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“Just 20 minutes from boaring tourist food.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dixie Cream Cafe

Dixie Cream Cafe
434 Main St, Windermere, FL 34786-8648
407-217-5236
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Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Windermere
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
“Just 20 minutes from boaring tourist food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Great to get away from all the tourist fare in Orlando. Well worth the 20 minute drive from Universal Blvd. if you're a Flying Buisquit fan, you'll love the Dixie Cream Cafe.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Ocoee, Florida, United States
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Yum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Fish Tacos and adult Mac and Cheese. Unlke any other. The restaurant is small but inviting. Everyone is very friendly. The locals hang out here.

Visited August 2012
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Windermere, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Local Eatery with lots of Charm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

If you are in West Orlando, Winter Garden, Windermere, or Disney: do plan to visit this lovely breakfast and lunch cafe. Owned and operated by local people, it is bright and airey, with walls loaded with lively art by local artists.

The owner most days will walk by your table, and ask about your meal, with lovely grace, and a big smile. She recognizes frequent faces and always has a pertinent, friendly question to ask about your kids or your life.

The food is yummy, with options of "comfort food" as well as healthy salads, soups, and other healthy choices. If you just want a coffee and a dessert; or a wine and an appetizer: that is fine too!

BTW: What a lovely option to have a lovely late lunch/brunch; and then walk 2 doors over to Tim's Wine Cellar: and choose your wine for early cocktails or for dinner; then walk a little south to the Library's Park; and sit on a bench, and watch the birds, squirrels, and the kids at the basketball court. Who could want more? All in the day of the sleepy, little Towne of Windermere!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Windermere, Florida
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
“Local Excellence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We have always liked the Dixie Cream Cafe, but hadn't visited in a while. On our latest visit we ordered the Yo Pauley sandwich and the chopped salad. The sandwich was absolutely delicious and was served with wonderful crispy thin fries. The chopped salad was loaded with Itallian cold cuts and cheeses. It was amazing. The food here has always been good, but on our last visit it was a true "10".

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Windermere, Florida
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“Excellent food in a great town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

My wife and I just moved to Windermere from NYC a few months ago. We just took a chance for breakfast and happened to go to Dixie Cream. The food is excellent and its such a welcome change from the many Florida Chains! The menu is fresh and the sweets are forget-about-it good! The staff is very friendly and the Owner (Stephanie) is always there to greet you with a smile. Coming from the restaurant capital of the world, Dixie Cream is a can't miss!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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