Pelicans Roost Chowder House

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I went here for the first time and it was great. It wasn't crowded and it was quaint. The staff was really friendly and very attentive. The food was DELICIOUS. I had the clam chowder for starters and it was very tasty... Then the party I

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I went here for the first time and it was great. It wasn't crowded and it was quaint. The staff was really friendly and very attentive. The food was DELICIOUS. I had the clam chowder for starters and it was very tasty... Then the party I

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Stopped by for lunch...Wow fish was fresh, Hot and crispy with yummy homemade tartar sauce.
Salads were extra large with big pile of fresh bay shrimp and a prawn garnish.
Clam chowder was delicious with a great flavor plenty of clams and chunky vegetables served with crusty sourdough made by a local bakery..It was absolutely scrumptious and we had enough leftover for another meal!
Service was friendly and efficient all the staff worked well together and seemed to enjoy their jobs, they made you feel like family! We will be back!

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Stopped by for lunch...Wow fish was fresh, Hot and crispy with yummy homemade tartar sauce.
Salads were extra large with big pile of fresh bay shrimp and a prawn garnish.
Clam chowder was delicious with a great flavor plenty of clams and chunky vegetables served with crusty sourdough made by a local bakery..It was absolutely scrumptious and we had enough leftover for another meal!
Service was friendly and efficient all the staff worked well together and seemed to enjoy their jobs, they made you feel like family! We will be back!

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The staff is down right rude to the elderly. They want you to eat in a hurry, pay and leave. Our fish and chips were ice cold, undercooked and looked like it had come from a heat lamp. My wife ordered a clam chowder that was very thin and smelled rotten. She took one bite and that was it. I have worked as a commercial fisherman for 35 years and I know quality & freshness. Their seafood is NOT FRESH at all. They can not even cook it properly. We watched our waitress and kitchen staff, come inside from smoking. NONE of them washed their hands and she smell horrible!
Do not waste your time, stomach or money!

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The staff is down right rude to the elderly. They want you to eat in a hurry, pay and leave. Our fish and chips were ice cold, undercooked and looked like it had come from a heat lamp. My wife ordered a clam chowder that was very thin and smelled rotten. She took one bite and that was it. I have worked as a commercial fisherman for 35 years and I know quality & freshness. Their seafood is NOT FRESH at all. They can not even cook it properly. We watched our waitress and kitchen staff, come inside from smoking. NONE of them washed their hands and she smell horrible!
Do not waste your time, stomach or money!

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Well, that I have had anyhow--and the sauteed mushrooms are to die for. I have been going to this restaurant since it opened and while the dinner salads are not as impressive as they used to be, everything else remains high quality. Probably one of the few places in Chico with truly fresh fish. Great lunch fish and chips special. Staff is usually friendly but they are more "European" in the way they serve--that is they aren't interrupting you every five minutes but let you enjoy your meal. Go mid afternoon to avoid crowds--favourite place for early bird dinning for seniors and starts to fill up by 4 pm, with family dinner crowd following.

I'm sorry that Sherry P. had a bad experience but really, no one should be put off by her review. (But if you are then well..there's more room for me--heh.)

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Well, that I have had anyhow--and the sauteed mushrooms are to die for. I have been going to this restaurant since it opened and while the dinner salads are not as impressive as they used to be, everything else remains high quality. Probably one of the few places in Chico with truly fresh fish. Great lunch fish and chips special. Staff is usually friendly but they are more "European" in the way they serve--that is they aren't interrupting you every five minutes but let you enjoy your meal. Go mid afternoon to avoid crowds--favourite place for early bird dinning for seniors and starts to fill up by 4 pm, with family dinner crowd following.

I'm sorry that Sherry P. had a bad experience but really, no one should be put off by her review. (But if you are then well..there's more room for me--heh.)

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Several of the the past reviewers sound more like "paid employees"..especially as one of the great reviews was supposedly written by one of the owners!!My wife, elderly uncle and I went to enjoy some good food. The servers were slow and rude. They did not even pay attention to my uncle. I ordered Fish and Chips. They were very greasy and undercooked. I don't like my fish medium rare. The fries were good. My uncle had grilled halibut. He said it had a "great garlic butter flavor, but tasted old and also under cooked". My wife had a burger and fries. She described the burger as "being dry and rubbery", but the fries were crisp and delicious The servers never checked on us, and never refilled our drinks. The price was way to expensive.

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Several of the the past reviewers sound more like "paid employees"..especially as one of the great reviews was supposedly written by one of the owners!!My wife, elderly uncle and I went to enjoy some good food. The servers were slow and rude. They did not even pay attention to my uncle. I ordered Fish and Chips. They were very greasy and undercooked. I don't like my fish medium rare. The fries were good. My uncle had grilled halibut. He said it had a "great garlic butter flavor, but tasted old and also under cooked". My wife had a burger and fries. She described the burger as "being dry and rubbery", but the fries were crisp and delicious The servers never checked on us, and never refilled our drinks. The price was way to expensive.

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Very Low Quality. Rude service
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Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
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Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
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Pelican?s Roost Chico chico fish n chips
Pelican?s Roost Paradise seafood
Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
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Very Low Quality. Rude service
Pelicans Roost fish and chips
Pelican?s Roost Chico chico fish n chips
Pelican?s Roost Paradise seafood

Pelicans Roost fish and chips
Pelican?s Roost Chico chico fish n chips
Pelican?s Roost Paradise seafood
Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
pelicans roost pelican?s roost crab crab steaks Very Very Low Quality
Pelicans Roost fish and chips
Pelican?s Roost Chico chico fish n chips
Pelican?s Roost Paradise seafood
Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
pelicans roost pelican?s roost crab crab steaks Pelicans Roost fish and chips
Pelican?s Roost Chico chico fish n chips
Pelican?s Roost Paradise seafood
Pelicans Roost Fish and Chips
Pelican?s Roost Chico chico fish n chips
Pelican?s Roost Paradise seafood
Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
pelicans roost pelican?s roost crab crab steaks
Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
pelicans roost pelican?s roost crab crab steaks
Pelicans Roost fish and chips
Pelican?s Roost Chico chico fish n chips
Pelican?s Roost Paradise seafood
Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
pelicans roost pelican?s roost crab crab steaks
Pelicans Roost fish and chips
Pelican?s Roost Chico chico fish n chips
Pelican?s Roost Paradise seafood
Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
pelicans roost pelican?s roost crab crab steaks
Pelican?s Roost Chowder House Clam chowder chico fish and chips
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Pros: N/A

Cons: Dont Risk It

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I gave this place 4 tries thought the years, in hopes of improvment with NO LUCK. This place has cobwebs and looks like it never gets cleaned. The servers are rude and sloppy each time. The food has always been a disapointment. The fish has been sightly raw, with the taste of dirty fry oil. I also had a Pasta Special, big mistake. Overcooked pasta. The sauce was no more than melted butter and milk. I should have know better about ordering somthing other than fish, at a seafood place. The clam chowder has been good, but I think it's from a can. I also tried a steak, with not much luck. The cooks dont seem to understand Med Rare. The meat tased old and my baked potato was ice cold. The salad was brown and slimmy. This place reminds me of a slop house! Better off buying fresh food at the market and taking it home.

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★☆☆☆☆

I gave this place 4 tries thought the years, in hopes of improvment with NO LUCK. This place has cobwebs and looks like it never gets cleaned. The servers are rude and sloppy each time. The food has always been a disapointment. The fish has been sightly raw, with the taste of dirty fry oil. I also had a Pasta Special, big mistake. Overcooked pasta. The sauce was no more than melted butter and milk. I should have know better about ordering somthing other than fish, at a seafood place. The clam chowder has been good, but I think it's from a can. I also tried a steak, with not much luck. The cooks dont seem to understand Med Rare. The meat tased old and my baked potato was ice cold. The salad was brown and slimmy. This place reminds me of a slop house! Better off buying fresh food at the market and taking it home.

Pros: Good Chowder (from a can)

Cons: Unprofessional, Low Quality Food, High Prices, Warm Beer

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Not very Good. Four of us went here. We all had different items, We all got sick. I was ill for 3 days. Fish had a slimy texture. Fries were cold. Servers were cranky and not very professional. This place is very Unrecommended!

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★☆☆☆☆

Not very Good. Four of us went here. We all had different items, We all got sick. I was ill for 3 days. Fish had a slimy texture. Fries were cold. Servers were cranky and not very professional. This place is very Unrecommended!

Pros: Cant Think of Any

Cons: Not Fresh or Good! Rude Saff!

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My wife, elderly uncle and I went to enjoy some good food. The servers were slow and rude. They did not even pay attention to my uncle. I ordered Fish and Chips. They were very greasy and undercooked. I don't like my fish medium rare. The fries were good. My uncle had grilled halibut. He said it had a "great garlic butter flavor, but tasted old and also under cooked". My wife had a burger and fries. She described the burger as "being dry and rubbery", but the fries were crisp and delicious The servers never checked on us, and never refilled our drinks. The price was way to expensive.

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★☆☆☆☆

My wife, elderly uncle and I went to enjoy some good food. The servers were slow and rude. They did not even pay attention to my uncle. I ordered Fish and Chips. They were very greasy and undercooked. I don't like my fish medium rare. The fries were good. My uncle had grilled halibut. He said it had a "great garlic butter flavor, but tasted old and also under cooked". My wife had a burger and fries. She described the burger as "being dry and rubbery", but the fries were crisp and delicious The servers never checked on us, and never refilled our drinks. The price was way to expensive.

Pros: Cold Soda

Cons: Unhealthy, Low Quality

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Several of the the past reviewers sound more like disgruntled former employees..especially as one of the bad reviews was supposedly written by one of the owners!!
This restaurant is casual family dining atmosphere. The customer service is personal and friendly. the food is Fresh and homemade and portions are generous for sharing.

I recommend any of the salads or the fish and chips. The Grilled fish is also really good I especially reccomend the Halibut.
The salad dressings and tartar sauce are homemade and yummy!!! The bread is freshly baked on the premises. The chowder is made fresh every day.
The restaurant is a little understaffed at times but generally the service is outstanding. It is a family like atmosphere. The servers know may of the customers by thier first name.

Key thing to remember is don't over order the portions are HUGE!! Sharing is good

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★★★★☆

Several of the the past reviewers sound more like disgruntled former employees..especially as one of the bad reviews was supposedly written by one of the owners!!
This restaurant is casual family dining atmosphere. The customer service is personal and friendly. the food is Fresh and homemade and portions are generous for sharing.

I recommend any of the salads or the fish and chips. The Grilled fish is also really good I especially reccomend the Halibut.
The salad dressings and tartar sauce are homemade and yummy!!! The bread is freshly baked on the premises. The chowder is made fresh every day.
The restaurant is a little understaffed at times but generally the service is outstanding. It is a family like atmosphere. The servers know may of the customers by thier first name.

Key thing to remember is don't over order the portions are HUGE!! Sharing is good

Pros: Big portions Fresh food

Cons: crazy parking lot...

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You heard me, BEST Chowder in town!! Not to mention all of the other wonderful things they offer. Their fish and chips are fabulous and generous portions fill you quick. Quite and soothing inside this is a wonderful place to sit down and enjoy your meal or take it home with their easy take-out.

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★★★★☆

You heard me, BEST Chowder in town!! Not to mention all of the other wonderful things they offer. Their fish and chips are fabulous and generous portions fill you quick. Quite and soothing inside this is a wonderful place to sit down and enjoy your meal or take it home with their easy take-out.

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My family and I were visiting Paradise during the summer of 2007 when we stopped by the Pelican's Roost Chowder House for a bite to eat. We couldn't resist. You see, we travel up and down the west coast quite often and we always try the clam chowder wherever we go. So we decided to try the sister restaurant in Chico. It was just as delicious.

I had the tuna salad, it was piled high with fresh tuna on top of crisp greens. My daughter had the (real) halibut fish and chips, it was perfectly crispy. The atmosphere was pleasant, the food great, and the prices were more than reasonable. You must try!

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★★★★☆

My family and I were visiting Paradise during the summer of 2007 when we stopped by the Pelican's Roost Chowder House for a bite to eat. We couldn't resist. You see, we travel up and down the west coast quite often and we always try the clam chowder wherever we go. So we decided to try the sister restaurant in Chico. It was just as delicious.

I had the tuna salad, it was piled high with fresh tuna on top of crisp greens. My daughter had the (real) halibut fish and chips, it was perfectly crispy. The atmosphere was pleasant, the food great, and the prices were more than reasonable. You must try!

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servers are nice, but under pressure. cooks are unprofessional and sloppy. too expensive for low quality, greasy slop! A beer and french fries is about the safest item. the place is dusty and ridden with cob webs.

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servers are nice, but under pressure. cooks are unprofessional and sloppy. too expensive for low quality, greasy slop! A beer and french fries is about the safest item. the place is dusty and ridden with cob webs.

Pros: great fries

Cons: disapointing seafood

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The servers are unprofessional. The dining area was filthy and gross. Flys were landing everywere. I can imagine what the kitchen looks like. The fish and Chips were cold and soggy. I was told it was Cod, but after I took a bite, I could tell it was Pollock which is a cheaper, low grade fish. I sent it back and ordered a Steak. It was way over cooked. You can tell the cooks are only fry cooks and have no bussiness pretending to be real cooks. I sent my steak back and ordered a salad. I figured that they could not screw that up. Boy was I wrong. The lettuce was brown and slimy. The shrimp had an oder to them that means the are far from fresh. The server apologized, with a poor attitude and ofered me a free clam chowder. Big mistake. It tasted like burned sour milk. After all that, the server then charged me for the fish, steak and a salad. I refused to pay and asked for the owner. She was very rude. Even though I sent all items back, she wanted me to pay for all of it, except the clam chowder. The next day I still had the taste of soggy fish, burned steak, slimmy lettuce and sour milk. The few bites I took was enough to make my stomach hurt for hours!!

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★☆☆☆☆

The servers are unprofessional. The dining area was filthy and gross. Flys were landing everywere. I can imagine what the kitchen looks like. The fish and Chips were cold and soggy. I was told it was Cod, but after I took a bite, I could tell it was Pollock which is a cheaper, low grade fish. I sent it back and ordered a Steak. It was way over cooked. You can tell the cooks are only fry cooks and have no bussiness pretending to be real cooks. I sent my steak back and ordered a salad. I figured that they could not screw that up. Boy was I wrong. The lettuce was brown and slimy. The shrimp had an oder to them that means the are far from fresh. The server apologized, with a poor attitude and ofered me a free clam chowder. Big mistake. It tasted like burned sour milk. After all that, the server then charged me for the fish, steak and a salad. I refused to pay and asked for the owner. She was very rude. Even though I sent all items back, she wanted me to pay for all of it, except the clam chowder. The next day I still had the taste of soggy fish, burned steak, slimmy lettuce and sour milk. The few bites I took was enough to make my stomach hurt for hours!!

Pros: great parking

Cons: terrible food and service

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Fish smelled old, poor service, prices are too high. Chowder was thin and had no clams. Bread was good but I think it was from a store,. Salad was brown and the dressing was not fresh or tastey. I could here the owner or manager, yelling foul language at the staff. Maybe if they had hard liquer, I could get a buzz then I would care what I ate. NEVER AGAIN! What A JOKE OF A RESTAURANT

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★☆☆☆☆

Fish smelled old, poor service, prices are too high. Chowder was thin and had no clams. Bread was good but I think it was from a store,. Salad was brown and the dressing was not fresh or tastey. I could here the owner or manager, yelling foul language at the staff. Maybe if they had hard liquer, I could get a buzz then I would care what I ate. NEVER AGAIN! What A JOKE OF A RESTAURANT

Pros: They have Beer

Cons: Beer is the only good menu item

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very reasonable prices and great shrimp louies. they use cod or halibut for their fish and chips and it is beer-battered on the premises. fresh fish is offered as available. beats the local chains by a mile. lack of hard liquor the only negative.

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very reasonable prices and great shrimp louies. they use cod or halibut for their fish and chips and it is beer-battered on the premises. fresh fish is offered as available. beats the local chains by a mile. lack of hard liquor the only negative.

Pros: prices and portions

Cons: no hard liquor

 

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