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Petra Mediterranean - CLOSED

138 Broadway St, Chico, CA 95928-5318
+1 530-899-9958
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  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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Mediterranean, Greek
138 Broadway St, Chico, CA 95928-5318
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

After eating dinner at Raw Bar Friday we went to Petra Cafe a new restaurant in Chico. The restaurant was new, clean the service was good but the food was better. I ordered the sampler plate to get all the things I wanted on the...More

Thank Stoneyterrace
Reviewed March 18, 2017

It was sad to see Bamboo House leave this venerable location across the street from Peet's Coffee and next door to Plutos. But the transition appears from first impressions to be a very great success. Petra has left the physical space structured roughly as it...More

1  Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed June 29, 2014

Go for the food, stay for the conversation with Mohammed. He is the delightful owner and chef. We had Baba Ganoush (creamy roasted eggplant with garlic) for an appetizer. I had the Petra Special Platter with lamb and my wife had a salad with chicken....More

Thank Doug_Holck
Reviewed May 8, 2014

WOW! Food was amazing! Hot, flavorful, and nice portions! Falafel were tasty, and crunchy on the outside, hot and fluffy on the inside, the way they should be! The owner was very friendly and treated me to Babaghanouje while I waited for my order, which...More

1  Thank LISA S
Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

My son loves shawarma so we tried this place for the first time. The owner (?) greeted us warmly but he was busy operating the place all by himself. The place is very small and there were a lot of people for the space so...More

Thank Marmar67
Reviewed November 13, 2013

Loved the hummus! So creamy and flavorful served with warm pita. Took our sandwiches to go, but even the next day the chicken and lamb pita sandwich was delicious. It's sort of a dive place especially with about five of the owner's friends hanging out!

Thank HawaiiOrBustSo_Cal_
Reviewed August 30, 2012

Both my husband and I, plus our granddaughter love to have lunch here. It is very small, but has a very friendly owner and his helper is very nice also. The food is consistently good. Only three tables and six stools at the counter, so...More

1  Thank bolliCA
Reviewed April 3, 2012

The best food I had for a long time , key word is everything tasted FRESH . Try it once and I'm sure you will go out of your way to go there again .

1  Thank chicoperson
Reviewed March 15, 2012

My wife and I have both been to the Middle East and this small cafe truly captured the comfortable feel, flavors and the best of the hospitality of the region. It is a very small family run restaurant that is far from fancy, but was...More

2  Thank Don C
Reviewed November 11, 2011

Can't get enough of this place ,I go to Petra at least once a week , I always try the new daily home stile cooking ,or the kababs ,the food is do much for the price Mohamad will make sure you are not hungry anymore...More

3  Thank chicoperson
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  • Address: 138 Broadway St, Chico, CA 95928-5318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-899-9958
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