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Chili Peppers Mexican Grill

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869 E 185th St, Cleveland, OH 44119
(216) 531-2300
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
As good as it gets

Small neighborhood place. Best burritos in town. All fresh ingredients and great service. Much better than Chipotle or Qdoba

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Small neighborhood place. Best burritos in town. All fresh ingredients and great service. Much better than Chipotle or Qdoba

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Auburn, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a regular stop on my visits to Cleveland. At least once each trip. You can't get any more fresh. They make everything right in front of you. The prices are reasonable, and the people could not be nicer. One of my favorite spots.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

It's very similar to Chipotle and Qdoba. Everything is fresh and has good flavor. The portions could be better but not bad at all. I've only ever had the "bowl" which is actually served on a plate lol. They also sell bottled Coke products so I was able to have a Vanilla Coke with my meal!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the food. It is sooooo fresh and wonderful. I just can't say enough about Steve and his staff. The fish tacos on Friday are GREAT and be sure to get Steve's special sauce for them. I'm in love with their Mexican ice tea and have finally figured out how to make it at home. The lime... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Steve and his staff do a great job. Great local eatery. Fresh ingredients great variety. Wonderful chorizo. Yum!

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Chardon, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

They make all the food as you order it. Burritos and salad in taco shell were very good. You pick what you want from many choices. Not a fancy place but nice. Staff is very pleasant. This was my second trip here and both have been very good. Clean inside and out.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Very similar to chiptole or qdoba. The quesadillas are good. The beans feel much cleaner/fresher in your mouth than chiptoles so that is a plus. The workers are extremely friendly and there is a frequent flyer card too! Definitely recommend this place!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Many choices to choose from. Food is consistently good. Staff is always friendly. Better than Chipotle in my opinion,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

What a pleasant surprise to find a hidden gem like this in Cleveland! The food is fresh, flavorful and affordable! The staff is friendly & very helpful. The restaurant is clean & so are their bathrooms! Very similar to Chipoltes, as you go down the line & pick & choose your ingredients, but UNLIKE Chipoltes, Chili Peppers is fresher, tastier... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

My parents frequent this restaurant almost weekly and took me there on a recent trip to Cleveland. The ordering process is not unlike Chipotle's--you tell them what you want on your tortilla and they serve it up. The selection is more comprehensive than Chipotle's and the ingredients are fresh and flavorful. Portion sizes are large, so come with an appetite!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 869 E 185th St, Cleveland, OH 44119
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: (216) 531-2300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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