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2574 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973
(530) 899-1055
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good meal, good value

We ate at a smallish Indian restaurant on a wide boulevard, the Esplanade, that runs through the center of town. The Priya Restaurant filled us very completely with a selection of vegetarian pakoras as a starter, then offered vegetarian curry dinners which we gobbled up. Ben had a vegetarian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We ate at a smallish Indian restaurant on a wide boulevard, the Esplanade, that runs through the center of town. The Priya Restaurant filled us very completely with a selection of vegetarian pakoras as a starter, then offered vegetarian curry dinners which we gobbled up. Ben had a vegetarian curry of several vegetables while John had a paneer Indian cheese... More 

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Chico, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Their food is fresh and well prepared. The lunch buffet is especially good and inexpensive. Lots of local and student East Indians will be there dining on authentic food.

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Oakland, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My son attends Chico State, and discovered this fine Indian Restaurant. When I go to visit him, we head to Priya for dinner. I have enjoyed the food every time. The lamb vindaloo, chicken tikka masalan and the malai kofta are to be recommended. Their nan bread is tasty as well. Despite having and excellent brewery nearby, they only offer... More 

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We don't have a decent Indian restaurant where we live, so we were super excited to go to Priya. The food was outstanding and the service GREAT!

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Chico, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is the best Indian restaurant in town. I have yet to try a dish I did not like. We normally do pick up.

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Arcata, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

The lunch buffet is an excellent deal at under $10. I recommend going early during the lunch service to ensure freshness on items like the naan and pakoras. The staff are very nice and attentive to their customers. I have never been disappointed here!

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Corning, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Was really good for a buffet. Food was fresh and authentic. Restaraunt could be nicer. Service was good.

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Northern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The buffet is a real bargain with a very wide selection of delicious freshly cooked Indian foods constantly replenished by what appear to be Indian cooks who are grand mothers. Despite a bargain price, the setting is elegant and a good place to bring guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We really liked Priya the last time we were in Chico, so we went back this week. My husband loved the Lamb curry and I enjoyed the Tandoori mixed grill. service was very attentive. when my husband ordered his food extra spicy our waiter brought out samples of more dips he thought we should try. Limited but adequate wine menu.

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Santa Rosa CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

One of my daughters and I had the lunch buffet. We both really enjoyed everything. My other daughter ordered off the menu and really enjoyed her meal as well. Our water glasses were kept filled. Service was quite good. This is definitely a go to again place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2574 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: (530) 899-1055

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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