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Red Onion Grill

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Italian, Steakhouse, Bar, Wine Bar
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303 Peninsula Dr, Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA 96137-9601
+1 530-258-1800
Wed - Sun 16:00 - 20:30
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Reno, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had dinner there 3/4/17. The scampi was good. The $36 ribeye was thin, tough, & dry. It's a small area so you expect over-priced wine and the food to be on the expensive side but the quality was terrible. Don't try it!

Thank SSSmith_13
Chico, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

It was a nice atmosphere. Its has the restaurant and bar area. The food was good, and they were all very nice. We enjoyed a very nice glass of wine at the bar and the bartender was good too. Will return again for dinner and drinks.

Thank 8453Ruby
Marysville, California
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has great food and a very good selection! The waiters and waitresses are awesome too! We always get great seating to overlook the lake, always beautiful!

Thank janeneg_13
Penn Valley
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My friend and I shared the fish tacos and shrimp flatbread and LOVED it! Husbands had burgers which they thought were "fine". Fish & Chips looked good which many other customers seemed to be ordering. All in all worth a try.

Thank lovecats50
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We enjoyed our meal at the Red Onion. The food was very good; the server was very good and knew the area well. An increased number of local beers and microbrews on tap would help. Definitely the better of the 2 restaurants we experienced in Chester.

Thank raytrav
Beverly Hills, California
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200 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great ribeye steak RESTAURANT: A- Food quality B- Value A- Ambiance B Location B Staff B Scene B Decor CLEAN OR DIRTY: B Utensils B Table B Glassware

Thank james90211
Westwood, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Although we live quite close to Red Onion, we don't eat there very often, basically only for special occasions, but the food is heavenly, the service great and we love eating out doors on the deck!

Thank Denise P
Bayside, California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Chester...nothing of note there for dinner and saw an ad for this place so we decided to check it out. Glad we did, the food was delicious, the restaurant was nice, the staff was friendly and the service was stellar. I had the cheeseburger which was awesome...perfectly cooked and the salad was fresh and nicely presented. My husband... More 

Thank Nancy H
Williams, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Bought a place in Almanor three years ago and have spent each New Years Eve having dinner at the Onion. Great service, great food and a nice "local" type bar. The menu is not huge, but it doesn't have to be. Good variety of craft beers.

Thank Douglas T
Battle, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was in a nice area,but our server seemed very inexperienced ,we had mussels to start and they were over cooked,steaks and we asked for medium rare and they also were over cooked must try harder

Thank Dick C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 30
American, Italian, Steakhouse, Bar, Wine Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Peninsula Dr, Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA 96137-9601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Plumas County  >  Lake Almanor Peninsula
  • Phone Number: +1 530-258-1800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?