Ben's Chili Bowl

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Ben's Chili Bowl is a restaurant located in Washington, District of Columbia at 1213 U Street Northwest. This restaurant serves 3 hot cakes or french toast with eggs, jumbo turkey dog, tuna sub, jumbo beef dog, ham and egg sandwich, cheese added to any sandwich, and ben's rice bowl.  They also serve veggie burger, veggie burger sub, french fries, homemade potato salad, half smoke breakfast with 2 eggs, ham breakfast with 2 eggs, and ben's 1/2 lb. gourmet burger. They are open every day of the week.

After years of delays, construction on the U Street-Cardozo (as it was then known) WMATA Metrorail station began in 1987. This photo – taken in 1989 – shows the front of Ben’s as part of the station’s infrastructure is being prepared to be lowered into the ground. Throughout much of the construction Ben’s was kept open by just two employees: Virginia Ali and an associate. Joey Chestnut wins the 2015 Ben’s Chili Bowl World Chili Eating Championship at the Taste of DC.
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Awards Rank
#1 Diner In Washington
#1 of 38
#1 Hot Dog Restaurant In Washington
#1 of 12
#2 Burger Restaurant In Washington
#2 of 110
Trending Rank
#90 Restaurant In Washington
#90 of 2155
#25 American Restaurant In Washington
#25 of 484
Noteworthy Rank
#1 Burger Restaurant In 20009
#1 of 12
#1 Diner In 20009
#1 of 6
#1 Hot Dog Restaurant In 20009
#1 of 1
#2 American Restaurant In 20009
#2 of 55
#9 Restaurant In 20009
#9 of 233

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