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Caroline's Restaurant

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200 Main Street, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
+1 563-588-5595
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here for breakfast while staying at the Hotel Julien, and could not have been less impressed. We waited 49 minutes to get our food. When we did get it, the plates were hot but the food was cold. To top it off, the hashbrowns that were ordered extra crispy were brought out extra mushy and there was no toast.... More 

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Thank SrPanqueque
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kennedy (the server) and the hostess were extremely accommodating and knowledgeable about their choices for me (with a gluten allergy), as well as knowledgeable about how to ensure I did not get sick from a cross contamination! Kennedy was sweet and very attentive. The food was wonderful!

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Thank Kathy H
Decatur, Illinois
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in the Julian Hotel. We had our breakfast there. We ordered the sausage gravy and biscuits. Wow are they generous with portions. The sausage was cut up sausage links and had a sweet taste. It was different but good. The service was good, especially since they were so filled with customers. Price not bad either. Nice,... More 

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Thank ann251
Dyersville
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location for a morning meal facing the Mississippi River. The food is excellent with typical standards and some other more tasteful samplings. This is one of those historic places I'd recommend for a traveler to partake of at least once. It's part of the history of Dubuque. Very clean. Parking can be an issue as it is with all... More 

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Thank Kevin S
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped based on trip advisor ranking. It was spot on. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Stopped for lunch and the crispy bacon chicken caesar wrap was featured. So glad I ordered it - yum. All white meat It's attached to a hotel so it a relaxing atmospheres/non rush kinda place. If you are in hurry this is not... More 

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Thank Gardennut6
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read a review on TripAdvisor that an excellent breakfast was served here, hence we decided to check out this place although we had been staying overnight at another hotel. Note that the hotel/restaurant has free parking on the backside of the hotel. My wife ordered toast with ommelete with all the ingredients that came with it except for the... More 

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Thank Jaap E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three of my friends and I ate from the breakfast buffet. It was great but not excellent. I have had much better and I have had much worse. I would eat there again. The staff was very friendly.

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Thank Iamnotmymind
Saint Louis
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was not impressed for ranking 2 and in Dubuque of restaurants. My daughter thought kids cheese burger was gross. The Julien is deli meat and some veggies with no distinct flavor. If paying $5 for sandwich wouldn't be so bad but paying $10 disappointing. Staff seemed new and learning and took over 5 minutes before they got our drink order.

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Thank Aaron J
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Aaron J, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at Caroline's. We are sorry to hear you found the food and service to be disappointing during your recent visit. Your feedback is greatly appreciated as it will help us to make corrections going forward. We hope you'll visit again soon! Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Are here three times while staying at Hotel Julien. Staff always friendly and attentive. We had beef and also fish. Are breakfast. All good.

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Thank Walt N
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Walt N, Thank you for sharing about your recent dining experience at Caroline's. We greatly appreciate your five-star review! We will be sure to share your kind words with the team and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast was very good, very nice looking dinning area, great service. Supper was pricier than expected, good service but my bison burger was dry on one side, but juicy on the other. Wife's roasted chicken took a long time to prepare but was very good in comparison to my burger. 3.5 starts I would rate. Come for breakfast for sure... More 

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Thank Glenn P
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Glenn P, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us. We appreciate your comments and hope you will visit again soon. Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups, Gluten Free
Meals
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, Parking Available
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Main Street, 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?