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Camp Washington Chili

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3005 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1891
+1 513-541-0061
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Liberty Township, Ohio
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 that I like

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Thank drsteve1966
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 food has always been first class.

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Thank Chuck F
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a MUST if you live in the area or are travelling through Cincinnati. The "ways" and coneys are loaded and well worth the cost. Unique and delicious above the other chain chili parlors. They have a full breakfast menu which includes goetta and many other lunch and dinner items if you're not in the mood for chili. Try... More 

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Thank RetUSAFNCO
Corbin, Kentucky
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First CWC has good food at a fair price. Usually the service is above good and borders on excellent. But I was disappointed this morning while visiting for breakfast. The waitress was young and more engaged in trying to win tickets to a concert than service. This won't stop me from going back to CWC but it could easily influence... More 

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Thank glynnky
Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I get doduble deckers or their comets or their chilli they also serve breakfast They also stay open late.

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Thank Lynn T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The coney I had was delicious. 3 way chili next level. Cheese fries! Atmosphere was nice. I will definitely be returning to the restaurant.

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Thank Mark J
Hemet, California
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379 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

One of the older chili parlors in the city. They replaced the original building I remember as a child when there were few fast food restaurants except for the chili parlors, White Castle, and Burger Chef. Lots of chili history here on the wall. Enjoyed the 3 way and cheese coney. They also sell beer to wash it down.

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Thank James S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

My wife said we had to get the famous 5 Way Chli when driving thru Cincinnati. We tasted 5 way at one of the two primary franchise operations located all around. Hate to mention the name but it was not very good so after reading Tripadvisor reviews we went to Camp Washington. Right off the interstate so excellent from a... More 

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1 Thank Flyfreemark
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had the 5 way because what's chili without beans. Also a coney which was just the right size. Had lunch so ordered the small plate and it was filling with the coney as well. Waitress was more than nice. The owner came out to chat. 5 out of 5. Will definitely return to camp washington. The taste was so good.... More 

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Thank Michael M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

No matter how you spent your time downtown Cincinnati, finishing it off at Camp Washington Chili is the way to go. There is a variety in their menu, so not just chili. Great service regardless how late you go!!!

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Thank CKnolle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?