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“Good Food as Usual!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chili's

Chili's
Ranked #14 of 73 Restaurants in McAlester
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Mexican, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good Food as Usual!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

Ribs were great as usual! Couldn't get the Chgo Bears football game on their TV's, but Mgr of Chili's tried to after our request....appreciated his efforts a lot!

Visited October 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
McAlester, Oklahoma
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155 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Quality and value is going down over time”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

I've been here maybe 9 times since they opened. The quality started out good, and has been dropping ever since. My usual complaints are that the food is dry/overcooked and/or way too salty. Service ranges from abysmal to good. The dining area is not filthy, but not clean, either.

I went a few months ago and got an inedible Buffalo chicken sandwich lunch for about $9, and vowed never to return.

BUT...this time we had a gift card to use, plus a coupon for a free appetizer. The food this time was okay, but nothing to write home about. The service was not great: long waits and much confusion on the server's part about our order and check. I would return if we had another gift card and coupon, but otherwise would save my money for somewhere else.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Killeen, Texas
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151 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Service and Food Left a Lot to be Desired”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012

We were there during a very slow time and didn't have very good service. The waitress completely forgot to bring me my food! The rest of my family got theirs but not me! She asked me what I ordered, told her and she brought me out a salad in a small bowl that had seen better days! The lettuce was rusted and wilted; not very appetizing! My oldest son ordered the combination fajita and they forgot to bring the steak with it. When he finally received it; there were five 1" pieces of beef that were over cooked and quite unattractive!
The manager tried to make things right by not charging me for the food I never received but it was too little too late.
If you go to McAlester, OK, stay away from the Chili's!

Visited September 2012
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Magnolia, Texas
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“good food - late!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

Walking distance to hotel was a plus. The service was very good and we were happy to have something to eat at 10pm!

Visited July 2012
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talihina
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323 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Consistent with Chili's around the country”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2012

Restaurant is small and always full and a wait to be seated, food is always tasted good.
Seems like a new server every time I go, big turnover. Good variety on menu.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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