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Camp Washington Chili

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American, Diner
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3005 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1891
+1 513-541-0061
00:00 - 23:59
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cool restaurant. It's in an older part of town, and has been since 1940. The atmosphere and the service are good. But the food is not good. The chili is very watery, and the noodles were soggy. Very disappointed.

Thank Tippecanoe1841
Carlisle, KY
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh Camp Washington, this place is love!! Absolutely amazing food, it's a must stop if you are visiting Cincinnati. My friends and I live over an hour south of here and regularly make road trips to Camp Washington. Fast food chili places can't even come close, hands down the BEST chili in the Greater Cincinnati!

Thank CFD460
Liberty Township, Ohio
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My work is nearby and every so often I've got to go here. The place is iconic and the owner an institution in this area. Their meats on the sandwiches are of excellent quality. The chili, while similar to area competitors, has a unique test that I like

Thank drsteve1966
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I can't place exact dates but I'm in Cincinnati on business quite often. I always make a point to eat at Camp Washington. The service is excellent and the owner are very friendly. The outside is well kept and the inside is always clean. The food has always been first class.

Thank Chuck F
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a MUST if you live in the area or are travelling through Cincinnati. The "ways" and coneys are loaded and well worth the cost. Unique and delicious above the other chain chili parlors. They have a full breakfast menu which includes goetta and many other lunch and dinner items if you're not in the mood for chili. Try... More 

Corbin, Kentucky
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

First CWC has good food at a fair price. Usually the service is above good and borders on excellent. But I was disappointed this morning while visiting for breakfast. The waitress was young and more engaged in trying to win tickets to a concert than service. This won't stop me from going back to CWC but it could easily influence... More 

Thank glynnky
Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I get doduble deckers or their comets or their chilli they also serve breakfast They also stay open late.

Thank Lynn T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The coney I had was delicious. 3 way chili next level. Cheese fries! Atmosphere was nice. I will definitely be returning to the restaurant.

Thank Mark J
Hemet, California
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384 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

One of the older chili parlors in the city. They replaced the original building I remember as a child when there were few fast food restaurants except for the chili parlors, White Castle, and Burger Chef. Lots of chili history here on the wall. Enjoyed the 3 way and cheese coney. They also sell beer to wash it down.

Thank James S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

My wife said we had to get the famous 5 Way Chli when driving thru Cincinnati. We tasted 5 way at one of the two primary franchise operations located all around. Hate to mention the name but it was not very good so after reading Tripadvisor reviews we went to Camp Washington. Right off the interstate so excellent from a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3005 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1891
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-541-0061

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?