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Chef Dion Sprenkle - CLOSED

5479 Old US Highway 52, Lexington, Lexington, NC 27295-2378
+1 336-731-6496
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“meatballs” (6 reviews)
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5479 Old US Highway 52, Lexington, Lexington, NC 27295-2378
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had a great experience at Dion's restaurant in Welcome, NC. Having grown up in the area but now living in Colorado, I had never been to this restaurant until last week. We were so surprised to have the fantastic meal that we had here...More

1  Thank MammaTraveler
Reviewed July 11, 2015

Consistently some of the best dining in the northern piedmont. While the "atmosphere" is minimal, the changing menu emphasizing local products and the ultra polished service make Chef Dion Sprenkle's restaurant a place you'll want to visit again and again. The town of Welcome was...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Looking for Lexington BBQ? You've come to the wrong place. You will find fresh local ingredients combined in new and interesting ways. Try the collard salad to see what I mean.

1  Thank AmyJoKnows
Reviewed May 18, 2015

Good food and atmosphere-a nice surprise based on the appearance from the outside. Wasn't expecting this quality but enjoyed very much. Like that you can bring your own wine and if from a participating winery in the area -the corkage fee (which really shouldn't be...More

Thank bflochic
Reviewed May 16, 2015

We've been here once before. The food is really first class! Chef Dion is a top chef. The filet mignon was absolutely delicious!

Thank mkjane77
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

A night out for dinner is a special occasion for us. We expect good service, good food, good atmosphere. At Chef Dion's we are always delighted to have our expectations exceeded. Prices are reasonable and range $5-$9 for appetizers, $12-$25 for entrées, $8-$10 for deserts....More

Thank Lastflightoutstew
Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on a Thursday evening. We had made reservations around 6 and there was only one other big family there at the time. By the time we were leaving 4 other tables were occupied. For our appetizer we ordered the...More

1  Thank funmom23kids
Reviewed April 17, 2015

Dion's continues to be our "go to" restaurant. Farm-to-table menu with fresh ingredients whether you begin with an appetizer, salad or entree all the way through to their yummy desserts. We usually start with the Grilled Flat Bead appetizer and a bowl of She Crab...More

1  Thank Jan B
Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I love this restaurant. It is a breath of fresh air in a sea of barbque. When I visit my grandmother I know I can always get a good meal here. The prices are a bit high for the area but we...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went to a special lunch with our wine club group. The first course was a tasty avocado soup, followed by salmon 2-ways, then tenderloin slices over polenta, and finished with a flourless chocolate cake. All were excellent. In fact, we and several others made...More

Thank Gene K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $35
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5479 Old US Highway 52, Lexington, Lexington, NC 27295-2378
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-731-6496
  • E-mail
Chef Dion Sprenkle is a unique restaurant located in Lexington, NC. It is truly a New York dining experience, with creativity infused into each dish. Chef Dion is a classically trained chef with a passion for using local ingredients in deliciously unexpected ways. The relaxed atmosphere is perfect for a quiet dinner with the family or a gala event. Yo are sure to enjoy your experience at DION. Chef DIon changes his menu each season, incorporating farm-fresh foods and creative inspiration.
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