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Sophia Thai

305 Nord Ave, Chico, CA
+1 530-342-8842
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
8 Jul 2016
“Best Thai food in town!”
13 Apr 2016
“Great food, horrible service!”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
305 Nord Ave, Chico, CA
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place, it's super cute inside and all the food is delicious. Prefect example of don't judge a book by its cover, it's easy to miss outside but once you walk in the door you won't be disappointed.

Thank TDwyer4
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Honestly the best thai food in town however the service is the worst! Takes forever to order, they never check in with you and you have to wait for the check and ask for boxes.

Thank Alisha B
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Don't be fooled by the outside or the location of this restaurant. We went her once for lunch and liked the food. It was recommended to us but we almost didn't go in because the location is not pretty nor is the outside. We decided...More

Thank Yvonne825
Reviewed 15 July 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
Reviewed 9 June 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...More

Thank Wildwoodatheart
Reviewed 21 October 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...More

3  Thank DlaxDad
Reviewed 29 August 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,...More

1  Thank TexasBuffalo
Reviewed 9 January 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
Reviewed 28 November 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...More

Thank Kasey K
Reviewed 7 February 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Nord Ave, Chico, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-342-8842
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