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Mike's Chili Parlor

1447 NW Ballard Way, Seattle, WA 98107-4641
+1 206-782-2808
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (25 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
Closed
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
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American
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LOCATION
1447 NW Ballard Way, Seattle, WA 98107-4641
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 9 June 2017

We visited Mike's in the early afternoon. He serves chili in just about any way you want it. His french fry's are also delicious. You can bring your own container and they will fill it! This place has been around for 90 years and many...More

Thank Herman M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Killer chili in any format you would want it - pasta, fries, burger, or just a plain bowl of red. Git some!

Thank robisavandal
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Mike's Chili Parlor is a little dive that was featured on Guy Fieri's Triple D show. The Chili is very flavorful and spicy. I ordered the Chili dog and it was unique in a very good way. The fries are awesome too. Prices are really...More

Thank Joe N
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Mike's Chili Parlor is about a 5 minute walk from my business in the Ballard community. It is a simple but functional establishment that is both warm and welcoming. If you become a "regular" you see many familiar faces who also enjoy eating here. The...More

Thank Rene M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Hole in the wall dive where the chili is OK and the fries are great. Service is so-so; probably better is one is a regular. Thought we were on time for happy hour, but waitress explained later that the joint was on 'bar time' and...More

Thank FenwickFarmer
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had seen this place on Triple D long before our trip to Seattle came to be so figured we needed to drop by. Caught a bus down near Pike Place Market (friendly locals got us on the right bus) and about 12 minutes later we...More

Thank flamingo66
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Mike's for their famous chili and were not disappointed. I had a bowl of chili and a basket of fries and my wife had the chili cheese fries. You can order chili with or without beans. I had beans with mine -...More

Thank 56Special
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I moved to Seattle in 1979, and it was there then. Still has the same grease. This is an attraction as well as a place for some great, albeit greasy chili. Stop by next time you are in Ballard and hang with the locals.

Thank greatcats
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Took my buddy from out of town here for lunch. He divulged on chile friends and cheeseburger while I ate the staple of chile, onions, jalapeños and cheese. Love it and will always support. FYI: no kids allowed since it is a bar.

Thank Partyof5ish
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We visited this restaurant specifically as it was mentioned on the Guy Fieri website and had been featured on Triple D. Unfortunately, Mike's licence does not allow for infants to be on the premises, not even in the outside seating area. I therefore had a...More

Thank Scorah
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staciesmith777
18 November 2016|
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Response from flamingo66 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, but really don't recall. Seems like it was only beer for alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$6
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1447 NW Ballard Way, Seattle, WA 98107-4641
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Ballard
  • Neighbourhood: Ballard
  • Phone Number: +1 206-782-2808
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