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Christian Michaels Ristorante

192 E 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928-5404
+1 530-894-4005
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tenderloin” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
192 E 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928-5404
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Christian Michaels Ristorante is "our place" in Chico. It is the perfect spot for a glass of wine and a small plate special in the cozy lounge area. The field of greens salad and a crab cake is my 'go to' for a light bite....More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I have had many dining experiences here - lunches, happy hours, and dinners ... enjoyed as Girl’s Night Out, Date Night, Dinner with Friends, and Work Gatherings - and I can summarize my visits to Christian Michaels by stating you know what to expect when...More

Thank loisgriffin
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Our server Jamie was excellent! The food was pretty impressive. I had the bistro tenderloin was perfect the mashed potatoes a nice tasty surprise. My friend enjoyed her salmon dish as well. Our desserts were also very good . The ambiance was nice the clientele...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food & service. A great find for fine dining in a sea of college places. Tenderloin and Ribeye steaks cooked perfectly. Ravioli special was delicious!

Thank John M
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We were trying to find an ‘adult’ restaurant in this college focused town and this was a wonderful surprise. The decor was upscale and the food was imaginative and delicious. Their bar is well stocked and top drawer! We highly recommend for an evening out.

Thank Mayornancy
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stopped over in Chico en route from Portand to Santa Barbara (it's about the half-way point). We had never been here before, but thanks to TripAdvisor we located Christian Michael's for dinner. We were cordially welcomed into the elegant dining room, and were immediately...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I think I'm in love. My friend and I came here for happy hour on 9/27/2017. I had never been and I had been wanting to check it off my bucket list of restaurants to try in Chico. Never being here, I didn't know what...More

Thank Esther W
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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