Wine & Dine

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Jedidiah’s Neighborhood Grill

Jedidiah’s Neighborhood Grill

Photo By Tom Angel

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$--Entrees priced under $5
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$$$$--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-7pm. $$ 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. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-6pm. Fri. open until 8pm. $$ 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

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

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.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. 8am-9pm; Sun. 8am-4pm. $$ CC

The Golden Waffle Restaurant
701 Main St., 891-1940. Country-style breakfast and lunch served daily 6am-2pm. $$ CC ATM

Hometown Buffet
2201 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 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

Jedidiah’s Neighborhood Grill
265 Humboldt Ave., 899-1105. Specializing in “California Confusion,” a collection of California, Mexican and Asian cuisine prepared from scratch with the only the freshest ingredients. Jedidiah’s serves breakfast and lunch, and also offers catering services and banquet facilities. Tues.-Fri. 6am-2pm; Sat. 7am-2pm. $$ CC ATM

Kalico Kitchen
2396 The Esplanade, 343-3968. This favorite local restaurant features breakfast, lunch, dinner, 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, steak 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 breakfast specials Mon.-Fri. until 11 a.m. Sunday brunch, cocktail bar, fresh-baked pies. Sun. 9am-10pm; Mon.-Thurs. 8am-10pm; Fri. 8am-11pm; Sat. 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. Breakfast and lunch, homemade soups, specialty sandwiches, salads, fresh pastries, coffee, espresso, beer and wine. Poetry and open mic. Internet access and art gallery. Open 7am-5pm and evenings for special events. $$ 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

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

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

The Rawbar

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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. $$ CC ATM

201 Main St., 343-0165. Salad bar with your choice of seven fresh toppings, grilled sandwiches, carved meat and a wide variety of side dishes. Sun.—Thurs. 11am–9pm. Fri., Sat. 11am–10pm. $$ CC ATM

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. 11am-6pm. $ ATM

Roost Café
1144 Park Ave., 892-1281. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Mon.-Sat. 6am-2pm and Wed.-Sat. 5-9pm for dinner. $$$ CC ATM

Rosie’s Deli on the Runway
160 Convair Ave., 898-1020. Hot and cold delicious sandwiches and daily specials for tourists on the go. Open Mon.-Fri. 8am-3pm and Sat. 8:30am-2:30 pm. $$ CC ATM

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

Sharon’s Cookhouse
1228 Dayton Rd. 342-0452. Authentic Soul Food at its finest, specializing in corn meal-breaded fried catfish and steaks and ribs so tender the meat falls off the bone. Tues.-Sat. 11:30am-8:30pm. $$$

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, 9 years running. Open Sun.–Wed. 11am-8:30pm, Thurs.–Sat. 11am-9:30pm. $$$ CC ATM

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

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


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 ATM

Chan Pheng’s
1140 Mangrove Ave., 894-6888. Mandarin, Hunan and Szechwan cuisine. Closed Mondays. Tues.-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. $$

Cocodine Thai Cuisine
2485 Notre Dame Blvd., 891-1800. Fresh authentic Thai food as well as fusion dishes. Open Sun., Mon., Wed., Thurs. 11am-3pm, 5-9pm; Fri.–Sat. 11am-3pm, 5-10pm. Closed Tues. $$ CC ATM

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. Open Mon.-Sun. from 5:30pm, open for lunch Mon.-Fri. 11:30am-2 pm $$$ CC ATM

Ginger’s Chinese Cuisine
2201 Pillsbury Rd., Suite E5, 345-8862. Formerly Blossom Village. Specializing in Szechuan, Mandarin and Hunan cuisine. Sun.-Thurs. 11am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-9:30pm. $$ CC ATM

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 Albatross

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

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

House of Bamboo
163 E. 2nd St., 893-8811. A unique fusion of Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai cuisine, including vegetarian, vegan and low-carb options. Fresh made every day and cooked to order. $$$ 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

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

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 Broadway, 897-0626. More than just a sushi bar, also featuring a full Asian-fusion menu. Lunch: Mon.-Sat. 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner: Mon.-Sat. 5-10pm. $$$ CC

Teaz Me Tea Bar & Asian Café
250 Vallombrosa Ave., Suite 200, 895-8100. “A tea joint you’ll tend to remember.” Tea libations and much more. Open daily 10am-9pm.; Sun. 10am-4pm. $$

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, 4:30-9:30; Sat. 12:30-9:30pm; Sun. 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-10pm; Sat.-Sun. Noon-10pm. $ 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. Delivery available. Mon-Sat. 11am-9pm. $ CC ATM

Wok n’ Roll Chinese Restaurant
1030 Mangrove Ave., 892-1868. Authentic Chinese menu with something for everyone. Delivery, drive-through or sit-down dining in a casual atmosphere. 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, house-made desserts. Extensive wine list. Open daily 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 full premium bar, microbrews, extensive wine selection and the freshest local ingredients. Lunch Mon.-Sat. 11:30am-3:30pm; Dinner Sun.-Thurs. 5-9:30pm; Fri.-Sat. 5-10pm. $$$ CC

Chameleon Café
1105 W. Fifth St. 343-2694. Restaurant and wine bar. Wed.- Sat. 5-10pm. $$ CC.

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

Christian Michael’s Ristorante
192 E. 3rd St., 894-4005. Featuring a California-style, Mediterranean and Italian menu, with a full bar and extensive wine list. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Sun. brunch. Happy hour 4:30-6pm daily. Reservations recommended. $$-$$$$ CC

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

The Sweet Shoppe

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Opening mid-May. 220 W. Fourth St., inside Hotel Diamond. “Gourmet comfort cuisine” with a full dining experience featuring restaurant and lounge. Open daily 11am-10pm. $$$$ CC ATM

Kramore Inn
1903 Park Ave., 343-3701. Entrees include fresh pasta dishes and crepes, 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

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 10:30am-11pm. $ CC

Bellachino’s Espresso & Panini Café
800 Bruce Rd. #600, 892-2244. Espresso and coffee, breakfast sandwiches, homemade soups, wraps, panini sandwiches, gourmet salads and pastries. Garden patio, onsite bakery and catering. Mon.-Fri. 6am-4pm, Sat.-Sun. 7am-3pm. $$ CC

Ben & Jerry’s
Corner of East Ave. & Cohasset Rd., 893-9377. Serving the finest quality all natural ice cream and euphoric concoctions, including cones, shakes, smoothies and sundaes. Sun.-Thurs. 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-11pm. $ CC ATM

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

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 6:30am-5pm. $

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 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. $

Cal Java Coffee Roasters
216-B W. East Ave., 891-8935; 1601 Esplanade Ave., 894-3534; 2485 Notre Dame Blvd., 893-2662. Serving pastries, teas and espresso drinks. Lunches at Notre Dame and Esplanade locations. East Ave., Mon.-Sat. 5am-7pm, Sun. 7am-5pm; Esplanade Ave., Mon-Fri 6am-7pm, Sat. 6am-3pm; Notre Dame Mon.-Fri. 5am-6pm, Sat.-Sun. 6:30am-5pm. $ CC ATM

The Coco Caffe
1722 Mangrove Ave. #18, 342-2626. Coffee, tea, espresso drinks, specialty sandwiches and salads and much more, served in a European-style coffee house. Opens Mon.-Fri. 6am-5pm.; Sat. 7:30am-4pm; Sun. 8am-1pm. $ CC

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

Common Grounds
Located in the Bell Memorial Union at Chico State University. Espresso drinks, smoothies, freshly baked goods, sandwich deli and bagels with specialty cream cheeses. Open Mon.-Thurs. 7am-10pm, Fri. 7am-5pm. Open late on event nights.

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

Courtside Café II
251 Cohasset Rd. 342-2429. Espresso and pastries. Open 7am-5pm. $ CC ATM

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, handcrafted 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 5:30am-10pm. $ CC ATM

Pita Pit

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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/Agave
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.

Juice Whirled
1722 Mangrove Ave., 893-2169. Fresh squeezed juices, smoothies, organic wheat grass and more! In Kinko’s Shopping Center. Open daily 7:30am-7:30pm. $$

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 9pm-5pm. $ ATM

Matthew’s Café
2201 Pillsbury Road, Suite C-6, 894-9093. Espresso drinks, pastries breakfast burritos, selected lunch items. $ CC ATM

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. $

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

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

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. $

246 Broadway, 343-8182; 2471 Cohasset Road, 894-1323; 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 Sweet Shoppe
1354-C East Ave., 899-0103. Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Sweet Shoppe, featuring Dreyers Ice Cream, Jelly Belly Candies and premium American and Belgian chocolates. This locally owned and family operated business is also an authorized seller of Chico Outlaws merchandise and Gund Plush Toys. Mon.-Sat. 12-9pm; Sun. 12-8pm. $ CC ATM

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


Broadway Heights California Cuisine
300 Broadway, upstairs, 899-8075. House-baked focaccia sandwiches, specialty salads, gourmet pizzas and California cuisine dinner entrees. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-8:30pm; Sun. 11am-4pm. $$ CC

Basque Norte
3555 Esplanade, 891-5204. Steak, lamb, chicken, barbequed rib 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 espresso drinks, sandwiches, desserts, wine & beer. Mon.-Thurs. 7:30am-9pm, Fri.-Sat. 7:30am-10pm, Sun. 9am-4pm $$ ATM

Durham Café
9408 Midway in Durham, 892-9538. A gourmet coffee house serving breakfast sandwiches, gourmet pastries, soups, salads and sandwiches. Open daily 5:30am-3:30pm. $

El Patron Taqueria

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Pita Pit
240 Broadway, 899-2847. From falafels to Philly steak. “Fresh Thinking, Healthy Eating” is their motto. They roll pitas with fresh veggies, cheese and 11 sauces. Tues.-Sat. 11-3am, Sun. & Mon 11am-midnight. $ CC ATM

Spice Creek Café and Gallery
230 West 3rd St. (across from Diamond Alley), 891-9951. An exotic food mecca, featuring seasonal, local ingredients and spicy, powerful flavors from around the world. The menu includes fresh seafood, breads and desserts baked daily and an exciting wine list. Dinner served Tues.-Thurs. 5:30-9pm.; Fri.-Sat. 5:30-10pm $$$$ CC

Sultan’s Bistro
300 Broadway, 345-7455. Gyros/pita sandwiches, shish kebobs, falafel, hummus, baba ghanouj, Greek salads, Turkish specialties and 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. 5-9pm.; Fri.-Sat. 5-10pm. $$$ CC

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

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

1141 Forest Ave., 893-1896. Authentic Italian restaurant, serving pizza, pasta, salads and sandwiches. Mon.-Sun. 7am-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. $

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


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 rellenos. Daily 7am-11pm (or later) except Mon. and Wed., closed at 7pm. $

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

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 ATM

Chipotle Mexican Grill
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. $

Gashouse Pizza

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

El Tamborazo Mexican Restaurant
968 East Ave., 896-0744. Authentic carnitas, camarones al muso de ajo (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. $ ATM

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. $$

La Salsa
Corner of East Ave. & Cohasset Rd., 891-9595. Serving fresh and healthy Mexican food made with the highest quality ingredients and charbroiled meats. Sample their famous fresh salsa bar and enjoy the open display kitchen. Sun.-Thurs. 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-11pm. $$ CC

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, “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, 969 East Ave. and 1930 E. 20th St. Home of Chico’s late-night eats. Fast, filling and affordable Mexican food. $ ATM

Tacos de Acapulco
429 Ivy St., 892-8176, 114 15th St., 899-7114 and 1141 Forest Ave., 892-9624. Home of the biggest burrito in Chico. Ivy Street: Daily, 8am-3am. 15th St.: Daily, 10am-11pm. Forest Ave.: 9am-10pm $

Tacos Cortés
1110 Dayton Rd., one block past 9th and HWY 32, 342-4189. Inexpensive, authentic and generous amounts of Mexican food. Tues.- Sat. 9am-9pm, Sun. 8am-9pm. $ CC

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

Tacos Pinolero
Whitman Ave., behind the Grocery Outlet store. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Every day. $

Teddy Malibu’s
1002 West Fifth St. Tacos, salads and “soon-to-be famous” fish tacos. $ CC

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, pasta, grilled fresh fish, steaks, 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 and Deli
101 Salem St., 896-1234; 1354 East Ave., 345-7700. New York pizza, whole or by the slice. “Best of Chico” winner 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 & 2004. 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, with 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

Domino’s Pizza
324 Walnut St., 891-5888. Hot, fresh, made-to-order pizzas, salads, breadsticks and Buffalo wings. Delivery & take out available. Mon.-Thurs. 11am-midnight; Fri.-Sun. 11am-2am. $$

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

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

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

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

Monstro’s Pizza & Subs
628 W. Sacramento Ave., 345-7672. Pizza and subs. Open Tues.-Sat. 5pm-10pm. Closed Sun.-Mon. $$

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. 130, 894-8888. Pizza take-out or delivery. $$$ CC ATM

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

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. Gridley location coming in May. 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, NEW salads and decadent desserts. Dine-in, take-out & delivery. Open lunch, dinner, late. $$ CC

Pub Grub

Bella’s Sports Pub
134 Broadway, 893-5253. Great pub food. Huge beer selection, sports on big screen, high-definition TVs. Open Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-midnight; Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.- midnight. $$ CC ATM

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

Panama Bar and Café
177 E. 2nd St., 895-8817. Appetizers and American pub food. Open Tues.-Sat. 11:30am-9pm, Sun. 10am-3pm$$ CC

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 ATM

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

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

Bear Country Market & Deli

13670 Anderson Brothers Dr., 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. $

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

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


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Carl’s Jr.
2516 Esplanade, 893-2908; 1940 E. 20th St., 345-9643. Charbroiled burgers are a specialty. Esplanade: Now open 24 hours. 20th St.: 6am-midnight. $

Costa Sinistra
800 Bruce Rd., Ste. 500, 892-0600. Italian deli specializing in sandwiches, imported products, soups and salads. Close to Bidwell Park. Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm; Sat. 11am-4pm; Closed Sun. $ CC ATM

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

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

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

George’s Burger Station
1295 E. 8th St., Hwy 32 (between 8th and 9th St.), 894-7013. 7am-6pm. $ CC ATM

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

Hideaway Café
300 Broadway on “Diamond Alley” 892-9349, Breakfast sandwiches and burritos, soup, specialty salads, gourmet sandwiches, fresh baked pastries and espresso drinks. Open Mon.-Sat. 7am-4pm. $ 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., Inexpensive and delicious sandwiches and wraps! Open daily 10am-9pm. $ ATM

Kona’s Sandwiches & Take ‘n’ Bake Pizza
965 Nord Ave. Inexpensive and delicious sandwiches, wraps and take & bake pizza. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-10pm; Sun. 10am-9pm $ 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. 10:30am-6pm. $$ 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., 895-9400. 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. $

Rosie’s Deli on the Runway
160 Convair (Chico Airport), 898-1020. Great sandwiches and great service. Coffee, beverages and desserts. Mon.-Fri. 8am-4pm. $$ CC ATM.

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. 10am-5:30pm; Sat.-Sun. 11am-3:30 $ ATM

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, the new cheese department and outdoor seating. Store open Tues.-Sat. 11am-7pm. Tasting room open Thurs.-Sat. 4-7pm. $$ CC ATM

La Rocca Vineyards Tasting Room & Gift Shop
15 minutes east of Chico, up 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

Monk’s Bistro & Wine Lounge
128 W. 2nd St. 343-3408. An extensive wine list with more than 100 labels available (more than 50 by the glass). Cheese boards, prawns, soups (cold and hot) and desserts. Menu changes often. Open seven days, 4:30pm-close. $$$ CC ATM

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