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George the Chili King

5722 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA - (551) 277-9433
Both hot dogs and hamburgers are served Coney style, meaning topped with dark, spicy chili and chopped raw onions. Chili cheese fries are good too, adding dairy luxury and potato starch to the chili's heat.
100% Approval Rating (2 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Chili
Coney Dog
Chili Cheese Fries

Highlighted Reviews

rating
Tristan Frank - Photos (8)
November 09, 2012
"People are pulled in by the old flashing light sign, the wooden picnic tables, and covered parking spaces with giant hand-painted menu boards. "Flash Lights for Car Hop service" reads one sign, but I've never seen it happen. There is only one good reason to visit ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

5722 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA
(551) 277-9433

https://www.facebook.com/pages/George-the-Chili-King/117101988336204?sk=info

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Chili, crackers, spoon
"Chili, crackers, spoon"
Tristan Frank





Coney dogs
"Coney dogs"
Tristan Frank


Chili cheese fries are a wonderful mess.
"Chili cheese fries are a wonderful mess."
Tristan Frank


If you look close, you'll notice the crispy ends of hamburger cut in half.
"If you look close, you'll notice the crispy ends of hamburger cut in half."
Rob


The flat top grill.
"The flat top grill."
Rob


Fries awaiting frying, and meal tickets
"Fries awaiting frying, and meal tickets"
Rob


Simple menu and simple order ticket
"Simple menu and simple order ticket"
Tristan Frank


Guest book, pretty cute
"Guest book, pretty cute"
Rob


Stool seating and counter, owner is in the background
"Stool seating and counter, owner is in the background"
Tristan Frank


Chili King #1 and #3 closed decades ago.
"Chili King #1 and #3 closed decades ago."
Tristan Frank


Sign lights up with animation at night.
"Sign lights up with animation at night."
Tristan Frank


This photo was taken in the year 2012.
"This photo was taken in the year 2012."
Tristan Frank



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