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The Best Places to Get Chili in Atlanta

We love a good chili cook off as much as anyone else, but why wait for that one or two days a year to indulge in this sensational Tex Mex stew? We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite places in Atlanta that make great chili year round, including one of ATL’s best burger restaurants, a city favorite soup spot, a marvelous mission style burrito restaurant and much more. See our full list below to find a warm bowl full of chili goodness near you.

Chili, tortilla chips, tacos and other dishes from Bell Street Burritos.

Bell Street Burritos
Multiple Locations – see website for details
This mission burrito focused fast casual restaurant has locations throughout Atlanta where you can get one of the best chili pairings – fresh tortilla chips! They make their chili using a spicy blend of beef, pork, green chiles, pinto beans, tomatoes and jalapeños. Order a Cheerwine float to cool down from one of the spicier chili bowls on this list!

Chili from Fox Bros BBQ

Fox Bros BBQ
Multiple Locations – see website for details
When it comes to a GREAT bowl of chili, it helps to start with a good base – in this case, we’re talking meat. At Fox Bros BBQ, they use their slow cooked brisket for their chili, adding rich savory flavor to this delicious dish. If you’re feeling really adventurous, try it inside of their Frito pie for some added salty crunch (and a fun bag to eat it out of!).

Chili cheese fries from Grindhouse Killer Burgers.

Grind House Killer Burgers
Multiple Locations – see website for details
Most folks know Grindhouse Killer Burgers for their delicious flattop cooked burgers and movie lover theme. And like a Richard Linklater movie, the chili is straight from Texas. They use a magnificent mix of meats for their chili, including brisket, ground beef and chorizo. Order some crinkle cut fries and cheddar cheese sauce with it for a fully indulgent meal.

Cheddar chili bowl from Lucky's Burger and Brews
Multiple Locations – see website for details
When it comes to an indulgent chili, you can’t do worse than Lucky’s. It comes covered with plenty of cheddar cheese, hearty ground beef chunks, onions, sour cream, jalapeño and tater tot “croutons”. Indulge with a bowl at Lucky’s – you’ve earned it!

Souper Jenny
Multiple Locations – see website for details
Owner Jenny Levison’s turkey chili recipe is famous – seriously, google “Souper Jenny chili” and you’ll see dozens of links to her famous pot of the good stuff. With a bean heavy recipe and a focus on lean turkey meat, you’ll get great texture in this beautiful bowl. Head to Souper Jenny on a cold day for this super satisfying bowl.

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