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Hula's Chinese Bar-B-Q

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Chinese, Barbecue, Asian, Mongolian
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1937 E.20th St. #B-10, Chico, CA 95928
+1 530-342-6304
11:00 - 21:00
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Kadena-cho, Japan
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Really good Mongolian style BBQ joint. Load up your bowl with meat veggies and a variety of sauce and take it the cooks, and watch your food make it around the hot iron surface. Really good food, if your really hungry go for dinner since it will be buffet style and lunch in only one go around. So load up... More 

Thank The-Farias
Hollister, California
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We visited our college son and brought him here so he could eat something other than typical college faire. There is a variety of meats (beef, chicken, pork, lamb) and vegetables to select or have some of everything. The only limitation is the size of the bowl, although you can go back for second and thirds if you desire. The... More 

Thank Martin K
Chico, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love that you can create your own dish and masterpiece while watching them cook it in front of you. Now that I write this, I can't remember if it's lunch where it's cheaper and you can take left over home but at dinner you cannot. Check before you go.

Thank Mary W
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great place to eat. Always clean!! Friendly staff and great cooks. Thanks guys for all the fresh veggies!!!

Thank Michelle M
Chico, California
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

If you go to dinner at Hula's and you go away hungry, you did something wrong. This is a all you can eat (dinner only) restaurant. You take your empty bowl and fill it up in the buffet line with exactly the ingredients you want and the portion sizes you want. Even fire it up your way with Mongolian fire... More 

Thank NorCal715
Paradise, California
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

I luv, luv, luv Hula's. I know when I go there I know I'm going to eat a good healthy meal. To compliment my meal I usually have some iced tea. Today was the usual routine. Until I tasted the tea...Yuk. I confirmed it was lipton instant. There's an art form to try and make that good. That was not... More 

Thank ParadiseBerni
Athens, Greece
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I've travelled quite a bit and eaten many different kinds of foods but have never seen anything like this. You choose your food from a buffet of meats, veggies and sauces and then take that to the cooks. They have a huge, what looks like cast iron, griddle that is about five feet in width and circular and you watch... More 

Thank Heather R
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

What a great place for a freshly made dish! You choose the meat,veggies & sauce for your Chinese food dish. It doesn't get any better! What ever vegetables you like in your dish you put it in the mix....as much as you want. They will cook it on this huge wok. A must stop at for a tasty meal!

Thank Mechelle_1161
Paradise, United States
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149 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is one of our "re visit" restaurants when we are in Chico. The food is always FRESH and the people are friendly and helpful. Great place to build your own meal and watch it being cooked right in front of you. You will not go away hungry.

1 Thank Michael D
Chico, California
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I love how Hula's has a long buffet of food and sauces that you add to a bowl and hand to the cook. Then you get to watch your creation cooked on their large circular grill and returned back to you, piping hot. It's really fun and delicious

1 Thank dsioux

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Barbecue, Asian, Mongolian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1937 E.20th St. #B-10, Chico, CA 95928
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-342-6304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?