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Beatniks Coffee House

) #3 of 16 Coffee & Tea in Chico #36 of 279 Places to Eat in Chico $$ - $$$, American, Cafe
1387 E 8th St, Chico, CA 95928-5976
+1 530-894-2800
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe
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1387 E 8th St, Chico, CA 95928-5976
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Came with a group. Based on our experience and the reviews here, it sound like this place isn't good for anything but breakfast. The food was acceptable. Not good or bad, just doing its job. The same for the drinks. I got a paradise ice...More

Thank This_r_serious
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Beatniks is a casual, friendly place with a great ambience for relaxing and having a conversation with friends. The place has become very popular and as a result can get very busy. However, the staff are always friendly and the owners are attentive to their...More

Thank haellis
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I love everything about Beatniks. The food is fresh,cooked to order and delicious. The atmosphere is comfortable and big. This restaurant can handle the big crowds it gets. It has enough space and workers to make sure everyone is happy. The service is friendly, efficient...More

Thank mbrett142
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We eat there almost every weekend good food we usually split a breakfast always very good We have had all the choices from the menu and keep trying not to stay with the same breakfast items. There eggs Benedict's are all good. Always a good...More

Thank terry p
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place serves up plenty of wood. Try the Huevos Ranchero. Its the bomb! I like eating here early on weekend mornings. they have a nice patio facing the street and great service

Thank ray s
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a wonderful breakfast and lunch venue that has "beatnicks" ambiance. Breakfasts and coffee here are my favorite. But beware .. it can be crowded and you should not be in a hurry. But patience is rewarded with delicious food.

Thank GaryKupp
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I have enjoyed breakfast here on several occasions over the past few years. The food is tasty and reasonably priced, the service is good, and the variety of coffees is good, with free self-service refills. They have large gathering areas for groups and outdoor seating...More

Thank bronson777
Reviewed 27 March 2016

After, or before, a hike in Bidwell Park, a great place to have coffee or breakfast or lunch. A really pleasant, dog friendly, outdoor eating area. Clean, efficient and a very nice selection of dishes to choose from. Close to the freeway for those traveling...More

Thank korotaj
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I come here quite often with friends, and mostly for the simple house coffees. But the occasional breakfast or specialty sandwich or salad is a real treat in Chico. The breakfasts rank up there with the very best of our town (see other reviews of...More

Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This place is a happening spot on the weekends for breakfast. We went and met up with some friends before taking off on a walk. We ordered the Sinatra - My Way (or something to that effect) 2 eggs, bacon, toast and potatoes. Price was...More

Thank Kathy F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1387 E 8th St, Chico, CA 95928-5976
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-894-2800
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