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Caroline's Restaurant

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200 Main St, Hotel Julien, Dubuque, IA 52001-6942
+1 563-588-5595
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 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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Mazomanie, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

We spent a night at the Hotel Julien with friends and had dinner AND breakfast at Caroline's. Neither meal disappointed. Caroline's has a lovely atmosphere, and the menu and wine selections were very adequate. We nearly always make Caroline's a breakfast stop while traveling to St. Louis and have never been sorry! Great place.

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

Dear dawvjw, We truly appreciate the five-star review! Thank you for taking the time to share about your dining experiences with us. We look forward to welcoming you back for your next breakfast stop on the way to St. Louis! Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

Grove
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

Hi, we had a gift card so splurged on a glass of wine with our meal. We loved the unique choices that the chef included in the menu. We love seafood, so the seafood macaroni cheese entree sounded delicious. It lived up to our expectations and even with splitting a meal, I was able to bring some home. The hostess,... More 

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Thank Nancy S
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nancy S, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent dining experience at Caroline's. We greatly appreciate the five-star review and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed both breakfast and dinner with us! We will be sure to share your kind words with Carla, Tori, and Maddie. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely,... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

We used the private room for our son's wedding reception. We didn't have to do anything. We arrived a little early to decorate, Steve and Sherry already had the dining table and the cake table beautifully decorated. Steve helped with wine selections. Both Steve and Sherry were there to answer any questions or requests that we had. The food and... More 

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Thank wolfie353
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear wolfie353, Congratulations on your son's wedding! We are thrilled to hear that the evening was enjoyable for everyone and will be sure to share your review with Sherry and Steve. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We look forward to welcoming you in the future -- perhaps for anniversary celebrations! Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

I wanted to recognize the wonderful music Chuck Bregman played on his piano while I was having dinner with close friends and family. My reservation started out as four people then grew into eight people after my friends heard Chuck Bregman was going to be playing at Caroline's Restaurant. He is a local musician who plays a nice variety of... More 

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Thank Maria A
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Maria A, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent experience at Caroline's! We truly appreciate the five-star review and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the music. We hope to see you back again soon! Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We had prime rib, which was perfectly done. The mashed red potatoes were excellent. Sherry provided excellent service.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at Caroline's. We will be sure to share your kind words with Sherry and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

Grundy Center, Iowa, United States
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

We ate both breakfast and dinner here. Wait staff is phenomenal. We had Michael for our morning service and he was great, gave greet recommendations, told us about dinner specials. We arrived for dinner and has Sherry as our server and she too was superb. Best meal in a long time.

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Thank Staci M
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Staci M, We greatly appreciate the five-star review! Thank you for your kind words about our team. We will be sure to share your review with Michael and Sherry. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

Galena,IL
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

I go often with a group of friends to Caroline's for breakfast. We enjoy the private feeling of their booth seating and the relaxed atmosphere. We have never been rushed by the staff. Today the food was a little bit disappointing. I once again had the Spanish Fritatta, my favorite. The queso sauce has been changed and was kind of... More 

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Thank MLH828
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear MLH828, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at Caroline's. We are sorry to hear that it did not live up to your past visits and want to assure you that is uncharacteristic of a dining experience at Caroline's. Your feedback is greatly appreciated as it will help us to make corrections going forward.... More 

Topeka, Kansas
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

One of my favorite places to eat in Dubuque. Great steaks and burgers. Located in Hotel Julian, a nice romantic place for couples.

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Thank HR C
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear HR C, Thank you for taking the time to review Caroline's Restaurant. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

Marion, IA, USA
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016

We made reservations for dinner here to celebrate both Valentines Day and our anniversary. The dinner was fabulous! At the reservation time, we were ushered to our table right away. The restaurant offered a free taste of their featured wine for the day, which was nice, but we opted for a different wine. The bread was soft and warm. My... More 

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Thank Gregory M
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Greg M, Thank you so much for taking the time to share about your Valentine's Day/Anniversary dining experience with us. We greatly appreciate the five-star review and are thrilled that you chose to celebrate your special evening at Caroline's! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

Garnavillo
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

We had both dinner and breakfast at this restaurant while staying at the hotel. Michael was our waiter for both meals and he was awesome. He was very nice and did a great job of making me feel like it was a special meal for me and my mom. I can't wait to go back. -Lola, Age 9

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Thank lesar752
HotelJulienDubuqueGM, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Lola, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent dining experiences at Caroline's Restaurant! We will be sure to share your kind words with Michael and hope that you will visit us again in the future. Sincerely, Dwight Hopfauf General Manager Hotel Julien Dubuque More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
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 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?