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315 Ridge Road, Dixon, IL 61021
+1 815-622-4999
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Palatine, Illinois
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great raw chicken to start with makes BBY's chicken great. You don't even need dunking sauces. Locals get carry-outs a good sign. I would also recommend carry-out although the wait is long it's worth it. The restaurant's decor is basic utilitarian and seating is limited. Open Tue-Sun 4-9 pm

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Thank Noisy41
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken strips and fried pickles are a favorite. Large portions. 30 min wait on average. Best for carry out.

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Thank AW1016
Rockford, Illinois
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133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit here. We arrived at 5:30, they open at 4 and close at 9. We sat ourselves in a booth were promptly given a menus and our waitress took our drink orders. Within 10 minuets of arriving and placing our order the restaurant filled quickly. Some of which ordered take to sit. Near the river in... More 

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Thank kcomets
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

OMG, They have the best chicken you will ever eat anywhere!!!!! Better than Candlelight anyday!!!!! They have perfected fried chicken, it's like when you were a kid and you had fried chicken on Sunday. It will mak you come back again and again. They have several locations. There is one in Dixon as well as Rock Falls. Do yourself a... More 

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Thank Robert C
Dixon, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

By far the b st chicken and THE BEST fried pickles! Missing their food and wish I could take a trip back right now!

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Thank Shaniswalter
Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

I went to this place twice during my stay in Dixon, the first anticipating an average chicken tenders basket, the second practically drooling in anticipation. This was some of the best chicken I've ever had, if not the best. What you get with a chicken tenders basket: a nearly bucket-sized portion of hot, delicious, deep fried chicken tenders atop a... More 

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Thank MichaP09
Rockford, Illinois
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133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We have been trying new places in Dixon. They have a lot to offer when it come to little family owned businesses. We decided to try the chicken place. First off you can sit down and dine in the restaurant it isn't just carryout. We walked in and was greeted by the owner. He asked if we wanted to order... More 

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Thank kcomets
Kokomo, Indiana
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Visited Dixon Illinois on a weekend getaway. Everyone at the hotel raved about BBY chicken so we thought we would give it a try. One word "amazing"! Seriously the best fried chicken my wife and I have ever ate (and we travel a lot in the South). It was cooked perfectly. The breading had amazing flavor and was nice and... More 

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Thank tstormdrums
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Huge portions, friendly atmosphere, and right across the street from the river. I recommend either the chicken dinner or the chicken strips but my husband likes the pork tenderloin.

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Thank Melissa C
Illinois
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

You can not beat the price and portion of the chicken strip dinner. It is enough for 2 people unless you do not want to share and save yours for leftovers. Don't forget the dipping sauce, it's a must have!

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Thank Teresa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Ridge Road, Dixon, IL 61021
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Dixon
  • Phone Number: +1 815-622-4999

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