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Christian Michaels Ristorante

192 E 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928-5404
+1 530-894-4005
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fish entrees” (2 reviews)
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American, Italian
$$ - $$$
192 E 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928-5404
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Love this place for lunch of dinner. Great bar if you want to stop in for a drink. The menu has something for everyone. This restaurant is situated right downtown and the parking is conveniently located. The wait staff is professional. I've been several times...More

Thank mcmurja
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, super drinks and a wonderful Happy Hour. Lots of bar food to choose from. They are all delicious and reasonably priced. Confortable atmosphere lots of pay parking available. If you decide to stay for dinner you won't be disappointed. For sure you will...More

Thank AcaSusie
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We had a bad experience about three years ago, but as a business owner , I wanted to give CM a second chance. On the positive side, the Tempura shrimp was great. My wife's fish entree met her high expectations. UNFORTUNATELY, my Seafood ravioli had...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

CM never disappoints. Lovely servers, delicious food, and convenient location. Parking is easy with the public parking lot right across the street.

Thank SheriRE
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The bar is cozy - the drinks are generous. The wait staff is friendly, knowledgeable, well-groomed and really care about presentation. The food is wonderful. The ambiance is quiet and elegant. We've been to most restaurants in town and keep finding that none can compare...More

Thank Chicohottie
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found ourselves in Chico for a weekend recently and were not at all familiar with the area. Based on reviews we picked Christian Michaels for dinner and were delighted with our choice. Our waiter, Bill, was friendly but not overbearing. He...More

Thank Calgirl3
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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
Reviewed 9 February 2017 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...More

Thank Lena S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

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...More

Thank Alcrocker
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...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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 95928-5404
    (Wall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-894-4005
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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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