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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
11:00 - 14:00
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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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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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181 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 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
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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11 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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7 reviews
5 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
Chico, California
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217 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Recently the company I work for held an all day meeting in Christian Michael's banquet room. The service was attentive, the meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) were well prepared, and the room was comfortable. Would definitely recommend their banquet room for any business event.

Thank norcalfoodie2014
Chico, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

CM"s is a happy place with great staff and lovely food items. I have found it to be a great meeting place for friends in the evening and have always enjoyed the Sunday Brunch. Very congenial atmosphere and outside the box menu items are wonderful.

Thank anchorbuoy
Chico, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, best deal is the $20 happy hour 3 course meal between 5 & 6. Good bar & wine selection

Thank MarkOM50

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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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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?