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Real Chili Restaurant

1625 W Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1704
+1 414-342-6955
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“chili” (31 reviews)
“spaghetti” (10 reviews)
“beans” (14 reviews)
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1625 W Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1704
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Real Chili after seeing a piece on Food Network. Had a bowl of Hot with cheese and onions. Without a doubt the best chili I have ever eaten. Plenty of heat and incredible flavor down to the last spoonful. Marquette location has an...More

Thank 129randallb
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Although now I break away from work at lunchtime vs stumbling in from the bars after classes at MU, there's little difference in what's served in the bowl now vs years ago. A different take on the chili you'd make at home for a Packer...More

Thank tvdirector
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I travel to Milwaukee every couple months for work. I have lived in Cincinnati area for the past 20 years. I hear so much about Skyline / Gold Star / Cincinnati chili that it makes me sick. Real Chili blows them all away & is...More

Thank OrrG411
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I don't give out 5 stars often but this place deserves it. Fantastic food, good service and the best chili anywhere. The should franchise this stuff. Try it you'll love it. Order the Marquette special not on the menu. I like it hot...you'll thank me.

1  Thank mnick554
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I used to love Real Chili. In my head it was great. But after 10 years I had it again. Salt lick. Sooooo disappointed. Hoping it was just a day that was off :(

Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 8 October 2016

After getting off the freeway and driving west on Wells Street to reach Real Chili, I took in the noticeable change that has been made in the buildings in the area. Upgrades made to rid the area of dilapidated storefronts has truly made the vicinity...More

1  Thank MeMeDaVinci
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It was the only place still open at 1:30am and i was not disapointed. Food is good, employee was friendly and service is quick!

Thank Tabak51
Reviewed 14 August 2016

All my Marquette peeps know what I'm talking about! Best late night (and even breakfast) food there is! I'm making a Milwaukee road trip from Florida (via Chicago) in a couple weeks just to get a bowl!

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

$6.50 for a cup of God knows what. It was like eating dirt on top of 1 ounces of small noodles. Maybe people go there to watch the bums. You have to be drunk or a street person to like this place.

Thank Jose J
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Never visit campus without a visit to Real Chili!! Love the beans!! The service is always prompt if you are in a hurry.

Thank itraveleverywhere
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 W Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1704
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-342-6955
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