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Salamandra Restaurant

) #11 of 43 Restaurants in Dixon $$ - $$$ Mexican
105 W 1st St, Dixon, IL 61021-3066
+1 815-285-0874
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
14 Feb 2017
“Favorite in town - I eat there at least once a week.”
18 Aug 2016
“Great Mexican food with super great service”
All hours
$$ - $$$
105 W 1st St, Dixon, IL 61021-3066
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here last night after arriving in Dixon for an event tomorrow. Chose this Mexican restaurant over Las Palmas where we ate last year. Salamanders is much more authentic but perhaps less familiar than typical American-ized Mex that our kids are used to. My...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very authentic Mexican food. Dishes have a light and fresh feel. The two kinds of salsa served are fantasic - very differnt than any I've had anywhere. And the best margaritas around!

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Not only is the staff friendly and inviting but the food is excellent too. The buffet has too much to choose from and the food is authentic. I often suggest this place for lunch dates, family dinner and when I have some time to kill...More

Thank StaciaLu
Reviewed 26 July 2016

the food is great. Service is fast. The menu is not huge, but there is something for everyone. The restaurant is clean and attractive. Parking is usually available on the street.

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We love this restaurant so much! Been going here for years, even though we live in Princeton. It really is something special, so much so, that when we saw that they had t-shirts, we both bought one! The salsas are the best thing about it--...More

Thank luvntiedye
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I love the food here at Salamndra's, but I also love that the owners are always giving back to the community.

Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Tasty, plentiful, authentic Mexican food from a varied comparatively inexpensive menu. Friendly and helpful service from waitpersons. Cozy atmosphere. Recommended!

Thank blkkatzguy
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Food was authentic Mexican food that was good but nothing out of the ordinary. Service was good and all of the staff were friendly. It's the closest authentic Mexican food in the immediate area but I don't think that I would go out of my...More

Thank Salleebrowne
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Authentic Mexican food prepared by Mexican owners. Middle priced family restaurant. Wide selection. .

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Very friendly staff family owned business with fresh made to order food!! Love there peach margaritas excellent!!!

Thank Coty M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 W 1st St, Dixon, IL 61021-3066
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Dixon
  • Phone Number: +1 815-285-0874
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