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Chili Works

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1743 Trinity Dr, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3045
+1 505-662-7591
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“red chili” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Fast Food
1743 Trinity Dr, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3045
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

This shack is a Los Alamos landmark. Fantastic breakfast burritos that come out fast and hot. Check the listing on the wall for burrito nicknames such as "Shrek" for sausage, red, cheese. Be sure to get extra napkins cause the chili is poured on thick.

Thank David W
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Consistently great breakfast burritos. Excellent chili & ample quantity at a reasonable price. Highly recommended.

Thank David J
Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is one of those places that you would often drive by and wonder about. Stop here. Tu-Sat breakfast burritos and lunch. Fun ordering system and very fast service. A local institution.

Thank TartanZia
Reviewed March 21, 2015

Its local and staff are friendly. A variety of New Mexican favorite foods with New Mexico Green and Red Chile (or both - Christmas). You should plan to stop and grab something for lunch or breakfast. There is no indoor seating - but take your...More

Thank MJB323
Reviewed March 3, 2015

When you come up to Los Alamos to visit Bandelier Monument, Pajarito Mountain Ski, or the National Park Science exhibits, make sure you stop for burritos at Chili Works. It is a take out restaurant only so be prepared to have somewhere like the Pond...More

Thank hatchchilepepper
Reviewed February 8, 2015

Chili Works is the PERFECT Saturday morning take out treat a New Mexican could ever want. BIG, flavorful, FRESH, hot and hand made to order burritos, yuuummm.....

Thank Michael S
Reviewed December 19, 2014

Chili works has the best chili - and they hand it out in large quantities! Order the plates to get your meal smothered in chili - when it comes with the instructions "keep it leveled" it's about right. You can order extra-hot on the side,...More

Thank Sven V
Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

You have not truly loved if you have not had Chili Works. Do yourself a favor, go and get a Super Xmas. Amazing food at a great price. A super (every kind of meat) costs less than $6. If you went to any other place...More

Thank Isaac S
Reviewed August 13, 2014

I get these breakfast burritos, freeze them and then put them in my suitcase and take to my friends who have moved away! The service is always with a small and always quick. Even when several people are in one, I have never waited more...More

Thank Karyl Ann A
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Since I'm green chili person, I ordered the "super green". As I was getting my change from the man in charge, the burrito was already waiting for me. The food is freshly made on the spot and deliscious. the price is fair. I love these...More

Thank wildwheat
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1743 Trinity Dr, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3045
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Los Alamos
  • Phone Number: +1 505-662-7591
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