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Chili's Grill & Bar

Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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3980 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3813
(863) 859-7350
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Improved menu

My family and I haven't been to Chili's for quite a while and were pleasantly surprised at the menu. Many new items that we enjoyed from the menu. The fajitas were excellent, plenty of drink refills and we will be going back in the near future.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
catlynn10
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Lakeland, Florida
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Lakeland, Florida
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My family and I haven't been to Chili's for quite a while and were pleasantly surprised at the menu. Many new items that we enjoyed from the menu. The fajitas were excellent, plenty of drink refills and we will be going back in the near future.

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lakeland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Always enjoy the two for one drink specials. The staff is nice, and the atmosphere is fun. Nice place to unwind, watch a game or just catch up with friends, and paying from the tablets is great.

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Lakeland, FL
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is our local Chili's, and while I love the chain, I really don't love this particular location. Today there were the same types of problems: 1) just seems a little dirtier than other places. The menus especially always seem gross and sticky. Today mine had bbq sauce between the pages. and 2) the service can be quite spotty. We... More 

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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102 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Even with it busy we didn't have to wait long for a table. There was enough staff to keep things moving along and the food is what you expect from a chilis. The only negative was that since it was busy if felt like we were expected to eat and run so they could turn over the table. We stayed... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The chicken fajitas are the best but I've never had a bad meal there. Not a drinker at the present time but they do make a great Margarita and the Bloody Marys aren't bad either.

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Gloucester, Virginia
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

We don't usually eat at Chili's, but my cousin likes it so we went. We were surprised by the beer specials and the margarita trio. Great drinks! Try the watermelon Rita! It was so good! The food was good and service was better than expected. All in all a solid value!

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Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

After she worked in the house all day which included cleaning the rugs, I thought it would be a great idea to let my wife take me out for dinner. She chose Chilis because we are members of their Email club. We recieve coupons on a regular basis including free appitizers, kid's meals and desserts. I recommend joining. If you... More 

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Miami, Florida
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stopped here before a ball game and sat at the bar to have a couple of drinks and to have a little bite to eat. We ordered the sliders and they were actually very good, better than I was anticipating. The onion strings that were served with the sliders were also very good. Our bartender Rob, was very attentive... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Worked in the kitchen there. Roaches crawling on the cutting board wile I was preparing food, cooks using hand to scoop rice with no gloves, dirty plates being reused, food dropped on floor and served. Bon appetit!

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Leamington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Stopped here for lunch after attending a movie a a nearby theater. The lunch hours are extended to 4 pm. My wife and I each enjoyed a lunch combo special that included a generous bowl of tasty soup or chili and our choice of entree. All of our choices were served promptly by a very courteous staff. We left fully... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3980 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3813
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: (863) 859-7350

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?