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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed May 11, 2021

The She Crab Soup was excellent! Quick service with large menu. Indoor and outdoor dining, large bar.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed January 30, 2021

Always liked this place.....good food etc. But NO Covid protocols. Bar was packed, standing room only. We were going to leave but was told the dining room was empty so we went in. Within a very short time it was packed also, tables 2.5 ft...apart. When I asked about the seating I was told they 'use' to have outside sitting. Took the food and left...won't go back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 17, 2021 via mobile

My husband and I really love this restaurant. The food and drinks are great, service is efficient. It’s one of our go-to places. The low rating is because they are so blatantly disregarding even a show of following COVID guidelines. It’s important to note that...my husband and I are not “COVID crazy”, we aren’t stricken with paranoia about it, we haven’t stopped living our lives. And that’s why it feels significant to me when we start getting nervous. The bar area was packed like a concert. Seats in the dining room were close together and every table was set for use. We assumed they’d be staggering tables, but no - a group was sat right next to us and right behind us, with perhaps 3 feet of space between. Then, strangely, the person cleaning the tables was complaining loudly about food debris left behind by a large party who was seated when we came in. I’m sure it was annoying, but it’s unprofessional and leaves a bad taste. Not sure we’d return. Not sure they’d care. But that’s the beauty of the free market.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed September 23, 2020

This restaurant did not have a wait at dinner time, so we tried it. The food and service were very good.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 23, 2020

Truly, about 4-5 of these restaurants are about the same. Hit the one with the shortest wait, or the coolest vibe. Food here was good. Service was average.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed September 11, 2020

Just had a great lunch, we love this place, have been going here since it opened! Covid protocol was good. We had tuna bites (lunch special), with spicy slaw, and a crabcake sandwich, with the seasoned fries. Wish I had room for more, as their...Boom Boom shrimp, coconut shrimp, fried oysters, and the Cuban are all on point. Great bar, friendly service, and we always see friends here, truly one of the greatMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed July 30, 2020 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation to try the Chimichurri Oyster starter. I was quite disappointed honestly. Just too much sauce and much fishier than i would’ve liked. I also got the blackened tuna special which was okay. The rice side was dry and tuna didn’t...taste blackened. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive, as well as the host. I don’t know that i would go back unless i could guarantee a phenomenal meal. My boys liked that they got frisbees and cups we could take home.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 14, 2020 via mobile

Came here with my husband around 5:30 for dinner. I thought it would be busier but we got seated immediately outside. The outside seating area is really nice. Workers weren’t wearing masks outside, but I didn’t feel like it was a big deal since we...were outside. The only thing I didn’t care for was the outdoor bar seating area overlooked the table we sat at (it was like right above us) so those people sitting/standing there were very close to us. The food was very good. My husband got the Papusas and I got chicken tacos. We also got hush puppies as an app, which were excellent. I would come back here again.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 2, 2020

Decided to give Chilli Peppers a try after reading some pretty good reviews. Wont go back. First off, the hostess was wearing a mask, Which I was happy to see. However, our server, Jackie, wore hers UNDER her nose and untied at the bottom! After...30 minutes or so, she just said hell with it and removed it completely. We tried 2 different margaritas and they both were horrible. Food was average.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed January 14, 2020 via mobile

We’ve eaten here several times, and tonight was the first time I got something I didn’t care for. I ordered the clam strip platter. I think this was the first fried seafood entree I’ve had here, and based on this clam strip platter, I’ll probably...stay away from them from now on. Heavily breaded, very greasy and the clams were overcooked, making them tough and and not very big. They were mostly undetectable among the greasy breading. The hush puppies had no flavor and were also greasy. The French fries were fantastic though. My wife got chicken fajitas which were really good, and we got a stuffed jalapeños appetizer that was cheesy goodness. We also topped it all off with the chocolate brownie sundae, which was fantastic. I’ve had their pasta specials here before which I’ve always liked. I should’ve gotten one of those tonight. We’ll be back.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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sherrys16, Owner at Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2020

Hi Joe, It's so disappointing to hear about the overcooked clam strips. I can personally assure you there's nothing like them when they are properly prepared. We'd love for you to stop back in and I'll be sure you try them again, on us! Thanks...More

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Frequently Asked Questions about Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill

Yes, Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill offers takeout services.

Yes, Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill offers delivery services.

Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4