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The Banshee

) #15 of 257 Restaurants in Chico ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
132 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928-5304
+1 530-895-9670
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (12 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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132 W 2nd St, Chico, CA 95928-5304
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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 10 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 Alexander H
Reviewed 17 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
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Great service, LARGE portions of great-tasting food and beer. We brought our hungry college student at orientation in July and this is where he requested to go back when we moved him up to school in August. I am sure we will be back on...More

Thank ptownmomma
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Banshee has great baked macaroni and cheese. It is really good bar food. Small business but good service.

Thank krista h
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Our 16 year old picked this place unhealthy and really good all at the same time. We ordered the Mac and cheese and so worth a taste, splitting for two was probably not enough, after 3 or 4 bites your mind and stomach tell you...More

Thank Ginger P
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

My girls and I have a girls' weekend in Chico every year, and we always come to Banshees for the fish tacos. The service is always top notch, the fish tacos are amazing, and the cocktails are awesome. The brugers are also so good. Love...More

Thank Dianah R
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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, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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