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1091 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4724
+1 563-588-2880
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten lunch at Salsa's downtown many times in the years since it opened. The menu is broad but the quality of the food is always good; not greasy or overly spicy. Hot dishes are always hot, service is remarkably fast even when they are busy, and I always feel welcomed by the staff.

Thank Merrill C
Glossop, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

As the title says, Salsa's food is great considering the price. The sort of place I'd eat at regularly if I were a local.

Thank Dave B
West Des Moines, Iowa
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere with great wait staff! Had the fajitas for 2 and it was more than enough. The special sauce was light and well done. Not over powering. Yum!

Thank Tammy M
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I had a very good meal of Carnitas. Very well cooked, large portion and very tasty. I liked the service and felt very relaxed there. It was my second time visiting and both meals were good. Very well priced, and good if you want to make a lunch stop on the quicker side.

Thank Zachary K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Walked down Main Street looking for Mexican, this place didn't pop up on reviews but found it and checked it out. Good chips and salsa and also margaritas. Casual spot and kid friendly.

Thank PJS890
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stopped in at Salsa's for a late lunch in the afternoon. We ordered a chicken dish that was very tasty. The chips were good and crisp, and they served the salsa in carafes so you could re-fill your dish when necessary. That was a nice touch. It is solid, good Mexican food.

Thank roadcatindy
Huxley, Iowa
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

All four of us enjoyed our meal very much! The staff was pleasant and our portions were large. Would recommend!

Thank The4Dots
Madison, Wisconsin
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196 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We tried Salsa's for a late lunch today. Our server greeted us and seated us immediately and then brought out a basket of crisp tortilla chips and and a blended hot salsa. He refilled that as well as our beverages immediately when they ran out. There are two large rooms filled with tables and booths in addition to the long... More 

Thank rickleed
Dubuque, Iowa
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great food, location and service. The staff is very nice. They are efficient and move people in and out quickly but it's ok, it doesn't feel rushed. It is in downtown Dubuque in a beautiful location on Main Street.

Thank Lolo13419
Madison, Wisconsin
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

My husband and I ventured in here on a whim and didn't quite know what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised. Chips and salsa were complimentary--the chips were warm and the salsa came in this adorable cruet that for some reason really amused me. My husband ordered the chicken enchilada and I ordered the chicken chimichanga. Both meals were... More 

Thank Sally1382

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1091 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4724
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-588-2880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?