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Petra Mediterranean - CLOSED

138 Broadway Street, Chico, CA 95928
+1 530-899-9958
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Mar 2017
“The newest entry in the downtown restaurant sweepstakes--with great promise”
29 Jun 2014
“It's meal and a conversation!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
138 Broadway Street, Chico, CA 95928
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Reviewed 18 March 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 29 June 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 8 May 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 29 December 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 14 November 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 31 August 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 4 April 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 16 March 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 12 November 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
Reviewed 3 November 2011

I have been to Petra too many times to count and every time I have been pleased with it all-- food, service, and friendly atmosphere. I feel welcome and like part of a big family. I'd go more often if I could. Do not miss...More

4  Thank TuxedoChico
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  • Address: 138 Broadway Street, Chico, CA 95928
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-899-9958
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