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  • Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL | Food, History, Gaming, Live Music, Catering

    111 YEARS OF FRIENDS & FAMILY IT'S DEW TIME! HISTORY MENU ENTERTAINMENT DEW CHILLI PARLOR An All American tradition enjoyed by millions for over a 111 years in a variety of ways. Dew Chilli Parlors have been serving up the Countries finest Chilli to Springfield, Illinois residents and travelers from across the Country, who take a journey on the historic Route 66. The Dew Menu features more than Chilli like the Legendary Dew Horseshoes, Sancho's and More. The Dew. It's an Experience for all ages. So join the masses who do the Dew. Ready to order? LOCATIONS PICKUP DELIVERY GOT AN DELIC FOOD PIC? TAG US SO WE CAN SHARE! - @DEWCHILLI JOIN DEW ON FACEBOOK FOR SPECIALS, NEWS & UPDATES Parties Anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, political, company or church events. Whatever the occasion, Dew has you covered! Each store can reserve a space to accommodate you and we also have a free Party / Event Room. We can even help with the planning! Business meeting set-ups or bands, Dew has you covered. RESERVE YOUR DAY Catering Our Dew Catering Department is here to help you make your event PERFECT. Whether you have a small or large group, need the food on or off site, plated or buffet style.. we got you covered. We can even help you book the entertainment! Dew makes it simple so you can enjoy the event. Another reason to be a Dewer! BOOK YOUR EVENT Tourism Travelers from across the Country come to Springfield, IL to experience the Land of Lincoln's rich history and with Dew Chilli first opening in 1909, it makes the perfect addition to your visit. We have plenty of room for your group and are conveniently located near all Lincoln sites. Lunch & dinner options available. LEARN MORE DEW JOIN THE ERS! When you are a DEWer you get access to discounts, specials, giveaways and more! Join Thanks for joining! Be sure to check your email for awesome stuff! DEW OUR TEXT CLUB! AND GET A FREE WALKING TACO & MORE GREAT OFFERS! TEXT 877-499-1DEW 877-499-1339

  • Open A Location | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL & Pekin, Illinois

    DEW OPEN A If you are interested in owning your own DEW Chilli Parlor fill out the form below and we will contact you. If you were like us, we did not have a million dollars to start a business so as long as you got a good work and business ethic and your excited about our mission we will help you DEW it! NEED A PARTY ROOM? WE DEW THAT TOO! Reserve Your Day DID YOU KNOW WE DEW CATERING? Learn More

  • Tourism | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL | Best food while visting

    DEW TOURISM LARGE GROUPS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME AT THE DEW! Need a menu sent to you? Email Us Thank you for your interest! We sincerely hope you treat your group to the Dew Chilli Parlor Experience, and our delicious food. We have many locations that will welcome your large group. For the best service it's best to make a reservation so that our staff will know to expect you. Last minute group reservations, call Dew Chilli on Dirksen Parkway in Springfield call 217-679-1910, For Dew Chilli Parlor North near Lincoln's Tomb and Lincoln's Museum call 217-670-2530 WE DEW PARTIES! Reserve Our Party Room OUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPOTS: Whether you’re visiting from halfway around the world, or just down the street, Springfield has something for you. The surrounding area is home to a rich assortment of historical landmarks. We’ve listed a few of our favorites below. Lincoln's Tomb Historic Site Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Lincoln Home National Historic Site Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site Old State Capitol Illinois State Capitol Dana-Thomas House Elijah Iles House Edwards Place Lincoln Memorial Garden and Nature Center Camp Butler National Cemetery Rees Memorial Carillon Illinois Korean War Memorial Great Western Depot WE DEW LIVE MUSIC! See The Schedule DID YOU KNOW WE DEW CATERING? Learn More

  • Catering | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL | Cater Events, Meetings, Parties

    DEW CATERING DEW Chilli Parlor Catering options offer all the fixing to set up your own parlor for your guest as your home or business. We will setup delivery in a heated and ready to serve container with utensils, plates, napkins, hot sauce and oyster crackers. ​ Just complete the form below and we will email our catering menu or you can download it directly here. THE LATEST DEW CATERING

  • Gaming | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL | Gambling Slot Machines & Food

    DEW GAMING OVER WON AT THE DEW !!! Dew gaming right! Big wins await in our private gaming parlors each featuring SIX slot machines! Play game titles from Novomatic, WMS, IGT, Spielo and Bally. At Dew, our gamers always get the VIP treatment! Start earning free slot play! Ask about our Frequent Player Card! DEW GAMING NEWS & GIVEAWAYS

  • Bar | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL | Local Brewery Beer, Mixed Drinks

    DEW BARS DEW Chilli on Dirksen Parkway and North Grand in Springfield, IL feature the perfect bar areas. Both offer a full bar and spirits menu featuring many beers from local breweries. Both of these locations also feature 6 with all your favorite games! The North Grand location even offers on the weekends. gaming machines live entertainment DEW NORTH GRAND SPRINGFIELD, IL Address & Hours DEW DIRKSEN SPRINGFIELD, IL Address & Hours UPCOMING LIVE MUSIC @ DEW

  • Contact | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL & Pekin, Illinois

    CONTACT DEW For all general inquiries please fill out the below form. You may also find a specific location's contact information here. WANT TO JOIN THE DEW FAMILY? Careers INTERESTED IN OPENING A DEW LOCATION? Learn More

  • History | Dew Chilli | Best Chili Since 1909 | Springfield, IL | Route 66

    DEW HISTORY Since 1909, The Dew Chilli Parlor has had a rich history-just like our Chilli! Our story is a love story, and one that is ever on-going. Below take a trip back in time and travel through the years to see how one man's dream and passion has turned into a National Treasure the Country has grown to love. DEW Chilli Opens March 26, 1909 The Dew Chilli Parlor opens for business in 1909 serving America's finest Tavern Style Chilli, located at 607 South 11th St. in Springfield, IL Dew Chilli's new location New DEW Opens in Post Office 1911 The Dew Chilli Parlor moves to a new location behind the downtown post office. Joe buys out his partner and closes the 11th Street location. The interior of the original Dew Chilli Parlor Second DEW Opens March 26, 1929 Another Dew Chilli Parlor is opened at 720 S 5th Street and is called Dew Chilli Parlor No. 2 Dew Chilli Parlor No. 2 on 720 S. 5th St A New Trusted Employee 1942 Rita Maurer starts working at Dew Chilli Parlor as a waitress, she will become Joes only trusted recipe holder of Dew Chilli secret recipe. A young Rita Maurer Eviction From Post Office Court 1948 Bocklemann's landlord wants to evict the Dew in order to redevelop the old Post Office Court property. Bocklemann works with his landlord to get a two year extension while he builds a restaurant on the front of his home to relocate the Dew No. 2. DEW No. 2 Re-opens in the front of Bocklemann's House July 2, 1949 Joe Bocklemann closes the 720 S 5th Street and moves the Dew Chilli Parlor No. 2 to 1216 S 5th Street, where he tore off the old porch and built a café on the front of his house. The New Dew No.2 on 1216 S. 5th St DEW Chilli No. 1 Closes December 31, 1954 After 44 years the Post Office Court location (Dew Chilli No.1) is closed leaving only one Dew Chilli Parlor. The last DEW open Two-Ls-In-Chilli-Day 1974 Governor Daniel Walker issues a special proclamation to Joe Bockelmann mandating "Two-Ls-in-Chilli Day" Pictured from left to right: Joe Bockelmann and Governor Daniel Walker. Photo Credit: Sangamon Valley Collection RIP Joe Bocklemann October 27, 1975 Joe Bockelmann passes away at the age of 89. He leaves the Dew Chilli Parlor to Rita Maurer Patton, who worked with him for 33 years. The Future of DEW 1986 The Roberts Family enjoys Dew Chilli Parlor in 1986. Their son Mark will revive the Dew Chilli Parlor from its hiatus 2012. Chilli Capital of the Civilized World 1993 Illinois State Senator Karen Hasara introduces a resolution that proclaims Illinois as the Chilli Capital of the Civilized World and recognizes the spelling as C-H-I-L-L-I. A Temporary Hiatus 1995 The famous Dew closes its doors and serves the last bowl of chilli... for now. Rita Maurer the last day at the parlor. Renewing The DEW Chilli Parlor Spring 2013 Mark Roberts III, longtime and childhood Dew patron, purchases the 1216 S. 5th building with the intention to revitalize the restaurant. Roberts also purchases the original Dew Chilli recipe from Dr. Joseph Maurer. From left to right: Dr. Joseph Maurer, Sula Mae Roberts (longtime Dew patron), Mark Roberts III (owner), Mark Roberts Jr. (longtime Dew patron) DEW on Wheels September 2, 2013 Mark and Chandra Roberts reopens and serves Dew Chilli in the food truck. Then reopens the original parlor in April 2014. The beloved bright Orange Food Truck was put to rest in 2017. Owners Mark and Chandra Roberts DEW Chilli Opens in The Mall November 10, 2014 The Dew Chilli Parlor No. 3 opens in Springfield's very own White Oaks Mall food court. In 2017 the Mall location closes and moves across the street from the mall to 2312 Wabash Ave. Dew No.3 White Oaks Mall location Start Over August 28, 2017 John Leskovisek and Mike Monseur purchases the Dew Chilli Parlor from Mark Robert III. Immediate plans to enlarge the menu and open several new locations in Springfield. DEW No. 3 Moves November 2017 Dew Chilli Parlor No. 3 leaves White Oaks Mall and moves across the street to 2312 Wabash Ave. New Location Opens June 2018 John & Mike open a new location on Springfield's north end located at 301 N. Grand Avenue West. DEW No. 2 Moves October 2018 Dew Chilli Parlor No. 2 moves to Springfield's east side to make it easier than ever for Springfield to get great chili! Address at this location is 2690 S. Dirksen Parkway. CHECK OUT THE DEW STORE! FREE SHIPPING DEW Gift Card 9-lbs (24 Servings) DEW Chilli - x3 Family Size Cans Price $59.95 FREE SHIPPING DEW Chilli T-Shirts Price $20.00 FREE SHIPPING DEW Chilli Hat Price $28.00 FREE SHIPPING DEW Gift Card 9-lbs (24 Servings) DEW Chilli - x3 Family Size Cans Price $59.95 FREE SHIPPING DEW Chilli T-Shirts Price $20.00 FREE SHIPPING DEW Chilli Hat Price $28.00 FREE SHIPPING DEW Gift Card 9-lbs (24 Servings) DEW Chilli - x3 Family Size Cans Price $59.95

  • Careers | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL & Pekin, Illinois

    DEW CAREERS The delicious taste of our chili and the success of the DEW Chilli Parlor re-opening rests on the shoulders of the DEW Crew that embodies what a family atmosphere is all about...service with a smile and a positive work ethic. DEW JOIN THE ERS! When you are a DEWer you get access to discounts, specials, giveaways and more! Join Thanks for joining! Be sure to check your email for awesome stuff! DID YOU KNOW WE DEW CATERING? Learn More

  • Live Music | Dew Chilli | Chili Springfield, IL | Live Bands, Karaoke & Comedy

    DEW LIVE MUSIC Springfield Singers, Artists, Comedians and more. The Entertainment hub in Springfield, Illinois is Dew North. Every Friday and some Saturdays The Dew Pub and Grill located at 301 North Grand Avenue West in Springfield, Illinois will bring the house lights down and the spotlights up featuring local artists. Many of whom are national stars who live right here in Springfield, Illinois. INTERESTED IN PLAYING @ DEW ? Contact Us Today! DEW JOIN THE ERS! Get updates on our entertainment line up right to your inbox! Join Thanks for joining! Be sure to check your email for awesome stuff!

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