George The Chili King Drive-In

5722 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA

Phone: 515-277-9433


Our food is available for:

  • Dine-in
  • Take-out

Whether you want to stay a while and soak in the vintage vibe or just pick something up to bring back to your place, George The Chili King Drive-In can make it happen. Owner George Karaidos aims to please. After all, that’s how we’ve managed to remain in business all these years.

Get the royal treatment

Whether you dine in or drive-thru

At George The Chili King Drive-In

Come and get a taste of a 61-year-old classic. While our restaurant is vintage, our food is always fresh and made with the modern food lover’s tastes in mind. Open seven days a week, we have kept up the diner and carhop tradition of serving up excellent customer service with every meal. Let us know what we can do for you, and we’ll make it happen! At George The Chili King Drive-In in Des Moines, IA, you’re always treated like a king.


Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday
10:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday to Saturday
10:30 AM – 9:00 PM

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Hours subject to change without notice.

Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Payment Options

Cash and credit