Ben’s Chili Bowl


1213 U Street, Washington, DC  | 202-667-0909 | Chili, Hot Dogs and Seafood


Ben’s Chili Bowl has been a landmark on U street since it was opened by the Ali family in 1958. Ben’s Famous Half-Smokes and Chili Sauce helped make them popular with their loyal and famous customers.  After 51 years, Ben’s is the same place it always has been since they open. View History