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Ben's Chili Bowl
134 locals recommend · Estimated price 1 out of 4 ·
Tips from locals
A DC staple: order the Original chili half smoke. Bens is the type of place where celebrities come and have their photo taken. A little bit of history, after MLK was assassinated, Bens was the only place on U st that survived the riots that followed. It’s still there, in its original form basking in…
Ben's is DC's most iconic restaurant. Go enjoy a half-smoke and their delicious chili.
You can not visit DC without going to Ben’s Chilli Bowl! Yummy shakes, burgers and hotdogs!
DC institution -- watch for presidents, politicians, and celebs, but mostly mingle with locals.
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1213 U Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 6:00 AM
Serves the following meal typesBrunch, Lunch
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
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