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Christian Michaels Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
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192 E 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928 (Wall Street)
+1 530-894-4005
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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Chico, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a barrel aged Manhattan that is AMAZING! Their happy hour is pretty good. Cocktails are around $10 each but happy hour is 25% off and they have good appetizers on the happy hour menu. HA! That was a lot of "happy hours"

Thank 120sierrac
Paradise, California, United States
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to Christian Michaels for an early dinner on our date night. We had an excellent dinner with exceptional service and the bar made my husband and I a couple of very tasty cocktails. May be a bit pricey if you're on a tight budget, but if you go before 6pm. the dinner specials are... More 

Thank Lena S
Chico, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met a date for drinks & appetizers at the cozy bar. Had to get the bartender's attention for any type of service. Two were working, and it wasn't that busy. We eventually got our drink, then our food (which was almost cold and extremely small portions). Thought about sharing a dessert, but got tired of the cold shoulder from the... More 

Thank Alcrocker
Chico, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Have been enjoying this restaurant for years. The food is always excellent with a wide range of choices. The service is professional and very helpful and friendly. Very civilized with table settings and appearance. It is quiet enough to have good conversations. Brunch on Sunday makes one happy for a week.

Sacramento, CA
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184 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here last week. Ceased salad was excellent and others enjoyed special house soup. Main course for me was filet Mignon, but I have had MUCH better many other places in the world.

Thank gparrott
San Francisco
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The title of this review just about says it all. White table cloths, great service and creative and well-executed dishes add to a really fine dining experience. Brunch on Sunday is a great way to start the day, and if you need that football fix, you can have brunch in the bar area, which is separate from the main dining... More 

Thank Bob K
Chico, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The employees were so polite and very up to speed on taking our order and made sure to come check on us. The food was amazing with a lovely glass of wine. The inside is incredible. It is nicely decorated.

Thank 28tianam
Chico, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with old friends Saturday night. Dinner was tasty & & service excellent. We chose this restaurant because it is one of the few places in town where you can talk. It offers a pleasant setting & decent menu. We walked away very full!

Thank CarolTchico
Chico, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Christian Michael's Restaurant for many years, for their ambience and good food. When I had to change my diet to gluten-free, the chef/owner was often very accommodating. Food is always flavorful and innovative. If a person wants a quiet place to eat, it is best to go here before Happy Hour, which is in the... More 

Thank MaxiTravel70
Paradise, California, United States
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Sorry to say that the food was not that good. A few people in my group sent the food back because they felt it was too salty. Way over priced.

Thank A518VSLindaS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Italian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 E 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928
    (Wall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-894-4005
A unique downtown dining experience. Located on the corner of Third and Wall Streets in downtown Chico, Christian Michaels prepares California Cuisine, Italian, Mediterranean, Asian and other seasonal dishes to tempt your palate. Selections include fresh seafood, steak, pasta, salads, desserts, a full bar and an extensive wine selection. Allow us to host your next business luncheon, reception or any other celebration.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?