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Address: 301 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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+1 563-690-4800

Dubuque, Iowa is overflowing with things to do and see. Try your luck in...

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!

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Great time, loose slots

Our group was staying at Grand Harbor Resort across the street and ventured over. In about two hours of play the slots paid out three times. On small, one average and one fairly... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Johnston, Iowa
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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226 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went down here for the day from MN with my grandma. It was fun. A nice little casino and not too far away, made for a nice day trip.

Thank tif316
Lancaster, Wisconsin
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81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Cherry Lanes twice in December for two different parties. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to have a great time with your friends. The room is yours for 2 hours for $250 during the week and $350 on the weekend. The bar is right outside your room but you do get a personal bartender as... More 

Thank Gpackergal
Landes, France
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And it always stunk! I was here for a christmas party in one of the convention rooms, forget which floor, I think it was the first year, certainly not later than the second that it was built... and it was the most people they had put in that room to date.... And when they were serving the main course, the... More 

Thank J W
DJC-Dubuque, Marketing at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this review

Wow! You certainly have a good memory. Shortly after our opening, eight years ago, there were, indeed, some sounds in the building as it settled into place. However, the Diamond Jo Casino was NOT built on a contaminated landfill. The Port of Dubuque as been a thriving center of commerce and industry for over 100 years, and we are extremely... More 

Johnston, Iowa
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110 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group was staying at Grand Harbor Resort across the street and ventured over. In about two hours of play the slots paid out three times. On small, one average and one fairly large for playing penny slots. We didn't have as much luck at the tables other than roulette. It is a smoking facility which was difficult for some.... More 

Thank IowaTravelFan
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72 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small casino with primarily penny machines. The table games are basic with no Let It Ride or Mississippi Stud. The staff was pleasant and festive. In my opinion, this casino needs a cosmetic overhaul to amp up the atmosphere and make people want to be there.

Thank sabrina365
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Being a non smoker, I'm more sensitive to smoke, so you'd think I'd just stay away from a casino, but I didn't! I had fun. They try to cover the smell with some sort of air deodorizer which is really strong, but I adjusted. Games were fun, tables were busy. No one asked if I wanted a drink....

Thank X8936WUteresag
Palatine, Illinois
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73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Might be the worst casino in the midwest. No one wins there. Last Friday 4 of us went. At 4 in the afternoon on a Friday there was one person playing the craps table, why? Because no one wins at craps there. The place was also pretty much empty at the slot machines, why, because again no one wins there.... More 

Thank PauloJ5_148
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to many casinos but a certain dealer stood out at this one! Her name is lisa and she really knows how to make gambling fun. The whole table was laughing kidding around and enjoying themselves because of her outgoing personality!! That's exactly why I go to a casino is for fun and entertainment and to walk out... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Diamond Jo is only 1 1/2 hour drive from me and it's a nice change. Their buffet is to die for. The food was excellent and the atmosphere is superior. Everything is very clean. They have a big variety of slot machines.

Thank Connie B
Hortonville, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Need to update the machines and loosen them up a bit. No one expects to get rich in a casino, but its nice not to have to drop a few hundred dollars in a hour playing quarter machines.

Thank grglag

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