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Caroline's Restaurant

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200 Main Street, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
563.556.4200
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This restaurant is at Hotel Julien Dubuque
Today
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 214
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 19
    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
Caroline's Dinner

Had a wonderful dinner at Caroline's this week. Dinner was great and our server Sherry was outstanding and very friendly. Will definitely return. Thank you Sherry and chefs :) Good job!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
MErickson0524
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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360 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Potosi, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Recently while on business in the hotel I had a great lunch (to go order). I really hyped the restaurant to many others. Today I went in for a long awaited breakfast. Greeting at the door was like she was too busy to be bothered by one guest. I asked for a specific table , got it hesitantly. Server was... More 

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

Dear C.H.E,, 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 Manager... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Over all I walked in thought it be a nice place... wrong!!!! Service was not there, drop and go serving style? Ok? Wish I could have got that soada I order or the correct item I wanted as well my boyfriends dish... rather eat at mc donals then go back there. Not fond of the mangers attitude, try to explain... More 

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

Dear greenforlife, My sincere apology for dining experience at Caroline's; rest assured this is an isolated incident and not reflective of our service. I would appreciate a personal conversation with you, should time avail itself. Please contact my office at 563-556-4200 Ext 5561 at your convenience. Again, my sincere apology. Thank you. Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had a wonderful dinner at Caroline's this week. Dinner was great and our server Sherry was outstanding and very friendly. Will definitely return. Thank you Sherry and chefs :) Good job!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

There is nothing wrong with Carolines, but theirs nothing special about the place either. The food is your typical fine dining. It is located within the Julian hotel, which helps the restaurant by giving it a good location. Overall i would recommend some of Dubuques other restaurants before coming here.

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

Dear Austin W, 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 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

I ate at Caroline's last Friday for the film festival, and must I say it was a great pleasure! Sammy was our server and she was just too sweet with a very friendly smile! She helped us with our choices in food(chicken mac n cheese & spaghetti squash) Two very unique dishes! Might I add the white bean chicken she... 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. Sammy will be thrilled to read of your recognizing her service! Thank you for making her day! We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or simply just stop... More 

Oak Brook, Illinois
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Wonderful menu selection with both traditional and unique offerings. Fantastic service. Nice, classy, modern atmosphere. This was my first visit and I will 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 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

When I walked in I felt welcome right away with all the greetings. The food was excellent and the atmosphere is perfect for a fine dining! We also had great service with our server Mady and we will definitely be coming back!

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Our waitress Mady was very professional, she new what she was doing & talking about also was kind & happy. The food was great everything tasted delicious. I would highly recommend eating here.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Sherry and Cameron served us splendidly. The food was very tasty. Best dining experience we've had in some time. Highly recommended.

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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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Not only was the food fabulous (my girlfriend and I had lunch) but I could plug my Ford Focus Electric while I ate. The energy was fabulous on ALL levels. The food. The service. The company. And my car being juiced up. Thank you Hotel Julien. Great service all round.

Was this review helpful? Yes
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Julia T, Thank you for sharing of your experience at Caroline's. We truly appreciate your taking the time to comment on your dining and service. Glad to read of your recognizing the newest amenity to the hotel, the electric car chargers! We look forward to seeing you again for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Or simply just stop by to... More 

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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: 563.556.4200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?