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Dixie Restaurant

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American, Diner
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250 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3228
+1 804-732-7425
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a regular spot for us for breakfast! Specials are a treat - but the regular menu has several choices that are also delicious. Also meet as a group once a month here - very accommodating! Staff will treat you like family each and every visit...

Thank Joan A
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Want s great authentic breakfast, well this is the place for you! I enjoyed the salmon cakes. My husband had the salty herring, and the kids french-toast. Fast service, clean, and close to the highway!

Thank Seidah A
Colonial Heights, Virginia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dixie is a small family run restaurant that serves very reasonably priced comfort food. My wife and I had chili dogs which the Dixie is known for. They are located in old towns Petersburg so it is fun to go into the nearby shops after eating.

Thank Rowdy2013
Gainesville, Virginia, United States
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This restaurant reminds me of a nice page from history...family run, home town atmosphere, country cooking and reasonable prices. The portions were generous and the waitstaff was friendly. Attentive customer service and all around pleasant dining experience. Two of my dear college friends and I met for a long overdue reunion luncheon. Great conversation and great food. We loved Dixie... More 

Thank Mitzi L
Richmond, Virginia
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

A wide selection of sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs for lunch. Simple food, well prepared, friendly service and modest prices.

Thank Penny F
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

You get great value food for a not expensive lunch. I was there with my wife doing a trip around Virginia and it was one of the better places where we lunch. It's small but with a lot of dixie charm, with small tables but you get a tasty American food and a good sweet tea. You will need to... More 

Thank Crean
Prince George, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Dixie for breakfast is a real treat. The breakfasts that I've had were just like eating at home - simply great! I brought my wife there for her first breakfast at the Dixie and she loved it. Ample servings, endless cup of coffee and great service. The staff is very personable, treat you like family and the bill didn't break... More 

Thank Dave M
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We tried the restaurant for breakfast on Sat. We were there pretty much when they opened, a gentleman across the bar asked what we would like to drink and it came out quickly. He said a wait staff would be with us shortly. In the interim, the staff appeared to be arriving for the day, and they looked like they... More 

Thank mb52015
Chesterfield, Virginia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Meet and greet friends for an awesome breakfast or a delicious lunch! Decore will take you back in time - very quaint - but food is exceptional! Special omelettes in the am or a loaded hot dog at noon. All food prepared fresh for you!

Thank Joan A
Newhall, California
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

It just isn't a trip home until I've eaten at the Dixie. It's just a small corner diner that's been around since the 30's or 40's but it is so much more. We had their famous Dixie dog which consists of a hot dog on a steamed bun with mustard, onions and a magnificent homemade chili sauce. I also included... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $12
American, Diner
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3228
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 804-732-7425
The Dixie is a landmark breakfast and lunch establishment in the heart of Old Towne Petersburg since the 1920s and in it's current location since 1939. It has seen several owners over the years and remains a local favorite.
We specialize in traditional southern cuisine. Our menu items include our famous Dixie Dog which is a red hot dog with mustard, onions and our tasty chili sauce. We also serve fried Salt Herring, Salmon Croquettes, Meatloaf, Chicken & Dumplings, made from scratch Pimento Cheese, and Chicken Salad. We offer a variety of sandwiches, barbeque, burgers and hot-plate specials that change daily.

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