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Top bar recommendations from locals

Gastropub
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“Local favorite pub with unhealthy and delicious food--burgers, mac n cheese, etc. and a great beer menu”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“You can't go wrong downtown with Tres Hombres' shrimp tacos or anything else on the menu. If there's a wait, ask to sit at the taco bar. The children's park is across the street if you need to entertain little one's while waiting.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“On the 2nd floor. Comfortable and yummy restaurant with lounge/fine dining vibes. Daily special lasagna is a must try.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“Hip coffee shop with amazing fresh roasted coffee and drinks. Serves beer, live music at night. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you are looking for a fancy dinner, this is the place! Out of this world steaks, the service is amazing, all around - a delicious dinning experience. Call ahead for reservation.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Sierra Nevada is Chico's local brewery that has grown exponentially and has become one of the most popular craft brewed beers in America. That also offer free tours. Their beer cheese is to-die-for!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Our favorite date night spot. Tasty cocktails, seasonal local menu so you are always trying a new delicious plate. Enjoy Bocce Ball on the patio on a cool summer night. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Amazing burgers (of course), a multitude of beers on tap, and great outdoor seating to watch the street life”
  • 5 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“a chico classic! good food and good drink deals- Kyle likes the jiffy burger where Bre just goes with the classic bear burger, their ranch is amazing with fries! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Fun place to sit outside with heaters and couches and enjoy the outdoor TV .”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“A fun local bar with a huge tap menu! Our watering hole. Dogs are welcomed!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Argus has great drinks, live music periodically, and an awesome patio. Stop in at Argus for cocktails while you spend a night out downtown.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“So cute! This is an old barn converted to a wine venue. They think they're pretty high-end but it's worth it. The flatbread pizzas are great. The wine list is always changing but never disappoints. They have champagne and own a great tap room right next door for beer lovers! This place has tapas so not ideal if you're looking for a full meal. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Interesting take on a "take over bar" a different brewery takes over every week. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Best dive bar in Chico. Check out the Pub Scouts on Friday nights for Irish music.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“We absolutely love Monks! From humble beginnings, this restaurant has grown to become an amazing lunch and dinner spot, with great wines to pair. Tell the owners we sent you!”
  • 2 locals recommend