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Dixie Cafe

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12720 Dixie Hwy, South Rockwood, MI 48179-1002
+1 734-379-4511
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
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Taft Tn
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2016

good food allways a little high but good a person doesn't need a 100 words to describe the Dixie cafe

Thank frescouomo
Monroe, Michigan
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Went in for the first time today (for breakfast) and experienced an average restaurant visit. It's cash only and moderately priced. Average service, average food, basically just your average, small town diner. They do put vanilla in their pancakes so that was a pleasant surprise. Probably will be back since I definitely didn't have any complaints.

Thank lovingmylife2789
Trenton, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2015

priced too high for small place dont go there staff is incompetent cant keep the help hires only good looking women no one wears hair nets in back

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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We had take out. Found it similar to college cafeteria food. Okay but not what we expected. Portions are huge and easily enough to share. Order to ready in less than 10 minutes.

Thank TNmomma_of_3
Detroit, Michigan
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We used to go to this restaurant a fair amount, but over the last couple years the service has really gone downhill. Yesterday was the last straw. My wife and I went in and seen that a waitress was just cleaning off a booth, she got about half done and left it so we figured rather than stand in the... More 

Thank barongsd
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297 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Pros: Very generous portions of food. Food was decent and is served with appropriate condiments. Atmosphere was nice. Cons: They are a cash only restaurant. The difference between a half order and a full order is only 20 cents... I didn't want a full order, but felt it was extremely expensive to order the half so I ended up getting... More 

Thank RoapTripper3081
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169 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

Dixie cafe is a sit down restaurant. It's small inside, but worth it. The prices are cheap and you get generous portions of great food. The staff are very friendly. It's located right next to the I-75. I'm glad I live about 25 minutes away or I'd be here a few times a week.

Thank Jennahlee87
Detroit, Michigan
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Well we dont have but two resturants near us and I'm happy this is one of them. Great food friendly staff good prices. They only take cash so be prepared my only dislike of the place.

1 Thank skrez
Rockwood Mi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Dixie cafe is your typical small town cafe , but the food is great , Homecooking at a great price , Daily specials , great breakfast . Good service . Right off the I-75 expressway .

1 Thank Matt W
Trenton, Michigan
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2012

This off-the-beaten path restaurant has been a favorate for many years and still offers friendly service, an excellent menu of homestyle meals and is easy to get to from I-85 - from the Monroe area or Detroit Downriver suburbs. The menu changes daily. Many local people return several times each week, so it's not uncommon to see familiar faces pretty... More 

2 Thank Kathleen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12720 Dixie Hwy, South Rockwood, MI 48179-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  South Rockwood
  • Phone Number: +1 734-379-4511
Authentic diner experience right down to the friendly staff interacting with local regulars. It feels like a slice of Americana when you eat at Dixie Cafe. Good stop right off of I-75 when you're traveling south.

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