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Camp Washington Chili

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American, Diner
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3005 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1891
+1 513-541-0061
00:00 - 23:59
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its been awhile since i have eaten here. so figured i'd try it again. They make a great 5 way. for those who are not aware, 5 way is a spaghetti base, meat chili, red beans, onions and piled high with cheese. Their chili is very good. nice consistency, with a great spice kick. It is so good that the... More 

Thank Charles C
Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read about this place in an article about the restaurant not to miss in each state. So, the next time I was in the area I had to go. I am not sure why this place was chosen for the article. The service was nice. The place is cute. The food was painfully middle of the road. We tried... More 

Thank Broadripple
West Lafayette
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410 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Camp Washington neighborhood and to its iconic chili parlor. An adjacent building features a large mural of George Washington in his (or Martha’s) finery and there’s a historic sign at the entrance. There’s seating at the counter and several tables and booths in the large, long dining area with a diner feel. Posters... More 

Thank Mack3065
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in the area all my life. First time going to Camp Washington. The chili was watered down and had little flavor. The service was very slow, and the dining area was a disaster. The best thing I can say about this parlor is excellent VALUE. Less then $10 for two people to eat.

Thank Twotone_315
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

the American Sign Museum recommended we stop here for lunch. We shared Cincinnati chili and a cheeseburger and it was all good! The coffee was excellent, the service and prices were great too.

Thank Harrisny
Gurnee, Illinois
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255 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This place is a Cincinnati institution and for good reason. The chili is fantastic. Service was crazy fast. Within 2 minutes after we ordered the food was on the table. Outstanding. I had the chili spaghetti. Delicious... Went there for a quick lunch and it was terrific. Place was busy but super fast. Will definitely go back...

Thank Michael G
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a cool restaurant. It's in an older part of town, and has been since 1940. The atmosphere and the service are good. But the food is not good. The chili is very watery, and the noodles were soggy. Very disappointed.

Thank Tippecanoe1841
Carlisle, KY
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Oh Camp Washington, this place is love!! Absolutely amazing food, it's a must stop if you are visiting Cincinnati. My friends and I live over an hour south of here and regularly make road trips to Camp Washington. Fast food chili places can't even come close, hands down the BEST chili in the Greater Cincinnati!

Thank CFD460
Liberty Township, Ohio
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My work is nearby and every so often I've got to go here. The place is iconic and the owner an institution in this area. Their meats on the sandwiches are of excellent quality. The chili, while similar to area competitors, has a unique test that I like

Thank drsteve1966
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I can't place exact dates but I'm in Cincinnati on business quite often. I always make a point to eat at Camp Washington. The service is excellent and the owner are very friendly. The outside is well kept and the inside is always clean. The food has always been first class.

Thank Chuck F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3005 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1891
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-541-0061

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