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Sultan's Bistro

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300 Broadway St, Chico, CA 95928-5339
530-345-7455
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating

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  • 4
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
quick eats

These guys do a good job of creating some quick savory eats downtown. We usually try several things and share.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2015
Jodie D
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Chico
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Chico
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148 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

These guys do a good job of creating some quick savory eats downtown. We usually try several things and share.

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Thank Jodie D
Chico, California
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186 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

great for an inexpensive lunch with friends where you want to talk and don't care about the lighting and decor. I've always found this place consistent and flavorful. But its for a quick stop, not a formal sit-down or for entertaining work contacts.

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Thank JoelZ195
Chico, California
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Very small concession in the commercial building at the corner of 3rd & Broadway. I stop in Sultan's Bistro because it is the only place in Chico that makes a decent gyros. Not Chicago, but close enough.

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Thank max1111111
Modesto, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Do not bother with this establishment. There are so many things wrong it's hard to list them in all a brief review. First, the food quality is poor. The tzatziki sauce is watered down and is a cheap version of gyros. The soda dispenser is out of most of the options. And the ice dispenser won't stop dispensing ice into... More 

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1 Thank Assuretta
Chico, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Sultan's Bistro has been around for a number of years and I still love to visit. I'll admit the service and food quality seems to have changed over the years, but I still enjoy stopping in for lunch on occasion. It seems these days that you must prepare yourself for a good 25-30 minute wait for your food and I'm... More 

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Thank sumerraiin
CHICO
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Sultan's USED to be my favorite place to go for good falafal in a chicken platter. It was pricey but worth every cent! Now, not so much. Probably the most disappointing food today. Ordered the Chicken and Rice plate, which took 30 mins to get. The portions were so small that if I slid everything over it would only take... More 

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1 Thank LISA S
Chico, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I have been going to Sultans for 15 years and it used to be five stars but now it is two stars. The food is edible but bland - you can get better hummus, tzatziki, falafel and pita at Trader Joes.

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1 Thank nathan a
Harquer
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Mmmmmmm . . . Gyros! They're good here --- plenty of meat and fresh veggies to make an entire meal. 'Nuff said.

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Thank Harquer
Red Bluff, California
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Their food is great. I get their gyro plate and my vegetarian wife gets the Mediterranean platter or felafel gyro. Sometimes it takes a while to get the food, but that's understandable as there is usually only one person working.

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Thank Ken H
San Francisco, CA
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I've been going to this restaurant since I lived in Chico 12 years ago, and it never disappoints. In fact, every time I go to Chico, I have to stop in for a chicken gyro & side of dolmas. You can't go wrong!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 Broadway St, Chico, CA 95928-5339
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: 530-345-7455

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Indian, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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