The 4 Best Spots to Go for Chili in Tulsa

Jean Jones
December 29, 2016

Chili_Tulsa.jpgWhile there are many great places to grab a bowl of Tulsa’s signature chili, we've narrowed it down to our top four locations. Consider warming up with some chili at one of these spots near Springs at Woodlands South.

1. Ike's
1503 E 11th St
17 minutes from Springs at Woodlands South

Ike's has been a staple of Tulsa since 1908, and is known for its original recipes and wide variety of chili ingredients. You can order chili with coney dogs, tamales, or even macaroni and cheese. Ike's has been family-owned since its inception, so you’re sure to enjoy the friendly and hospitable atmosphere.

2. McNellie’s
7031 S Zurich Ave
10 minutes from Springs at Woodlands South

McNellie’s prides themselves on chili and beer, which are a perfect complement this time of year. McNellie’s has the best beer selection in Tulsa, and is known for offering chili with a tinge of heat.

3. Ron's Hamburgers and Chili
1440 S Denver Ave
16 minutes from Springs at Woodlands South

Ron's has a total of 20 locations throughout Oklahoma, but its downtown Tulsa lunch location is a stand-out. In business since 1975, Ron's Hamburgers and Chili has made a name for itself through its fantastic food. The chili is served best simply: with a good helping of beans and lots of melted cheese.

4. Cosmo Café
3334 Peoria Ave
19 minutes from Springs at Woodlands South

The Cosmo Café is not your typical chili dive, but its unique and flavorful recipes have earned it a spot on our list of the top chili joints. Ordering a cup of their chili with a salad or sandwich is a perfect lunch option. Cosmo Café offers their chili with 90 percent lean meat and a unique blend of spices, so you don’t have to feel guilty after indulging in a large bowl.

Would you add any other restaurants to this list? Let us know in the comments section below!

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