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Chili's Deli and Mart - CLOSED

5002 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-4342
+1 206-526-9392
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17 Dec 2015
“Chili's has moved--still same great South Indian food (dosas, idlis, etc)”
14 Feb 2015
“Good, filling lunch at a low price”
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5002 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-4342
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

The old location (on University Ave. north of 50th) is being redeveloped, so the family has moved Chili's South Indian Restaurant a few blocks south to 4220 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (formerly Swagat Palace). The food is still great, and great value. The...More

Thank SamWoodward
Reviewed 14 February 2015

It's easy to walk by this place without noticing it - I did the first time. Chili's serves Southern Indian cuisine, with an emphasis on vegetarian dishes. The dosas - my partner had the standard vegetarian dosa, I had the Mysore dosa, which is somewhat...More

Thank Tardigrade
Reviewed 29 November 2014

It is in the University District and essentially to provide home meals to students from Asian countries. But we, not students, had lunch and found the Dosa with goat curry just as good as one would get in South India. The place is also very...More

Thank verick
Reviewed 25 June 2014

The place looked basic and unappealing. There was a weird assortment of pictures taped on the walls. An all-singing, all-dancing Indian movie was playing on the TV. Ignore all of the above. The food was lovely. The sweet lassi was delicious. The samosas were flavorful....More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 26 December 2013

There's a long line of small family owned restaurants on the east side of the "Ave." You would walk past Chili's thinking, " another convenience store." But walk in and beyond the "convenience store" you will find a small south Indian restaurant. Very friendly staff....More

Thank Danwershow
Reviewed 3 September 2013

From the outside, this place doesn't look particularly special, and I never would have tried it if a friend from India hadn't suggested it to me. I was glad that I did - the food here is just wonderful. On a two week trip to...More

Thank compaygato
Reviewed 18 January 2013

First off, the place is a little small and not that appealing, so don't think the food wouldn't be good. Just a couple of tables and chairs and 2 people to cook and serve you. Run by a friendly woman. I love the south indian...More

Thank infofromsumi
Reviewed 27 April 2012

I just returned from India where I took a cooking class specifically to learn how to make dosa since there didn't seem to be a South Indian restaurant in Seattle. I made my first dosa and it was terrible. Luckily, when I was at the...More

Thank Pat_e321
Reviewed 8 March 2012

This place is a real find. South Indian food is rare enough in the US, but Kerala cuisine is much rarer. I've never had food like what Chili's serves outside Kerala. What I had was great. For me the real test of a South Indian...More

Thank chienandalou
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Reviewed 19 April 2009

Most authentic south Indian food. Idlis were better than what we make at home. Great food at a hole-in-the-wall joint.

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5002 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-4342
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-526-9392
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