Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop

★★★★☆

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Dixie Kitchen is a nice restaurant if you like southern cooking. Shrimp Po Boy is one of my favorites and the pancakes they serve you as an appetizer. I would go more often but they are usually very packed and wait to eat is very long. They should expand this location.

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★★★★☆

Dixie Kitchen is a nice restaurant if you like southern cooking. Shrimp Po Boy is one of my favorites and the pancakes they serve you as an appetizer. I would go more often but they are usually very packed and wait to eat is very long. They should expand this location.

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I recently went here as part of a large group, and the staff was accommodating and friendly. There was a lot to choose from on the menu, all of it reasonably priced. And despite the large number of people in our party, the food was served promptly. The food was very good, and you receive huge portions. I'd definitely go back!

4
★★★★☆

I recently went here as part of a large group, and the staff was accommodating and friendly. There was a lot to choose from on the menu, all of it reasonably priced. And despite the large number of people in our party, the food was served promptly. The food was very good, and you receive huge portions. I'd definitely go back!

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I loved the food and the service at the Evanston location! Sunday afternoon, decided to try Hyde Park location because I was near the area. Everything was great from the time we were seated, our server Susan, was excellent, as was the food and our dessert.
Then, an employee who wasn't our server, asked us if we needed anything else or if he could get anything for us. When I replied,"No, thank you", he asked us to leave because another party was waiting for our table! In all of the years I have dined out in the many restaurants I have dined in, I have never been treated so rudely and vow never to visit this establishment to occupy any of Hyde Park's tables again! I also plan to share this experience with everyone I know so that they do not make the mistake of ever holding any of your tables either! I regret not getting the name of this particular male server but I strongly suggest management discuss this matter with the staff because if anyone, including the management staff ever had to endure this type of treatment, I doubt they would ever return to that establishment either!
I wanted to write this complaint to the restaurant website to inform management but the feedback page doesn't work...surprise!

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★☆☆☆☆

I loved the food and the service at the Evanston location! Sunday afternoon, decided to try Hyde Park location because I was near the area. Everything was great from the time we were seated, our server Susan, was excellent, as was the food and our dessert.
Then, an employee who wasn't our server, asked us if we needed anything else or if he could get anything for us. When I replied,"No, thank you", he asked us to leave because another party was waiting for our table! In all of the years I have dined out in the many restaurants I have dined in, I have never been treated so rudely and vow never to visit this establishment to occupy any of Hyde Park's tables again! I also plan to share this experience with everyone I know so that they do not make the mistake of ever holding any of your tables either! I regret not getting the name of this particular male server but I strongly suggest management discuss this matter with the staff because if anyone, including the management staff ever had to endure this type of treatment, I doubt they would ever return to that establishment either!
I wanted to write this complaint to the restaurant website to inform management but the feedback page doesn't work...surprise!

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I ate here recently, after not eating here for about 9 years, and found some of what I ate here to very good and some of it to be mediocre; it wasn't as good as I remembered it to be. The Johnny cakes that are served are very good; they look like pancakes but taste similar to a really good cornbread. The fried green tomatoes were steaming hot and good. I ordered the oyster po'boy, which comes with cole slaw and a side, such as greens and mashed sweet potatoes. The oysters on the po'boy were small but quite flavorful. I ate the oysters with the red pepper dip, a creamy dip that comes with the oyster appetizer; it was much better than the remoulade (which basically tasted like mayonnaise) that comes with the po'boy. Despite the nice flavor of the oysters, overall, I found the po'boy to be mediocre and next time I'll order something else. The coleslaw that came with my order was in a sort of vinegar based sauce or something instead of a cream-style dressing; it had practically no flavor. I ordered the side of greens, which were very good. I'd go back--next time I'll order the fried catfish--but I'm not anxious to.

3
★★★☆☆

I ate here recently, after not eating here for about 9 years, and found some of what I ate here to very good and some of it to be mediocre; it wasn't as good as I remembered it to be. The Johnny cakes that are served are very good; they look like pancakes but taste similar to a really good cornbread. The fried green tomatoes were steaming hot and good. I ordered the oyster po'boy, which comes with cole slaw and a side, such as greens and mashed sweet potatoes. The oysters on the po'boy were small but quite flavorful. I ate the oysters with the red pepper dip, a creamy dip that comes with the oyster appetizer; it was much better than the remoulade (which basically tasted like mayonnaise) that comes with the po'boy. Despite the nice flavor of the oysters, overall, I found the po'boy to be mediocre and next time I'll order something else. The coleslaw that came with my order was in a sort of vinegar based sauce or something instead of a cream-style dressing; it had practically no flavor. I ordered the side of greens, which were very good. I'd go back--next time I'll order the fried catfish--but I'm not anxious to.

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My first time at this place and it won't be the last the gumbo was great
spicy and good not crazy about the cornbread the catfish was not greasy
coleslaw had an interesting flavor, will go back love this place best I've had.

2
★★★★★

My first time at this place and it won't be the last the gumbo was great
spicy and good not crazy about the cornbread the catfish was not greasy
coleslaw had an interesting flavor, will go back love this place best I've had.

Pros: not crowded

Cons: parking

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this place is one of my favorites in the city. good food, good service. long waits, yes, but I know to expect it and it's worth the wait. my favorites are the fried green tomatoes and blackened catfish. I don't really like the desserts, because I don't like peach cobbler, but everyone else does.

2
★★★★★

this place is one of my favorites in the city. good food, good service. long waits, yes, but I know to expect it and it's worth the wait. my favorites are the fried green tomatoes and blackened catfish. I don't really like the desserts, because I don't like peach cobbler, but everyone else does.

Pros: great food, great service

Cons: long wait

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Whenever I'm in Chicago, the first place I go to eat is the Dixie Kitchen. I usually try to squeeze two to three visits when I'm there. I think I come to Chicago for this wonderful best kept Chicagoland secret. The food has always been great, flavorful, fresh and presented by delightful servers. The deserts are awesome and overfilling!!! I usually order the catfish which always comes out fried to perfection. But its the fried green tomatoes.. they are great!! I recommend this restaurant and the tomatoes to everyone who visits Chicago.. its a must visit even before you go to the Navy Pier.

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★★★★★

Whenever I'm in Chicago, the first place I go to eat is the Dixie Kitchen. I usually try to squeeze two to three visits when I'm there. I think I come to Chicago for this wonderful best kept Chicagoland secret. The food has always been great, flavorful, fresh and presented by delightful servers. The deserts are awesome and overfilling!!! I usually order the catfish which always comes out fried to perfection. But its the fried green tomatoes.. they are great!! I recommend this restaurant and the tomatoes to everyone who visits Chicago.. its a must visit even before you go to the Navy Pier.

Pros: food, servers

Cons: Parking

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The atmosphere is great....it's small and reminds you of an actual southern kitchen. The fried green tomamtoes are delicious!!!! That is the main dish that I go there for. The johnny cakes are good as well as the catfish (very good propotion). The sides are ok (the greens need hot sauce added to them to give them that umph). The drinks are good.....the iced teas, the peach drink (with alcohol) is marvelous...the way that they serve drinks from jars is really fun! A++++ Rating!

2
★★★★★

The atmosphere is great....it's small and reminds you of an actual southern kitchen. The fried green tomamtoes are delicious!!!! That is the main dish that I go there for. The johnny cakes are good as well as the catfish (very good propotion). The sides are ok (the greens need hot sauce added to them to give them that umph). The drinks are good.....the iced teas, the peach drink (with alcohol) is marvelous...the way that they serve drinks from jars is really fun! A++++ Rating!

Pros: Fried Green Tomatoes, Drinks & Catfish, Small & Interesting

Cons: Bland side dishes, Wait is long

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Located in the diverse Hyde Park neighborhood, Dixie Kitchen offers a wonderful southern cuisine in a laid back setting. With everything from blackened catfish to hotwater cornbread, this small eatery is customer friendly, reasonably priced and sure to bring a taste of Louisiana to your neck of the woods.

PROS: Wonderful food, good service, warm environment
CONS: The only fish is catfish and many of the sides are cooked in pork

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★★★★☆

Located in the diverse Hyde Park neighborhood, Dixie Kitchen offers a wonderful southern cuisine in a laid back setting. With everything from blackened catfish to hotwater cornbread, this small eatery is customer friendly, reasonably priced and sure to bring a taste of Louisiana to your neck of the woods.

PROS: Wonderful food, good service, warm environment
CONS: The only fish is catfish and many of the sides are cooked in pork

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You must try the fried green tomatoes, the best in Chicago. Johnny Cakes, corn meal pancakes, are heavenly soft, rich and sweet with some creamy honey butte on them. Crawfish Etouffe is full of wonderful spicey, sweet flavors. The best side dishes are the black eyed peas, red beans and greens. Fried catfish fillets are coated with corn meal, but not too hard. and arenutty and sweet.

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★★★★★

You must try the fried green tomatoes, the best in Chicago. Johnny Cakes, corn meal pancakes, are heavenly soft, rich and sweet with some creamy honey butte on them. Crawfish Etouffe is full of wonderful spicey, sweet flavors. The best side dishes are the black eyed peas, red beans and greens. Fried catfish fillets are coated with corn meal, but not too hard. and arenutty and sweet.

Pros: Good Value, Satisfying

Cons: Difficult to find, Crowded for lunch

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I frequent the new Lansing location. I live in Indiana, so this is most convenient for me. The fried green tomatoes are a wonderful thing. The peach-glazed chicken wings are addictive. The catfish fried to perfection. Seafood cakes are in a delicious league of their own. I don't even mind the often long wait to be seated because I know that I'm in store for a treat. On the down side: the corn muffins are dry(so eat the johnny cakes instead); the greens are a bit boring and the red beans and rice is bland. That being said, Dixie Kitchen is one of my favorite eateries. It's becoming one of my casual "let's meet up for dinner" recommendations. Portions are huge. I always have to take food home. Even my teenage son, the bottomless pit, can't finish his meal.

2
★★★★☆

I frequent the new Lansing location. I live in Indiana, so this is most convenient for me. The fried green tomatoes are a wonderful thing. The peach-glazed chicken wings are addictive. The catfish fried to perfection. Seafood cakes are in a delicious league of their own. I don't even mind the often long wait to be seated because I know that I'm in store for a treat. On the down side: the corn muffins are dry(so eat the johnny cakes instead); the greens are a bit boring and the red beans and rice is bland. That being said, Dixie Kitchen is one of my favorite eateries. It's becoming one of my casual "let's meet up for dinner" recommendations. Portions are huge. I always have to take food home. Even my teenage son, the bottomless pit, can't finish his meal.

Pros: Fried green tomatoes, Peach-glazed wings, Inexpensive

Cons: Crowded, Red beans and rice, Corn muffins

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we try to go here at least once a week. the people are friendly - the food tremendous.

2
★★★★★

we try to go here at least once a week. the people are friendly - the food tremendous.

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Love the cobbler and the subtle flavor of the pulled pork.

2
★★★★☆

Love the cobbler and the subtle flavor of the pulled pork.

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I haven't eaten at the Dixie's in Hyde Park, but the on in Evanston has great food and good service. The fried green tomatos are worth driving to Evanston for alone; they are fried good, hard and hot with a dash of hot sauce; ummm good. The fried chicken is good; but the greens didn't have enough smoked flavor to them. The johnnie cakes (or hot water cornbread) is the bomb too. The fried catfish couldn't have been better; but the iced tea was very comforting and you sweetened it yourself. The mac and cheese was great as well. We have to take our food home cause we couldn;t eat it all. Now; the dessert; the peachcobbler was just like my grandmom makes it. The peaches are sweet; and the juice is runny and sweet; you can taste the butter and sugar in it; very, very good.

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★★★★★

I haven't eaten at the Dixie's in Hyde Park, but the on in Evanston has great food and good service. The fried green tomatos are worth driving to Evanston for alone; they are fried good, hard and hot with a dash of hot sauce; ummm good. The fried chicken is good; but the greens didn't have enough smoked flavor to them. The johnnie cakes (or hot water cornbread) is the bomb too. The fried catfish couldn't have been better; but the iced tea was very comforting and you sweetened it yourself. The mac and cheese was great as well. We have to take our food home cause we couldn;t eat it all. Now; the dessert; the peachcobbler was just like my grandmom makes it. The peaches are sweet; and the juice is runny and sweet; you can taste the butter and sugar in it; very, very good.

Pros: Fried Green Tomatoes, Johnnie Cakes, Good Parking

Cons: Small and Crowded, Need Reservations, Greens flat

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