Serving Tulsans since 1908

Explore our history & how we've become known as the "Best Chili in the City!"

IKE'S CHILI HISTORY

Explore our timeline

1908

Ike Johnson and nephew Ivan Johnson buy Robert Morris Restaurant (2nd Street & Boston) and open Ike's Chili Parlor.

1913

Move to 312 S Main St-closes in 1959 when building is torn down.

1925

Ike's moves to 20 W Third St

1928

Ike Johnson Dies.

1950

Open second location at Admiral and Lewis.

1959

Open location at 712 S Boston

1966

Open location at 5941 E Admiral Pl

1996

712 S Boston location closes when First Presbyterian Church buys building.

2014

Close E Admiral location to relocate at current location. 1503 E 11