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“Home of the Taco Pizza”

Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor
Ranked #26 of 207 Restaurants in Dubuque
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: "Good Times to be Together! "
Littleton, Colorado
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Home of the Taco Pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Happy Joe's is a small chain that started in Iowa in the 70's. Taco Johns claim to fame is there original Taco Pizza...fantastic!They also serve a large variety of Pizza's and Ice Cream deserts.
Very family friendly..kids love this place..so do Adults!

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Tampa, Florida
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Another great taste”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

It is my treat every time I go home to visit my family. Their pizza & service is consistent quality. Friendly & fast service. Great place to celebrate your birthday. They make it special. Your family will enjoy the experience.

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Tampa, Florida
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best Pizza E.V.E.R.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

When I return to Dubuque to visit family, it is a must to enjoy Happy Joe's Pizza. They carry ingredients that other pizza shops don't. Every employee is friendly & truly seems to enjoy their job - hard to find now a days. The business is very respectable & active in the community. You are not just going out to eat for pizza. You are creating an experience with your family.

  • Visited May 2014
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Dubuque, Iowa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best Happy Joe's in the Midwest”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

I grew up on Happy Joe's pizza. I celebrated many birthdays with Happy Joe's and it was always the spot to go after football and basketball games in high school. That being said, a trip to Happy Joe's is about nostalgia for me. No other location does as good a job as the Century Drive location of recreating the experience. The staff is friendly and welcoming and the pizza is amazing. To be sure, it is not your traditional pizza for purists like my husband. However, if you want a taco pizza, Happy Joe's is the best and the Century Drive location has it mastered. The crust is consistently crisp and the quality of ingredients is unrivalled. I have visited other Happy Joe's locations but they are not as good.

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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Always a favorite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

We stop at this Happy Joes a lot. We live in Wisconsin but travel to Iowa to visit family. We often stop and pick up a pizza here on our way through town. It is the best tasting pizza around and the taco supreme is the best taco pizza we have ever had. Love Happy Joes!

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