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Dixon's Chili Parlor

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9105 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
+1 816-861-7308
10:00 - 22:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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294 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Some guy was eating a booger as we walked in. Looked at menu. $7-8 for a single with cheese. We decided to leave and go to hiboy across the street. So I don't know what to rate it.

Thank ML-papa
Kansas City, Missouri
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Let me start with a confession: I'm a bit of a chili snob! I've actually won awards for my chili. I've been wanting to try Dixon's for a long time, so me and the family finally went. We've been twice now. Their chili is so addictive! The cheese is a combination of cheddar and swiss and is freaking amazing. The... More 

Thank Eric W
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great atmosphere, layout, service and of course food. Love the idea of fixin the chili up just the way you want.

Thank James R
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

The food was Bland cold nasty never will return the waitress was not helpful at all I had to ask her to heat my food up I shouldn't have had to do that because I guess they've been sitting out all day the cheese tasted like Wax the only thing that was good about it was the pop was cold... More 

Thank warrenettacollins
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

All you can eat tacos! Can i say more? Why yes i can...i have craved the tacos since i found this place. When i was pregnant i managed to eat 16 of them. Oh my.

Thank Katie H
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Staying just down the road in an RV. I read all the reviews and had to try it. T had a foot long chili dog and loved it! He's already planning a return trip! I had the regular chili with beans (soupy). Not the chili I'm used to, but after putting all my fixings on, I was pleasantly surprised. I... More 

Thank Elizabeth O
Lincoln, Nebraska
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250 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

this place has great chili. be sure to look out for yourself in the neighborhood it is OK as long as you take normal cautions like don't go flashing your money, or other valuables around. the place is clean and the food is great. I recommend the chili.

Thank Bill G
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

While I don't enjoy the chili, I do enjoy their tacos and especially their burritos. Dixon's has been open almost 100 years and looks like it, but that is part of it's charm. A bit of a dive, but then I come for the food, and the reasonable prices, not the looks. The wait staff have all been there for... More 

Thank Khagan G
Marshalltown, IA
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

On the way home from Branson, we had lunch at Dixon's. We always eat there on trips to (or thru) the Kansas City area. They have great chili three-way, tacos, etc.

Thank Shadyoaks07
Blue Springs, Missouri
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267 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

I love Dixon's Chili. We started going when we moved to KC almost 20 years ago. They cook the beans and meat separate so you can have your chili how you want it. It can be soupy of a little greasy if you like. I have had it with tamales and with spaghetti and I love it all. In fact... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?