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Pepper Sprout

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378 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6944
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dubuque, Iowa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pepper Sprout in Dubuque IA is a quaint night club serving a variety of entrees daily. A historic building renovated. Fine dining, gourmet chefs with menu changing weekly. Locally owned in downtown Dubuque. On street parking or ramp closeby. Near the Julien Dubuque Inn if you want to make a night of it. Beautiful bar as well.

Thank Ken T
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the spicy Mac and Cheese and my wife had the Gnocchi. Both were excellent. The andouille sausage is fantastic. The Caesar salad with garlic dressing is super!

Thank David M
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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123 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We selected this restaurant through Tripadvisor and decided to have dinner here based on some of the reviews we read from previous visitors to this restaurant. We are trying to control our bodyweight and hence we are not big eaters. We just had a good glass of the house wine, a red wine (Merlot, Castle Rock 2011 Central Coast, Product... More 

Thank Jaap E
Manchester, Iowa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband picked this spot for our date night after seeing their menu online. We made reservations because it was suggested. Not to busy when we got there, but filled up quickly. The food was great, big selection of different beers, and good winE selection. Both of us said when we were walking out that we will be back soon.

Thank 1980_Tipper
Galena, Illinois
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten here now several times before going across the street to the symphony. For that reason, we keep coming back. This place is average on a good day. First of all, the atmosphere is dreadful for a place that is supposed to be fine dining. Cheap oak booths, old carpet, overall dated and dingy . The wine list is... More 

Thank happyguy1960
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is one of two places we go for our special occasions. Great wine selection. The seasonal menus include local, fresh ingredients. Located in the reviatlized downtown.

Thank U5663GFsandrab
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We've eaten at Pepper Sprout twice now, once last summer and once this past weekend. Both meals were delightfully surprising and tasty. The service was excellent and the quality of the food was top of the line. My shrimp dish served over a cauliflower mash was very flavorful and when I asked the waiter if some spinach could be added... More 

Thank DeeBerry
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I just had the dessert so I cannot comment on the main entrees. Parking was a little crazy but managed to find a spot right in front of the restaurant just in the nick of time. The restaurant's floor could have used a bit cleaning but it wasn't too bad. The dessert was awesome. Many of the dinner entrees were... More 

Thank TripReviewer243
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I was really excited to dine at Pepper Sprout- I have heard so many great things and read so many good reviews. I will start by saying that we had the crab jalapeño dip with pretzels as an app and it was delicious! 3 of us had the soup du hour, which was supposed to be a cheesy vegetable. It... More 

Thank dimillage
Dubuque, Iowa
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

menu changes with the season and open on special holidays usually have steaks but others like the various pasta duck pork and or meatloaf dishes

Thank Jim M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6944
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: 563-556-2167

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