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Chile Pepper Restaurant

#1,529 of 3,258 Restaurants in Seattle
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican
1427 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6706
+1 206-545-1790
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
6 Jun 2017
“Come back after thirty years, it's still first-rate”
25 Nov 2016
“Big Burritos! ”
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1427 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6706
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I used to go to Chile Pepper when it was a few blocks from the UW; when it moved, I lost track. Happened to think about it as a good choice for lunch with a friend. And there we are, same subtle and well-prepared dishes....More

Thank SeattleRoger
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious! Servings were ample! In fact, my husband and I shared the chicken burrito! Our only complaint was that the queso was soooo thick you had to cut it with a knife to eat it on a tortilla chip. Close proximity to...More

Thank LibraryLeo
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I stopped here for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon, unsure what to expect as I live in Tucson and am accustomed to Sonoran-style Mexican food. The cuisine turned out to be Oaxaca based, which means that most dishes are spicy. This is likely...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I eat lunch here often. There is not much help during the lunch hour so one must be patient! But I go for the black bean soup and unique salsa. The salsa is very different and very flavorful. This is a go to place for...More

Thank ladybird108
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Met my family here for dinner. Service was quick and the food was not disappointing. The menu items were okay -- I have seen better selections in other Mexican restaurants.

Thank hippyways
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Having recently moved to Seattle from eight years in Tucson, I do love Mexican food and hadn't had any since arriving in September. Imagine my delight at having driven past this restaurant tonight and decided to go in based on how the place looked from...More

Thank julienicolay
Reviewed 20 November 2012

This tiny restaurant in the Wallingford area is very popular and with good reason - the dishes are distinctive in flavor and vastly different from standard fare although they carry standard names. Try the rich, savory mole enchiladas...the chili rellenos (their most popular dish which...More

Thank MercedHappytraveler
Reviewed 3 August 2012

I have to come back because they gave us a taste of thier chicken lentil soup. Delicioso! Chile relleno, carne asada, enchilada were all tasty and slightly different from the usual Mexican food. The cook said it was food from Guanajuato.

1  Thank Homjohn
Reviewed 2 April 2012

My son and I wandered into the Chili Pepper, not knowing what to expect and were very pleasantly surprised. While the menu has several familiar dishes for those accustomed to Americanized Mexican fare, such as enchiladas, burritos and flautas, the real stars are the traditional...More

1  Thank Steve F
Reviewed 23 July 2009

Terrible dinner. The service was laughable. We asked for more salsa (which was the best thing about this place), and she took our bowl and never returned. Appies were served without utensils, napkins, or plates. Our waitress went home in the middle of dinner. No...More

Thank brianrazorback
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  • Address: 1427 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6706
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: +1 206-545-1790
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