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Caroline's Restaurant

200 Main Street, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
563.556.4200
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Ranked #4 of 172 Restaurants in Dubuque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We had breakfast here two mornings and the food was very good and reasonable. We were going to have the breakfast buffet but it didn't start until 9am and we were there for breakfast at 8am.

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The French Toast is awesome! Staff was very friendly. Service was good. All of the food was good and reasonable for a hotel restaurant.

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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

Dubuque, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

very good large servings excellent service almost felt like should have dressed up better for breakfast

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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

Galena, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

I had Breakfast at Caroline's very early one day and server, Hayden, was excellent. Great place to have breakfast in Dubuque.

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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

Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stayed at Hotel Julien and decided to have dinner at Caroline's which is located at the hotel. Food was just average. We ordered Bruschetta as an appetizer...when it was serviced, we looked at each other and said "That's it!" Also ordered the Pork Osso Bucco, very tender but needed more sauce, and Stuffed Manicotti, good favor, but the sausage was... More

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

Dear kmr1978, Thank you for sharing of your experience at Caroline's. We truly appreciate your taking the time to comment on your dining and service. A new dinner menu will be introduced the week of September 15, 2014, where we have switched the present pork ossco bucco out with a lamb shank, and different sauce. New appetizers will also be... More

Louisville, Kentucky
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the hotel and enjoyed my dinner here. The server was attentive and friendly yet still professional and I enjoyed my meal. I had the brie appetizer, pheasant entree, and chocolate torte for dessert. I would come here for dinner again. The next morning the breakfast was okay but the staff seemed a bit undertrained and the options... 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. Your feedback will be discussed with the food and beverage teams as possible shifts to some of the restaurant and room service offerings. We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch,... More

Middleton, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We spent labor day weekend at the Hotel Julien and ate three times at Caroline's. We had two breakfasts and a dinner. The cuisine is pretty much Midwest American with a number od comfort food dishes. All the food was good. For dinner, my wife had the seafood mac and cheese and I had the prime rib. There prices were... 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

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was the best meal we had in Dubuque... possibly in Iowa. Server, Matt, was very attentive and brilliant.

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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

Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I was in Dubuque over the Labor day weekend, I grew up there and then moved away sometime ago. When I go back home I like to go to dinner to several of the resturants that are there that I know are good. Monday night was our last night in town so we were going to a very well known... 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

Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love this place. It is a must try if your in Dubuque or just passing by! I have breakfast, lunch and dinner here over time. They have great food and service! The environment is quiet and friendly whether you meeting friends to catch up or lunch with family you will find them to fit the bill! They have a... 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

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