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“Don't bother”

Chili's Grill & Bar
Ranked #462 of 1,169 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Mexican
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Description: National chainrestaurant.
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Slow and food was cold. Out of all the awesome places in Sarasota, why is this open? Avoid at all costs

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Reviewed 2 January 2016

As a party of 14 coming here to eat dinner for someone's Sweet 16 birthday, we had called earlier in the afternoon to make reservation for 7pm. When we arrived, the hostess then had some staff move around tables to seat all of us, which took a long time and created a jam as other people came to the restaurant. When they brought us to the area, they had the tables set so that two people would be facing the wall. Yet the allowed us to rearrange the tables. Richard, our waiter was definitely a trooper and very patient as in the party, we had several children age 10 - 16 who are picky eaters. The birthday girl is a vegetarian and ordered the Southwestern chicken salad without the chicken, and then the teenage boys have even more bizarre orders yet Richard was truly a trooper. The food was good, basic Chili's food. We had to wait a long time for the food to come out, as we were told two other large orders were ahead of us. This pretty much shows how popular this place is. Come much earlier to eat or if you are hungry, be sure to order appetizers like we did.

Thank Callie646
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Disappointing visit explains why there is barely anyone here. The lunch quesadilla is greasy to the point the plate is greased and the tortillas are drenched. Could not eat them, unfortunately. The loaded potato soup was good, tasty but luke warm. The cheese dressing did not melt. There are 3 servers and a manager that I observed. The manager was walking by eating on the floor. My server was friendly but clearly stretched to cover too much.

Thank scbleo
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. It's usually busy but worth the wait. Chips and salsa are a must with whatever else you decide on - lots of great options, excellent soups and BB wings. Kids will love the dessert options too.

Thank DEIRDREBERREBIE
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

My wife really enjoys the type of food found on Chili's menu so, while in Florida for her birthday, decided to take her for supper and she enjoyed it very much. Food was good and service was attentive. Would go again.

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Thank elevation02
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