Cheli's Chili

(313) 274-9700 | View Website

21918 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI | Directions   48124

42.306461 -83.243053

Open Hours

Sunday From 12:00 PM To 12:00 AM Monday From 11:00 AM To 12:00 AM Tuesday To Wednesday From 11:00 AM To 01:00 AM Thursday To Friday From 11:00 AM To 02:00 AM Saturday From 12:00 PM To 02:00 AM

 
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More Cuisine: Mexican

Tags: Bar Scene, Celeb Hangout, Dine At The Bar, Group Dining, Late Night Dining, Live Music, Local Favorite, Lunch Spot

Payment Methods: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

General Info: Open 7 Days

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Menu
BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Ribs & Chicken Combo, Beef Brisket Plate, Pulled Pork Plate, Pork & Beef Combo Plate, Super Combo Plate, 14 Hour Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich, 14 Hour Smoked Beef Brisket Sandwich, Red Bull, Coca-Cola... more

Reviews for Cheli's Chili

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Avoid Cheli's completely – We have been there twice, first time food took so long to get to us we had to take it home :( not to mention it was no good at all once we got to eat it no apologies for the long wait.. Second time hoping first impressions were wrong, food was there timely, but all of it was COLD, not warm COLD, I ordered a Ruben the corned beef was so dry it crumbled and could barely swallow it my 4 year old who will eat anything complained that her 6.95 Kraft Mac & Cheese was ice cold, so I called for a manager which I never do!! and complained he was such a rude person never said I am sorry I sent back my food and stated I did not want anything else instead of taking my food off the bill that I did not even eat they charged me for it!!

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Bad food and rude managers, a great place all around. – I commute between Buffalo and Chicago, and every once in awhile I have business in Michigan. I decided to try Cheli's. All the food was cold, and we waited forever. One of the people in my group got sick that night from the food she ate. When I called the restaurant, the manager was very rude. She would not take any responsibility, although it was obviously because of the food. I will never eat there again and suggest, if you want to stay healthy, you stay away. Chris Chelios should be embarrassed that his name is connected with bad food and rude managers.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Best bar in Dearborn – I love this place, it's the best bar around. They always have a great crowd and the friendliest waitresses and bartenders. I'd recommend it to anyone to go watch a game there or grab a drink or some food. Try the nachos.. they are awesome!

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Lousy Customer Relations!! – Flew to Detroit to pick up new Ford truck and see some Ford related sights. Wanted lunch and chose Chelis in Dearborn. Valet parking is mandatory or be towed! Had a lunch of chili over spaghetti noodles with satisfactory service. The valets were parking cars four to every three marked spots. Noticed my passenger door on my new red truck had a ding with black paint and it was parked next to a black car. The valet could not say anything but call his boss. I went in to see the manager of Chelis and found her to be totally inept and unapologetic! It seems that area restaurants with parking lots the size of a McDonalds or even smaller have a scam system of forced valet parking!! WALK to this restaurant if you must go and don't ask for help with problems, you will be frustrated at best!!!

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

Cold beer, lousy food and service could be their Tag Line! – If you're looking for less than marginal food and service that is well below the norm, then you'll probably like this place. Cheli's is best suited for the guy that likes to drink more beer than he should and then hang around the bar spouting obsenities that can be heard well above the very high noise level there.

Seven of us ordered food and the only item served hot was the hamburger. Everything else, including the Nacho and the Onion rings that were ordered as an appetizer, were served over cooked and cold. The beer was colder than the food but that's not bad! Order two or three beers at a time so that you'll have something to drink while you wait for your food.

Recommends
over a year ago

Hockey fans have a new place of worship--and the deck offers a great spot to enjoy the outdoors. – In Short
Imagine a sporting event with no sport and only the food, and you get the idea. Owned by Red Wings hockey star Chris Chelios, the restaurant is more hockey-temple than neighborhood bar. With multiple television screens and the loud chatter of fans and after-work revelers alike, Cheli's pleases all. If you can do without the memorabilia, the outdoor deck is relaxed and packed in the warmer months.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Overpriced Chili – When I went, the staff was right on the money...food was hot, and it didn't take excessively long. However...can't rave about the chili I had, frankly it's on a par with Wendy's (I make better at home).

Yawn, yet another sports bar. (sorry boys, I could care less)

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great Place!!! – Awesome band "Killer Flamingos" were playing. Great atmosphere!!

If you are looking for a great, fun place to hang out this is the place.

Excellent food!!

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Cold Food Bad service – A half hour promised wait lasted 1 1/2 hours. Hamburgers, Nachos, Fish Sandwiches Soup and Chili were ordered. Food took over 1/2 hour to arrive and food was cold. Nachos had unmelted cheese. Hamburgers were dried out. Fish sandwich were ice cold with unmelted american cheese. Soup was cold. Chili didn't arrive until after the meal when we were waiting for the check. Waitress refused to remove it from the bill only offering to "bag it up " to take home. Absolutely terrible experience!

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Won for:
Outdoor Bar (2006)
Nominations Nominated for:
Outdoor Bar (2007)
Outdoor Bar (2005)
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