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Best Chili in Los Angeles

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October was National Chili Month and to celebrate here is a list of a few places to get chili in Los Angeles:

Chili Addiction

408 N La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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There's so much to love about the menu at Chili Addiction. They offer 10 different types of chili including vegan and they make their own sausages (truffle and chicken) and hot dogs. Don't forget to try the homemade ice cream.

Tubs Fine Chili in Culver City

4263 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
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Tubs serves pizza chili, pasta with chili, and fried chili cheese nuggets. They also have veggie chili, turkey chili, and chili with pork that has been slow cooked for 8 hours.

Chili John's

2018 West Burbank Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506-1319
(818) 846-3611

Chili John's has satisfied locals for decades and specializes in Texas-style chili. You can also get tamales with beef chili and cheese inside.

Hinano Café

15 Washington Blvd
Venice, CA 90292
(310) 822-3902

This popular bar and grill in Venice has been around nearly 50 years. They serve chili burgers, chili omelettes, and big bowls of chili from 8 am to 1 am every day. What makes their chili great? The love, they say.

Tomboy's World Famous Chili Hamburgers

1816 Manhattan Beach Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 374-9944
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If you like your chili on a burger, this is the place. Actually, it's not just burgers, but eggs, and hot dogs, too. Tomboy's has a huge menu that includes salads, sandwiches, and Mexican food.

Art's Chili Dog Stand

1410 W Florence Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047
(323) 750-1313

Art's is the place to go if you're looking for a traditional inexpensive chili dog.

The Stand

4 Locations Around Los Angeles in:
Century City
Westwood Village
Woodland Hills
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For a not-so-traditional chili dog you can head to The Stand. Not only do they serve chili cheese dogs and chili burgers at their four locations, but they also have wine and a little ambiance to go along with them.


709 N. La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90038
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What would make a chili dog even better? Bacon, of course. Pink's has a Bacon Chili Cheese Dog with 3 strips of bacon, and a Poli-Bacon Chili Cheeseburger with a Polish hot dog and bacon on top of a cheeseburger. Delightful, and worth the wait in the ever-present line.

Yvonne Condes blogs at

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