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Shot Tower Inn

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390 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6933
+1 563-556-1061
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Pizza is ok, I asked all meat and wasn't anything special I prefer other places in town, on the other hand sweet fries were really good, nice staff and service is fast

Thank Jaime G
Hartford, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was with a group, and met some of our friends at the bar in this restaurant. My husband and I had a burger, which was good, even though they forgot my raw onion. One of the bartenders was nice enough to give us some local information, which we appreciated.

Thank niteowl22
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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148 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We aren't from Iowa but met with some friends who are so met for dinner. I actually planned to meet somewhere else but couldn't remember the name of the place. Shot Tower Inn was not it....so I was disappointed from the beginning but we decided to give it a try... It was really busy so waited for a table which... More 

Thank TerryTom2119
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Pizza crust seams like premade not worth 24 dollars maybe because it was take out not what I remember

Thank jim H
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I've been here more than a dozen times over the course of my 20+ years living in eastern Iowa. First came here on the recommendation of a close friend who grew up nearby and ate here often back in the day. My take is that this place hasn't changed much at all in the past 30 years. It's a bit... More 

Thank Jason L
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Fried cheese curds5 star quality, Pizza just average, Service above average. I found the restaurant is a nice quiet meeting place for couples.

Thank Macalv
Lancaster, Wisconsin
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had half taco pizza and half pepperoni pizza. The pizza was good. Definitely tastes better than a frozen pizza like the other reviews. You order your pizza at the counter and wait for them call your number. We were here during lunch. I think it took about 15 minutes for our pizza. Not a bad place.

Thank Gpackergal
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Our two take out orders were hardly edible. The garden salad with chicken was so bad we fed the extra dry chicken to our dog, who barely ate it. The meatball sandwich was more like a ground beef sandwich. Hopefully the pizza is much better than what we had.

Thank Ryan Q
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

One of those restuarants that you might drive unknowingly by because it's hard to tell if their open because the neon looks off due to dark windows. Ordered a pizza with my daughter after figuring out their seating arraignments. Main entrance takes u to self service which isn't notated anywhere. After talking to friendly staff found out there's self service... More 

Thank CornFed69
Cincinnati, Ohio
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had lunch here following a business meeting and it was great. Large and easy to find a table for 5. Another large room for larger party if needed. Good selection of food but we all went for the Taco Tuesday special which was a great value. 3 huge tacos! I couldn't even finish the 3rd. The spinach artichoke dip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 390 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6933
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-556-1061

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