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Skyline Chili

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254 E 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4102
+1 513-241-4848
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Closed now
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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The Rock, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was outstanding and quickly served. The customer service from the staff was outstanding. Once you place your order you better be ready to eat and enjoy!

Thank TheRockMan73
Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Everyone has their favorite chili place in Cincinnati. Skyline is my favorite. The food is consistent, and the flavor of the chili is outstanding. I love to bring out of towners here on their first visit to Cincinnati to try Skyline. Very few have not loved it. I love getting the 3 Way with light spagetti, extra juicy. It is... More 

Thank 442vickir
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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197 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

I think this place is great. The service and food is always good. We do go during off hours but they get you in and out quickly

Thank Thomas G
Montgomery, Alabama
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We were told that we had to try the skyline chilli and Coney dogs while in Cincinnati. We found the Skyline Chilli Restaurant within walking distance from our hotel. Our waitress could tell we were new to the experience and she took the menu and explained the different ways to get the chilli...on spaghetti, coneys, burritos, etc. She even brought... More 

Thank Renee D
Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

On the day that we were here it was very crowded. But we were greeted and seated quickly. Our order was taken and served correctly. The waitress and the cashier were both friendly. Having worked downtown for many years I have eaten here numerous times. Have never had a bad experience.

Thank Maryann L
Woodridge, Illinois
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Ordered carry out to take home to Chicago. A pint of just the chili was very expensive. The quality was below average.......very watery and little meat.

Thank Debbie S
Capitola, California
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

First time visit with family. Interesting "chili" concoction of ground beef, cinnamon and all spice with tomato paste over spaghetti noodles topped with shredded Colby cheese and onions or beans. A long-time Cinci favorite.

Thank RonCentralCA
McKinney, Texas
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171 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 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 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

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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724 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, 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: +1 513-241-4848

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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?