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Dixon's Chili Parlor

9105 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
+1 816-861-7308
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chili dog” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (48 reviews)
“tacos” (38 reviews)
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9105 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I ate at Dixon's in the middle of the week during a recent trip to the Kansas City area. Having read previous reviews, I was prepared for the finely-ground beef, which can be tailored to the individual diner's taste with pepper sauce or the "extras"...More

Thank Harold S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by to meet a friend. I had the chili spaghetti. It was okay, but nothing to scream about. Our waitress was very attentive. I saw a guy next to me with a burrito and my friend's unlimited tacos looked good. I guess I made...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

While I don't claim to be a chili expert, nor have I had chili everywhere in the country, this is the only place I've had chili where it's served on a plate instead of in a bowl. I had the large traditional (look on-line for...More

2  Thank dskid
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Passing through and wanted something different, and this fit the bill. Their brand of chili is unique, which is what makes it special. May I recommend the taco's, and add the beef juice, and a hefty amount of their counter-top pepper sauce (its flavorful, not...More

Thank Vinny12345
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I've lived in the Kansas City area for over 20 years, and a friend of mine kept talking about the chili here so we finally went today. I ordered chili and the server asked if I wanted it juicy. I don't like it real juicy...More

Thank JonfromKC
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I grew up in Indepence and left in the 70s, but return regularly to visit family. I went to Dixon's clear back in the late 60s before I was a foodie, just a teenager. Returning now, I can appreciate good food. Even living in Texas...More

Thank joedvet
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

A local favorite. Has become quite the tradition for my wife and I when I return off the road. I was going to order something different today, but why change something if you like what you are getting! So all you can eat tacos! It...More

Thank dkrug10042
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch and had both the chili and the tacos. The chili was good. Tacos were okay. Our service was great. Not sure we would go back, though

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great little place to stop for tacos after the game! Best tasting tacos and chili in the Kansas City area. Not fancy, seat yourself and fast, friendly service.

Thank pckeltner
Reviewed 19 October 2016

there on line menu prices are not correct and the mgr argued with me about it .there was 4 of us and it cost 47.00 for 20 tacos and 4 drinks ,we could have eaten .texas road house for that, I wont be returning,it was...More

Thank Laverne H
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Alan B
Was there once a Dixson's Chili Parlor on the Country Club Plaza?
28 May 2015|
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Response from GailG455 |
There was not one on the Plaza, but close by in Westport Square. This was back in the mid to late 70's.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9105 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-861-7308
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