The Wisconsin Restaurant That’s Been Serving Up Chili For More Than 100 Years

Chili is one of those foods that most everyone has an opinion on. Noodles or no noodles? Beans or no beans? Crackers? Heat? There are so many variables and everyone has their favorite. We’re not here to have that fight, but we will tell you about a chili shop in Wisconsin that’s been serving up hearty bowls of the comfort food for more than 100 years. Chili John’s opened in Green Bay in 1913 and has been serving up delicious bowls of their chili every since.

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Chili John’s is located at 519 S Military Ave., Green Bay, WI 54303. They do not have a website, but you can check out their Facebook page here.

Have you ever eaten at this iconic Wisconsin spot? Let us know about it in the comments!

Looking for more historic Wisconsin restaurants? Here’s a great list of places in Wisconsin that are at least 100 years old!