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The Banshee

$$ - $$$American, ,
132 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928-5304
+1 530-895-9670
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
132 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928-5304
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

For a lunch in a mid afternoon Saturday, ordered yuh sandwich with Coleslaw. A very nice combo twist on a brisket poor boy and Asian dipping juice. The red and green hot pepper really spiced it up! The coleslaw ( choice ) is light traditional...More

Thank HerbaMac69
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Have been twice - once with teenage kids, once with friends - great both times. Good for families (*with older kids - it is a bar!) as they have more room than appears from the street with picnic style tables.

Thank Anita N
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We loved The Banshee! The staff and the other patrons were fun to chat with, the music was great and the mac n cheese with jalapenos was spectacular. The bartenders and servers were really busy but still provided excellent service...and cocktails. It was the liveliest,...More

Thank IguanaMomma
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit here. The indoor area is quite cramped but outside provides a lovely space to hang with your mates. The outdoor bar is well stocked and the friendly staff make this a worthwhile visit.

Thank AldosRendos
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The mac n cheese was delicious! It's a snug place because of its popularity. The food is delicious. Unfortunately they do not deliver, but you can take to go. I recommend on a good day take it to go and eat at the park.

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Being that I'm Irish, there always has to be a favorite Irish Pub. The food is great, beer cold, and they have some good Irish Whiskey for the brave! I overheard someone talking about the "best restaurant in Chico," so I had to ask. They...More

Thank Corkrunner
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lively atmosphere combined with great pub food. The burgers are some of the best in town. Great selection of beers. Can be noisy but worth it!

Thank DebCan28
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had read favourable reviews about the Banshee, and they were right on the spot. Great selection of quality brews, good drinks, and very tasty food. We had a chicken salad which would have served two, and the wings--a great meal in itself. Atmosphere is...More

Thank AlexanderH206
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is your typical college bar setting but the quality of the food set The Banshee apart- they are excellent. This was our second trip and we all had different choices each time and everything was great- great selection and taste- served hot. The waitress...More

Thank walto369
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We came for the tacos and french fries but saw some incredible grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato soup and fab salads go by us. Such a great place to eat and visit with friends.

Thank Andrea B
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nancy a
23 June 2016|
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Response from zushkart | Reviewed this property |
The Macaroni and Cheese is far superior to any I have had anywhere, including my own kitchen! It is amazing how such a humble dish can be so delightfully creamy and delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928-5304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-895-9670
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