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Caroline's Restaurant

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200 Main St, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
+1 563-588-5595
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open 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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Dubuque, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very good service and placement of group. Sherry was an outstanding waitress making the dinner a great experience for our candidate.

Thank mdrhschultz
Waunakee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I took a last minute weekend get away to Dubuque. We stayed at Hotel Julian and decided to try Caroline's for dinner this past Saturday, 11/26/16. Our server Dallas was amazing. He was super friendly and did not hesitate to address our needs. The manager Fiona at one point came over to check on us after hearing... More 

Thank cadler82
Des Moines
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate at Caroline's during a trip to Dubuque earlier this month. My dinner experience was only so so. Everything on the plate was very oily--chicken, asparagus, "fingerling" potatoes (which were also dry). And the service was slow. But, the desert was excellent. I had cheesecake. I went back for breakfast the next morning, and had a much better experience.... More 

Thank Helen D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Travel buddy and I had so looked forward to our recent stay in Dubuque and the opportunity to dine at Caroline's. But we were very disappointed--mainly in the service. (Though I first must say, the service by the friendly, efficient bartender the evening we visited was very good! Bravo!) After our cocktail and relaxing time in the lounge area, we... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a chilly evening drinking hot toddies at the bar at Caroline's. Deone, the bartender, gave us excellent suggestions for things to do on our short visit. Great experience!

Thank 1730Rinker
Chilton, Wisconsin
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seldom do we go out to dinner for a mayor family holiday, but since our son had to work we came visit him in Platteville. We ended up eating at this most amazing high-end family restaurant. Everything was delicious and the cherry to top this dinner was the Pumpkin pie. I could write whole book on how good this pie... More 

Thank Marko S
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was craving soup with cheese crackers, which they happened to have. Surprised and delighted! We had our little meal on the pretty back patio and enjoyed watching downtown Dubuque activity as we ate. We whall return.

Thank 115ama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've lived in Dubuque for about 6 years and had never been to Caroline's. I was with a small group and had a perfect night that started at Caroline's. I love seafood but always nervous to order it in the Midwest. I can say the meal I had this night was hands down the best seafood meal I've ever had.... More 

Thank Jake B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caroline's Restaurant is in the classic Hotel Julien. Atmosphere as you would expect for a fine restaurant. The King Salmon was excellent, nicely cooked with a lemony avocado sauce that complemented the salmon well. Highly recommended. I had a pork tenderloin that was perfectly cooked. Unfortunately, they had prepared it with a heavy chili rub, and the julienned vegetable and... More 

Thank Jim C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary and went there for lunch. Excellent meal. Wonderful service from Lisa.

Thank Carol T

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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
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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?