, smoothies, ice cream, frozen coffee drinks and Hawaiian snows. Daily 11am-midnight. $

Krispy Kreme
On Business Lane, past In & Out Burgers. Famous glazed donuts—get one free when the hot light is on, around 5-11am and 5-11pm. Also serving coffee and other types of donuts. Drive-thru open 24 hours. Shop open 5:30am-midnight Sun.-Thurs.; 5:30-1am Fri.-Sat. $ CC

Master’s Donuts
1008 W. Sacramento Ave., 345-6528. Donuts, under new ownership. Open 5am-2:30pm. $

Mrs. Fields Cookies/TCBY
1950 E. 20th St. (Chico Mall Food Court), 896-0738. Cookies, decorated cookies, and office meeting trays. Also serving the country’s best yogurt. Open mall hours. $

Naked Lounge
118 W. 2nd St., 895-0676. Coffee and more in a hip setting. Selections include Naked Coffee, mochachinos, teas and chai. Open 6:30am-midnight. $

Peet’s Coffee & Tea
145 Main St., 894-6716. Coffee, tea, pastries, candy. Mon.- Fri. 6am-7pm, Sat. 7am-7pm, Sun. 7am-6pm. $ CC ATM

Shubert’s Ice Cream and Candy
178 E. 7th St., 342-7163. Producing some of Chico’s tastiest ice cream and confections for more than 65 years. Open Mon.-Fri. 9:30am-10pm; Sat.-Sun. 11am-10pm. $ CC

Sin of Cortez
2290 Esplanade, 879-9200. A popular hangout for locals. Breakfast served until 2pm. Start the day with coffee or tea and enjoy one of the top-rated breakfasts in Chico. Open daily 6:30am-2pm. $

Dutch Bros.

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246 Broadway, 343-8182; 2009 Forest Ave., 894-7533. Coffee, espresso drinks and baked goods. Mon.-Fri. 6am-11pm; Sat. 7am-11pm; Sun. 7am-10pm. $

Steam & Bean Espresso
1354 East Ave., 899-2660. Featuring espresso, specialty coffees, pastries and desserts. Mon.-Fri. 6am-5pm; Sat. 7am-4pm; Sun. 7am-2pm. $

The Upper Crust Bakery & Café
130 Main St., 895-3866. “From scratch” baked goods, lunch entrees, homemade soups, espresso teas and more. Open Mon.-Sat. 6:30am-9pm; Sun. 7:30am-4pm. $ CC ATM

Winchell’s Donut House
2404 Esplanade, 895-1809. Baking your favorite donuts fresh daily. Open daily 4:30am-midnight. $ CC ATM


Basque Norte
3555 Esplanade, 891-5204. Steak, lamb, chicken and seafood family-style dinners, served the Basque way. Full bar. Open Wed.-Sat. from 5:30pm; Sun. from 5pm. $$$$ CC

Café Flo
365 East 6th St., 892-0356. California cuisine made with local fresh ingredients. Serving coffee, sandwiches, desserts, wine & beer. Mon.-Wed. 7am-4pm & Thurs.-Sat. 7am-10pm. $$

French Gourmet Bakery and Deli
1910 The Esplanade, 345-2257, and 9408 Midway in Durham, 892-9538. French pastries, gourmet coffee and lunches. Open Mon.-Fri. 6am-6pm; Sat. 6am-3pm; Sun. 7am-2pm. $ CC ATM

Hideaway Cafe
300 Broadway. Quaint getaway serving specialty drinks, sandwiches, soups, salads and pastas. Open daily 6am-4pm. $ ATM

Jasco’s Heights California Cafe (soon to be Broadway Heights)
300 Broadway, upstairs, 899-8075. House-baked focaccia sandwiches, gourmet salads and pizzas and California cuisine dinner entrees. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm; Sun. 11am-4pm. $$ CC

Sultan’s Bistro
300 Broadway, 345-7455. Gyros, shish kebobs, falafel, mousaka, hummus, baba ghanouj, Greek salads, Turkish specialties, and a burger bar. Large vegetarian selection. Beer and wine. Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm; Sun. noon-7pm. $$ ATM Checks accepted.

Union Marketplace
At Chico State University, with dining services run by the Associated Students. A new-and-improved selection, including local guest chefs. $ CC ATM


Caffe Malvina
234 W. 3rd St., 895-1614. Italian specialties served. Also available for private parties. Tues.-Fri. 11:30am-2pm; Tues.-Thurs. 5-9p.m., Fri.-Sat. 5-10pm. $$$ CC

California Pasta Productions
118 W. East Ave., 343-6999. Pasta, seafood, chicken, soups and salads. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-9:00pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-9:30pm, Sun. 4-8:30pm. $$ CC

Celestino’s Pasta and Pizza
1354 East Ave. 345-7700. Extensive menu featuring New York pizza and pasta dishes. Delivery available. Open daily 11am-10pm. $$ CC ATM

5th and Ivy, 898-9947 (take-out); 898-9948 (reservations). Italian specialties, fresh-made pasta, and pizza. Locally owned. Full bar. Mon.-Sat. 11:30am-10pm; Sun. 3-10pm. $$ CC

Gina Marie’s Italian Kitchen
305 Main St., 342-2420. Pasta, sandwiches and eggplant parmesan. Full bar and nightly specials. Open Mon.-Thurs. 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-midnight; Sun. 4-10pm. $ CC

Italian Cottage
2234 Esplanade, 343-7000; 2525 Dominic Dr., 342-7771. Family owned and operated since 1965, serving local favorites: sandwiches, pizza, pasta and salads. Best breakfast in town. Esplanade: 6am-11pm. Skyway at Dominic: 6am-10pm. $$ CC

Olive Garden
2020 Business Lane, 898-8075. Serving pasta and other Italian specialties, including drinks. Open Sun.-Thurs. 11am-10pm; Fri. and Sat. 11am-11pm. $$ CC

142 Broadway, 894-5014. Serving an original menu of specialties from Southern Italy. Open Mon.-Fri. 11am-9pm; dinner Sat. from 5pm; closed Sun. $$$ CC

1950 E. 20th St. (Chico Mall Food Court), 891-9919. Serving pizza, calzones, rolls and pasta salad. Open Mon.-Fri. 10am-9pm; Sat. 10am-7pm; Sun. 11am-6pm. $


Aca Taco I and II
1000-D W. Sacramento Ave., 343-0909 and 133 Broadway, 894-0191. Daily specials, authentic food from Acapulco. Sacramento Ave.: Mon.-Thurs. 11am-11pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-3am; Sun. 11am-9pm. Downtown: Mon.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-9pm, Closed Sun. $$ ATM

Amigos de Acapulco
820 Oroville Ave., 898-8488. Mexican favorites including the special enchiladas and chile relleños. Daily 7am-11pm (or later) except Mon. and Wed., closed at 7pm. $

Azteca Grill
1141 Forest Ave. Suite #30, 894-8416. Taqueria style Mexican food, authentic & fresh. Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm. Closed Sundays. $$ CC ATM

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill
2072 E. 20th St., 896-1077. Fast, fresh burritos, tacos, taquitos, salads, and more. Open Sun.-Thurs. 11am-9pm, Fri.-Sat. 11am-10pm. $$ CC ATM

Casa Lupe
2490 Park Ave. at Fair St., Chico, 893-5050; Hwy. 32 and Canal Street, Hamilton City, 828-3543. Spicy, tasty Mexican food for the whole family. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-8pm; Fri.-Sun. 11am-9pm. Sun. brunch served 8am- 2pm. Chico Mall daily 10:30am-9pm. $$ CC ATM

Café Flo

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Casa Ramos
216-C West East Ave., 894-0119. Specializing in borrego (lamb shank) and fresh fajitas—steak, chicken, and shrimp. Sun.-Thurs. 11am-9:30pm, Fri. & Sat. 11am-10pm. $$$ CC

620 Mangrove Avenue, 343-8707. Fast and to-order gourmet burritos and tacos in “endless” combinations of fillings. Open daily 11am-10pm. $$ CC ATM

El Cantarito
244 Walnut St., 891-3591. Besides its famous “antojitos,” this restaurant has plates featuring mole, birria de res, cochinita pibil and mixiotes. Open 8am-8pm Mon.-Thurs.; noon-8pm Sat.-Sun. $ CC ATM

El Indio Tortilleria
465 E. 20th St., Suite 60, 345-6757. A long-established Chico eatery serving home-style Mexican favorites. Sat.-Thurs. 11am-8pm; Fri. 11am-9pm. $ CC

El Patron Taqueria
1354-E East Ave. (Safeway Marketplace) 343-9779. Authentic Mexican food in a casual atmosphere. Mon.-Fri. 10:30am-9pm; Sat. 9am-9pm; Sun. 9am-8pm. $

El Ranchero
407 Walnut, 345-5009. “Autentico Restaurante Mexicano.” Open daily 11am-9pm. $$

El Tamborazo Mexican Restaurant
968 East Ave., 896-0744. Authentic carnitas, camarones al muso de aso (shrimp in garlic sauce) and more. Mon.-Fri. 11am-10pm; Sat.-Sun. 8am-10pm. $$ CC.

La Comida
954 Mangrove Ave., 345-2254. Mexican-style food served up fast in a friendly atmosphere. Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm. $

La Familia
1008-H W. Sacramento Ave., 898-9029; 880 East Ave., 892-8963. “Truly Mexican food.” Phone orders are taken. W. Sacramento: Open daily 11am-10pm. East Ave.: 11am-9pm. $ CC ATM

La Hacienda
2635 Esplanade, 893-8270. Traditional and contemporary Mexican cuisine. Open every day for lunch and dinner 11am-9pm. $$

Lorenzo’s Express
2485 Notre Dame Blvd., 342-3278. Serving Chico with fast, fresh Mexican food. $ CC ATM

Los Amigos Restaurante
900 Cherry St., 342-9113. Same authentic food. Remember us, “if you can’t stop, honk”? Open Tues.-Fri. 11am-9pm, Sat. 4-9pm, Sun. 8:30am-3pm. Closed Mondays. $$ CC ATM

2365 Esplanade, 895-9607. Mexican delights for every palate. Tues.-Thurs. 11am-8:30pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-9pm. $$ CC

Speedy Burrito
1031 Nord Ave., 896-0141. Great-tasting, healthfully prepared Mexican cooking. Delivery available. Daily 10:30am-10pm, except Sat. and Sun., open 8 a.m. $

Taco Bell
450 Broadway, 2398 The Esplanade, 969 East Ave. and 1930 E. 20th St. Home of Chico’s late-night eats. Fast, filling and affordable Mexican food. $

Tacos de Acapulco
429 Ivy St., 892-8176 and 116 15th St. B, 899-7114. Home of the biggest burrito in Chico. Ivy Street: Daily, 8am-3am. 15th St.: Daily, 10am-11pm. $

Tacos Cortes
1110 Dayton Rd., 342-4189. Inexpensive, authentic and generous amounts of Mexican food. Tues.- Sat. 9am-9pm. $

Tacos Guadalajara
2500 Floral Ave., at the corner of East Avenue 894-0682. Authentic Mexican food. $

Tortilla Flats
2601 Esplanade, 345-6053. Patio, full bar, banquet room. Tues.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri. 11am-10pm; Sat. 11am-9pm. $$ CC ATM

Tres Hombres Long Bar and Grill
100 Broadway, 342-0425. Fajitas, seafood tacos, grilled fresh fish and more than 50 premium tequilas. Lunch and dinner daily 11am-10pm; bar open until 1am. $$ CC

Zepeda’s Market
671 Walnut Ave., #4, 892-8218. A market featuring famous 16-ounce shrimp cocktails, burritos, tortas, tacos, enchiladas, carnitas, barbacoa and birra (goat). $


Celestino’s Live from N.Y. Pizza
101 Salem St., 896-1234; 1354 East Ave., 345-7700. New York pizza, whole or by the slice. “Best of Chico” winner 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2003. Delivery available. Open Mon.-Fri. 10:30am-10pm; Sat.& Sun. 11am-10pm. $$ CC ATM

Chuck E. Cheese
966 East Ave., 894-0400. Pizza and fun, including an arcade, for kids of all ages. Open Mon.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri. 11am-10pm; Sat. 10:30am-10pm; Sun. 10:30am-9pm. $$ CC ATM

Delivery only, 891-5888. Hot and fresh made-to-order pizzas, salads, breadsticks and buffalo wings delivered. Mon.-Thurs. 3:15 pm-midnight; Fri.-Sun. 11am-1am. $$

Gashouse Pizza
2359 Esplanade, 345-3621. A “Best of Chico” Living Legend. Naturally tasty pizza with fresh ingredients made daily. Dine in, pick up, delivery or take ‘n’ bake. Call ahead. $$$ CC

Jasco’s Express
1141 Forest Ave., 343-4495. Pick-up or free delivery available. Take & bake pizza, cooked pizza, pizza by the slice, focaccia sandwiches, caesar salads and daily specials Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm; Sun. 11am-8pm. $$ CC

Left Coast Pizza
800 Bruce Rd., Ste. 100, 892-9000. Best of Chico 2002 winner. Delicious gourmet pizza, nine flavors of chicken wings, signature salads. Sun.-Wed. 11am-9pm. Thurs.-Sat. 11am-10pm. $$

Los Amigos Restaurante

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Little Caesars
118 W. East Ave., 894-5707. Pizza! Pizza! Specials. Great lunch specials. Open daily. $$

Main Street Pizza
331 Main St., 345-6246. Late-night pizza eats. Open Tues.-Sat. 5pm-3am. $

Mountain Mike’s
1722 Mangrove Ave. No. 28, Chico, 893-1923; 6626 Clark Rd., Paradise, 872-1991. Salad bar and sandwiches plus pizza. Chico: Sun.-Thurs. 11am-11pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-midnight; Paradise: 11am-11pm daily. $$

Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n’ Bake
1305 Mangrove Ave., Chico, 345-6403; 2485 Notre Dame Blvd., Chico, 898-1560; 101 E. Walker St., Orland, 865-2168; 1751 Oro Dam Blvd., Oroville, 538-8454;6026 Clark Rd., Paradise, 872-8998; 2011 Solano St., Corning, 824-4422. Gourmet pizza hot from your own oven. Sun.-Thurs. 10am-8pm; Fri.-Sat. 10am-9pm. $$

Pizza Guys
1947 E. 20th St., Ste. E, 892-9900, and 2471 Cohasset Rd., Ste. 13. 894-8888. Pizza take-out or delivery. $$$ CC ATM

Pizza Hut
407 Walnut, 891-1233. Delivery or carry out. Sun.-Thurs. 11am-11pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-midnight. $$

Rico’s Pizza
1600 Mangrove Ave., 891-6777. Fresh pizza, salad and soup bar, pastas and sandwiches. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-11pm; Fri. 11am-midnight; Sat. 11am-11pm; Sun. 11am-10:30pm. $$

Round Table Pizza
964 Mangrove Ave., Chico, 343-4254, 2201 Pillsbury, Chico, 891-1200; 2027 Forest Ave., Chico, 342-7265; 6038 Clark Rd., Paradise, 872-2233; 1124 Oro Dam Blvd., Oroville, 533-6710. Famous pizza and salad bar served in a cozy atmosphere, or have it delivered where available. Sun.-Thurs. 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-11pm. $$ CC ATM

Woodstock’s Pizza
166 E. 2nd St., 893-1500. Award-winning pizza, popular beers, awesome salads and decadent desserts. Dine-in, take-out & delivery. Open lunch, dinner, late. $$ CC ATM

Pub Grub

208 Cedar St., 345-9100. Behind Ray’s Liquor. A sports bar with a full menu from the grill, including vegetarian food. Open seven days a week, 11am-10pm. Saturday & Sunday brunch 10am-2pm. $$ CC ATM

Corner Pocket Grill
319 Main St., 898-9554. Huge sandwiches, salads and burgers. Everything fresh (bread etc.). Daily specials. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-11pm; Sun. 12-8pm. $$ CC ATM

Oasis Bar and Grill
1007 W. 1st St. 343-4305. Great burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches. Daily drink specials. Open 11 am.- 2am. daily. $$ ATM

Panama Bar and Cafe
177 E. 2nd St., 895-8817. Appetizers and American pub food. Open Mon.-Sat. 11:30am-9pm. $$ CC

Pastime Pub
1600 Park Ave., 343-4915. Enjoy Chico’s oldest neighborhood bar. Daily beer specials and happy hours, billiards and shuffleboard. $ ATM

Pomme Frites
138 Broadway. 893-9622. French fries, zucchini strips, fish and chips Belgian style. Mon.-Sat. 11 am.-8pm., weekends later.

702 W. 5th St., 343-7459. Full bar. Sporting events on 17 TVs. Burgers and sub sandwiches served daily 11am-6pm. $$ CC

Scotty’s Bar & Grill
One mile south of Hwy. 32 on River Road, 893-2020. Try a River Burger on the deck, or watch one of 20 TVs. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. 10am-2am; Sun. 9am-10pm. $$ CC ATM

2010 Park Ave., 893-3500. “Bad boy” bacon cheeseburger, 32-ounce beers, great food and fun for those over 21. 11am-2am. $$

Sandwiches and Burgers

32nd St. Subs & Bakery
737 Nord Ave., 343-3032. Friendly staff and some of the best subs in town. Mon.-Sat. 8am-7:30pm; Sun. 9am-7:30pm. $ CC ATM

Bustolini’s Delicatessen
800 Broadway, 892-1790. Premium sandwiches, authentic old-world Italian meats and cheeses, antipasti and grocery items. Mon.-Fri. 8am-7pm; Sat. 11am-7pm; Sun. noon-5pm. $ CC ATM

Skyway at Notre Dame, 345-6457. Roast beef, chicken, and market-fresh sandwiches. Mon.-Sat. 10am-10pm, Sun. 11am-9pm. $ CC

Beachfront Deli
160 Convair (Chico Airport), 898-1020. Great sandwiches and great service. Coffee, beverages and desserts. Mon.-Fri. 8am-4pm. $$ CC: AmEx only.

Bear Country Market & Deli
13670 Anderson Brothers Drive., 891-5143. Burgers, deli sandwiches, beer, wine, sodas. Mon.-Fri. 6am-7pm; Sat. 7am-6pm; Sun. 9am-5pm. $$ CC ATM

Big Al’s Drive-In
1844 Esplanade, 342-2722. Milkshakes are a triple-thick treat at this longtime Chico favorite. Open daily 10am-10:30pm. $$

Burger Hut
933 Nord Ave., 891-1418; 2451 Forest Ave., 891-1430. A “Best of Chico” Living Legend, with a “Build Your Own Burger” bar. Mon.-Sat. 10am-9pm; Sun. 11am-9pm. $ CC ATM

Burger King
962 East Ave., 891-6291; 1104 W. 2nd St., 895-3438; 1950 E. 20th St., 343-9506; 2520 Notre Dame Blvd., 893-9560. East Ave.: Mon.-Thurs. 7am-11pm; Fri.-Sat. 7am-midnight; Sun. 7:30am-11pm. 2nd St.: Mon.-Thurs. 7am-11:30pm; Fri.-Sat. 7am-12:30am; Sun. 7:30am-11:30pm. Chico Mall: Mon.-Fri. 10am-9pm; Sat. 10am-7pm; Sun. 11am-6pm. Notre Dame: Sun.-Thurs. 7am-10:30pm; Fri. 7am-11:30pm; Sat. 7am-11:30pm. $

The Dog House

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Candi’s Deli
2625 Aztec Dr., 343-8048. Featuring homemade sandwiches and salads, hamburgers, soups and desserts. Catering available. Open Mon.-Tues. 10am-3pm; Wed.-Fri. 10am-6pm. $$ CC ATM

Carl’s Jr.
2516 Esplanade, 893-2908; 1940 E. 20th St., 345-9643. Charbroiled burgers are a specialty. Esplanade: Sun.-Thurs. 6am-12:30am; Fri.-Sat. 6am-2am. 20th St.: 6am-midnight. $

Dairy Queen
2190 Esplanade, 343-2113. Burgers, sundaes, Blizzards and more. Open daily 11am-10pm. $ ATM

The Deli
1924 Mangrove Ave. (inside S & S Produce), 343-8466. Homemade sandwiches, soup and a salad bar. Mon.-Sat. 6am-9pm, Sun. 8am-8pm. $ CC ATM

The Dog House
1008 W Sacramento Ave., 894-3641. Serving charcoal-grilled gourmet hotdogs and sausages. Open daily 10am-10pm.

EJ’s Dogs and Subs
672 Mangrove, 342-3456. Wide assortment of hot dogs and deli sandwiches. Mon.-Fri. 10am-7pm; Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 11am-5pm. $

First Street Deli
215 W. 1st St., 895-8462. Sandwiches, salads and soda to eat in or take out. Catering. Mon.-Fri. 10am-10pm; Sat. 10:30am-8pm; Sun. 11am-6pm. $$ CC ATM

Fosters Freeze
900 Broadway, 342-7052. Burgers, milkshakes and Fosters Freeze Twisters. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm. $

The Graduate
344 W. Eighth St., 343-2790. Try a famous Grad Burger, salad or steak. Serving food daily 11am-10pm. $$ CC ATM

In-N-Out Burger
2050 Business Lane, 1-800-786-1000. The popular fries, shakes and burgers—including the Double-Double. Open Sun.-Thurs. 10:30am-1am; Fri.-Sat. 10:30am-1:30am. $

Jack In The Box
500 Broadway, 893-5198; 2540 Esplanade, 894-6910 and 1955 East 20th St., 345-8122. Burgers, salads, fish and more. Broadway: Sun.-Wed. 6am-midnight; Thurs. 6am-2am; Fri.-Sat. 6am-3am; Esplanade: Mon.-Thurs. 6:30am-11pm; Fri.-Sat. 6:30am-1am; Sun. 8am-11pm. $

Kathy’s Deli
671 Walnut, 343-5925. Deli, specializing in Philly cheese steak and hot and cold sub sandwiches—dine in or take out. Open Mon.-Sat. 11:30am-8pm; Sun. noon-6pm. $$ CC ATM

1161 Mangrove Ave., Chico, 342-7566; 1980 E. 20th St., Chico, 342-5181; 1796 Oro Dam Blvd., Oroville, 534-1231; 6361 Clark Rd., Paradise, 877-1301. The colonel’s special recipe and other treats. $

Kinder’s Custom Meats and Deli
2211/2 Normal St., 342-3354. Specialty is the marinated ball tip steak sandwich. Open Mon.-Sat. 9am-9pm; Sun. 10am-6-m. $ CC ATM

Kona’s Sandwiches
138 Main St., Downtown; 965 Nord Avenue. Delicious foot-long sub sandwiches—only $3.70. Several vegetarian selections. Open daily 10am-10pm. $ ATM

Madison Bear Garden
316 W. 2nd St., 891-1639. Try their world-famous Bear burgers, buffalo wings or a scrumptious salad. Kitchen hours 11am-10pm daily. $ CC ATM

2452 Connors Ct., 895-9740; 655 Palmetto, 895-9900; 2444 Notre Dame Blvd., 899-1285; 2044 Forest Ave. (inside Wal-Mart), 899-8094. Big Macs and Ronald himself. Connors: Daily 6:30am-11pm; Palmetto and Notre Dame locations: Daily 7am-11pm; Wal-Mart location: Daily 9am-10pm. $

Moe’s To Go
788 East Ave., 895-3600. All types of freshly made submarine sandwiches. Open Mon.-Sun. 10am-6pm. $$ CC ATM

Nagel’s Bagels
1722 Mangrove Ave., 345-3900. Bagels, bagel sandwiches, coffee, espresso & cold drinks. Open Mon.-Fri. 6am-3pm; Sat. 7am-3pm; Sun. 7am-2pm. $ CC ATM

1444 Park Ave., 342-2285. Their motto is, “Nobody does burgers better than Nobby’s.” Open Tues.-Fri. 10:30am-7:30pm; Sat. 10:30am-3:30pm; closed Sun. and Mon. $

Port Of Subs
1354 East Ave., Ste. D, 899-8312. Fax orders: 899-8913. Custom-made fresh sub sandwiches, desserts, soups and salads. Delivery available from 11am to 3pm—$10 minimum. Catering. $$ CC ATM

Quizno’s Subs
2471 Cohasset Rd., Ste. 120, 891-9500, and 2070 E. 20th St., 540-7822. Toasted sub sandwiches. They take pride in their perfectly toasted subs made with great ingredients. Open 10:30am-9pm Mon.-Sat; Sun. 10:30am-8pm. $$ CC ATM

Ray’s Liquor Deli and Bakery
207 Walnut, 343-3249. Deli goodies and baked treats from scones to muffins. Open daily; dining Mon.-Fri. 11am-2pm. $

Spiteri’s Deli
971 East Ave., 891-4797. Best-kept sandwich secret in Chico. Serving all your favorites along with daily specialty salads and beer and wine. Open Mon.-Sat. 9am-6:30pm. $

Sub Station
2404 Park Ave., 343-9178. Sub sandwiches and other deli-style foods. Mon-Fri. 10:30am-5:30pm; Sat. 11am-3pm. $

Subway Sandwiches
1000 W. Sacramento Ave., 342-9777; 240 W. East Ave., 894-6779; 1398 East Ave., 894-8757; 1947 E. 20th St., 343-5803, 148 Main St., 343-4643. Eat fresh! Open daily. $

Togo’s Great Sandwiches
241 W. East Ave., 891-1131 & 2009 Forest Ave., 345-7331. Features sandwiches, soups and salads. Catering available. Daily 10:30am-11pm. $ CC

Wendy’s Old-Fashioned Hamburgers
2421 Cohasset, 345-8857. Burgers, fresh salads, grilled chicken. Open daily 10am-10pm, drive-thru open until 1am. $

Wine Bars

Creekside Cellars
250 Vallombrosa Ave., Ste. 500, 894-7696. Enjoy wine tastings with complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Store open Tues.-Sat. 11am-7pm. Tasting room open Thurs.-Sat. 4-7pm. $$ CC ATM

La Rocca Vineyards Tasting Room & Gift Shop
15 miles east of Chico, off Hwy 32 in Forest Ranch, 899-WINE (9463). Taste the award winning organic wines of local vintner, Philip La Rocca. Open Sat.-Sun. 12-5pm. Call for winery tours and private samplings. $$$ CC