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“Food is So-so”
Review of Pepper Sprout

Pepper Sprout
Ranked #7 of 210 Restaurants in Dubuque
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 9 January 2014

On a second visit to this restaurant, we hoped for better food than first time. Not to be. The Caesar salads had far too much dressing and not greatest flavor. My partner ordered the evening special, a steak that was as much gristle and fat as it was meat. My salmon was ok, however, the winter rice blend was basically white rice with two or three bits of wild rice. The accompanying vegetables were al dente to the extent it took a knife to cut the broccoli. All of the meals were bland and lacked seasoning. The service was excellent but could not make up for the mediocre food.

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Thank peggyy89
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

No waiting, good service, and great food. I had walleye with a wonderful sauce, my husband had jambalaya which he very much enjoyed. Only neg. was the house red wine.

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Thank Garb
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

Been to Pepper Sprout several times and never disappointed. Menu changes seasonally, so always something new to try. Chef owned, and the owner has always been there, working in the kitchen. Friendly staff and go out of their way to greet and recognize returning guests. An absolute must for dinner when in Dubuque.

Thank IllinoisTraveler425
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

We celebrated a graduation with dinner for 10 at the Pepper Sprout. As usual, everything was perfect. I love that the menu is seasonal and changes (Check the Website prior to going) and that the Chef/Owner comes to your table periodically to talk about your experience. The wine list is not extensive but has a lot of great choices. The service is fantastic.

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Thank knsthompson
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Reviewed 21 December 2013

Every meal is wonderful, and it is a place where you can dress up if you wish. It is fairly quiet and dignified, with excellent service. The menu is spectacular.

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Thank Sue T
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