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5606 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Chili shack

As seen on "Diners, Drive Ins and Dives", this place had 4 different types of chili either on their own or covered with the works. They also serve chili on hot dogs or hamburgers. Some evenings they have live music. It's a "biker bar" type restaurant with a pool table in the middle of the room. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
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Washington
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  • Late Night
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Washington
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

As seen on "Diners, Drive Ins and Dives", this place had 4 different types of chili either on their own or covered with the works. They also serve chili on hot dogs or hamburgers. Some evenings they have live music. It's a "biker bar" type restaurant with a pool table in the middle of the room. We stopped by for... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

GREAT Chili. COLD drinks. Good customer service. Its what you expect based on other reviews and hype. Party of 6 had a variety of food and drinks; all superb and great quality. Good vibe.

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wanted to see what all the hype was about. We were not disappointed. My husband loves chili and is particular. He was impressed. We love the green and red chili. I had the green chili with Mac and cheese. Usual combo but very good. We played pool afterwards and loved it. Pool was only .75 cents or game. Unheard of... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

On our way from Seattle's Museum of History and Industry to the Museum of Flight we stopped at this BBQ place and noticed a funky restaurant next doo to it. Slim's Last Chance Restaurant to be exact. Funky place to be sure. However, the food was excellent and the chilli was to die for. Chilli is (as we were told)... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Nice unassuming place with friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. Good selection of beer and a nice patio out back. Chili was very tasty, even though the portion was a little on the small side. Really good cornbread. Would definitely go back, hopefully to catch some live music.

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Hamilton, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

At first glance I'm sure this place will turn some people away as it appears to be a biker bar. Don't let that deter you though as the food is excellent! We saw Slim's on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and just HAD to check it out. I ordered the Chili Verde over Jalapeno Mac and cheese with a side of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

This unassuming (ok, a little scary looking from the street) is so welcoming once you open the door! Seat yourself - you notice a funny mix of business casual office workers and tattooed, pierced bikers. We tried the Texas Red and the Chili Verde - Texas was ok but Chili Verde was excellent - tart with a building heat -... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for a spot to grab a bite with our kids after a long flight. Slims cannot serve kids but we went next door to the Pig Iron BBQ which is part of the same restaurant. Awesome food! Great story!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This place is a roadhouse. Don't expect that they went all soft just because they were on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. Ambiance aside, the chilli was excellent. Limited beer selection, but what they have is good.

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Oakville, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I try and make a point to go to a "triple-d" place whenever I visit a new town. I went to Slim's for lunch and had a great bowl of Brisket Chili and a couple of Mason Jars of a local Pale Ale. Prices seemed reasonable, the chili was excellent and the service (at the bar) was attentive. Not the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5606 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?