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Christopher's at the City Hotel

22768 Main St, Columbia, CA 95310-9401
+1 209-532-5964
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (7 reviews)
“hanger steak” (2 reviews)
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22768 Main St, Columbia, CA 95310-9401
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Reservations were required for 2 people on a Saturday night at 6pm. We stopped at the What Cheer Saloon next door and enjoyed a pre dinner cocktail at the 1800's era bar (amazing piece of workmanship). We were seated right at 6pm at a table...More

Thank KathyL L
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We have tried Christopher's three times now and they got 3 strikes and they're OUT! The food is just old and sad and by the 3rd time we were kicking ourselves for giving them three tries. They really need to get better fresher food and...More

Thank maryhadreas
George S, Owner at Christopher's at the City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

When you say Christopher's we assume you are referring to Christopher at the City Hotel. Not sure what you mean by old food. The restaurant uses local and fresh ingredients purchased from local farmers. Pasta is all made on premises and meats are delivered directly...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

We were very underwhelmed. I think the place looked nice, but, the wait staff was not great, forgot parts of the order and then wandered off without correcting it, the food was just so-so.

Thank paul22luap
George S, Owner at Christopher's at the City Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Sorry for your experience as we strive to make every meal an enjoyable one. If you could be more specific about the issues so that management can address them. Thanks.

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

What a great find! Our service was on point, the soup was really tasty and the salads were great. But the main course was simply Devine. Highly recommend the Hanger steak.

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stopped to eat at the City Hotel without knowing what to expect. The food was wonderful. Everyone I talk to have nothing but praise for the City Hotel food. They are quite busy.

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Outstanding dining experience with a friendly staff. Absolutely will return and highly recommend to anyone interested in fine food and a rustic setting.

Thank 141frederickw
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We didn’t stay in the hotel but had dinner in their restaurant. The food was very good, but the choices were a bit heavy for me. I don’t eat meat, and they didn’t have too many vegetarian choices, but I ended up with a good...More

Thank Nicole_Gunther
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The City Hotel is still as it was in the 1800s. Upstairs are rooms decorated to the period. Some have in room bathrooms and others share a bathroom. Downstairs is a lovely dining room with great lunches and dinners. The Saloon attached, "What Cheer Saloon,"...More

Thank JoAnn P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great restaurant. First ate here 27 years ago when it was a training facility for a culinary school. I understand it has had different owners in the past years, but the current owner is doing a fantastic job. Everything was delicious, fresh and full of...More

1  Thank unionguyCalifornia
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The steak was the best my husband ever had. My Greek salad was delicious. The waitress was very friendly and the service was great.

1  Thank weyesowl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 24
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22768 Main St, Columbia, CA 95310-9401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 209-532-5964
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Fine dining in an historic gold rush setting. New owners as of June 2015.
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