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Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop

825 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201-3706
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Ranked #6 of 230 Restaurants in Evanston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:15 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery
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Cedar Rapids, IA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Had Dixie Kitchen recommended by a friend-- we were NOT disappointed! Service was fantastic even when it started to get VERY busy. Good coffee, and our server kept it coming! Not your standard menu, great 'Southern' dishes... and of course grits. Love the decor. We were quite very happy with the food!

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were there for breakfast, the beignets were awful. The rest of the meal was pretty standard fare. I would not return - at least for breakfast.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I stopped here middle of the day on a Sunday. We were in the Evanston area and checked out Trip Advisor to pick out a tasty place to eat a late lunch. Dixie kitchen looked like just the kind of place we were in the mood for. First, the vibe is great. They go out of their... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The gumbo and crawfish etouffe were delicious. Companion had salmon and licked his plate clean. Seasonal beer recommendation was great. Loved the atmosphere.

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The fried catfish & the peach cobbler are amazing. Service is always nice and friendly, I like the bait & tackle theme of the place. Feels like u just finished fishing

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Evanston, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I always walked past and finally decided to give it a try and I was quite pleased. The fried catfish I must say was quite good. The sides I tried (red beans and rice and greens) were pretty good. They also do carry out so when I am pressed for time, I call ahead and order. The prices are pretty... More

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Columbia, SC
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

As someone who grew on plenty fried catfish in Muscle Shoals, Alabama along the Tennessee river, I am too impressed with Dixie Kitchens scrumptious result. The décor took me home to the gulf coast area. Based on comments from regulars, this is a restaurant you can go home to again and again. Thanks Dixie Kitchen for your tasty food! WmLeroyKennedy

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My kids and I have been here twice already, and have had excellent meals both times. While you're in the restaurant the decor is so realistic it really does feel like you're on the Gulf coast. The prices are reasonable too. We are definitely planning on eating here again.

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Newport News, Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I dont know why I dont come here more often since the atmosphere is great and the food is excellent. I really think that this is one of the "must go" restaurants in Evanston. Try the Jumbalaya or the Gumbo. You cant go wrong.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I visited Dixie Kitchen again last night. As usual the food was very good. I had crayfish etouffe and a margarita. My friend had shrimp and grits. The food was very good (the margarita only so-so). But the service was a "down" night. A tad slow and not very helpful. My friend asked for an opinion between the etouffe and... More

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Additional Information about Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop

Address: 825 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201-3706
Phone Number: 847-733-9030
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:15 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:15 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue

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