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“Great Breakfast - Great Start to our day” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Caroline's Restaurant

Caroline's Restaurant
200 Main Street, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
563.556.4200
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Ranked #7 of 161 Restaurants in Dubuque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast - Great Start to our day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The food was great. Try the Banana Bread French Toast. Our server, Diana made the experience exceptional. She was professional and accommodating -- but she was also so much fun. We all commented (there were four of us) how a friendly, cheerful server can set the tone for your day. And she did. We had a great day!

Visited March 2013
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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review, March 26, 2013
Dear Toadie,

Thank you for the kind words expressed about your visit to Caroline's Restaurant.

Diana will be delighted to read of your recognition of her service and that she was able to kick start your day in an enjoyable fashion.

See you again soon!

The Staff of Caroline's Restaurant
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English first
Dubuque, Iowa
1 review
“Great food, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Had a retirement lunch to say farewell to a co-worker. Astmosphere was wonderful, food was great and our server Diane was excellent. Couldn't have asked for a better retirement lunch!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review, March 23, 2013
Dear JodiL,

Thank you for the kind words expressed about your visit to Caroline's Restaurant.

Glad you enjoyed a great breakfast with us! It is our pleasure to serve.

See you again soon!

The Staff of Caroline's Restaurant
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Trempealeau, Wisconsin
1 review
“Caroline's”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

I've wanted to bring my wife on a return visit to Dubuque and stay at the Julien Dubuque Hotel for a long time. It's taken me nearly thirty years to get there. A room service dinner upon arrival and lunch and dinner the next day at Caroline's Restaurant helped make the trip memorable. The food choices are many and delightful. What made it most enjoyable was the wonderful service we received. Enjoy this lovely restaurant. We did. Eddie Allen, Trempealeau, Wis.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review, March 26, 2013
Dear Eddie,

Thank you for the kind words expressed about your visit to Caroline's Restaurant.

We hope it isn't another 30 years until your next return.

See you again soon!

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good but tired of waiting”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed in the hotel and had a credit to eat in the restaurant. We ordered the night's special, prime rib. It took an hour for us to get our food and others who came in after us were served first. The manager did apologize and credit us for drinks and dessert. The food was really good, but we were disappointed with the long wait for our food.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review, March 26, 2013
Dear jenmidwest123,

Thank you for the kind words expressed about your visit to Caroline's Restaurant.

Our sincere apology for the lenght in dining during your visit; rest assured this was an isolated incident, and not reflective of the service that the team is known for in providing.

Your feedback witl be shared with the team in order to eliminate this from re-occurring. Your time taking to comment is truly appreciated.

See you again soon!

Sincerely,

The Staff of Caroline's Restaurant
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Waterloo, Iowa
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Banana Bread French Toast - enough said!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

If you eat at Caroline's I can't say enough good things about the banana bread french toast - it was delicious.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review, March 16, 2013
Dear chris07141960,

Thank you for the kind words expressed about your visit to Caroline's Restaurant.

Glad you enjoyed a great breakfast with us! It is our pleasure to serve.

See you again soon!

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