My Top Dining Out Picks for Chico!

by Savvy Saver Girl on September 3, 2010

There are many restaurants here in Chico, CA offering very good value. Here are some my top “dining out” picks for good food at good prices.

Early Dining Specials
- Christian Michaels Ristorante (before 6pm: Chef’s Special $20 includes salad, entrée & dessert)

Happy Hours
- Christian Michaels Ristorante (daily 4-6pm drink specials, small plates menu $4 – $6 each all day in bar area)
- Crush (4:30-6:30pm drink specials and half-off select appetizers & pizzas)
- Frankey’s (M-Th 4-6pm half-off wine, $3 Stella beer, $5.95 select appetizer menu)
- The Gooney Bird Bar & Grill (M-F 4-6pm select appetizers $1 – $5.50, drinks range from $2 – $4)
- Raw Bar (M-F 3–5pm drinks $2 & up, appetizers $2 – $6)
- Logan’s Roadhouse (M-F 3-6pm & 9pm-close 20oz drafts $2.99, appetizers $4.99)

Cheap Eats
- Celestino’s NY Pizza (great pizza by the slice for about $3.00, student specials and lunch specials too)
- La Comida (good Mexican food & prices, also has a la carte menu)
- Spiteri’s Deli (huge sandwiches at good prices)
- Brooklyn Bridge Bagel (great breakfast sandwich for under $4.00)

Chain Restaurants
- Red Lobster (no corking fee when you bring your own wine)
- Logan’s Roadhouse (9 meals starting at $9.99)

Kid Deals / Buffets
- International House of Pancakes (IHOP) (kids eat free every day 4-10pm)
- Denny’s (Tuesday & Saturday 4-10pm buy one adult entrée & up to 2 kids eat free)
- Logan’s Roadhouse (Tues & Sun kids eat free 5-9pm)
- Hula’s (build your own Chinese BBQ, get it to go for best savings & leftovers)

Fast Food
- In-N-Out Burger (decent burger, meal deals for under $5)
- Taco Bell (dollar menu)
- McDonalds (dollar menu)

Please contact establishments for complete details before purchase.

Register for E-Clubs & birthday specials
- Baskin Robbins (free scoop on your birthday and a discount on your birthday cake)
- Cold Stone Creamery (one free creation on your birthday)
- Denny’s (kids under 10 free entrée & sundae)
- Red Lobster (surprise birthday gift)
- Chili’s E-Club (welcome gift)

Check the website of your favorite establishments to register for more offers.



~ Savvy Saver Girl

Information provided in this post has been prepared from sources believed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed. Please contact each restaurant for full details and any restrictions before you buy. Deals are subject to change without notice.



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