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Camp Washington Chili

3005 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1891
+1 513-541-0061
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“chilli” (103 reviews)
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American, Diner
3005 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1891
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Reviews (141)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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...More

Thank Charles C
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...More

Thank Broadripple
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...More

Thank Mack3065
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...More

Thank Twotone_315
Reviewed 12 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
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank Michael G
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
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...More

Thank CFD460
Reviewed 15 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...More

Thank drsteve1966
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...More

Thank Chuck F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I would like to know if the coney wieners are beef only?
20 February 2017|
Response from drsteve1966 | Reviewed this property |
While not able absolutely certain I do believe all their dogs are all beef Call and ask if you're that concerned
I would like to know if the coney wieners are beef only?
20 February 2017|
Response from Lynn T | Reviewed this property |
They may serve beef wieners.
Is your chili gluten free?
7 October 2016|
Response from 466Richard789466 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Just stopped for dinner in May 2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 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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