By Car

The Original Ben’s Chili Bowl is conveniently located at 1213 U Street NW in the heart of Washington, DC.  From Adams Morgan, head east on U Street NW; from Howard University, head west on U Street NW.  From the monuments and National Mall, head north up 14th Street NW and turn right on U St. We have 10 parking spaces located behind Ben’s for your convenience, and street parking is also available.

By Public Transportation

Ben’s is directly across the street from the U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro stop on the Green and Yellow Lines.  When you get to the station, take the 13th Street exit, and we are directly across the street.  We’re also located next to stops for the 90, 92, and X3 buses.