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Caroline's Restaurant

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200 Main Street, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
+1 563-588-5595
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This restaurant is at Hotel Julien Dubuque
Today
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 225
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
By G from Ohio

Traveling on bussiness, our group decided to make this our dinner place for two nights, great food, the stuffed peppers were the best I've ever had, better then mons home cooking. As for service, our server Megan was a step above, professional, customer sensitive and catered to our every need and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Gary S
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Belleville, Michigan
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Belleville, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Traveling on bussiness, our group decided to make this our dinner place for two nights, great food, the stuffed peppers were the best I've ever had, better then mons home cooking. As for service, our server Megan was a step above, professional, customer sensitive and catered to our every need and enhanced our bussiness stay. Thank you.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We went to carolines on a Friday night. It was almost dead. We were seated immediately. The waitress was ok, less than average, the bread & oil was good, salad was good, then she brought our main dish & instead of the filet with blue cheese, she brought pork tenderloin with a cranberry sauce. After we brought it to her... More 

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sara R, My sincere apology for dining experience at Caroline's; rest assured this is an isolated incident and not reflective of our service. We would truly appreciate a personal conversation with you, should time avail itself. Please contact Paula Mangeno, Caroline's Restaurant Manager at 563-556-4200 Ext 5595 at your convenience. Again, my sincere apology. Thank you. Dwight Hopfauf General... More 

Belleville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My wife and I won a silent auction that included gift certificates to Carolines. Prior to that, we had never thought of eating there. We never knew what we were missing out on. Caroline's has a great wine list and lots of great entrees. I had a filet that was cooked perfectly and tasted amazing! My wife had the glazed... More 

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Caroline's Dining Guest, Thank you for sharing of your experience at Caroline's. We truly appreciate your taking the time to comment on your dining and Madi's service. She will be thrilled to read of your recognizing her work. We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or simply just stop by to say Hello. Thank... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The duck breast currently on the menu at Caroline's just might be the best I've ever had -- moist, tasty and just the right portion...awesome meal! Our server Sherry took great care of our business group, and the restaurant happily accommodated our request for a private dining area.

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Caroline's Dining Guest, Thank you for sharing of your experience at Caroline's. We truly appreciate your taking the time to comment on your dining and service. We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or simply just stop by to say Hello. Thank you. Team Caroline's More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Stopped on a Sunday husband wanted a steak house. I am vegan and figured I would have another salad and baked potato. I saw a great looking dish of mushroom and spaghetti squash. I had them eliminate the oil and no cheese it was great. My husband's filet was over 2 inches thick and it arrived very rare so he... More 

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Caroline's Dining Guest, Thank you for sharing of your experience at Caroline's. We truly appreciate your taking the time to comment on your dining and service. We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or simply just stop by to say Hello. Thank you. Team Caroline's More 

Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stopped in for a business dinner while in town. Tremendous wine list, wonderful server (Sherry), good food. Definitely a must stop if you're only in town for one night.

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Caroline's Dining Guest, Thank you for sharing of your experience at Caroline's. We truly appreciate your taking the time to comment on your dining and Sherry's service. She will be thrilled to read of your recognizing her work. We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or simply just stop by to say Hello. Thank... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I went to Caroline's with my fiance and parents to preview the quality of the food before booking my wedding reception at the Hotel Julien (the food is made by Caroline's). We all enjoyed the food and I can personally say the banana bread french toast is TO DIE FOR!

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Susan S, Thank you for sharing of your experience at Caroline's. We truly appreciate your taking the time to comment on your dining and your comments regarding your wedding reception. We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or simply just stop by to say Hello. Thank you. Team Caroline's More 

Newport, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Old world charm abounds in this place - in jeans and t-shirts we definitely felt underdressed! Despite our attire Jacob seated us promptly and very kindly, and came back to check on us mid-meal. Tori was our server and was very knowledgeable about specials and options. She checked on us multiple times and was prompt in fulfilling our requests. The... More 

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Allie S, My sincere apology for dining experience at Caroline's; rest assured this is an isolated incident and not reflective of our service. We would truly appreciate a personal conversation with you, should time avail itself. Please contact Paula Mangeno, Caroline's Restaurant Manager at 563-556-4200 Ext 5595 at your convenience. Again, my sincere apology. Thank you. Dwight Hopfauf General... More 

Beach Park, Illinois
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

One of the worst prime rib dinner I have experienced. dried out and little flavor given I asked for a end cut. I had to ask for horse radish and adjou sauce for a better flavor I asked for a experienced server and was promised an experienced server because it was my Anniversary dinner. What I received was a young... More 

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy Belated Anniversary MDMJ1981, My sincere apology for dining experience at Caroline's; rest assured this is an isolated incident and not reflective of our service. We would truly appreciate a personal conversation with you, should time avail itself. Please contact Paula Mangeno, Caroline's Restaurant Manager at 563-556-4200 Ext 5595 at your convenience. Again, my sincere apology. Thank you. Dwight Hopfauf... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Had a lovely meal here last night, ordered the lamb shank, which was cooked exactly to my liking. Sherry was our waitress and she was exceptional! Will definitely return.

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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Caroline's Dining Guest, Thank you for sharing of your experience at Caroline's. We truly appreciate your taking the time to comment on your dining and service. We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or simply just stop by to say Hello. Thank you. Team Caroline's More 

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Additional Information about Caroline's Restaurant

Address: 200 Main Street, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
Phone Number: +1 563-588-5595
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Main Street, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-588-5595

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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