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Charlie’s Chili Restaurant


The locals’ favorite landmark and home of the World Famous Chili Cheese Omelette since 1967. Serving breakfast all day. American, Mexican, and seafood. Enjoy ocean view dining and people-watching. Bring the kids, dogs, bikes, rollerblades, and appetite!

  • Pet Friendly
Yelp Based on 469 Reviews Yelp

I thought this place was pretty good. It wasn't busy and our food came out quick. The waitress was nice and refilled my drink without me asking. I'd go back. More

Yikes! What a complete turnaround. Maybe Charlie's chili is the excellent place for breakfast but stay away at dinner time. I don't even know where to... More

My expectations for a place like this were spot on: Semi-average food with above average prices to cover the rent. Laura was super sweet, but I waited over... More

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