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Chili's Grill & Bar

Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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1290 Orchard Rd, Aurora, IL 60506-7932
(630) 907-1365
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average Lunch

I am not impressed by the chains and this Chili's was like all the franchises - Average. I really don't have an affinity for one restaurant chain over the other and I saw nothing extremely good or extremely bad.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Scott W
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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I am not impressed by the chains and this Chili's was like all the franchises - Average. I really don't have an affinity for one restaurant chain over the other and I saw nothing extremely good or extremely bad.

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North Aurora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A group of us at work come here every other Thursday and have become regulars. It's nice when you are greeted like a friend and not just a paying customer. We've even had servers come and say hi to us even if they are not helping our table. Great food, great people!

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Lena
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We always enjoy Chili's, and this one is no exception. Food is good and service is always great. My favorite is the sour cream chicken enchiladas. Everything on the menu that I've tried is good. We also appreciate the ability to give us a large table when we are there in large groups. It is a little higher priced than... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

If you order takeout, expect to be served burnt food. See my picture posted as proof. When you call to complain they won't call back or deal with you in any way. I recommend any other restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch and had to stand for five minutes before anyone camera seat is. As I said it was a late lunch so there was no one on there not sure why it took so long. Guacamole was ok not great. I had the chicken enchilada it was pretty good the soft taco was crispy... More 

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Huntley, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Chili's food was great with everyone liking their meal and feeling like the selection was perfect. We went on a Saturday evening and were in about 4:30 pm. Felt like we got caught in a shift change because while we got seated pretty quick, the wait for drinks and to place our order was rather long - 10-15 minutes. Food... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It's a Chilli's....what can I say. The food was what you always expect from a Chilli's. It was good. They do have REALLY good margaritas though. The problem was we had to hunt down our waitress not once or twice but at least three times. Yeah....it was a Friday night but when all four of us have to ask a... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Dined with a group from work. Margaritas were tasty, chips and salsa was bland AND COST $5.00? My entree was the shrimp tacos, the shrimp was pretty tasteless, the slaw was good,and sauce was good. Overall I probably would order something else.. Service was quick, and friendly. The food was just average.

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Malolos, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was great, as always. Margaritas were OK as the machine was broken. Something becoming very common in Chilli's. Why is this?

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Table Grove, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I had the bigmouth bites for the first time and they were great. Never do have enough room for dessert but the meal was delicious. the service did lack some but that was the individual and not the fault of Chillis. will have them again.

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Address: 1290 Orchard Rd, Aurora, IL 60506-7932
Phone Number: (630) 907-1365
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1290 Orchard Rd, Aurora, IL 60506-7932
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: (630) 907-1365

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups

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