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Slim's Last Chance

American, Bar
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5606 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108-2403
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Tacoma, Washington
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432 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

No - don't come here if you expect upscale. I'm laughing if you come to the Georgetown area where welders, truckers, airplane mechanics and artists rule and think, "I'm going in this bar and going to find Fine Dining." That said, Slim's has some of the best Chili Verde around. They have other chilis, they are all good, but I'm... More 

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Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I found the owners pretty gross with their tattoos, and the food was so-so. Couldn't keep my food down, which is a shame. Avoid if you expect upscale

Thank TheAmazingRando
Seattle, Washington
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135 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

Come on in, and get a seat if you can. The bar is just that, a bar with tables. The main staple of the menu is chili. A burger is terrific and the fries are really good. Just relax and enjoy your selection. The wait staff are highly efficient moving drinks from the bar to the tables and getting the... More 

Thank Penta-Seattle
Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

The texas red is very good, as is the verde. Way overpriced though. be careful if you want cheese and onion and cornbread. Add ons will make a 8 dollar cup(bowl?) double in price.

Thank Hammytoss
Seattle, Washington
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253 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016

Always meets expectations. delightful servers who work HARD! 4 different chilis with choice of toppings. The chili can also be served on yummy mac n cheese or grits or you can get these as a side. I suggest getting the chili fries *( fresh hand cut potatoes) and then getting a diff chili in a bowl. The kobe beef hotdog/chilidog... More 

Thank jtssea
Redmond, Washington
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

Looked a little rough on the exterior, but I'm glad my brother saw it on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and insisted we go. It was fun and funky on the inside with delightful staff and really great food. We had a party of 5 for lunch on a Friday, and were able to get a table right away. We had... More 

Thank Suzanne W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Raved over the brisket chili over Mac and cheese. Enjoyed it so much we took an order to go for the plane ride home!

Thank Scott P
Riverside, California
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015

We saw this place on DDD website so decided to try it. The waitresses were awesome! We sat on the BBQ side but were able to order chili from slims. Wings good. Chili was somewhat flavorless.

Thank SJaggers
Merritt Island, Florida
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Nice restaurant. Saw this on DD&D and thought we'd check it out. Of course, I ordered the Texas Red Chili (with "the works" added) and jalapeño mac & cheese. We were not disappointed! Biker type of bar, in a light industrial, blue collar part of town. Not a fake dive bar-the real deal. I really liked this place and would... More 

Thank jreuscher
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2015

We had a gift certificate to Sliim's Last Chance and were a bit nervous about what we were in for. We found a fun place filled with fun people and great food. Of course, the chili was the recommended dish. We had the brisket chili and now we know why everyone raves about it. The meat was perfectly seaoned and... More 

Thank Cinder87

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
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: 5606 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108-2403
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle

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