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Caroline's Restaurant

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200 Main St, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
+1 563-588-5595
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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143 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Julien Hotel and ate dinner at Caroline's. The staff accommodated us nicely. We made a reservation but came early. The waitress was very pleasant and checked on us regularly. The food, Ribeye steak, was cooked to perfection and tasted delicious. The side orders were good also. The prices were average for the decor and quality of... More 

Thank Jceurv
Ames, Iowa
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was not exceptionally busy. The food was good and the service was very good. It is in the lower level of Hotel Julian, so it was convenient to meet here.

Thank Blitzn2
Dubuque, Iowa
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In my experience, there are three really fine restaurants in Dubuque. This is one of them. I have caught their Sunday brunch as well as several times for dinner. The food has always been well prepared and presented.

Thank Brian H
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caroline's restaurant was in our hotel. We only ate breakfast there but it was very good. Bacon, eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy, coffee. It was all delicious and prices were very reasonable. Would recommend.

1 Thank Cathie P
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here before for breakfast buffet and it was wonderful all around. Had dinner here recently and had the worst service or should I say non-existent. Saw are waitress whether meal was served and then again when the bill came. Had to ask another employee for an item and then had to wait 15 minutes to get it. They... More 

Thank Sue W
Dubuque, Iowa
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In one fashion or another, I visit this restaurant 2-3 times a month. Oftentimes, I simply grab a quick lunch or a relaxing glass of wine after work. For this reason, I am familiar with employees who work both during the morning and/or over the lunch hour, as well as those who work later in the day when the restaurant... More 

Thank sethdgilbert
Dubuque, Iowa
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

pushy waitress asked if had french dressing she said no what would you like I said then guess limited to the listed house dressing. she said also have...... if you list house it does usually means other options....so dont get exited about it portions were at best minimal (three quarter size pieces of meat to be exact and had a... More 

Thank Jim M
Dubuque, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurants, and server, Caroline, thanks for the coconut shrimp recommendation, it was awesome!

Thank tacklein
Naples, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 cousins and I enjoyed the Buffet Breakfast here at Caroline's. They had a wonderful selection of entrees to choose from. It's a beautiful & relaxing setting. Our server, Megan R did an awesome job taking care of us ladies. I recommend coming here when you're in town. We also had dinner here the night before and the dinner... More 

Thank _dianebray2
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Husband and I had breakfast at Caroline's 10/10/16 and the Hawaiian French toast with sausage was wonderful. My Husband's omelette and sausage he said was also good. Planning on eating lunch there next week

Thank Dianna S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Main St, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-588-5595
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Julien Dubuque

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