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Address: 301 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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Dubuque, Iowa is overflowing with things to do and see. Try your luck in...

Dubuque, Iowa is overflowing with things to do and see. Try your luck in Dubuque's state-of-the-art casino, Diamond Jo, or enjoy all the sights, sounds and tastes of the city. No matter your particular taste, Dubuque has it!

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Diamond Jo Casino

Diamond Jo Casino was right across the street from our hotel. Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark. I was hoping to come out of there a big winner, but no such luck. Had a great time... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
pattylinn22
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Beloit, Wisconsin
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East Dubuque, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Boyd gaming owns 22 casinos and this one is a nice one 5 star dinning facility - Woodfire Buffet good value Be careful when facility is full it is a Smoky place. Air handling system can not handle

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Thank Tristatetraveler365
Beloit, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Diamond Jo Casino was right across the street from our hotel. Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark. I was hoping to come out of there a big winner, but no such luck. Had a great time anyway.

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Thank pattylinn22
bernard, IA
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really nice evening. Clean and employees very friendly. I was fortunate enough to win. I was happy.

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Thank fluffy19572013
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went up to Dubuque for Iowa Games. Our hotel pool was under renovation and they recommended this for our families. Shuttle picked us up and dropped us off at our hotel. Lanes are nice and inexpensive. Wish the state would ban smoking in casino because smoke still can be smelt from lanes.

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Thank Kimberly G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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261 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Went down here for the day from MN with my grandma. It was fun. A nice little casino and not too far away, made for a nice day trip.

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Thank tif316
Lancaster, Wisconsin
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85 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We went to Cherry Lanes twice in December for two different parties. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to have a great time with your friends. The room is yours for 2 hours for $250 during the week and $350 on the weekend. The bar is right outside your room but you do get a personal bartender as... More 

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Thank Gpackergal
Landes, France
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

And it always stunk! I was here for a christmas party in one of the convention rooms, forget which floor, I think it was the first year, certainly not later than the second that it was built... and it was the most people they had put in that room to date.... And when they were serving the main course, the... More 

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Thank J W
DJC-Dubuque, Marketing at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this review

Wow! You certainly have a good memory. Shortly after our opening, eight years ago, there were, indeed, some sounds in the building as it settled into place. However, the Diamond Jo Casino was NOT built on a contaminated landfill. The Port of Dubuque as been a thriving center of commerce and industry for over 100 years, and we are extremely... More 

Johnston, Iowa
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125 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our group was staying at Grand Harbor Resort across the street and ventured over. In about two hours of play the slots paid out three times. On small, one average and one fairly large for playing penny slots. We didn't have as much luck at the tables other than roulette. It is a smoking facility which was difficult for some.... More 

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Thank IowaTravelFan
iowa
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77 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A small casino with primarily penny machines. The table games are basic with no Let It Ride or Mississippi Stud. The staff was pleasant and festive. In my opinion, this casino needs a cosmetic overhaul to amp up the atmosphere and make people want to be there.

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Thank sabrina365
Inglewood
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Being a non smoker, I'm more sensitive to smoke, so you'd think I'd just stay away from a casino, but I didn't! I had fun. They try to cover the smell with some sort of air deodorizer which is really strong, but I adjusted. Games were fun, tables were busy. No one asked if I wanted a drink....

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