Chili - 2010 Winners

Published Feb 16, 2010

Most debates over the best chili start with the central question of whether beans belong. Detroit Winter voters have a big appetite and considered everything from spicy five-alarm to rich all-beef formula. So which chili was named the Best of 2010?

2010 Winner

1. Davison Coney Island

Voters Love

"As a child i would go on my fathers delivery route. We would supply restaurants and coney islands with various products..." 

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13631 W 9 Mile Rd Oak Park MI 48237
2010 Runner-Up

2. Cheli's Chili Bar

Voters Love

"First time at the Dearborn Cheli's was a disaster. The chili is good, but the waitress couldn't get an order right if her..." 

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47 East Adams Avenue Detroit MI 48226
2010 Finalist

3. National Coney Island

Voters Love

"I grew up with the first National Coney (maybe the second) at the end of my street at 7 and Mack. It was the best Coney..." 

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Multiple Locations
2010 Finalist

4. Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern

Voters Love

"Love the food and train! Good location, and love the option of turkey over beef burger and love the sweet potato slices..." 

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Multiple Locations
2010 Finalist

5. Lafayette Coney Island

Voters Love

"I dearly love Lafayette Coney Island, having gone there with my dad decades ago and having brought my own sons there every..." 

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118 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit MI 48226
Contest Overview
  • 2,571
    Total Votes
  • 1,785
  • 19

The 2010 Detroit Winter A-List awards are based on more than 2,500 votes from local Detroit-area experts.

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