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Chili's Grill & Bar

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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18900 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2313
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sedalia, Missouri
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first impression of this restaurant was "old and dirty". My daughter (vegetarian) and I (Paleo) were on a shopping trip and stopped in here for a late lunch around 2:00. We were told it would be a 10 minute wait. I went to the restroom while we were waiting, and almost suggested we leave. The floors were nasty, the... More 

Thank sscheid
Blue Springs, Missouri
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257 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of six and went on a Tuesday night at six. We were seated right away and there were many open tables. The waters came right away but our drinks and food took for ever. The margarita's were a great price and were on special every day. The light menu was delicious and all six of us... More 

Thank Laura B
Loup City
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was exceptional. Food was wonderful as well as service. Good prices. Would go back. Very good place to eat!!

Thank Sheila G
Independence, Missouri, United States
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261 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Got home from a long day and though we would unwind a bit. Headed to another restaurant, which was very packed, so thought about this place (where there's no fighting) and it made sense. Expereinced a little waiting period but seated us in a very timely manner. We tried the 2 For $20 with the Mango Chicken. Really very good... More 

Thank Pbaglaw
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353 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Are friend arrived early but by 5:20pm on Saturday the wait was one hour. They had plenty on open tables but seemed to be short on staff. The service was even slow and lacked attention. Either get your act together or close your doors.

Thank OnTheGo64082
Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

The wait to get in wasn't too bad but the waiting area was bad. The servers did an excellent job but the food there was not as good as other chilis I have eaten at. I waited 45 minutes after being seated for my waitress to come tell me they ran out of RIBBS. So I ordered a chicken fried... More 

Thank ratherbegolfing18
Springfield, Missouri
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Just walked out of the place. In town for a training, 30 or so eating places there by the mall and we have the bad luck to wander in here. Bathrooms stunk like open sewers, the whole place needs some TLC. Ordered food at 12:23. Tables around us began getting food while our server ignored us. Finally, I summoned a... More 

Thank OzarkSojourner
LaPorte, Indiana, United States
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Food was typical. Service on the slow side because of the weekend. Air conditioner was a little overwhelming and had to go to the car for a jacket.

Thank Robin H
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Food is good. But service is really bad. Our waiter told us we should go to 54th St. Grill. OMG if he worked for me, I would have fired him. Wine selections are very poor.

Thank Worldadventuress
Pleasant Hill, Missouri
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Love eating at Chili's even if it is a large meal. My favorite is their hamburgers and french fries. My husband and I like to eat here when we are out together.

Thank littleladyredhat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18900 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2313
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: 816-795-0100

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