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Pepper Sprout

378 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6944
+1 563-556-2167
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
“gnocchi” (3 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
378 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6944
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome restaurant, you MUST eat here. Great service, food couldn't be prepared or served better. Great wine list. Celebrated our 30th anniversary. I had the lamb chops. Best I've ever had, including I would rate them over the California Basque restaurants. Wife had the drunken...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is beautifully restored. The food is always amazing and the drinks are great, too. I love their Bloody Mary's. The service has always been wonderful.

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is made from locally produced items and fresh seafood. It is served with style and a smile. Entry size is just right with a little to take home! And the desserts are heavenly! A little pricey but well worth it as it will be...More

Thank 9judy47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great evening with a great meal. We had great service too. I would highly recommend Pepper Sprout for a nice evening out.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm always thrilled with my food and the friendly atmosphere. It's a small place. If you want a booth you should call ahead and reserve. I sometimes prefer a tables. There isn't a bad seat in the house. My quail was super fabulous. The sauce...More

Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Whenever we travel to Dubuque we make it a point to get at least one meal from the Pepper Sprout. great pairings of wine, fine libations and wonderfully prepared dessert all enhance the selections of fine food. Best to make a reservation though.

Thank Zyxx
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My Mom and I both enjoyed eating at this upscale Midwestern eatery. I wanted to try a local restaurant with a Midwestern sensibility and the Pepper Sprout perfectly fit the bill!

Thank Gita T
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The lamb chops were wonderful. Only a Master Chef would combine watermelon with olives for the sauce over the chops. Perfect genius flavor pairing. It was due to the recommendation of the knowledgeable wait staff that we didn't go with well-done lamb. She was correct,...More

Thank danpX4840PI
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great, welcoming small place with a full bar in the front. Had the best sirloin I have had in my life - perfectly seasoned, perfectly cooked. I was told the chef does her own butchering. The sides were great and the dessert was good, too!...More

Thank prpr17
Reviewed 20 June 2017

To celebrate our 30th anniversary we were staying at the Redstone Inn. Robert, the owner, suggested we celebrate by dining at the Pepper Sprout, an easy walk from the Inn. We were seated, drink orders taken and then we were presented with our menus. The...More

Thank Eleanor R
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31 March 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
checked with kim the owner...has no idea the have been open the are closed sun and mon and are doing plated lunches for mothers day....get the biscuts and gravy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6944
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-556-2167
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