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Dixie Cafe

501 S Main St, McLean, IL 61754-7602
+1 309-874-2900
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
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“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
05:00 - 23:30All hours
American, Diner
501 S Main St, McLean, IL 61754-7602
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dixie Truck Stop and Cafe is an icon on Route 66. It is situated in a location to serve both Route 66 and Interstate 55 traffic. The building has lots of Route 66 signs and murals. The restaurant is only one portion of it....More

Thank Angie_Ohio
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

It's better than fast food. For the area and selection it's good. Clean and decor is nice. The buffet was ok.

Thank Autumnd7
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoy stopping here when I pass through, always a good meal and the servers are polite and kind. The buffet is constantly being poked and freashened up. And always a great variety of different foods.

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Cool place to visit. This is a truck stop, dining and shopping under one roof. Besides having a menu to choose from, the buffet is small but mighty. The meat section a huge selection. what I tasted was wonderful. Serveral choises of potatoes, two soups,...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Dixie Cafe is part of Dixie Travel Plaza, previously known as the Dixie Truck Stop and Dixie Trucker's Home, a large trucker and travel plaza located off I-55 via exit 145 in McLean, Illinois, about halfway between Chicago and St. Louis. Established in 1928 on...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast after staying in Mclean on our way home from a trip. Breakfast buffett was good the staff was friendly and the coffee was fresh would go back again

Thank CrowCroteau
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

it was an OK buffet..clean comfy dining.. Waitress was attentive and very nice. Coffee good. Decor is route 66 stuff.

Thank millerlittlegirl
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The cashier screwed up, what would have been a nice experience. Maybe she was having a bad day,but she should be moved to a better fitting job, like cleaning the toilets.the food was okay. The service from the waiter was very good. He was nice...More

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Love eggs and bacon at this place. Great atmosphere and fair prices. And they keep it clean and friendly.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I've gone Dixie for years. It is somewhat of a local landmark. It a truck stop located on historic old Route 66. It offers a buffet with a fair amount of items. The food on the buffet is more fresh near mealtimes. You needed to...More

Thank CircutRider
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 S Main St, McLean, IL 61754-7602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McLean
  • Phone Number: +1 309-874-2900
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