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Dixie Restaurant

250 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3228
+1 804-732-7425
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (48 reviews)
“scrapple” (6 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
250 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3228
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best place to eat by far!! Great waitstaff as well!! My favorite place for breakfast. Next time your in the area, stop by for home cooking!

Thank Brandi B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a true throwback of a restaurant. I never would’ve chosen this restaurant had I not read about it, but we were glad we did! The entire staff greeted us as we came in (and also greeted a gentleman off the street who came...More

Thank MaggieMac57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this establishment on numerous occasions and the entire staff has always treated me great. The food is good diner food which includes items such as meatloaf, omelettes, as well as old fashion chili/hot dogs.

Thank calvinc898
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just walked in ...the place was crowded, but had inside and patio seating. Great menu, I loved the daily specials, and my husband and I had a hard time selecting our choices. He had shrimp and grits, not fancy presentation like in Charleston...but just as...More

Thank Leif Erik K
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The staff was incredible and the lunch special (meat/ 2 veg/ roll) was very good. They have wonderful sweet tea and yummy homemade desserts. Highly recommend.

Thank zagnutmom
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Our family stopped in on our tour of Petersburg's historic sites. The food was good and plentiful and the wait staff was VERY attentive.

Thank sandyknitwit
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is by far the best place we have eaten in a long time! Great service, great atmosphere, and amazing food! I am so glad to find this place, i will not waste my time and money on lunches at places who give you mediocre...More

1  Thank famileemn2017
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I was staying in Richmond for one night and decided to come here for Breakfast and see the sights in Petersburg. It was a busy morning for them because of a car race going on. They apologized cause it took long to get breakfast but...More

Thank AMA5874
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We decided to eat in Petersburg before touring the battlefield. This restaurant popped up on TA as the go to place in town. It is conveniently located a short distance off of I-95. There is plenty of on street parking nearby. We walked in and...More

Thank Mongo1234
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Dixie Restaurant is everything you could imagine a small southern town dinner to be. Food tasted home made. The people are supper friendly and have that southern politeness. Try the white bean soup.Its amazing. The prices also very resonable..

Thank Jerald J
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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