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“An inexpensive, tasty lunch”

Caroline's Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 211 Restaurants in Dubuque
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Although we did not stay at the Hotel Julien, we did enjoy a reasonably priced and delicious anniversary lunch there. Our server was prompt and courteous. Our only regret was that we did not request a booth, as our table was close to and within easy listening distance of other diners.

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Thank bearded_bard
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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2013

Dear bearded-bard,

Happy Belated Anniversary!

Great to read of your lunch experience at Caroline's Restaurant inside Hotel Julien Dubuque.

Next time we will gladly have a booth available for you!

We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

Team Caroline's Restaurant

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Reviewed 11 November 2013

We used the room service for all our meals. Service excellent food outstanding as it all made on premise and very quick.

Thank George M
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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2013

Dear George M,

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your room service experiences from Caroline's Restaurant. Glad that you enjoyed "dining in" on your anniversary get away.

Hope to see you soon!

Team Caroline's

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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Today was in a twist of events we ended up at Carolines for bunch. We had a party of 12 and made the reservation last minute due to a power outage across the river. When we arrived we were kindly greeted and told out table would be read soon. We saw that they were putting a few tables together in the front for us.
Our eyes immediately caught the banquet table in the back and asked if we could use that room. The hostess said she would check with our server. She came back with a smile and we started our "best Dubuque Brunch ever". Our waiter was Tyler and he had water within seconds and our orders for coffee an juice. He managed to take all 12 orders flawlessly and was one of the most polite servers we have ever had.
The kitchens timing was spot on and the food was more than most of us could handle (huge portions). Everyone enjoyed their meals and multiple refills of coffee.
If you are looking for a great Sunday Breakfast I would head to Carolines and request Tyler, assuming he works most Sundays.

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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2013

Dear Jeff M,

Sorry to read of your circumstances causing you to need an alternate brunch location, though very pleased to see of your group's enjoyment of the food from the Caroline's kitchen and service by Tyler. He will be thrilled to read of your recognizing his service.

Hope to see you again soon.

Best regards,

Team Caroline's

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Reviewed 5 November 2013

Reasonable prices; great service and very good - excellent food. Be sure to check the time Caroline's finishes breakfast because you don't want to miss it. You c an also have lunch and dinner at Caroline's. You can choose between tables and booths and the room is L-shaped so feels more cozy than many hotel resaurants.

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Thank Phyllis25
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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2013

Dear Phyllis25,

Great to read of your dining experience at Caroline's Restaurant inside Hotel Julien Dubuque.
Thank you for the referral to others to join us for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Appreciate your kind words shared about the food, service and the coziness of the dining room layout..

We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

Team Caroline's Restaurant

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Reviewed 2 November 2013

Great service and nice atmosphere resulted in a nice experience. Our appetizer was artichoke fritters and was excellent. Clearly in house design and execution. We made a mistake with the entrees ordering a steak and a pheasant. The steak was good but ordinary. The pheasant was overcooked leaving it also in the lower range of ordinary. We are at fault for breaking the prime directive. Find out what is made in house from scratch and what the chef is most proud of and select from those items.

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Thank Frankee7
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HJDMananger, General Manager at Caroline's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2013

Dear Frankee7,

Great to read of your dining experience at Caroline's Restaurant inside Hotel Julien Dubuque. Appreciate your kind words about your Artichoke Fritter appetizer.

The steaks and pheasant are main stays on the menu, often ordered by many. Our apology for the less than excellent food quality. Your comments will be shared with our chef and vendors that supply these products, as diner feedback is vital to everyone involved from the farm to the plate.

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Team Caroline's Restaurant

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