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390 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 556-1061
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pizza great, decor is 60's

After year's not eating here, we've now added this long time family restaurant back on our regular pizza choice stop. Not the fancy decor or prices of the great new hot spots, but good efficient service with quality food prepared and presented well, a Dubuque legacy at a good price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Robert_Felderman
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Dubuque, Iowa
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Dubuque, Iowa
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126 reviews 126 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

After year's not eating here, we've now added this long time family restaurant back on our regular pizza choice stop. Not the fancy decor or prices of the great new hot spots, but good efficient service with quality food prepared and presented well, a Dubuque legacy at a good price.

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omaha, ne
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

This place was a great find in Dubuque. Good food at a good price. Atmosphere is nice. You can always tell if a place is good if it's packed at lunch or dinner, this place was busy. What's nice too, is they have their own parking lot in the riverfront downtown area.

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Dubuque, Iowa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I went to lunch with my friends and after a bite of our food we all agreed: inedible. We told the waitress and she sent us to the manager. He refunded our food and asked if we'd like something else but we declined. Everything tasted like it had been sitting around for a week and had been microwaved countless time.... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This review is based on the restaurant and mostly their pizza, which is pretty good. Dubuque surprisingly as a few nice local pizza options and Shot Tower is one of them. The pizzas are a pretty good size and the cheese melts right in your mouth. The inside of the place is pretty neat and has become a part of... More 

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Clermont, Florida, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

because the Shot Tower is just across the street from the 5 Flags Center you can't find a more convenient place to grab a beer, burger, pizza, or some ribs. The tenderloin during my recent visit was pretty good. It is not the large, thin kind that overflows a plate but was more of the thicker meat variety. It was... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The size of the orders have gotten smaller but costing more but food is still good quality and they do deliver which is one reason when we feel like a change we order delivery from them

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Des Moines Iowa
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102 reviews 102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

You know those local eateries that desperately need remodeled, but if they did it would be the death of the place. This unique place has been around for a long time... thank goodness! Wonderful order-at-the-counter pizza, burgers and out of this world onion rings. The kitchen is in sight... old... very clean... and produces amazing 'bar' food for singles, couples... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

After a long day, we use to always count on a wonderful dinner, hot and delicious, and delivered in a timely fashion. We would eat there, or get delivery. The past couple of visits have been disappointing, but today's delivered dinner was horrible. We ordered 3 rack of bone dinners, which use to be our favorite, when it arrived, the... More 

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Wisconsin
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374 reviews 374 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Ordered pizza and sandwiches. Food was OK but nothing special. The place had and old look to it. Place smelled like and old stale basement. This place needs remodeling. I would not recommend.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We really enjoyed the pizza here along with the homemade soup! The roses growing outside the window were so beautiful. We really enjoyed our lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 390 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: (563) 556-1061
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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