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“Poor Service, Mediocre Food”
Review of Emma Krumbee's - CLOSED

Emma Krumbee's
Cuisines: American
Restaurant details
Dubuque, Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
184 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Poor Service, Mediocre Food”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

My family of 6 (5 adults, one child) ate at Emma Krumbee's on Mother's Day. When we arrived we were told the wait would be 25 minutes. Being Mother's Day, we expected to wait at any respectable establishment, and 25 minutes seemed reasonable. It turned out to be over an hour before we were seated. To add insult, half of the tables in restaurant were empty, and had been for most of our wait. There appeared to be sufficient wait staff to serve all tables. Once we were seated and served, service was acceptable and food was served in an ordinary amount of time.

We ordered a variety of breakfast/brunch items, from omelettes, pancakes, to french toast. Each of the 6 of us had something different. Food was overall decent diner fare, but nothing to go out of the way for. Slightly better than IHOP. I do not plan to return.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank JoshuaClements
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English first
Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
492 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
“I would not eat here again”
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Poor service and all the food tasted like it was out of a box. It was fairly expensive for the type of place. The restaurant has been here a long time. We had an all you could eat soup, salad and breadsticks they brought one of each thing out and never offered anymore. The service was very slow, even at 7 pm on a Sunday.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Owenthomas
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Evansville, Wisconsin
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“food was alright, service not so good.”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

I ate in the sports bar part, and had to keep going into the restaurant to get napkins and silverware.

Visited October 2013
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Thank muskie999
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Ajijic, Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
140 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Great Stop while traveling”
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We stopped for a late breakfast while traveling and were very pleased with the selection, the food, and the service. There were many options and all were good. The food came out hot and was served quickly. The only comment I could make is that the raisin toast, for my taste, needed cinnamon. But that was a minor detail. The Denver omlet was light and fluffy and had chunks of ham. Well worth the stop.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank BlackLabMom_13
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Spendy but tasty”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We ate breakfast here while on a trip. The menu had lots to offer but we felt it was a little higher priced than most restaurants in the area. Very good quality food, hot and fresh.

Visited August 2013
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Thank April J
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