Green star Mike's Chili Parlor (Ballard)

1447 NW Ballard Way
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 782-2808

Hours: Mon-Thurs 11 am-11 pm, Fri 11 am-midnight, Sat noon-8 pm
Categories: Bar, Restaurant

Restaurant Details

  • Mike's chili is served with minced jalapeño, diced onions, and cheese, with the option to top it off with a generous wallop of Tabasco sauce. Have it dished up on a hot dog or alongside a burger, and wash it all down with good, cheap beer in the old-school divey ambiance of the Parlor.
  • Features: Bar/Happy Hour and Cheap Eats
  • Cuisine: Pub Grub
  • Price Range: $

The Stranger's Reviews of Mike's Chili Parlor


Average Rating:
  • 3.50000/5 Stars.
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This was the worst food I ever ate. The fries were made in old rancid grease. I was sick for 3 days
Posted by badchile on March 19, 2009 at 3:46 PM · Report this

hooo boy!

Now, I don't think this is such a bad place. Far from it, it's truly amazing. Or at least it was the last (and only) time I visited -- in 1990. While the delicious chili (at the time topped not with 'fine shavings of cheese', but a ridiculously large handful of grated cheddar) sent me into a grease-induced coma from which I could not recover for two days, the charm of the place is nearly as overwhelming as the main course. You want a bit of that moody ambiance that only Belfast and Ballard can deliver? Come on down to Mike's for a pitcher and a bowl of chili. The Saltines are free.
Posted by Poticha on September 15, 2008 at 1:38 PM · Report this

Damn fine chili...

The chili here is no joke. It's good and the toppings take it over the top. I had it as just chili but one of my friends had it as their spaghetti topping and loved it. Good chili!
Posted by Foodlab on May 16, 2007 at 3:37 PM · Report this

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