The Rawbar serves:

  • Modern and Traditional Sashimi
  • Nigiri Sushi
  • Maki (rolled) Sushi
  • Appetizers
  • Salads
  • Ribs
  • Ice Creams and Desserts made in house


  • Premium Imported and Domestic Sakes
  • Sake Cocktails – our specialty!
  • Craft Beers
  • Wines by the Bottle and Glass
  • Hot Tea
  • Lemongrass and Ginger Soda and assorted Soft Drinks
  • Fresh Wasabi and Ginger


The Rawbar was established in 2001 and provides Chico an exciting way to experience sushi and Asian fusion Cuisine in a fun, artistic, unconventional environment.

The Rawbar’s modern industrial design is accented by local artisan glass and steel work.

Best of Chico Ten years of running  in the Chico News and Reviews “Best of Chico Awards” along with features in Sunset Magazine and Restaurant & Institutions Magazine have all contributed in making The Rawbar’s reputation grow year after year.

Masaki Tanaka the Master Sushi Chef who has headed the training program for our new generation of Sushi Chefs and brought the unusual practice of cutting whole tuna every week to Northern California.

Chef Darren Chadderdon runs our hot food kitchen and oversees the entire menu.

Darren Chadderdon and Michelle Mazza (Owners) personally oversee the dining room. Sushi/Sake Classes are held monthly as well as event dinners and party catering of all sizes and types.


  • Monday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
  • Thursday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
  • Friday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
  • Saturday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Sunday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Happy Hour (M-Sa): 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 



Address & phone

The Rawbar At the corners of 4th Street and Broadway in Chico
346 Broadway
Chico CA

530 897 0626

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