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Diamond Jo Casino

301 Bell St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7004
+1 563-690-4800
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Nice casino!

This was a friendly casino. I stayed at the Hotel Julien downtown and just walked over the bridge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jean B
,
Ida Grove, Iowa
via mobile
Fun experience

My husband and I took our daughter to the casino. He enjoys playing blackjack and her and I hit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
twinsmom7105
,
Elgin, Illinois
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Dubuque, Iowa is overflowing with things to do and see. Try your luck in Dubuque's state-of-the-art casino, Diamond Jo, or enjoy all the sights, sounds and tastes of the city. No matter your particular taste, Dubuque has it!
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“bowling alley” (43 reviews)
“moon bar” (34 reviews)
“penny slots” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
301 Bell St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7004
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+1 563-690-4800
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"bowling alley"
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"moon bar"
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"penny slots"
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"slot machines"
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"sports bar"
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"free buffet"
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"smoking is allowed"
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"woodfire grill"
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"non smokers"
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"air quality"
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"dueling pianos"
in 7 reviews
"table games"
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"nice facility"
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"staff was friendly"
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"gambling"
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"smoky"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a friendly casino. I stayed at the Hotel Julien downtown and just walked over the bridge. If you prefer, you can use the complimentary shuttle service. Plenty of gaming tables with variety. Was happy to see video roulette was available. It houses a...More

Thank Jean B
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Chris J, Owner at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jean! We’re so glad that you enjoyed your visit! Hopefully your next visit will be a five-star experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took our daughter to the casino. He enjoys playing blackjack and her and I hit the slots. The only complaint was the amount of smoke inside the casino. I have been to Las Vegas casinos, and they are not as smoky...More

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DiamondJoDBQ, Manager at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your patronage and value you as a customer. We strive to provide an entertainment experience that everyone can enjoy, and while many areas of our property do allow smoking, we do have some designated non-smoking bars and gaming areas for patrons who prefer...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a great Sunday brunch buffet, and during Lent they have crab legs on Friday and Saturday night. Not anything special any other time. Slots are pretty tight - don't expect to walk out rich.

Thank Rebecca M
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DiamondJoDBQ, Manager at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rebecca, We're happy to hear you enjoyed the Sunday Brunch Buffet, please let us know what we can do to earn four or five stars next time! Thank you for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had fun, that's the number one goal whenever you walk into any casino (my opinion only) lol. Didn't win any money, but really enjoyed the $2 bud light 16oz beers....The buffet was way overpriced but the food was good. An average casino experience. Played...More

Thank cactus7
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DiamondJoDBQ, Manager at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking time to give us your review, we are so happy to hear that you had a good time on your recent visit and that you enjoyed the buffet. We strive to give our guests a five-star experience every time they visit. If...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't care for casinos in general. But this one is pretty nice, has a good floor plan & a good mix of slot machines. They also have a decent selection of craft beers on tap if you are like me & tend to give...More

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Shannon W, Manager at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

James, Thanks for taking the time to post your review, we are happy to hear you like our casino. We would love to hear how we can make your next visit a five-star experience.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Cant judge a casino on winning or losing cause there are plenty of both! Enjoyed all the fresh games they had here. Smoke wasnt bad. Had buffet deal day we were there wasn't too bad. Not too crowded and a couple of us won, but...More

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Sarah S, Owner at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

We’re so glad that you enjoyed your visit! Hopefully your next visit will be a five-star experience.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We had a friend refer us to try this Casino out. We had a great time! Lisa at the Players Club was very kind and helpful! We were able to participate in an on going slot tournament as well, where the highest scorer gets $25...More

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Sarah S, Owner at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your review! We appreciate it. If you have any advice on how we can earn that last star, then please let us know, because our goal is to provide you with five-star service.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Not a large casino, but friendly staff and nice bar areas. There is a decent amount of gaming options available.

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Sarah S, Boyd Customer Service at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thanks for taking time to give us your review of your recent visit to Diamond Jo. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and hope to make your next visit a five-star experience.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We were not impressed with the selection of tables and slot machines. No keno and mostly penny slots. Ventilation could be better in this casino. Air quality was poor.More

Thank Becky W
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Sarah S, Boyd Customer Service at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Becky, We appreciate your patronage and value you as a customer. We strive to provide an entertainment experience that everyone can enjoy, and while many areas of our property do allow smoking, we do have some designated non-smoking bars and gaming areas for patrons who...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We went here on a bus trip for the day, I was here many years ago when it was a boat on the river. I was pleasantly surprise in this new place. The machines were tight and did not pay off a lot, the old...More

Thank Rich R
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Sarah S, Boyd Customer Service at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Rich, Thanks for taking time to give us your feedback on your recent visit. We're glad to hear you like the new casino, we think it's pretty great too. Sorry to hear you didn't win big, but we look forward to making your next experience...More

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Booboo1Minnesota
12 April 2017|
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Response from Ginny S | Property representative |
The Diamond Jo does not have a hotel, but Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark is right across the street. Hotel Julien and Holiday Inn are located a short distance away on Main St. We do provide shuttle service to area hotels... More
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Lucy D
1 November 2016|
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Response from Ginny S | Property representative |
Yes, you can choose to celebrate on Nov 7, 14 or 21! All Diamond Club members with a Nov birthday receive a free lunch or dinner buffet and free beverage at Tree Bar on any one of those dates. Print out your coupons at an... More
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