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Skyline Chili

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Central Business District
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643 Vine St, 643 Vine St, 45202-2408, Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2408
(513) 241-2020
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Highland, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Typical fast food restaurant serving chili on everything. Even though 2 people at table liked chili (one was a local) the other four at table hated it. It almost has a taste of sweet with cinnamon. Not what one expects from any other part of the country. I'm glad I tried it because I love to experience local cuisines, but... More 

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Thank Grace M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stopped in at the restaurant near Fountain Square. The staff and other diners could not have been more enthusiastic about the chili and friendly to an out-of-towner. You can order smaller plates of the chili, in a variety of combinations, which has an unusual but pleasing flavor because of the cinnamon in the recipe. It is a quintessentially Cincinnati... More 

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Thank Regina F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I grew up in Cincinnati and I never go home without having 2 coneys or a 5-way. Is it good, or is it just nostalgia in a bun? Who cares, it's Cincinnait. I prefer the Oakley location, but that's probably because it's close to Aglamesis Ice Cream Parlor, and it's where I grew up.

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Thank Patricia H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I always have to get a Skyline fix!! Skyline is one of my favorite restaurants in Cincinnati!! It is not your typical chili!!

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Thank SWeyer1570
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to a few chili joints and this one definitely is the best. Very addicting and would recommend to anyone who visit cinicnnati

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Thank notmarktan
West Chester Township, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Skyline has the best coneys the chili soaks into the bun just enough to give it flavor but not to much that it is soggy. The five way is great and piled high with cheese,with every order you get oyster crackers, which are really good if you dash a little hot sauce on them,and if you want they will put... More 

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Thank Pamela P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two signature food destinations for people in Cincinnati, Graeter's Ice Cream and Skyline Chili. People from Cincinnati grow up eating Skyline and never stop as they grow older. People who move away from Cincinnati make Skyline a must destination whenever they return for a visit. Skyline's chili is a unique Greek recipe, originated in Cincinnati, that can be... More 

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Thank Michael O
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The waitresses are very good at remembering regulars names. Quick service and drinks stay filled. Must visit

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Thank Larry V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anytime is skyline time!! We always have 3 ways but my husband also has to have a cheese coney! A must anytime you are in Cincinnati!

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Thank SM91411
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skyline Chili has been around for a long time. It is a must have when you come to the city. A very popular spot for this famous chili.When you visit this city you have to stop by Skyline. Skyline has been featured on Dinners,Dive-ins and Dives on the food network..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 Vine St, 643 Vine St, 45202-2408, Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2408
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: (513) 241-2020

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