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1630 E 16th Street Ext, Catfish Charlie's within Dubuque Yacht Basin, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Attempted a relaxing cruise with my daughter, niece, sister, and friend. It is advertised as a cocktail cruise with "all you can eat finger foods, wings, and all you can drink Catfish Charlie beer". It was only wings (they ran out) and Busch beer. They...More

Thank 361mB361
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We took this little short excursion because the paddle wheelers were to far away. We were pleasantly surprised. It was just the right length of time and we did the evening appetizers cruise. We meet some wonderful people and had a blast. This cruise is...More

Thank Deena B
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We went on the dinner cruise as the other tours were sold out for our day in town. We enjoyed the cruise. We had never been on the Mississippi before today. It is a big river, not beautiful, but fun. There was very little narrative...More

Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Took the 1 1/2 hour happy hour cruise and it was advertised as all you can drink craft beer. The beer was to be a beer brewed at Catfish Charlie's. Guess what?? The beer was Busch Light. Really?? The website was advertised as a crafted...More

Thank 456get
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner cruise on the American Lady! The food was great and the staff were excellent and so kind. We arrived early because I am handicapped and wanted to be sure I made it in time. Captain(?) saw us waiting on the pier...More

Thank mailtolass
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The trip provided an enjoyable evening. Food was decent. Able to move about and get photos easily. Friendly staff.

Thank calbracht2018
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We totally enjoyed our cruise on the American Lady. We went on the 1.5 hr. afternoon cruise which included free tap beer at the bar. They also had appetizers like chicken wings and ribs. The staff was very friendly and professional . They even walked...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2018

My husband and I and our 18 year old son went on this cruise! It was amazing! The views were great and the price was right. There was even light snacks served. We had a blast. The crew was amazing and very helpful!

Thank KarenS9183
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Okay, so since we were booked for a bachorlette party, we were assuming adults only on this booze cruise. Heads up: This cruise is for everyone. We had the usual adult-only items with us and thought this would be okay, and it is BUT...this is...More

Thank Shawni_and_Buck
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

A nice long lunch cruise food was great the Staff I would love to be mentioned they were very nice.. answered all my questions made me feel like I was supposed to be there.. the food was great day, loved the mashed potatoes.. I did...More

Thank 1975traveler1998
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