20 Great Virginia Spots For Chili


1. Ben’s Chili Bowl, DC


1213 U St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009-4442
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The chili cheese fries at Ben’s Chili Bowl really could make a meal on their own! They’re just that good!!!

2. Vienna Inn, Vienna


120 Maple Ave E, Vienna, Virginia
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It is chilli macs and chilli dogs that the Inn is most famous for – and rightly so. Selling over 10,000 chilli dogs every month, you would be remiss to pass up a loaded dog, complete with chili, cheese, spicy mustard and diced onion!

3. Texas Tavern, Roanoke


114 W Church Ave, Roanoke, Virginia
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The Texas Tavern has been serving its world famous chile since 1930!

4. Sportsmans Grille, Williamsburg


240 Mclaws Cir, Williamsburg, Virginia
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Try the Linebackers Chili at Sportsmans Grille. Hearty beef and bean chili topped with cheddar cheese, scallions and sour cream, served with cheese quesadilla wedges is just what you need!

5. The Boardwalk Cafe, Waynesboro


2556 Jefferson Hwy, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980
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The Valley’s original specialty hot dog eatery, the Boardwalk Cafe offers delicious variations on America’s favorite food — the hot dog.

6. Retro’s Good Eats, Williamsburg


435 Prince George St, Williamsburg, Virginia
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Get those fries loaded up with chili and cheese and you’ll say they’re juuuuust right!

7. Eppie’s, Charlottesville


412 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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When you’re on the Cville Downtown Mall, don’t miss out on Eppie’s Tuesday Special: Turkey Chili!

8. Joey’s Hot Dogs, RVA


4028 Cox Road, Suite H, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
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This family owned hot dog place makes the best chili dogs. You can also order a turkey or veggie dog.

9. Jess’ Lunch, Harrisonburg


22 S Main St, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
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Home of the famous Jess’ burgers and hotdogs. Jess’ prides itself in their handmade freshly ground burgers and homemade chili inspired by no other than Gus Floros himself.

10. HogsHead Cafe, Richmond


9503 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23294
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HogsHead Cafe’s chili fries are soft and piled high with chili and fresh onions. Just the way you like them!

11. Weenie Stand, Lynchburg


201 Alleghany Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
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Voted best hot dogs in Lynchburg! A hot dog a day keeps the doctor away!

12. Station 2, Richmond


2016 E Main St, Richmond, Virginia
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You will absolutely love the chili at Station 2, especially when it’s squeezing out the edges of one of their delicious burgers!

13. Texas Inn, Lynchburg

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Main St, Lynchburg, Virginia
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When in Lynchburg, stop in at Texas Inn and try their chili!

14. Roanoke Weiner Stand, Roanoke


3601 Brandon Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia
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At the Roanoke Weiner Stand, make sure to get your hot dog “all the way,” which is with mustard, chili, and onions!

15. Perfectly Frank, Norfolk & Chesapeake


4408 Monarch Way, Norfolk, Virginia | 236 Carmichael Way Suite 314, Chesapeake, VA
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These chili cheese fries are off the hook. Next time you’re in Norfolk or Chesapeake, you have got to check out Perfectly Frank!

16. Boylan Heights, Charlottesville


102 14th St NW, Charlottesville, Virginia
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As if these fries weren’t good enough already, you can add bacon, chili, or cheese to your fries!!!

17. Carytown Burgers & Fries, Richmond


3500 1/2 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia
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Carytown Burgers & Fries’ “Famous Fries” are well deserving of their name, but the chili cheese fries are covered in cheesy goodness and feature Chuckie’s Award-Winning Chili!

18. Peacock Cafe, DC


3251 Prospect St NW, Washington, DC
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The chili at Georgetown’s Peacock Café is a popular item and comes with nutty cheese, creamy sour cream and crunchy tortilla chips. You can also get the chili over nachos, with guacamole and fresh tomato salsa.

19. Thumbs Restaurant, Va Beach


605 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Try breakfast at Thumbs Restaurant some time, where you can get your omelet and hash browns topped in chili and cheese!

20. City Dogs, Richmond

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1309 W Main St, Richmond, Virginia
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Great hot dogs, and they’re even better smothered in chili!

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