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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Chico, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This indian cuisine present very delecious indian food. The atmosphere is marvelous,and the prices is some how resonable. You can go through a pofiah or orders.

Thank terrso
Sacramento, California
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A family member recommended this place and even though it doesn't look like much from the outside, the food was great! $10.95 per person gets you an unlimited buffet. The water was cold and fresh and didn't taste like tap water and they made sure our cups stayed full. The buffet had basmati rice and a tamarind fried rice, and... More 

Thank Ihaveatonofcats
Chico, California
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341 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

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 31 October 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 65 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 1 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 17 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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48 reviews
18 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

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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
US$10 - US$20
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?