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Sophia Thai

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305 Nord Ave, Chico, CA
(530) 342-8842
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Wonderful food

I love Thai food, Sophia's Thai restaurant makes a great BBQ salmon and asparagus,with pineapple, cashew,white raisin fried rice,yum....

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
Marcie J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

I love Thai food, Sophia's Thai restaurant makes a great BBQ salmon and asparagus,with pineapple, cashew,white raisin fried rice,yum....

Thank Marcie J
Santa Rosa
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We were looking for something in the Nord Avenue area of Chico, as we didn't want to have to find parking downtown. We decided to try Sophia Thai because we were curious about it. The outside looks really run down. But we are aware that the outside look of a place can be deceiving. The inside of Sophia is charming.... More 

Thank Wildwoodatheart
Orinda, CA
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Do not under any circumstances be put off by the outside of this restaurant. The plain, even forbidding exterior opens into a warm and inviting eating space, run by charming hosts, where they serve from an enormous menu of outstanding Thai dishes. My wife and I went with members of our daughter's Ultimate Disc team, and had terrific spicy Pad... More 

3 Thank DlaxDad
Dallas Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This was really good Thai food. The owner/server was friendly and helpful. His small children played a quiet game of hide and seek that left us with a smile. They do a great take out business that can interfear with a quiet meal. Think rustic, small and family friendly for them and you.

1 Thank TexasBuffalo
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Very good and authentic Thai food! Best I've had in a long time. Parking is kinda wierd but worth any inconvenience. Service was great and prices very reasonable with large portions. Don't miss this one.

1 Thank Scross6
Chico, CA
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Don't let the outside fool you, this is the best place to eat in Chico!!! Wonderful restaurant for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. Everything on the menu (with the exception of the "larb") has been fantastic (I've ordered probably 20 different things). The food has great spice, and generous portions. The green, red, and yellow curries are all fabulous in... More 

Thank Kasey K
Chico, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

It doesn't look like much - simple ambience but the menu is impressive and the food-quality definitely memorable. They also flavor the "heat" per request. Much better to come with several people so you can try several different dishes

1 Thank itchfoot
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2010

The menu is complete with all the Thai favorites and the food is always fantastic. No doubt the best Thai food in Chico, and the only restaurant to serve sticky rice. The atmosphere is also quite nice and the portions are generous.

Thank akuck
Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

Very reasonably priced, lots of variety, great service, clean, quiet, take-out available, great Thai food! About the best Pad Thai we have had! Good portions, speedy, we will visit again!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305 Nord Ave, Chico, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: (530) 342-8842

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?