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Dixie Cafe

American, Diner
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501 S Main St, McLean, IL 61754-7602
+1 309-874-2900
05:00 - 23:30
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Jackson, Michigan
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast after staying in Mclean on our way home from a trip. Breakfast buffett was good the staff was friendly and the coffee was fresh would go back again

Thank CrowCroteau
jackson mi
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

it was an OK buffet..clean comfy dining.. Waitress was attentive and very nice. Coffee good. Decor is route 66 stuff.

Thank millerlittlegirl
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The cashier screwed up, what would have been a nice experience. Maybe she was having a bad day,but she should be moved to a better fitting job, like cleaning the toilets.the food was okay. The service from the waiter was very good. He was nice and helpful.

1 review
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Love eggs and bacon at this place. Great atmosphere and fair prices. And they keep it clean and friendly.

Thank Mike S
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I've gone Dixie for years. It is somewhat of a local landmark. It a truck stop located on historic old Route 66. It offers a buffet with a fair amount of items. The food on the buffet is more fresh near mealtimes. You needed to be pretty hungry to justify the cost of the buffet. The menu selection is fairly... More 

Thank CircutRider
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Good food and service! Awesome buffet! Our server,Jacob, was attentive and helpful. We will be back!

Thank Deana00
El Paso, Illinois
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271 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Saw an episode of Chopped where the Dixie Cafe cook was one of the contestants and thought we needed to give this place a try so four brave souls headed over for dinner on a Wednesday evening. Not much happening when we arrived so we grabbed a table in the "seat yourself" section. We asked our waitress about the history... More 

Thank Cabdg
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The buffet is always good and good service went in for lunch good fish and chicken go there for lunch when ever in McLean

Thank Ron T
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I've been combo this place for years. It just keeps getting better. The buffet was amazing. A lot of great selection. The salad bar was fresh and kept clean. The hot food bar was very clean. The food was well stocked and kept at the perfect temperature. My father had the liver and onions and her said it was great.... More 

Thank JD S
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I love this buffet!!! The café is very nice and the wait staff has always been friendly. The salad bar is excellent and the warm food is good also. Also has a great selection of desserts, I love the bread pudding!!!

Thank Chad C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 S Main St, McLean, IL 61754-7602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McLean
  • Phone Number: +1 309-874-2900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?