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250 N Cass Ave, Westmont, IL 60559-1706
+1 630-852-5974
11:00 - 21:00
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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I had been to another Bishop's location 25+ years ago. The chili was as good as I remembered. If you want an outstanding bowl of chili, this is the place to go. No frills. No credit cards. Just really good food.

1 Thank Philip B
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

While this is not the original Bishop's Chili location (18th St. and Damen Ave.), they still make the original recipe just like they used to. And they serve piping hot bowls of deliciousness with tiny oyster crackers on the side. Yum!

1 Thank mommykak
Westmont, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a taste for chili and stopped in here. Kind of hidden away on Cass but long standing establishment with great food

1 Thank annurbaniec
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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328 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Well the signs say Happy 90th Year but I don't think you will see 100 years! Come on, warm beer and OVER $5.00 for a hot dog? Beer is less than the food and my guests thought 'Why did we even go there?" Bartender spent more time in the kitchen than he did at the bar. I usued to frequent... More 

Thank Mike A
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222 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

It's Chilli,Chilli and Chilli!!! Old bar atmosphere- nothing fancy but the Chilli is great. Service is excellent and food is very reasonably priced.....gotta try it if you like Chilli.

1 Thank Mark S
Burr Ridge, Illinois
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104 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014

This chili IS different. It has been around in the Chicago area since the 1920's, and it is made without any tomato, paste, sauce, or any tomatoey thing...so don't compare it to a typical tomato based recipe or you will be in for a shock. Just enjoy it for the homegrown comfort food that it is...a bowl of beef/pork, onions,... More 

1 Thank TraceeT
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The best chili around leaves u full when u leave and tastes so good felt bad putting a lil hot sauce in there didn't want to ruin the chili so good

1 Thank Tim C
Villa Park, Illinois
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124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Stopped in on a Tuesday, I had been wanting to try their chili for some time. It was OK, but I guess I expected more "chili" flavor. Price was good, but the bowl was small. $2 draft beer on Tuesday was a good deal. Don't understand why so many people rave about this place. Maybe they've never had real chili,... More 

Thank Echoman62
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I have been eating Bishop's chili for 50 years. It doesn't get any better. There's nothing like a couple bowls of chili and a few beers.

1 Thank ROBERT B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Wonderful flavor. Best chili ever. I just did take out this time. But love love their chili. Love the vinegar pepper hit sauce and one of the few places that serve filberts root beer. Yum!

1 Thank carynsfav

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 N Cass Ave, Westmont, IL 60559-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Westmont
  • Phone Number: +1 630-852-5974

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