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1630 E 16th Street Ext, Catfish Charlie's within Dubuque Yacht Basin, Dubuque, IA 52001-2306
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All reviews happy hour cruise tap beer dinner cruise river cruise booze cruise catfish charlies relaxing cruise free beer meatballs food was wonderful relaxing evening recommend this trip the wait staff two hours mighty mississippi a lot of fun crew
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We were 2 couples that picked the happy hour cruise---$22 including tax--1 1/2 hour cruise on the Mississippi--free beer and soda and nachos with some great sauces.Hint---the free beer starts when the cruise starts---so if you go to the bar when you get on--you pay--then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank suedo66
Reviewed October 26, 2018

My wife and I cruised on the Mississippi River aboard the American Lady in September. Although there were less than ten passengers, the ship launched without hesitation on a relaxing and comfortable 2-hour cruise. The weather was cool that day, and we appreciated the option...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill C
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Gerald P
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!

Date of experience: June 2018
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