Skyline Chili

(513) 221-2142 | View Website

290 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati, OH | Directions   45220

39.143550 -84.519040

Open Hours

Mon. - Thu. 10am - 3am;Fri. - Sat. 10am - 4am;Sun. 11am - 12pm

Restaurants, Traditional American, Mexican  more

Price: $

Tags: Family-Friendly Dining, Group Dining, Late Night Dining, Local Favorite, Lunch Spot, Special Occasion Dining

Payment Methods: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Clifton

Greek Salad, Garden Salad, Blt, Buffalo Chicken, Classic Chicken, Southwestern Chicken, Greek Chicken, Chili Burrito Deluxe, Chili Burrito, Chili Bean Mix Burrito Deluxe... more

Reviews for Skyline Chili

over a year ago

Cincinnati is famous for its unique style of chili, and this is where it all began. – In Short
Served since 1949, Skyline's version is not the thick, chunky brew that typically comes to mind when you think of chili. The sauce itself is thin with ground beef and secret seasonings that purportedly include a pinch of chocolate. The 3-way is made up of spaghetti, chili and mounds of finely grated cheddar cheese. The other signature item is the chili cheese Coney, a hot dog on a bun covered with chili, cheese, onions and mustard.

over a year ago

The Real Cincinnati Chili – If you want to experience Cincinnati chili, this is the best place to go. Not only because this is where it all started, but because the atmosphere is great. It is the perfect place to eat late at night (usually open until 4 am). There is wide range of characters there at night (especially after a "Rocky Horror Picture Show" showing at the Esquire theater). During the day, after you eat you can go down the street for Graeter's ice cream or go shopping in interesting shops ranging from the bohemian to the African. The service at this skyline is always very fast. Its never a surprise when I get my food after waiting for two minutes. The food is delectable whether its a coney, a three-way, a salad, or any of the other options. Go to the Skyline on Ludlow if you want the real Cincinnati chili experience.

over a year ago

you miss it, if you don't have it! – The best. Only the best. I have had copies of the "copy cat " recipies, but never the true blue. I now live in New Orleans, the city of "great food". However, there has never been a chili like ours' from Cincinnati. Perhaps I should check into a franchise?????!!!!! I just don't think it would work here. What do you think?



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Late-Night Dining (2005)
Nominations Nominated for:
Chili (2005)
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