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Dixon's Chili Parlor

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9105 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
+1 816-861-7308
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10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I've lived in the Kansas City area for over 20 years, and a friend of mine kept talking about the chili here so we finally went today. I ordered chili and the server asked if I wanted it juicy. I don't like it real juicy so I asked for it thick. I wasn't expecting a pile of bland, dry, crumbled... More 

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Thank JonfromKC
Arlington, Texas
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530 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I grew up in Indepence and left in the 70s, but return regularly to visit family. I went to Dixon's clear back in the late 60s before I was a foodie, just a teenager. Returning now, I can appreciate good food. Even living in Texas now I can appreciate good chili. I love how you can doctor it up the... More 

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Thank joedvet
Topeka, Kansas
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142 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 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 is the special everyday and done well.

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Thank dkrug10042
Halstead, Kansas
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451 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 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

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Thank beth ann k
Blue Springs, Missouri
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 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.

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Thank pckeltner
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Reviewed 19 October 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 so cold in there it was like a walk in cooler .bad atmosphere,meat tasted funny,

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Thank Laverne H
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 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 as well as many other menu options, but the tacos are my go to. Lot... More 

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Thank Sammie1032
Kansas City, Missouri
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229 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 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 stuffed into the jar to spice up the vinegar). Delish. Love, love, love. Great place... More 

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Thank la_cebolla
Kansas City, Missouri
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

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

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Thank MKPKCMO
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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?