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Dubuque’s Top 9 Foodie Spots

Dubuque is a unique undiscovered culinary scene.

Here is just a sampling of the amazing dining establishments #whereiowastarted.


L.May Eatery

A local favorite for delicious pizza and a unique take on gourmet comfort food. It’s the perfect place for a date night. Bonus, grab a local brew for Jubeck’s just around the corner!


Brazen Open Kitchen

Known for fresh flavor and locally sourced ingredients, Brazen is a must stop in the Historic Millwork District.

Sunshine Family Restaurant

A local joint to grab a hearty breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Woodfire Grille

A fine dining establishment alongside a state-of-the-art gaming center. It’s the perfect sot to celebrate those special life moments.

7 Hills Brewing

7 Hills Brewing Company

Pretzel crust pizza, beer nuts and burgers are just a few of the mouthwatering menu items you’ll find at this local brewing company.

Pepper Sprout

Located on historic Main Street, this upscale bistro features creative American fare in a warm and inviting ambiance.

Caroline's Restaurant

Located in Hotel Julien Dubuque, Caroline’s combines a relaxed felling with exquisite dishes.


Copper Kettle

Neighborhood bar takes on new meaning at Copper Kettle. The cozy atmosphere is served up with a side of tasty of American cuisine.

Vinny Vanucchi's

Italian fare served with a side of their famous garlic bread, Vinny’s is a Main Street staple.

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