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River Rock Kitchen and Tap

Our focus is simple. Deliver outstanding service, quality products, and consistency, along with a great menu selection. Experience the best of both Midwest American cuisine and Tri-State craft beers.
$5 - $30
Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Wine Bar
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews steak the holiday inn off the menu downtown dubuque breakfast buffet seated right away food was great burnt filling
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Reviewed December 30, 2019

We ate here the other day for morning breakfast. Thankfully it wasn't busy since there was only one server for few people eating. I had the buffet while my wife ordered from the menu. It was your typical hotel food, warm, filling but nothing note...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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781riverr, Owner at River Rock Kitchen and Tap, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2019

Hello Gary, Thanks for the review. We at River Rock understand the concerns you have with the staff we had on that day and we are looking into it. We are making some changes to our buffet soon and we hope to see you the...More

Reviewed December 19, 2019

We stayed at the hotel, we got a coupon to use at the restaurant for breakfast. It covered the cost of the buffet, or you can order off the menu. We walked in, we were offered the buffet, we accepted without looking it over. It...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Tom S
781riverr, Owner at River Rock Kitchen and Tap, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2019

We appreciate letting us know that it wasn't up the standards that we should have, the next time you are here we do offer fresh toast and bagels on request and make egg's to order. All of our products are fresh even the ones we...More

Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

Coffee, tea and English muffins. Multiple choices of teas and jellies. Service was very good. Problems with the card reader caused by hotel system malfunction. See my hotel review.

Date of visit: November 2019
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781riverr, General Manager at River Rock Kitchen and Tap, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your experience. I am aware that we had some system issues that kept us from accepting credit cards. We have now resolved those, so your next trip should be flawless.

Reviewed May 7, 2019

We ordered off the menu, the food was great and the breakfast server was awesome! She took the time to visit and answered all our questions about the property and the area. A true asset to the hotel. She said she had been serving for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Nmarch13
781riverr, Manager at River Rock Kitchen and Tap, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2019

We at River Rock appreciate your review and are very happy that you had a great time. I will let the her know that you Appreciate a great job she did. Thanks again. Looking forward to seeing you back soon.

Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

I was going to visit another location for breakfast but they were packed so I stopped by River Rock in the Holiday Inn downtown Dubuque. Though somewhat busy I was seated right away. I ordered two eggs scrambled, potato hash, and bacon. Food came timely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jbedfordd
781riverr, General Manager at River Rock Kitchen and Tap, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Thank you for the nice comments. I am so glad you enjoyed your breakfast. I hope you stop in next time you are eating breakfast in downtown Dubuque. Come and say hello so I can thankyou in person. Michael P.

Reviewed December 23, 2018

Great service good drink selections menu somewhat limited you can get a steak but they do not have baked potatoes

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

I normally travel around the country on business, this was a getaway quick trip, this is a super hotel bar that has really tasty burgers and great staff. The hotel and restaurant stack up with any of the nice Holiday Inns I have stayed at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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781riverr, General Manager at River Rock Kitchen and Tap, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

I am so glad to hear that you love our bar and grill. The menu is new at River Rocks, and I am glad to see that our longtime customers are enjoying the new menu as much as our newcomers. I hope to see you...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018

We have been dining at the various restaurants at this location for many years but will not be back! Menu has no real entrees anymore. It's strictly bar food now which is not what we want. I feel sorry for the very personable and efficient...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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781riverr, General Manager at River Rock Kitchen and Tap, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

I am the person you spoke with on your last visit. As I said when I responded to your Facebook review, I am truly sorry we can't hang on to more entrees. I did my best as we still have our Sirloin, our Hawaiian Salmon...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Located inside the Holiday Inn in downtown Dubuque, this restaurant is very convenient to those staying in the hotel. It is also very clean and nicely decorated with TV's throughout. As guests of the hotel and just coming in from a day of hiking and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paul K
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner, fish and onion rings. Bring out the food the fish had bones in it. Broke the onion ring open to have grease run out of it. Told the barkeep and either she or her boss says, yes we order and supposed to be...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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