There's nothing quite like a warm bowl of delicious chili. Whether you like to hold the beans or pile them on, we've got you covered with the top four places to grab a bowl of chili in Austin:
1. Texas Chili Parlor
1409 Lavaca St
21 miles from Springs at Round Rock
Texas Chili Parlor is one of the best spots to get mouth-watering chili and is featured on lists such as Austin's Best Sports Bars and Best Cheap Eats in Downtown Austin. This beloved watering hole has been serving its famous chili since 1976 and it continues to please everyone who steps through the door. Their legendary chili options combine classic ingredients such as red beans, beef, and pork with some unique twists such as Fritos and potatoes.
2. Cover 2
13701 Research Blvd
4.5 miles from Springs at Lakeline
This casual sports bar is a comfy spot guaranteed to please those with a passion for awesome food and sports. This is just the place to sit back, enjoy a bowl of chili, and catch your favorite team on one of the 80 inch flat screen TVs. Love chili but not so fond of beans? "Matt's Chili" holds the beans and just delivers a delicious bowl of spicy meat that you can try in a bowl or in a Frito Pie with cheese and house-pickled chilis.
3. Dirty Martin's Place
2808 Guadalupe St
17 miles from Springs at Lakeline
Dirty Martin's has been successful for 90 years due to its commitment to fresh bread, meat, and produce. Order a classic bowl of chili bursting with flavor and enjoy it in the bustling atmosphere of the bar, or kick back and relax on the patio and enjoy it out in the fresh air. Along with your chili, you'll definitely want to be sure to try the handmade fries and onion rings.
4. Salt & Time
1912 E 7th St
22 miles from Springs at Round Rock
Salt & Time has a strong commitment to sustainably produced food from local farmers and their dishes reflect this with a fresh, simple taste. In addition to its enjoyable chili, there are many pleasing menu options like the sweet and spicy pulled pork and delightful lamb burger.
Chili is a popular menu item here in Austin and many restaurants try to serve up the best bowl. If you know of some more great places to enjoy some fantastic chili in the area, please feel free to share them with us in the comments below!