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Shot Tower Inn

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390 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 556-1061
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food was quick, tasty and all the staff was friendly. Great prices and quick food delivery. This is a seat-yourself, order-at-the-counter style spot that's great for families with kids as well as adults out for a night. Pizza was awesome as was their fettuccini Alfredo!

Thank Kristin H
Grand Rapids
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pizza tasted like a Jiffy crust mix. Salad greens were brown and wilty. No napkins on any tables. Seems like they were more concerned with deliveries instead of people dining in.

Thank Chad L
Kansas City, MO
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254 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The waitress was very nice and helpful There were a couple of nice beers on tap that I was happy to try. However, the pizza was average at best.

Thank ajayhawkfan
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems like everything changes but the Shot Tower Inn. I've been coming here since the 1980's. Love the food. great pizza and sandwiches. Plenty of other food, too. Try the pizza. Classy traditional pizza place that servers a lot more. Parking is easy. Good place.

Thank Kevin S
Watertown, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out of towners here, family of 7. Nice waitress, totally acceptable wait time for food, and the upstairs was a spacious, rustic area for our whole brood to hang out. Main level bartender didn't exactly go out of her way to be nice...appeared to tolerate me and was interested in talking to staff and one regular (I'm sure I looked... More 

Thank Karl Z
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly don't understand how this good an excellent review. If you don't care about good food, enjoy you're $10 frozen pizza. My boyfriend got spaghetti and meatballs w sautéed mushrooms. Well first the meatballs were gray, the "sautéed mushrooms " didn't only look but tasted like they just got dumped into the plate from a can. The only thing... More 

Thank Minerva P
Rockford, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So my girlfriend and I visited this place around 9pm July 3rd. We chose it because of the good reviews on trip advisor. The two of us and another couple were the only customers. My girlfriend ordered a pepperoni pizza, I had spaghetti with meatballs and sautéed mushrooms. I'm pretty sure her pizza was a frozen pizza..... And I'm positive... More 

Thank rirhoden
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We waited over an hour, after being seated, to get our food, which is NOT something you want to do when you have your grandkids with you or even when you're by yourself. We were NOT happy with this experience!

Thank Kings_on_the_Go
West Liberty, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, love their chicken and pizza. Most the time I ordered carry out. Place isn't real cheap but really good.

Thank Joe O
Fort Worth, Texas
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had their Canadian bacon & sauerkraut pizza so many times growing up in Dubuque and had forgotten just how tasty they are! You just can't get pizza like this in Texas! But I really wasn't expecting it to taste as delicious as it actually did. Yummmm. Thank you!

Thank Linda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: (563) 556-1061

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