George The Chili King Drive-Inn

Restaurant, Movie Theater
$ $
5722 Hickman Rd (Merle Hay)
Des Moines, IA 50310
10:30am - 8:00pm
10:30am - 8:00pm
10:30am - 8:00pm
10:30am - 8:00pm
10:30am - 9:00pm
10:30am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm



  • A restaurant that lives up to it's name. Try the Fatboy. It takes five years off your life, but when you're done, you won't miss 'em.
  • The coney dog is as good as it was 30 years ago.
  • Jr. Loin and Onion rings every time!
  • Look for brook doheny on diners dives and drive ins ... Get the coney
  • Check out George the Chili King as it was featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives for the historic drive-in famous for their nearly century-old chili recipe
  • They have decent food but never wash their hands.
  • It's been here fur over 60 years, best little place in town. Good food even better prices!! I do love my chili dogs!!!
  • Tenderloin was as good as ever.
  • This is a great. Greasy spoon. Giant tenderloin. Friendly help A must stop in Des Moines
  • George is not the king of chili! This is the worst chili I've ever eaten in my life!
  • The fatman rules!!
  • This place is actual proof that Des Moines can sure make a coney dog! Plus the fries are always delicious! Look for the pictures of KIOA's Dic Youngs on the wall.
  • The best thing at Chili King is not the chili but rather the Giant Tenderloin! Try one with some fries.
  • Awesome dogs and burgers. Classic joint.
  • Dave and I had lunch here. First time for Dave. Good as always!

Nearby places

1810 Beaver Ave (at Franklin Ave.)
7201 Hickman Rd (at 73rd St)