Groups are Welcome at Ben’s!

A happy group of students stops by Ben’s Chili Bowl on H ST NE.

A happy group of students stops by Ben’s Chili Bowl on H ST NE.


Thank you for your interest!  We sincerely hope you treat your group to the Ben's Experience, and our delicious food.  We have many locations that will welcome your large group. For the best service its best to make a reservation so that our staff will know to expect you.  See the contact info below for each location.  Upon request, we’ll screen a video during your visit that shows President Obama's visit and tells you all about the history of Ben’s Chili Bowl, our neighborhood, and how we began. Group reservations for Saturdays or Sundays are very limited so please book well in advance.  

Click here to view our 2019 Group Menu and 2020 Group Menu. Please note that tax is included, but the tip is not included in the prices shown.

For future group bookings at The Original Ben's Chili Bowl, Ben's in Arlington, Ben's on H ST NE or Ben's at DCA please call Jamie, Monday-Friday at 202-667-0909 or send Jamie an email.

For last minute group reservations for Ben's Chili Bowl U ST call 202-667-0909, for Ben's Chili Bowl Arlington please call 571-312-1091, for Ben's Chili Bowl H Street please call 202-733-1895 and for Ben's Chili Bowl at Reagan National Airport please call 703-417-1588.

For Ben's Next Door (our full-service restaurant with full bar) please send an email or call 202-667-8880.

We look forward to serving you and your group.


Score Some Ben’s Gear


Before or after you enjoy your meal with us, be sure to check out our Merchandise Case! We have our popular t-shirts, aprons, a Ben's history book, hats, photos, and many other items for sale - all with the iconic logo that’s recognized across the country and around the world.

Also, stop by our Visitor’s Center located conveniently next door to the U ST location and above Ben's Next Door. Look for the entrance door and staircase between Ben’s Chili Bowl and Ben’s Next Door, or ask any team member to take you up there. 

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 Our Favorite Local Spots

Whether you’re visiting from halfway around the world, or just down the street, the U Street corridor has something for you. The surrounding area is home to a rich assortment of historical and cultural landmarks.  We’ve listed a few of our favorites below.

Visiting for the first time? Be sure to check out driving and public transit directions to The Original Ben’s Chili Bowl and browse our FAQs for answers to all your questions!