Austin February 12, 2019
Austin Is Home To The Best Chili And Here Are 7 Places To Find It
Whether you like it with beans or without, chili is the ultimate comfort food. Savor the spicy flavors and indulge in this hearty meal. There’s no shortage of decadent styles here. Austin is home to the best chili and here are seven places to find it.
1. The Texas Chili Parlor
You'll really feel that Lone Star pride when you dine at The Texas Chili Parlor. The interior isn't fancy, but it's full of down-home charm. Scarf down some spicy brisket chili and feel your southern heart beam with happiness. This little gem is located at 1409 Lavaca St..
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2. Shady Grove
There's nothing better than a warm bowl of chili on a cold winter's day. Of course, Texas rarely sees temperatures below 40 degrees, so we've adapted. Anytime is chili weather in Austin, and no one does it better than Shady Grove. Here, you can devour a large bowl of chili on a shaded patio if you want to. As long as it's topped with spicy jalapenos, you're in business. Shady Grove is located at 1624 Barton Springs Rd.
3. Avenue B Grocery
Pay a visit to Austin's oldest grocery store and get your chili fix. You'll love lounging in this historic building while eating a comforting bowl of chili. You really can't replicate this kind of hospitality. Avenue B Grocery is located at 4403 Avenue B.
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4. 24 Diner
Austinites adore 24 Diner for many reasons. Their decadent milkshakes are unparalleled. Their waffles are buttery and delicious, and their burgers are to-die-for. Not many people know, however, that they also make mouthwatering chili. Come by and try it. You can get yourself a big bowl 24 hours a day. 24 Diner is located at 600 N Lamar Blvd Suite 200.
5. Black Star Co-op
People flock to Black Star Co-Op for their unique beers and juicy burgers, but you won't want to ignore their hearty bowls of chili. This epic meal is made with chuck beef and a blend of spicy peppers. Black Star Co-Op is located at 7020 Easy Wind Dr.
This no-frills meal is an absolute delight. Head over to Jim's at 9091 Research Blvd to taste it. You'll want to come back again and again.
7. Cover 2
Matt's Chili at Cover 2 may not have beans, but there's no scrimping on flavor. This house-made delicacy is covered in cheddar cheese, onions, and jalapeno. Head over to 13701 N US 183 to try it.
Where’s your favorite place to get a bowl of chili in Austin?