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305 Nord Ave, Chico, CA
(530) 342-8842
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Ranked #100 of 278 Restaurants in Chico
Price range: $5 - $15
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
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Takeout
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English first
Orinda, CA
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 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 

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Dallas Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

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.

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Chico, CA
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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 

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Chico, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 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.

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Olympia, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2008

My favorite place for Thai food. Good prices and very good execution on the dishes. Unlike Chada Thai in Chico, their food does not come out too sweet and not spicy at all. If you want good, actually spicy Thai food (they do make it to your taste) this is the place. Great fresh flavors. The rice stick noodles in... More 

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Additional Information about Sophia Thai

Address: 305 Nord Ave, Chico, CA
Phone Number: (530) 342-8842
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Thai

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