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2574 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973
+1 530-899-1055
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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Chico, California
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329 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Indian restaurants are rarer than hens teeth in Chico--we have one real restaurant (this one) and a lunch place. So if you get a craving for South Indian, this is your only shot. But they really, really do a great job of covering the basics. Prices are moderate, the menu is a full on selection, and the dishes come hot,... More 

Thank JoelZ195
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Priya, like Cocodine, is one of those very special dining places. With so many average restaurants in Chico, here is somewhere you can get that special meal: Indian and very tasty. If you have family or friends visiting who are looking for a unique experience, try Priya.

Thank Welsh2
Chico, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Every experience there has be excellent. My wife and I both love Chicken Tikka Misala. They have a great buffet at lunch time.

Thank cabillba
Santa Rosa CA
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202 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just the best. The lunch buffet is offered 7 days a week and is wonderful! Just went there for dinner tonight and ordered off the menu. Have never been disapointed. Highly, highly recommend. Very nice folks and great service.

Thank SantaRosaCAKim
Paradise, California
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have been to Priya for their buffet at least 10 times in the past couple of years. I love the flavors used in Indian cuisine, but I cannot tolerate anything more than moderately spicy. Priya has been a known quantity, as there is usually just one item (maybe 2) that is too spicy for my taste, otherwise I very... More 

Thank Steve N
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Wife and I in Chico for family business and looking for a good meal. Check on TripAdvisor and saw that Pirya was well rated and just a few doors down from us. Happy day! Some of the best Indian food we have had in years. Loved it.

Thank Trinityfly
Chico ca
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The chicken masala is delicious as are all the other tempting dishes on the buffet. There are also yummy menu selections if you aren't into eating so much. Although they have a great lunch buffet the dinner selections are better.

Thank Llynny
Chico, California
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

The lunch buffet is great with the typical lineup of veggie and nonveg items. Come back in the evening for a variety of Dosas, vada and other South Indian specialties in addition to the standard fare. I speak a smattering of Hindi...no luck here...the staff primary language is Telegu. South Indian. Such a wonderful rare change from the usual Indian.

Thank BillinMidMO
Podgorica, Montenegro
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is the best Indian restaurant in at least a couple of hundred miles. We lived in India so have discerning palates when it comes to Indian cuisine. The chicken masala is delicious, the dal is red and I prefer black but still tasty. Their naan is excellent and we either eat in or take out. Considering the price you... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We tried Indian food for the first time.. Loved it. Everything was so good. We ordered one lamb meal and shared it and there were still left overs. Very delicious excellent service. Highly recommended!

Thank 27beachbum27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2574 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-899-1055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?