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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


American, Soups
Dinner, Lunch
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Went on Friday night. Pleasant staff, ordered Prime rib special. Mediocre at best. Ribeye Starks was okay. Low prices match the food quality. Wine selection is minimal. Sorry won't be back.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 24, 2019

At Buddy's the salad bar is very small and they ask that you only have one bowl of soup, definitely a step behind The Bridge. The steak was prepared as ordered and the hashbrowns were great. This is also a family-owned restaurant and the atmosphere...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Literally googled “best place for prime rib near me”, and this place popped up. They did not disappoint! Family environment, friendly staff and prime rib was cooked to perfection! We will definitely be back!

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

While watching the game they ran the train which dropped candy to customers kids. I got a nice video of the train moving around the ceilings edges. Drink prices great and it’s a family bar restaurant to share with your family. Our meal was quality...More

Date of visit: November 2018
bud s, Teri Spiegelhalter at Buddy's Clubhouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you so much for thinking of us.... we appreciate your support...we all miss my husband but are trying very hard to keep the restaurant as he ran it.

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Small place with a big heart. Staff treated us like family, even though we said we found you on Travel Asvisor. The girls got a kiss dessert zip lock bag at end of dinner. ...THEN... they had the model train come out and dump another...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Six of us went here for Friday evening supper. They have limited seating (30 or 32 people total) and there tables are such we had to sit at 2 tables - not a problem. Had we arrived about 10 minutes earlier they could have moved...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Great time!! While visiting family in Dubuque we stopped in for dinner here. Right from the start the first thing you notice is the "train" decor! As we walked in the ceiling train that runs along the track above the bar was whizzing by! The...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to Buddy’s Clubhouse for dinner. Prime rib was delicious and so was the catfish collars. Salad dressings were homemade and the homemade soup was delicious. Owners and wait staff were great. Can’t say enough good things about this place. Great dining experience.

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

I Googled steakhouses in Dubuque to find a good place for my husband and I to have a steak while we were in town. Buddy’s had nothing but excellent reviews, and for good reason! Their tenderloin is to die for. The salad bar is fresh,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time at Buddy's but it won't be the last. First, we loved the friendly, neighborhood restaurant atmosphere. Then we ate! YUM! I could easily have made a meal of the Hodge Podge soup. I'm not a big fan of steak but...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Carol S
January 6, 2018|
Response from jeff a | Reviewed this property |
not sure about the roast beef sandwich. everything else was good thou.
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