6 Tastes That Define Dubuque

Travel DubuqueExplore, Groups, Restaurants, Sandwiches, Wineries, Breweries + Distilleries

#1 – Cremer’s Turkey & Dressing

Cremer’s Turkey & Dressing – Featured in our Dubuque Food Tour, Dubuque’s last family owned grocery store serves up a steaming hot turkey and dressing sandwich that will definitely be a crowd pleaser!

#2 – Verena Street Coffee

This delicious Arabica coffee craft roasted right here in Dubuque, IA was named after the quiet neighborhood where the owners grew up. With the street no longer there, they wanted to pay tribute to their childhood and keep their memories alive by naming this family run business – Verena Street Coffee.

#3 – Betty Jane Gremlins

These delectable gremlins are hand crafted at Betty Jane Candies, a family run business since 1938. Their mouthwatering chocolates were awarded the People Magazine’s ‘Pick for Top Culinary Gift in Iowa’ and were also featured in the Academy Award gift baskets in 2014. Savor the flavor of this best-selling treat that is known around the world.

#4 – Handcrafted Beer – Jubeck New World Brewing and Potosi Brewing Company

Both take producing and drinking craft beer locally to a whole new level. Jubeck New World Brewing is community supported brewery that was funded by a Kickstarter campaign. As the only Nano Brewery in Dubuque they have created a welcoming environment and beer inspired by the tastes that Dubuque natives love! Potosi Brewing Company is located across the Mississippi River in Potosi, WI and is situated along the Great River Road. Each brew is made in small batches and is created by local brew masters using only quality ingredients. While here take a seat and sample the different brews, enjoy a tasty meal, and tour the National Brewery Museum™.

#5 – Local Wine

With an abundance of area wineries to choose from such as Barrel Head Winery, Stone Cliff Winery, Park Farm Winery, Sunset Ridge Winery and many more, Dubuque, IA is a wine lovers dream! Relax and enjoy the savory flavors and superb views at each of these local wineries.

#6 – Fincel’s Sweet Corn

Fresh picked daily from Mid-July through October this salty summertime treat, available at many of our local restaurants, is amongst the finest in the area. Just one bite and you will learn why locals flock to purchase this home-grown delicacy!

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