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Dixie Restaurant

250 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3228
+1 804-732-7425
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
250 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3228
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Heard about about this long run restaurant dating back to the 1920s. Packed house Saturday for breakfast. Clearly, had a loyal, local following. Good was average breakfast fare. Breakfast for two, only one coffee was $18. Pancakes were tasty but cold, bacon hot and crispy....More

Thank joeworf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn’t been here in years. Had good old-fashioned hamburgers and fries. Really good. A plus is that they served nice big cups of coffee and kept them topped off without our asking.

Thank Dancingbluewolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family run, good old country cooking. Always order their spoon bread, and they always serve baked chicken on Fridays, your choice of white or dark meat. Never had a bad meal, and you can order sweetened ice tea or unsweetened. Very friendly wait staff who...More

Thank Wilkinson1947
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome food and good service! Always like their hotdogs and navy beans! Love to go as a family! Has a good menu for different home cooking!

Thank 938tamil
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Old school diner with great food and a wonderful staff. Stopped by for a birthday birthday breakfast and couldn’t beat it.

Thank Lucas D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

EXCELLENT RESTAURANT breakfast or lunch monday-saturday been at the same location since early 1900"s food is DELICIOUS REASONABLE PRICES sometimes their may be a short wait it is worth the wait big local trade. I have been a customer APPROACHING 50 YEARS. GIVE THEM A...More

Thank Karl D
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We've been coming to the Dixie Restaurant almost every week now for several months and really love this place. If they were open on Sunday's or I was retired I'd probably be coming here more than once a week. It's a classic diner in all...More

Thank Jeff-n-Deb-88
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Clean, fast and friendly service. Catfish and grits excellent. Very impressed for a diner. Stopped by for breakfast on the way to Washington DC. Very generous portions.......

Thank Dee P
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Wonderful lunch. Followed servers recommendation to add mustard and grilled onions to the bologna sandwich. It was delicious.

Thank clayhamner
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Try anything on the menu, you will not be disappointed. Omelettes, Salt Herring, or other great selections for breakfast. Lunch Menu is diverse and they have a good Chili dog. Service is always quick and efficient. Will eat here again and again.

Thank Charles M
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Mary H
20 January 2018|
Response from frannier | Property representative |
Hi Mary. We use our own blend that we get from Chesterfield Coffee. Glad you like it and thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3228
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 804-732-7425
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The Dixie is a landmark breakfast and lunch establishment in the heart of Old Towne Petersburg since the 1920s and in it's current location since 1939. It has seen several owners over the years and remains a local favorite. We specialize in traditional southern cuisine. Our menu items include our famous Dixie Dog which is a red hot dog with mustard, onions and our tasty chili sauce. We also serve fried Salt Herring, Salmon Croquettes, Meatloaf, Chicken & Dumplings, made from scratch Pimento Cheese, and Chicken Salad. We offer a variety of sandwiches, barbeque, burgers and hot-plate specials that change daily.
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