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Champps Americana

3100 Dodge St, Dubuque, IA 52003
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Ranked #28 of 172 Restaurants in Dubuque
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Description: The slightly irreverent attitude has become our calling card over the years, doing things the way we always have regardless of convention. We're still making fresh hand-crafted burgers, roasting our own turkey and chicken, slow-basting our falling-off-the-bone-tender ribs, and hiring the friendliest people to be part of our team.Why bother? Because bigger and better isn't just an attitude. It's a commitment to everyone who comes through our door.The party is still going strong today. The burgers are still huge, the beer is still cold and we're the best place to watch the game. No matter what part of the country you're in, you are sure to find a neighborhood Champps nearby
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Kansas City
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

actually ate here twice during my 3 days. Service was good, food was hot. I had chicken strips in buffalo sauce with Caesar salad and chili. Chicken strips were cooked to perfection with good flavor, not too hot but flavorful. Chili had good flavor as well. Never had trouble getting a table on the bar side and there was plenty... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Food was lukewarm, except for the pancakes which were cold. Juice and coffee were watered down. The scrambled eggs were good as were the sausages and bacon. They only have diet yogur with artificial sweeteners which we don't eat so it would have been nice to have a regular yogurt. The hostess is nearly non-existent even though there is a... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and the service was good. Food was pretty good as well. The fajitas tacos, burger and fish were all very good. We would go back.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Our son goes to college in Dubuque and we were visiting for a family weekend and decided to try out Champps Americana. The restaurant was very crowded due to all the family's in town for the weekend so we called ahead to save our spot. Arriving at the designated time we were told that it would be a few more... More 

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had dinner at Champps on a Friday night. We were seated pretty quickly and attended to right away. We've found that Champps burgers are way to big for one person, so we usually split one. Our waitress was quite accommodating, bringing an extra plate without being asked. The food was good - what you'd expect. We would eat here... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We live in Dubuque and used to enjoy going to Champps. We enjoyed the menu variety and dependably better than average food and selection. My wife and I went for dinner tonight and it was quite a surprise. To be nice, they have GUTTED the menu. All of our regular favorites are gone. Almost no pasta, no pulled pork sandwiches... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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88 reviews 88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We celebrated our 9 year old grandson's birthday here , the food was delicious the server was attentive, and we had a good meal...also, I mentioned the birthday, and although it was a Saturday and they were really busy, our waiter got a bunch together to sing "Happy Birthday" and give the birthday boy a Hot Fudge Sundae , free...really... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Convenient when staying in hotel and good selection of brews. Big sports bar, food is pretty good. During games the noise level is high, especially Iowa games.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

There was a nice selection on the menu, the food was very good and sitting outside on a beautiful day was great as this was our first stop on our way out West.

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Kiel, Wisconsin
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We enjoyed our experience at Champps! We went here for dinner, and everyone in my family enjoyed their meals. The service was very fast. Champps also provided the complimentary breakfast for the Best Western hotel that we were staying at. There were many breakfast options, including pancakes, sausages, eggs, and cereal. There is something for everyone at Champps!

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Additional Information about Champps Americana

Address: 3100 Dodge St, Dubuque, IA 52003
Phone Number: 563-690-2040
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American

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