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9804 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, CA 92071-3834
+1 619-258-5811
11:00 - 23:00
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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My sons and I love going to Chili's. We were almost coming here once a week some months. Recently I feel it takes forever to get your food, even when ordering through the table machines. The servers are nice and mostly attentive, but not sure how mac-n-cheese from the kids menu takes around 45 minutes.

Thank maeganr23
El Cajon, California
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Vicki and I Go there about once a month, the food is always reliable and the drinks are good. im only giving it a 4 just because they can be abit slow

Thank Bradnvicki
Santee, California
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We weren't asked if it was a special occasion, when we were seated. Well it was our 37 anniversary. Our waitress was great, we had our 7 old grandson who is very shy and she was great with him. Prompt service even though it appeared her station was all over the place. Drinks - lemonade and soda was watered down.... More 

Thank Judi S
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Food was not worth the price and we never came back. Maybe it was what we ordered and other food could be great but our first impression was a lasting one.

Thank Reg A
Santee, California
Level Contributor
53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Terrible service. Waitstaff all busy talking to each other. Very loud music they won't turn down because they think it's hip! Food was mediocre at best. I won't be returning.

Thank Audreyr0se
Santee, California
Level Contributor
110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

My 16 year old son and 14 year old daughter really enjoy eating here! Pretty darn good food and prices not to bad? Kind of expensive to eat there often but a good place to change things up for a family that likes to eat out a lot!

Thank Dave A
Santee, California
Level Contributor
139 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Even though it's cookie cutter chain design is somewhat boring and predictable they actually have great service at the bar. I've eaten several times at the restaurant side and was never impressed but the bartenders are always great. Good beer selection, love the chips and salsa, good burgers.

Thank polizzi82
San Diego, California
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Chili's is a favorite of mine. Besides having lunch or dinner with friends and family, I enjoy take out. I generally order online with a time frame and pick it up. The food is always plated well and served perfectly! I have favorites but I like to change it up from time to time. I love the Fried Pickles as... More 

Thank Karen-Kasey R
Littleton, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Not the cleanest place the first time we visited. Cleaner the second trip (limited restaurants in the area), food kind of bland, and the server forgot guacamole appetizer

Thank Pamela P
Santee, California
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Have been to Chilli's a few times and enjoyed their food. Service was very good. It's usually pretty crowded and therefore noisy. Prices are mid-range. They know how to cook a steak!

Thank Robbie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9804 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, CA 92071-3834
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 619-258-5811

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