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Sin of Cortez

) #28 of 257 Restaurants in Chico $$ - $$$ American, Cafe
2290 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926-2200
+1 530-879-9200
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
2290 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926-2200
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Their food is amazing not only does it taste great it's healthy. Every employee is so sweet and helpful. We love going there for breakfast or brunch.

Thank 28tianam
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A friend recently took me for brunch, and it was just lovely. They have gluten free options, or traditional ones like pancakes with real maple syrup. Just a nice place to have breakfast with a friend. The tables are not private, so conversation is not...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

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Thank NigelHelmsley
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We met various family members for breakfast on Sunday morning. We were seated immediately and they were accommodating with a high chair and booster seat. Despite several children in our group, the staff was very accommodating and welcoming. Food came out quickly and was served...More

Thank SJscrapbooker
Reviewed 19 August 2016

What a great restaurant. We just stumbled across it when we made Chico a last minute stop on our vacation. I had the Black Bean Nachos which was enough to serve 2 very hungry people or 3 normal people. My husband had the Bonzai Quesadilla....More

1  Thank capitollover
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Kind of an odd menu. You won't find standard breakfast diner fare here. Tends to be eclectic. Good thing is that whenever possible they use locally produced sustainable foods.

Thank enkidog
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The spinach scramble and the Dragon (good for wheat allergy folks) were good. Adding 2 eggs cost an extra $2.55 and a side jelly was .75. I'm from NV so that was irritating, but I'm guessing lots of places in CA do that?

Thank Selway M
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Friend and I had a great breakfast here. They have a lot of Mexican options, scrambles, pancakes, etc. Service was great and food was delicious. Portions are big as well. Cash only though!

Thank Dianah R
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I get to Chico every three years or so. Sin of Cortez is at the top of my list of places to eat at whenever I am in town. The service is good. The food is excellent. The space is conducive to meeting and chatting...More

Thank AlchemyRider
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Big portions of food all was pretty good.All berry pancakes were voted the best out of the dishes we had. Coffee bar...excellent service by our waiter and fast kitchen service. About $13 average per plate$3 average for coffee options. 10times better than an IHOP. Look...More

Thank 27beachbum27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926-2200
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-879-9200
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