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2234 Esplanade, Chico CA
Dine In/Take Out/Curbside/Delivery
8am to 8pm Everyday

Skyway closed permanently

Full Service Outdoor Dining!

Outdoor Dining is here!  You can now dine on our new Outdoor Patio for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner.

Our Outdoor Patio offers full service dining, with Beer, Wine or Cocktails.  Also, we have a shady dedicated picnic area for Togo Orders.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Our Staff

our staffWhat makes Italian Cottage special is our fantastic staff. We pride ourselves on our friendly and talented staff so that you get the best experience each and every time you visit an Italian Cottage Restaurant.

No matter what day of the week, breakfast or lunch our staff will make you feel welcome.

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COMMUNITY EVENTScommunity-images

Check back and see the interesting events Italian Cottage is supporting in our community.

Upcoming events include:


What a great event this was. Join us next year.

Nut Festival

Patrick Ranch hosted a fantastic event with many local vendors.

Taste of Chico

Italian Cottage 50th Anniversary
Keep in touch for exciting upcoming events and specials.

What’s New

Please feel free to look through past articles, stories and event that have been created for our Blog.  You will find many interesting facts.

Special Thanks

During these challenging times, we are so very thankful to our community, our customers and our dedicated staff for their ongoing support. We are nearing our 55th year in business, and with the continued support of our customers and staff we are determined to make it to 55!   SOMETHING NEW COMING SOON....ONLINE ORDERING thru our website, offering Pick up or Delivery!  Stay tuned for updates on our Online Ordering!

We are limiting our hours at this time due to Covid-19:

Esplanade: 343-7000  11am to 7pm Everyday     Skyway: Closed at this time.

As we follow California State Guidelines for Covid-19, we will continue to keep you updated on any future changes.

About Us

Now as then, each item on our menu is prepared with only the freshest ingredients! Over the past 53 years, the Italian Cottage’s reputation for great food served in a unique atmosphere has grown among locals as well as diners visiting our area. Family owned and operated since day one.  Voted "Best Italian" Chico News & Review 2006 thru 2017! and numerous times prior for Best Italian as well as Best Breakfast.

As the Italian Cottage tradition continues from one generation of our family to the next our wish for us all is...

"Good Times for a Long Time!"

To see more of our commercials, visit our YouTube Channel.