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Dixon's Chili Parlor

9105 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
+1 816-861-7308
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“chilli” (50 reviews)
“tacos” (36 reviews)
“beans” (12 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
9105 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
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Reviewed December 25, 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 December 3, 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 November 14, 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 October 18, 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
Reviewed September 16, 2016

I've eaten here more times than I can count and have never had a bad experience. The staff are always fast and friendly! The food is made to order and never takes too long, even when they're packed. I've had the chili, burritos, and tacos...More

Thank Sammie1032
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I love this place. Old fashioned chili dog. They grill the bun. Yum. Smothered with chili and cheese and onions. They have pepper vinegar sauce on the table (for the southern folks - peppa sauce; for the non-southern folks - it's vinegar with red peppers...More

Thank la_cebolla
Reviewed July 30, 2016

We have eaten here several times. Prices are reasonable, serve chili, dry or juicy, tacos and burgers.

Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

They seriously have the best tacos around...& all you can eat! They are so good! The service is always fast & super friendly. We visit here every single chance we get!

Thank skeeter716
Reviewed July 20, 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
Reviewed May 31, 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...More

Thank Eric W
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Alan B
May 28, 2015|
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
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9105 E US Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-861-7308
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