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Skyline Chili

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254 E 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4102
10:00 am - 4:00 am
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 am
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McKinney, Texas
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169 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When you see the same restaurant on every single corner you start to think it must be amazing..This is not one of those restaurants. It's not good. At all! I don't like chili on spaghetti. I think its Gross's I was so disappointed in this place.

Thank jodi B
Salt Lake City, Utah
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know everyone I know who is from Cincinatti loves Skyline Chili. Since I did not grow up on it I do not absolutely adore it, but it is a tasty chili. That being said if you have not tried it you absolutely have to know. It is a must!

Thank mcayias
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657 reviews
502 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been many times but finally tried the chili 5 way. Either I wasn't in the mood for a dog or what but think it's my new favorite dish here. Super big for just the regular size. Service at this location is always very good! Of course more cheese than you'd ever want or need but makes it fun. Cincinnati tradition... More 

Thank Banny9949
Long Island, NY
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are you hungry? Have you tried Cincinnati chili or cheese coneys? Than you should stop in at Shyline Chili on 4th Street downtown Cincinnati. The menu is great, I ordered the three way and two cheese coneys without onions, the waitress comes and puts a bib on me so I don't get chili on my shirt!

Thank Anthony_Michael_phd
Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skyline chili never lets you down! Consistently yummy food and speedy service makes this a great stop!

Thank Jesses4
New York City, New York
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3,445 reviews
1,336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 498 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

A nice clean location, but the service was rather slow when a crowd of only 10 people came in at the same time as 3/4 other tables for inside the restaurant. Prices are decent. And the food is tasty.

Thank Bernardo F
Merritt Island, Florida
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113 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed lunch here for our first visit to a Skyline Chili. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Besides just their signature chili, they also offer black beans and rice as an option for those not wanting meat. The servings are huge and the food was tasty. The restaurant itself was very clean. Would definitely eat there... More 

Thank FloridaCracker8888
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Chili in Cincinnati is quite famous so it is about time I went there. I find the place to be so-so. I was expecting more hearing people rave about it.

Thank Dylan3961
Scottsdale, Arizona
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The "three-way" is the flagship item on the menu. It is fast, easy, and cheap. Everybody loves this place and they are super fast for lunch. The staff are very friendly.

Thank Todd B
Chesapeake, Virginia
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Okay so being a lover of chili, the first time I went to Skyline was interesting - when my food arrived I thought maybe my order was wrong because it looked like I was given spaghetti...topped with a ton of cheese that is! It tasted awesome! Get a 4-way with onions and an all-the-way Coney hotdog...yum

Thank Dave_Amy05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 E 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4102
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 513-241-4848

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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?