Your Guide to Nightlife and Dining in Chino

June 21, 2016

Living in Chino, you have numerous options for dining and nightlife. Going out for a nice dinner is a great way to relax on the weekend, to celebrate a special occasion, or simply to spend time with friends and loved ones. There are a variety of great restaurants in Chino that you’ll love visiting. Here are a few to consider.


This restaurant has been recognized by San Bernardino County as “Small Business of the Month” and it has positive reviews from diners as well. Cannataro’s is located on Mountain Avenue, and offers Italian cuisine that’s upscale yet homey. The menu includes chicken and beef entrees, pasta, pizza, sandwiches, calzones, and seafood. Entrees range from $7.99 to $19.99, and there are also a wide range of starters, soups, salads, and desserts, all at varying price points and sizes. You can accompany your meal with a glass of fine wine, beer, or Italian soda. A children’s menu is also available for those 12 and under. Beyond in-house dining, Cannataro’s offer take-out, catering services, and special event hosting. Cannataro’s is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. Happy hour is Monday through Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m.

Riverside Grill

Riverside Grill was established in 1997 and offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a relaxed atmosphere. The breakfast menu includes favorites like oatmeal, chorizo sausage, omelettes, and biscuits and gravy. Breakfast entrees range in price from $5 to $13.75, and there are also fresh juices and an espresso bar. The lunch menu includes many appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Lunch entrees range from $9 to $14. The dinner menu features beef, chicken, fish, and pasta, all ranging from $14 to $25. Riverside Grill also offers a children’s menu, where every entree is just $6. You’ll love the gourmet quality at casual dining prices. Riverside Grill is located on Riverside Drive, and is open Sunday through Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks

When it comes to dining in Chino, Islands is an excellent choice. After all, it’s been in business for more than 25 years, and now has nine locations. The Chino location can be found on Grand Avenue. This restaurant is a casual burger restaurant with a tropical twist. The menu features specialty themed burgers, such as the Hawaiian burger with fresh pineapple, teriyaki sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion, Swiss, and mayonnaise. Other entrees include tacos, sandwiches, and wraps. Appetizers include selections like Buffalo wings, chips and salsa, and quesadillas. The soup and salad menu includes dishes such as the China Coast salad, which has grilled chicken breast, mandarin oranges, snow peas, water chestnuts, carrots, fried noodles, sesame seeds, scallions, mixed greens, and sesame dressing. Islands offers a low-calorie menu, a gluten-free menu, and a children’s menu. Finish off your meal with desserts, shakes, and smoothies. Happy hour is weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m. The restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

You will certainly enjoy the selection of restaurants in Chino. The food scene is just one more reason why living in Chino is great.

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