Cafe Paradisio - Redding

4.7
90 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Café Paradisio is an eatery located in Redding, CA offering great locally sourced and mostly organic food in a casually elegant atmosphere lined with local artwork. The atmosphere is always comfortable and welcoming, and you can always find plenty to enjoy on the menu. Some of the excellent starter options include the very popular Baked Brie Platter, among other favorites such as the Blackened Ahi Wontons, and Coconut Shrimp.

Café Paradisio offers plenty of excellent entrée choices, too. Some of our most popular entrees include the Zen Bowl with Cajun Seared Ahi, Chicken Marsala, Braised Beef Short Rib, Lasagna with your choice of Sicilian Sausage or Meatballs, Lamb Gnocchi, and Thai Coconut Curry (Vegan). And don't forget to save room for the house-made desserts at Café Paradisio. .

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 90 people are saying
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LisaM
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. It is a small room, so gets noisy. Be aware that Covid precautions not in practice.

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deezy49
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent, and the service was above reproach. A really nice atmosphere and a cozy restaurant. Reservations are definitely needed here - it fills up fast for all the right reasons. We will definitely go back again next time we are in Redding.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Everything we ordered was delicious. Got a little loud sometimes. The wait staff was definitely working their tails off. Reservations are recommended. We would eat here again.

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PeggyP
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We used open table to make a reservation. When we got there they said ‘oops we are full -we forgot to turn off the open table ap’ no apology. Just oops we are full

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JonH
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We just love the place. Small intimate place with great seafood choices.

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Christina
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love coming here! We will be sure to come back :-)

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LeonaQ
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic experience! Service was prompt & helpful, but not pushy. Had the penne with marinara, sausage & added vegetables with the Tempranillo delicious.

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Jimmy
Central Coast
18 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cafe Paradisio, Redding, is a true neighborhood gem! The food is consistently excellent and the service is flawless. I highly recommend Cafe Paradisio. You won't be disappointed!

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kayl
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We would definitely dine at Cafe Paradisio again. The food was really delicious. Service was excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is our new favorite place in town, love the food, having tablecloths feels a step-up and Amber is the best!

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Bigfoot
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience2

Disappointing!
We’ve always enjoyed a good meal the few times we’ve dined here.
Our order came out wrong, but they were quick (10 minutes) to fix it.
The ribs were tender and meaty but the BBQ needs more balance.
The shorts ribs were also meaty and tender but had no flavor to them whatsoever.
Being from the Bay Area, I don’t mind paying a $20 corkage fee. But for the $20, I should not have to fill my wine glass when it gets empty.

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BelgianFoodie
Seattle
25 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

our second time at the restaurant. Food is phenomenal. Chef Mike is a gem!

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vipMichaelS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Once we got past the hostess who was both snooty and condescending, we were able to sit at the bar and had a very nice experience. The bartender was seasoned and made a great cocktail and the food was innovative and delicious. I will definitely go again but will do what I can to avoid interacting with that hostess. Tip to management: attitude adjustment desperately needed!

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Judymanynames
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Fabulous meal. The scallops were divine. Terribly loud so we moved outside and the staff was great about the move. The chef is really excellent

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vipMiisha
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably one of the Best, if not the Best, food in Redding. We have been here several times and always have a Wonderful meal. Highly recommend!

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viptherabuttaro
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

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vipBradleyR
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience1

The servers did not wear face masks and the tables were not adequately spaced as required by state law. The kitchen was slow.

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BrianC
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food....wonderful service from Amber. Will definitely be back.

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FirstTimeThere
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I really enjoyed my meal and felt my guest and I were well taken care of. Atmosphere was friendly. I can't call it a five star restaurant because it's more of a boutique place, but I will be happy to go back another time, without any question.

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HaleyS
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a delight to find while in the Redding area. Great service and even better food. Fresh and homemade meal with great options. Only request would be more non-alcoholic drink options.

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Nicole
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Distinguished flavors, high culinary skills, fresh ingredients, beautiful presentation and exquisite taste! To sum it up, simply a great experience!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The steak was phenomenal, the pork gnocchi was unreal and the carrot cake dessert was exquisite. Great service as well.

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aces
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great did and great service

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vipRrrr
San Francisco
34 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We had a very pleasant dining experience. We plan to return to Cafe Paradisio the next time we're in Redding.

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great homey atmosphere with fantastic food to wine pairings. This is our second time. Each time their wine recommendations paired perfectly with the delicious dinners.

The dining area is decorated nicely and intimate. It’s relaxing and great date spot.

The kitchen noise does travel out into the dining area. Still does not take too much away from the great service and tasty food.

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vipRickC
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Michael is a excellent chef. Food and service is the best in Redding, CA.

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Rick
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The chef is always consistent on his quality. Service is always above the norm.

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MrOutlier
Hawaii
30 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Even during these challenging times with Covid-19 we found that Cafe Paradisio shinned like the super star they are. Food was amazing, service was great and safety precautions were excellent. Thank you for another great evening!

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Italianmaid
Los Angeles
45 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a treat it was to find this gem in Redding! Everything about was great, but the food was especially amazing. The chef is trained in Italian food and does a fantastic job. I highly recommend it!

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AllanA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service...I had the Zen bowl with Ahi and the wife had the Chicken Marsala. It was quiet due to covid but they were doing s good business on pick-up. This is the third time we have been there...and we will keep going back.

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Chicky
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In my opinion the food is excellent. One friend had the lasagne for the first time and loved it. Another had chicken Marsala and said he’d order it again. I can’t get past the short rib as it’s my favorite. I gave them five stars on service because their personable and attentive. I must say with all that’s going on now, restaurants are short staffed not knowing open, closed, open, closed so guests should enjoy the dining experience, being with friends or family and not be an any hurry. The noise level is a five so we had to speak up to hear one another but it’s a small restaurant so I’m used to it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food! Wonderful service! Highly recommend.
The short rib was delicious and their panna cotta was gorgeous. Thanks for having us.

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vipSharonP
Central Coast
8 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Booked a table, turned up, they were closed. Please update your details to reflect temporary closure.

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JoshP
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Visited for a special occasion with our arrival right near reservation time. Seated right away as we were the only customers at that time (2 other tables arrived shortly after we did). Short rib and Zen bowl were our choices for dinner, with the baked brie starter, and crem brûlée desert. There was a little raw sugar under the carmelized layer on the dessert, but other than that, things were great.

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vipjudym
Denver
11 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall4food5service1ambience3

Concerned that there were no masks on the servers. Seating was a little close for Covid precautions.

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CherrelK
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

This little cafe features amazing food with many special flavors and beautifully displayed when served. With Open Table its easy to go online and reserve a table. We have never had to wait.

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Chicky
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food, love the atmosphere, love the people. The special occasion was having mom-in-law in town and showing off our favorite restaurant.

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CindyC
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING!!! A FOODIE DELIGHT!!! Experience such wonderful taste treats such as corned beef slow roasted with honey, cinnamon cabbage, Thyme and Rosemary ice cream, and Orange and Lemon Sorbet. Wine list?!?!? Amazing local wines that are so much fun to explore. Service?!?!? Personal and so glad you are there! This place is worth the drive to a spot where you would never think a restaurant of this caliber was located! This boutique restaurant is all you need for a very special evening of dining! Call Ahead!!!!

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Chicky
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My new favorite restaurant. I love the entertainment though last night was at a level it made difficult for conversation but still appreciate the talent that played

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful evening great food listening to honey bees

FAQs

Cafe Paradisio - Redding offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (530) 215-3499.

Cafe Paradisio - Redding is rated 4.7 stars by 90 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.