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Christian Michaels Ristorante

) #12 of 246 Restaurants in Chico ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Italian
192 E 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928-5404
+1 530-894-4005
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Italian
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192 E 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928-5404
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Reviews (127)
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The bar is cozy - the drinks are generous. The wait staff is friendly, knowledgeable, well-groomed and really care about presentation. The food is wonderful. The ambiance is quiet and elegant. We've been to most restaurants in town and keep finding that none can compare...More

Thank Chicohottie
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found ourselves in Chico for a weekend recently and were not at all familiar with the area. Based on reviews we picked Christian Michaels for dinner and were delighted with our choice. Our waiter, Bill, was friendly but not overbearing. He...More

Thank Calgirl3
Reviewed 13 February 2017

They have a barrel aged Manhattan that is AMAZING! Their happy hour is pretty good. Cocktails are around $10 each but happy hour is 25% off and they have good appetizers on the happy hour menu. HA! That was a lot of "happy hours"

Thank 120sierrac
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to Christian Michaels for an early dinner on our date night. We had an excellent dinner with exceptional service and the bar made my husband and I a couple of very tasty cocktails. May be a bit pricey if...More

Thank Lena S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Met a date for drinks & appetizers at the cozy bar. Had to get the bartender's attention for any type of service. Two were working, and it wasn't that busy. We eventually got our drink, then our food (which was almost cold and extremely small...More

Thank Alcrocker
Reviewed 11 January 2017

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...More

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
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,...More

Thank Bob K
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
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...More

Thank CarolTchico
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, 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 95928-5404
    (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.