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Address: 1630 E 16th Street Ext, Catfish Charlie's within Dubuque Yacht Basin, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
Phone Number: 563.557.9700

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Beautiful night on the river

Went out for a dinner cruise. Our company had booked the entire upper floor. The food was excellent and the staff was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

My aunt and I wanted something leisure to do together, and this was just lovely!! We took the 2hr lunch cruise, enjoyed the delicious chicken & potatoes! One thing I would like different maybe... the captain didn't do much announcing. I think it would be interesting if they'd announce different facts about the Mississippi River along the trip. We did... More 

1 Thank Nessa F
Davenport, Iowa
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61 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Took three phone calls to get someone to answer the phone to make a reservation for the dinner cruise. There are no signs telling you where to find the cruise. We had to ask at a restaurant there. The cruise left 15 minutes late, and food wasn't ready to get to for another 15 minutes. They seemed to be very... More 

1 Thank 4grandtravel4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

What a great way to spend a couple of hours. Staff very friendly. Relaxing and just a great time. Wonderful views at a nice pace. Lunch was delicious and plentiful.

1 Thank Connie P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We attended a Saturday night dinner cruise on the Mississippi. The boat was very satisfactory. Boarding was easy enough. They said to be there five minutes before boarding and that is good advice. The food was very good. We could have gone back for seconds but chose not to. The captain does very little speaking during the cruise. He gave... More 

1 Thank Starr S
Montello, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I found the cruise to be a great value and extremely enjoyable. We took a "Happy Hour Tour" but they also have a dinner cruise and others available. The woman who takes the reservations and gives you your tickets when you get to the dock was extremely nice and treated us like family. The Captain is very knowledgeable and provides... More 

1 Thank Diana C
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Went out for a dinner cruise. Our company had booked the entire upper floor. The food was excellent and the staff was great.

1 Thank IrishFoodluvr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

My girlfriend and I went on a dinner cruise on a beautiful summer night. We watched the "happy hour" cruise return and were a little disappointed we didn't participate in that as well. The food was good, and the views were great. We spent some time visiting the captain as well...very friendly and knowledgeable about the river. Great trip!

2 Thank reviewer23423423
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

My wife and I were in Dubeque area for the weekend and decided to go on the Sunset Cruise. It was such a fun, relaxing beautiful cruise. The captain of the ship was a very knowledgeable and fun guy. He invited my wife and I into the Bridge for the last 20 mins of the cruise and explained about the... More 

1 Thank Randy B
Marion, Iowa
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Girls getaway in Dubuque! Took the Happy Hour cruise on a Wednesday evening and had a great time! The staff was courteous and well organized. Beer poured freely during the one and a half hour cruise, along with wings for a snack.The Mississippi River was majestic as always and the time flew by. Would go again in a heart beat!

1 Thank psshiss
Madison, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We did the afternoon cruise. The beer (Busch light) is not fancy, but plentiful. The wings were edible. Wish we could have just gone in one direction and maybe go thru a lock, but I'm sure that would take too much time for the 1.5 hour tour. Definitely worth the $17 ticket price.

2 Thank MadcityJan

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