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Skyline Chili

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3081 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209-1741
+1 513-871-2930
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Lexington, Kentucky
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98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I went to the REI store to get some gear and my backpack adjusted. As I told them I was from Florida, they said "You have to try the SKYLINE chili. World famous. " Really? O.K. it was nearby, so I stopped in on a rainy March 1st. The good news. Staff is very nice and informative. Nice atmosphere, and... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Skyline chili is what our city is known for! A unique taste and a fun experience for families, dates, and singles. Order a basic 3-way of spaghetti, Greek style chili, and grated sharp cheese, which is how I prefer it. You can make it a 4-way by adding beans OR onions, or make it a 5-way by adding beans AND... More 

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Thank Linda T
Sarasota, Florida
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Whenever we get to Cincinnati we must satiate our desire for this unique style of 'chili.' We only get there about once/year so it has become a tradition to savor. The atmosphere is average: not particularly nice but not horrible, clean but noisy. There are booths, tables, or counter seating. The service is brisk, friendly, spot-on. It is ALWAYS busy,... More 

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Thank Meg F
Cincinnati, Ohio
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Visitors don't exactly get the idea of "chili" over spaghetti, until they try it. Always satisfies. In addition to chili, a decent Greek salad, chicken wraps and Coney Island hotdogs with the signature chili mean there is almost always something of interest for the first timer and the multi-timer.

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Kelowna
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Whenever I'm in Springboro my son-in-law and I go to Skyline for the spaghetti and hot dogs. Yum. Both are delicious. Haven't tried anything else and probably won't. Food is great, service is friendly and fast, and the restaurant is clean.

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Thank Jeanne G
Houston, Texas
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105 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013

I will preface this review with the fact that I grew up in Cincinnati and grew up on Skyline Chili. Skyline Chili is a Cincinnati tradition that many customers really love and keep coming back for the food. Customers who did not grow up in Cincinnati or do not enjoy the food will likely never come back. My wife is... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013

having grown up in cincinnati, i ate mounds of this stuff. of course, now that i am a grown man, like the acid blood from alien, it has eaten through my stomach.

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Indiana
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203 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

We ate here since it seemed like a must do in Cincinnati. Well the food was good, but not a lot of healthy choices, so be prepared. My hubby got the coneys and they were also very small. He also ordered the chili cheese fries and they were good and there was a bunch. I agree with the other reviews... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3081 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209-1741
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-871-2930

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