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Chili's Grill & Bar

$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
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3980 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3813
+1 863-859-7350
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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north platte
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant good variety waitress took good care of us loved the mararetta the 3 items for $10 was such a great value and really good

Thank Charline E
Guest Engagemen... T, Guest Relations Manager at Chili's Grill & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Charlene, thank you so much for taking the time to send us this feedback. We love hearing about the great service you received at our North Lakeland Chili's. We will share this feedback with the manager and look forward to your next visit. More 

Herndon, Virginia
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Although leery due to reviews, tried this place for dinner because lunch for 2 earlier this week featured good food, fast & attentive service and great atmosphere [for a Chili's!] Following a real snafu with an apparently inexperienced greeter/host who tried to seat our party of 4 including a wheelchair bound person at a back table with narrow entry, then... More 

Thank ej f
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We went 2 o'clock on a Saturday and it wasn't too busy. The hostess was effective, but less than impressive with her gum chewing and attitude filled saunter. The service was ok. Again, effective, but not excited to be there or see us. The chips came out so greasy and bound together that they were inedible. The food was fine,... More 

Thank Tayandlaura
Orlando, Florida
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited Chilis today, and based on the experience, probably won't return. The service was slow, the appetizer chips were over cooked and oily, and several entrees were over-cooked to the point that they were inedible. They were not busy at this lunch time, only about half the tables were filled. I brought my over-cooked and inedible entree to the... More 

Thank Daydreming
Plant City, Florida
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

A couple of weeks ago, had date night with my hubby at the Chili's near our new home. We were seated fairly quickly...however that was the highlight of the evening. Sad. We decided to share the fajitas (so one entree) and it took 1 hr to get it to our table. Lots of empty tables. Waitress said short handed. Manager... More 

Thank Krysta J
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed a refreshing summer fruity peach margarita. My date and I shared yummy southwest egg rolls, boneless chicken wings and lightly battered asparagus.

Thank tastebudtravelers
St. Petersburg, Florida
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

My bride and I travel extensively and we try to eat at recognized chain restaurants when possible because I have a food allergy and we try to stick to what we know. We know that we will NOT stop at this Chili's in the future. The food was bad, the service was worse, and the experience was less than desired.... More 

Thank robkadena
Lakeland, Florida, United States
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We haven't been to Chili's for awhile so we thought we'd give it another try. Bad decision on our part. The food is always just what you'd expect but the service is always awful! There were 3 of us there around 5:15pm and we couldn't get out of there until almost 7:00pm. For some reason it takes almost as much... More 

Thank Larry T
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Appetizers arrived with dinner. Waiter offered to put dinner under heat lamp to keep warm, which is not appealing to us. Food was decent.. nothing special. Service left much to me desired. Charged for a dessert we didn't order or receive and waiter second guessed us when we said it wasn't our item. He then blamed it on us by... More 

Thank Ana P
Lakeland, Florida
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152 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Not my favorite place, but the best place for my girlfriends and I to take our large group on this side of town.

Thank Charold

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3980 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-3813
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-859-7350

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