Second Helpings

Dixie's Red Hot Roadhouse

6901 N. I-35, 451-5008

Sun-Thu, 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 11am-11pm

Dixie's is a sparkly-bright, cheery chain outfit that works very hard to create an atmosphere of rural Southern charm. The service is friendly and efficient and the menu extensive. Choose from wood-fired steaks, fried seafood platters, fresh seafood topped with Louisiana-style sauces, or Southern roadhouse entrees such as meat loaf, fried chicken, and Coca-Cola BBQ ribs. Dixie gets an A+ for the rich, spicy crawfish bisque and a giant catfish po'boy on a crisp French baguette dressed with remoulade sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, and pickles that comes with a tangled mountain of matchstick fries.


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