Ben’s Chili Bowl


Ben’s Chili Bowl

1213 U Street, Washington, 20009-4442, DC

This cafeteria-style eatery is a Washington landmark and recently celebrated its 50th year serving up delicious chili, dogs and thick milkshakes. Be sure to check out the many photos of famous patrons that line the walls.

Recent Traveler Reviews

An Experience Beyond the Food

by Joseph M

First, if you don't like chill dogs, you won't like Ben's. You need be fan of hot dogs, sausage foods and chili. We had the classic Chili Half Smoke with fries and a soda. We…
Bad service, bleh hot dog

by MKB1701

I was so looking forward to this, but wow it was a disappointment. First of all, they have the strangest workflow. They took my order as soon as I got in. They took other peoples…