The Chili Parlor List

We plan to visit the following chili parlors in our quest for the best Cincinnati chili. Know of a place serving up Cincinnati-style chili not on the list? Drop us a line!

Cincinnati Chili Parlors:

7th Street Deli

(513) 546-7158
120 E. 7th St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202


Angelo’s Family Restaurant

Reviewed 12/22/2011
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(513) 521-8515 ‎
8270 Winton Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231


Blue Ash Chili (www.blueashchili.com)

Reviewed 1/5/2012
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(513) 984-6107
9565 Kenwood Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242


Bluebird Restaurant

Reviewed 6/17/2011
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(513) 351-2427
4629 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45212


Blue Jay Restaurant

 Reviewed 9/8/2011
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(513) 541-0847
4154 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45223


Camp Washington Chili (www.campwashingtonchili.com)

Reviewed 12/01/2011
Go To Review

(513) 541-0061
3005 Colerain Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45225


Chili Time

Reviewed 5/26/11
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(513) 641-1130
4727 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45217


Christofield’s Family Restaurant

Reviewed 5/19/2011
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(859) 261-2878
618 6th Ave.
Dayton, KY 41074

Covington Chili

 Reviewed 7/28/2011
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(859) 261-6066 ‎
707 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41011


Cretan Grill

 Reviewed 9/22/2011
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(513) 821-1203
7039 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45216


Crookshank Chili
[CLOSED — See Patrick’s Bar & Grill]

(513) 451-7417 ‎
5060 Crookshank Road
Cincinnati, OH 45238


Delhi Chili

Reviewed 6/24/2011
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(513) 921-9779
4875 Delhi Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45238

 


Demetrios IV

Reviewed 10/20/2011
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(513) 271-7550
4002 Plainville Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45227


Dixie Chili (www.dixiechili.com)

 Reviewed 8/11/2011
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(859) 431-7444
2421 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY


Eastside Chili

Reviewed 11/10/2011
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671 Ohio Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45245


Empress Chili (www.empresschilialexandria.com)

Reviewed 7/7/2011
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513-922-6669
5675 Rapid Run Road
Cincinnati, OH  45238


Finneytown Chili

 

(513) 242-6731
909 West North Bend Road
Cincinnati, OH 45224


Ft. Wright Family Restaurant

Reviewed 6/30/2011
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(859) 331-8359
1860 Ashwood Cir
Fort Wright, KY 41011


Gold Star Chili (www.goldstarchili.com)

 Reviewed 5/12/2012
Go To Review

Many, many locations.  Sure to be one near you.


Gourmet Chili

Reviewed 5/12/2011
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(859) 491-9022
843 Monmouth St # A
Newport, KY 41071


Hitching Post Kellog (http://www.hitchingpostkellogg.com)

[Serves up Cincinnati-style chili in all the usual ways, but it’s out of a can so we won’t be reviewing it.  Still, it’s an option if you’re in the area.]

(513) 871-4293
4535 Kellogg Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45226-2406


Hollingsworth Chili Parlor & Diner

 

502-532-0888
10621 Campbellsburg Rd.
Campbellsburg, KY, 40011


J&J Restaurant

 Reviewed 12/15/2011
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(513) 661-2260 ‎
6159 Glenway Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45211


JK’s Chili

 Reviewed 7/21/2011
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(513) 271-0280 ‎
7718 Laurel Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45243


K-Dot’s Family Restaurant

(513)451-9888
3245 Westbourne Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45248


Lake Nina Restaurant And Tavern

Reviewed 2/9/2012
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513-521-4020
7200 Pippin Road
Cincinnati, Ohio


Lucy’s Deli

 Reviewed 9/29/2011
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(513) 821-5900 ‎
8907 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45215


Lynna’s Grill

 Reviewed 11/23/2011
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(859) 291-4910
3728 Winston Avenue
Covington, KY 41015


Main Street Diner

Reviewed 11/17/2011
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(513) 421-0835
900 Main St
Cincinnati, OH 45202


Melt (www.meltcincy.com)

 

(513) 681-6358 ‎
4165 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45223


Metro Chili

[CLOSED]

(859) 567-1782 ‎
102 West Main Street
Warsaw, KY 41095


Mike’s Chili & Gyros (www.mikeschiliandgyros.com)

 

(513) 737-6666 ‎
2045 S Erie Hwy
Hamilton, OH 45011


Montgomery Inn (montgomeryinn.com)

(513)791-3482
9440 Montgomery Rd.
Montgomery, OH 45242


Moon-Lite Chili

 Reviewed 8/18/2011
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(513) 732-1401
236 E Main St
Batavia, OH 45103


Nick & Tom’s Restaurant and Bar (nickandtomsrestaurant.com)

Reviewed 1/26/2012
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(513) 373-4087
5774 Bridgetown Road
Cincinnati, OH 45248


Nick’s Restaurant  (www.nicksrest.com)

(513) 289-7702
1151 Stone Dr Ste 12
Harrison, OH 45030


Papa Dino’s (papadinos.com)

 Reviewed 9/1/2011
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(513) 221-4747
349 Calhoun Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219


Patrick’s Sports Bar & Grill

Reviewed 9/15/2011
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(513) 451-1763
5060 Crookshank Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45238


P & S Restaurant

Reviewed 8/5/2011
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(513) 741-4423
3512 Springdale Rd
Cincinnati, OH


P&T Restaurant

Reviewed 12/08/2011
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(513) 522-0267
8542 Winton Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45231


Park Chili Parlor

Reviewed 7/14/2011
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(513) 541-9902
4160 Hamilton Avenue # 1
Cincinnati, OH 45223


Pearl’s Diner

(513) 829-7013
4696 Dixie Hwy
Fairfield, OH 45014

Pleasant Ridge Chili (www.pleasantridgechili.com)

Reviewed 6/10/2011
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(513) 531-2365
6032 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45213


Price Hill Chili (www.pricehillchili.com)

 Reviewed 11/3/2011
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(513) 471-9507
4920 Glenway Ave # 2
Cincinnati, OH 45238-3912


Sam’s Chili

 Reviewed 8/25/2011
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(513) 471-8671 ‎
3900 Glenway Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45205


Santorini

Reviewed 10/27/2011
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(513) 662-8080
3414 Harrison Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45211


Skyline Chili (skylinechili.com)

 Reviewed 2/2/2012
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Many, many locations in 4 states.


Stephens Old Village Restaurant


Reviewed 10/13/2011
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(513) 661-6840
3323 Harrison Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45211


Stone’s Restaurant

(513) 661-6849
3605 Harrison Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45211

 


Sunnyside Grill

Reviewed 1/19/2012
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(513) 353-5999
7995 Wesselman Rd
Cleves, OH 45002


Thelma’s Diner

Reviewed 8/4/2011
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(513) 347-0023
6520 Glenway Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45211


West Side Chili Parlor

[CLOSED — See Thelma’s Diner]

(513) 574-0999 ‎
6520 Glenway Ave # A
Cincinnati, OH 45211-4402


US Chili (www.uschili.org)

Reviewed 6/2/2011
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(513) 541-4665
2965 Colerain Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45225-2103


 

Cincinnati Chili Outside Cincinnati

Cafe Blue American Grill (Gunbarrell, CO)

Chili Mac’s (Chicago) (www.chilimacschicago.com)

Cincy’s Downtown (Greensboro) (www.cincysdowntown.com)

Cinners (Chicago) (www.cinners.net)

Porchettas (Pensacola) (www.porchettas.com)