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Restaurant Chili Contest

Local restaurants serve up their best chili recipe for the chance to win the title of Best Overall, Most Unique, or Judges’ Choice.

Bring your appetite and cast your vote on Saturday of Plunge Weekend (first Sat in Feb) from 2:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Purchase your ballot at any of the participating restaurants, or at Plunge Registration / Souvenirs.

2023 Restaurant Chili Contest Results

Best Overall 1st Place: Café Azafran

Best Overall 2nd Place: Dos Locos

Best Overall 3rd Place: The Pines

Most Unique: Dos Locos

Judges’ Choice: Café Azafran

2023 Participating Restaurants

Café Azafrán

Crabby Dick’s

Cooter Brown’s Twisted Southern Kitchen

Dos Locos

Kiwi’s Tiki Hut (at the Sands)


Rehoboth Ale House

The Pines

The Pond Bar & Grill

Zogg’s Raw Bar & Grill

If you are a local Rehoboth Beach restaurant interested in participating in the 2024 Chili Contest, please reach out to Corinne Plummer at or 302.831.4796.

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