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Dixon's Chili Parlor

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9105 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
(816) 861-7308
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Kansas City, Missouri
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227 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Some guy was eating a booger as we walked in. Looked at menu. $7-8 for a single with cheese. We decided to leave and go to hiboy across the street. So I don't know what to rate it.

Thank ML-papa
Kansas City, Missouri
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Let me start with a confession: I'm a bit of a chili snob! I've actually won awards for my chili. I've been wanting to try Dixon's for a long time, so me and the family finally went. We've been twice now. Their chili is so addictive! The cheese is a combination of cheddar and swiss and is freaking amazing. The... More 

Thank Eric W
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Great atmosphere, layout, service and of course food. Love the idea of fixin the chili up just the way you want.

Thank James R
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The food was Bland cold nasty never will return the waitress was not helpful at all I had to ask her to heat my food up I shouldn't have had to do that because I guess they've been sitting out all day the cheese tasted like Wax the only thing that was good about it was the pop was cold... More 

Thank warrenettacollins
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

All you can eat tacos! Can i say more? Why yes i can...i have craved the tacos since i found this place. When i was pregnant i managed to eat 16 of them. Oh my.

Thank Katie H
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Staying just down the road in an RV. I read all the reviews and had to try it. T had a foot long chili dog and loved it! He's already planning a return trip! I had the regular chili with beans (soupy). Not the chili I'm used to, but after putting all my fixings on, I was pleasantly surprised. I... More 

Thank Elizabeth O
Lincoln, Nebraska
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244 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

this place has great chili. be sure to look out for yourself in the neighborhood it is OK as long as you take normal cautions like don't go flashing your money, or other valuables around. the place is clean and the food is great. I recommend the chili.

Thank Bill G
Blue Springs, Missouri
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226 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I love Dixon's Chili. We started going when we moved to KC almost 20 years ago. They cook the beans and meat separate so you can have your chili how you want it. It can be soupy of a little greasy if you like. I have had it with tamales and with spaghetti and I love it all. In fact... More 

Thank scott n
South Beloit, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Kansas City is known for the BBQ obviously, but the chili I had blew away any of it. To be specific it was the meat and beans with the grease, and all of the fixings. It was great. Get the regular size unless you have a large appetite as it was enough. This place is highly recommended.

Thank Kris_Dulce
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158 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Was driving in the area today and had that craving for the "Taco Special" at Dixon's. Fresh all you can eat beef taco's. They have their own spicy vinegar that put's their taco's into a class of their own. Drink and all you can eat taco's $12 - Give it a try!

Thank tejasdrmr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9105 Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055-6198
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: (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?