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Chili John's

2018 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506-1319
+1 818-846-3611
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“spaghetti” (11 reviews)
“chilli” (35 reviews)
“beans” (14 reviews)
American, Mexican
$$ - $$$
2018 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506-1319
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

I've been eating at Chili John's since the 60's. Every now and then, when I'm near Burbank, I stop by for a big bowl of medium-hot chili and beans with crackers. It makes for a really good lunch. Sometimes I even run into someone I...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Well well, finally my poor no got to try this place! Must say they deserve mother star, the chili was much better this day. I was right about ordering something else, you gotta do the chili with beans. It's less salty. I ordered the chili...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The look from outside and then into inside was like entering a time machine. I can feel the history all around, not to say the old seat ripped and kept that way for years. The food is simple. Chili. A bit too much as a...More

Thank Belltree
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I’ve written many times before that one of Los Angeles' weak points is their inability to hold on to grand legendary places, be it homes, stores, or restaurants. Just as they seem to have a massive almost “Walking Dead” fear of aging when it comes...More

Thank Heywood F
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is an odd place - and I mean that in a good way. Walk through the door and you're standing in front of a 70's lunch counter. The staff is extremely friendly, and very proud of their chili. To give you an idea, they...More

Thank tourpilot
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Unlike retro restaurants and cafes, Chili John's is the real deal. At first I couldn't tell if it was still a going concern as the building looked like it was a movie set. It certainly looked old from the outside, and the horseshoe counter and...More

Thank Shiroh
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The spaghetti with chili and extra cheese is my comfort food. They've been around since 1920 and now i know why. Great value for money

Thank Vanessa51910
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Old school since 1946. I love trying out different chili recipes from all the restaurants around LA county, everyone has their secret recipe. This place has character and charm and hasn't been restored. I wasn't sure what to order so another patron told me to...More

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the whole experience. Small little place with only counter seating was greeted right when I walked in. Was given samples of all the chili which was great. Really loved the chili had it sloppy joe style, and the homemade lemon pie was delicious...More

Thank Nebraska40
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great little hole in the wall chili spot. great chili with out all the hoopla.been eating here for over 20 years and chili has always stayed the same.

Thank craigvwoody
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2018 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506-1319
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 818-846-3611
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