Readers, Digest: Student meal deals


If you are looking for a place to eat in Chico, you will be surprised to know that some of your favorite places have student discounts and specials.

Here are The Orion’s picks for places to use your Wildcat Card for some tasty discounts:

Willie the wildcat ID
Students can use their Wildcat ID to get great deals at restaurants in Chico. Willie the Wildcat illustration courtesy Chico State Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Celestino’s New York Pizza offers a student special of $4.50 for a slice of cheese, pepperoni or mushroom pizza and a drink. If you have’t yet, try a mushroom slice. It’s delicious.

Brooklyn Bridge Bagel Works offers a $3 pizza bagel, bagel dog or bagel and cream cheese with a drink to students. The classic bagel and cream cheese deal is a perfect grab-and-go lunch between classes.

Denine’s Cupcakes offers students a $4 special for a cupcake and milk. You must try one of the shop’s rich chocolate or lemon cupcakes.

Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery offers a 10 percent discount for students. Even though it is not located downtown, it is worth the drive or bus ride for a slice of creamy Key Lime pie.

Pita Pit offers a $6.44 pita and drink deal Monday through Friday, depending on which pita you order. Try the chicken Caesar pita, the shop’s Tuesday special.

Shubert’s Ice Cream and Candy offers $2 scoops 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Who can resist the shop’s renowned Chico Mint flavor or chocolate ice cream?

Woodstock’s Pizza offers a $6 discount on any extra-large pizza and also delivers pizza for free anywhere on campus. The topping choices and delivery perk make this a stand-out deal for any student or campus organization.

Christina Saschin can be reached at [email protected] or @Stina127 on Twitter.