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


by Go648472

We had done our research about Ben’s Chili dogs. We were not disappointed! The half smoked dog was grilled perfect. The chili was good also. French fries were just plain fries, probably needed to...
Great Experience

by PhoenixBlue_Designs

We had chili dogs and chili-cheese fries here before visiting the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It was sooo good and the dogs are not small! We sat at a table in the back and were…