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Dixie Chili INC

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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Fast Food
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2421 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41014-1665
(859) 431-7444
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Special occasions

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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best chili in town

Dixie chili is very good, do t get the attention of other big chain resturants in. Chili rich Cincinnati, Norhtern Ky chili paroles, but the portions are great and the chili just seems thicker and richer, plus they have a good sandwich menu, there is only 3 Dixie Chli's in the area, if you are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
bearcats37
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Florence, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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Florence, Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Dixie chili is very good, do t get the attention of other big chain resturants in. Chili rich Cincinnati, Norhtern Ky chili paroles, but the portions are great and the chili just seems thicker and richer, plus they have a good sandwich menu, there is only 3 Dixie Chli's in the area, if you are craving a 3 way, give... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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176 reviews 176 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We tried this one the same day as Camp Washington and this one is quite a bit better. Once again this location is NOT what we have come to expect when we eat Cincy style chili. The chili here cannot be eaten alone. It simply has way too much cinnimon and brown sugar. It was literally gritty on your teeth.... More 

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Covington, Kentucky
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

If you like chili, you'll like Dixie. We think it's superior in every way to the 800 pound gorilla of chili - Skyline Chili. The decor is refreshingly retro, the staff is as friendly as can be and the 5-way is the best.

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central Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

NOT your "cookiecutter" trash; THIS is REAL. A neighbor business says this is "Cincinnati-style Chili". We had no idea there WAS such, and we were hesitant- - in Virginia, chili often means terribly overpeppered inedibles. What Virginians often accept as chili HURTS. Dixie Chili has DELICIOUS chili, and it digests well and does NOT hurt. It's very good.. Even affordable.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

This is the best chili around but the staff is just plain rude. I drove through the drive thur, the rude lady hit my car with the bank like drawer and sighed when I ask for knapkins. Did not catch her name but large, grey and mean looking. Kinda like a PE teacher. Regardless Ill go back and hope the... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

I discovered Dixie Chili only a few years ago when I first visited KY with my boyfriend. Having been born and raised there, he introduced me to one of his favorite meals: Cincinnati chili. We tried Dixie, Skyline and Gold Star (yes, all within the same week) and he didn't tell me which he thought was the best but let... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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508 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

Eating Dixie chili as a child was THE big treat and now when stopping in greater Cincinnati it has become the same great treat. The Coneys were as ordered and very satisfying. The menu has expanded but I remain a traditionalist.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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93 reviews 93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

This stuff is GOOD--better than the other options. Good greek salad. great atmosphere and they use local products. Drive by the other places and come here.

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Key Colony Beach, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Dixie Chile in Newport , Covington and Erlanger Ky is the best.... four way bean is the order to make! Spiro is a great proprietor....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2421 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41014-1665
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: (859) 431-7444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Southwestern, Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?