Wine & dine

Chico offers great dining

Johnnie’s Restaurant & Lounge

Johnnie’s Restaurant & Lounge

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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 ATM

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
993 East Ave., 343-2247. Gourmet-style burritos with flavored tortillas, fajitas, burgers, salads, appetizers, kids’ menu. Beer and wine. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-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 Mon.-Thurs., 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-midnight; Sun. 10am-10pm with brunch 10am-2pm. $$$ CC ATM

Country Waffles
690 Rio Lindo, 345-1149; 2485 Notre Dame Blvd. (in Raley’s Skyway Plaza), 345-9905. 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, and 196 Cohasset Rd., in the Garden Villa, 343-4876. Organic & natural ingredients used in their 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

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

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

Jack’s Family Restaurant
540 Main St., 343-8383. Homemade food at reasonable prices in a family atmosphere. Open 24 hours. $ 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.-Sun. 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 Cafe & Gallery
128 Broadway, 345-0601. Breakfast and lunch, including homemade soups, specialty sandwiches, salads, fresh pastries, coffee, espresso, beer and wine. Poetry and open mic. Internet access and art gallery. Open daily 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

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

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 and 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

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

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

Scotty’s Bar & Grill

Sharon’s Inn
1228 Dayton Rd. 342-0452. Authentic Soul Food at its finest, specializing in cornmeal-breaded fried catfish and steaks and ribs so tender the meat falls off the bone. Tues.-Sat. 10am-8pm. $$$

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 nine 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. $$

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

Cocodine Thai Cuisine
2485 Notre Dame Blvd., Suite #250, 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

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. Lunch Mon.-Sat. 11am-2:30pm; Dinner Mon.-Sun. 5-9:30pm. $$ CC

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. Experience the relaxing atmosphere and get a real taste of Southeast Asia. Lunch: Tues.-Sat. 11:30-2:30; Dinner: Sun., Tues. & Wed. 5-9pm; Thurs.-Sat 5-9:30pm; Closed Mondays. $$ 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, meats and sauces. Beer and wine available. 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

Kings’ Super Buffet
2539 Esplanade, 342-5888. Buffet with more than 180 items daily, including seafood, steak, Peking duck, vegetables, fruit, soup and desserts. Sun.-Thurs 11am-9:30pm; Fri.-Sat. 11am-10pm. $$ CC

Kwando Restaurant
740 Mangrove Ave., 343-6780. All-you-can-eat buffet, featuring a huge sushi bar, salad bar, carving bar, oysters, shrimp, dim-sum, soup, fish, desserts, ice cream, appetizers and many other traditional oriental favorites. Open Mon.-Thur. 11am-9:30pm; Fri-Sun. 11 am- 10pm. $$ 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

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 Broadway, 897-0626. More than just a sushi bar, also featuring a full Asian-fusion menu. Lunch: Mon.-Sat. 11:30am-3:00pm; Dinner: Mon.-Sat. 5-10pm. $$$ CC

Rice Bowl
2804 Esplanade, 899-9038. Sit-down restaurant serving Japanese cuisine, including sushi bar, beer and wine. Open daily 11am to 10pm. Lunch menu Mon.-Sat. $$ 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, 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

Fine Dining

Brooklyn Bridge Bagel Works

33 Steaks, Booze & Jazz
305 Main St., 893-1903. Classic American steak house with a wide variety of menu items and a specialty martini bar. Tues.-Sun. 4:30pm-close. $$$$ CC

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

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. Sunday brunch. Happy hour 4-6pm daily. Reservations recommended. $$-$$$$ CC

Johnnie’s Restaurant & Lounge
220 W. Fourth St., 895-1515. Located inside the historic Hotel Diamond, Johnnie’s Restaurant and Lounge offers a complete dining experience. Open daily 11am-10pm, and 10am on Sunday for brunch. $$-$$$$ 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 Café
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. (this location under new ownership), 895-0731; 241 W. East Ave., 891-1131; 2009 Forest Ave., 345-7331. Ice cream, smoothies, shakes and cakes. Daily 10:30am-11pm. $ CC

Bellachino’s Espresso & Panini Cafe
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. Serving some of the finest coffee, tea and delectables in a cafe-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. 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, 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 Sun.-Thurs. noon-10pm; Fri.-Sat. noon-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.

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. $ CC

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

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 cafe and galleria. Open daily 5:30am-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/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; 2027 Forest Ave., 891-5901; 855 East Ave., 891-9340. Fresh juices and smoothies with vitamin enhancers, plus nutritious breads and wheat grass. Mon.-Sat. 7:30am-10pm; Sun. 9am-9pm. $ CC ATM

Naked Lounge

Java Detour
E. 1st Ave. and Mangrove, 893-2828; East Ave. 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. $$

Market Café & Coffee House
1387 E. 8th St., 892-2332. An interesting blend of café, coffee house and gift shop, serving a variety of coffee drinks, pastries, sandwiches, salads, soups and more. Catering is also available. Mon.-Fri. 6am-4pm; Sat.-sun. 8am-2pm. Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm. $$ CC ATM

Master’s Donuts
1008 W. Sacramento Ave., 345-6528. Donuts, under new ownership. Open 9pm-5pm. $ ATM

Matthew’s Cafe
2201 Pillsbury Road, Suite C-6, 894-9093. Classic coffee shop with sandwiches, salad bar and free wireless Internet. $ CC

Mrs. Fields Cookies/TCBY
1950 E. 20th St. (Chico Mall Food Court), 896-0738. Cookies, decorated cookies, and office meeting trays. Also serving delicious 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. $

Oh! Cha-Ya
752 East Ave., 892-9270. Gourmet coffee, tea, espresso, pastries, muffins, scones and made-to-order sandwiches and Asian food. Mon.-Fri. 7am-3pm; Sat. at the Farmers’ Market; Closed Sun. $$ CC ATM

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 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, Mon.-Sat. 6am-11pm, Sun. 6:30am-10pm; 2471 Cohasset Road, 894-1323, Mon.-Sat. 5am-11pm, Sun. 6am-11pm; 2009 Forest Ave., 894-7533, Mon.-Thurs. 5am-9pm, Fri. 5am-10pm, Sat. 5:30am-10pm, Sun. 5:30-9pm; 995 Nord Ave., Suite 100, 343-8586, Mon.-Sat. 5am-11pm, Sun. 6am-11pm. Coffee, espresso drinks and baked goods. $ CC ATM

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 an assortment of yummy new candy. Mon.-Sat. 12-9pm; Closed Sundays. $ CC ATM

The Upper Crust Bakery & Cafe
130 Main St., 895-3866. Baked goods from scratch, 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 ribs and seafood served family style. Family owned since 1975. 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

Five & Eye
648 W. 5th St., 343-4555. Named for the infamous intersection of W. 5th and Ivy streets. The diverse menu includes a variety of breakfast items, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, fish and chips, international salads, teriyaki bowls, quesadillas and more. Beer and wine available. Enjoy the reggae music, Jimmy Buffet-inspired island motif and array of TVs. Sun.-Thurs. 6am-11pm; Fri.-Sat. 6am-2:30am. $$ CC ATM

Spice Creek Cafe 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, lamb, breads and desserts baked daily and an exciting wine list. Dinner served Wed.- Sat. 6pm-close. $$$$ CC

Sultan’s Bistro
300 Broadway, 345-7455. Gyros/pita wraps, 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.

Teaz Me Tea Ba & Fusion Cafe
250 Vallombrosa Ave., Suite 200, 895-8100. “A tea joint you’ll tend to remember.” Tea libations and much more. Open daily 11am-9pm.; Sun. 11am-6pm. $$ CC ATM

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

Five & Eye

Italian Cottage
2234 Esplanade, 343-7000; 2525 Dominic Dr., 342-7771. Family owned and operated since 1965, serving local favorites: sandwiches, pizza, pasta, salads and delicious breakfasts. Sun. brunch served until 1pm. Open everyday. Esplanade at Cohasset: 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

Original Pete’s
2495 Carmichael Dr., 891-0611. Opening soon and serving the same gourmet pizza, pastas and salads made popular by Original Pete’s in Sacramento. Serving lunch and dinner. $$ CC ATM

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 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 Ramos
216-C West East Ave., 894-0119; 2490 Fair St., 893-5050. 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. $

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

El Tamborazo Mexican Restaurant
968 East Ave., 896-0744. Serving authentic Mexican cuisine. Their specialty is El Molcajete, an exotic dish prepared with a delicious combination of shrimp, chicken, steak, pork, bell peppers, onions and cactus in a Mexican sauce. 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. “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, 757 East Ave. and 1930 E. 20th St. Home of Chico’s late-night eats. Fast, filling and affordable Mexican food. $ CC 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 Cortes
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 El Grullense
1295 E. 8th St. (next to the Union 76 station), 894-7013. Serving authentic Mexican food Mon.-Sat. 9am-9pm. Closed Sunday.

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. Open seven days a week: Sun.-Thurs. 10am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. 10am-10pm. Happy Hours Mon.-Thurs. 3-5pm. $$ CC

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). $


Pomme Frites

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 and 2005. 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. $$ CC

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. Delicious gourmet pizza, nine flavors of chicken wings, signature salads, beer and wine. Check out their Jazz Nights. Open Sun.-Thurs. 11am-9pm.; Fri.-Sat. 11am-10pm. $$

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. Open Tues.-Sat. 5pm-3am. $

Monstro’s Pizza & Subs
628 W. Sacramento Ave., 342-1111. Pizza and subs. Open Tues.-Sat. 5pm-11pm. Closed Sun.-Mon. $$

Mountain Mike’s
1722 Mangrove Ave. No. 28, Chico, 893-1923; 1105 W. 5th St., Chico, 899-9115; 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

Rico’s Pizza
1600 Mangrove Ave., Suite E, 891-6777. Chico’s newest hot spot serves a variety of American and Italian foods, including pizza, sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs. Also featuring a huge salad bar and several domestic and premium beers on tap. Sun.-Tues. 11am-10pm; Wed.-Sat 11am-11pm. $$ CC

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; 1516 Hwy. 99, Gridley, 846-8077. 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, cold beer on tap, fresh salads, appetizers & desserts. Dine-in, take-out & delivery. Open lunch, dinner, late. Free WiFi. $$ 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

The Couch
737 Nord Ave., 343-6623. Featuring really big hot wings and a wide variety of freshly seasoned and battered fish and chips. Tues., Wed. & Sun. 11am-9pm; Thurs.-Sat. 11am-11pm. $$ CC

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

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

Sandwiches & Burgers

Airport Bar & Grill
999 Marauder Dr., 894-0337. Sports bar and restaurant with a friendly comfortable atmsosphere, great food and beer! Mon-Fri. 7am-7pm; Sat. 10am-6pm; Open Sun. during football season. $$ CC

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

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. $$ ATM

Big Chico Burger
1550 East Ave., 891-6100. Home of the One Pounder! A casual dining restaurant serving fresh chuck patties, hot dogs, sandwiches and salads. Open Mon.-Fri. 10:30am-8pm; Sat. 11am-8pm; Sun. 11am-7pm. $$ CC

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, grocery items, coffee, breakfast items and pastries. Tues.-Sat. 7:30am-5pm. $$ CC

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

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. $

CJ’s Last Chance Diner
13670 Anderson Brothers Dr., 891-5143. Burgers, deli sandwiches, frozen yogurt, sodas. Mon.-Fri. 7am-6pm; Sat. 8am-5pm; Closed Sun. $ CC ATM

Creekside Cellars

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 10:30am-10pm. $$ CC 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, shakes and Fosters Freeze Twisters. Open Mon.-Sat. 11am-9pm. $

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.-Fri. 11:30am-7pm; Sat.-Sun. 11:30am-4pm. $$ 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. Catering available. Open Mon.-Fri. 10am-8pm; Sat. 10am-7pm; Sun. 11am-5pm. $$ CC ATM

Kona’s Sandwiches
138 Main St., Inexpensive and delicious sandwiches and wraps! Open daily 10am-9pm. $ CC ATM

Kona’s Sandwiches & Take ’n’ Bake Pizza
965 Nord Ave. Inexpensive and delicious sandwiches and wraps. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-10pm; Sun. 10am-9pm $ CC ATM

Madison Bear Garden
316 W. 2nd St., 891-1639. Try their world-famous Bear burgers, Buffalo wings or a scrumptious salad. Serving 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.-Fri. 10:30am-6pm; Sat. 10:30am-4pm; closed Sun. $$ CC ATM

Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop
215 W. 1st St., 892-1329. Serving up an assortment of specialty sandwiches made with the finest breads, meats and cheeses. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-7pm; Sun. 10am-5pm. $$ CC ATM

1444 Park Ave., 342-2285. Their motto is, “Nobody does burgers better than Nobby’s.” Open Tues.-Sat. 10:30am-9pm; closed Sun. and Mon. $$

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

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

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; 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

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; 160 Convair Ct. (at the Chico Airport), 898-1020. 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 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

Vino 100
704 Mangrove Ave., 898-VINO(8466). Where the buying is as enjoyable as the drinking. 100 great wines for $25 or less. Tasting Mon.-Fri. 4-7pm; Sat. noon-7pm; Sun. noon-5pm. $$ CC