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Decker Hotel

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128 North Main Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060-2201
+1 563-652-1875
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Nice old school hotel with full service restaurant and nice basement bar with decent drink slingers. Friendly staff, nice, simple efficient rooms. Probably the best place in town and right downtown where the 'action' is.

Thank CornFed69
Groveland, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Ok at best. Very friendly staff and a beautiful old hotel. The food was not that good. I had a vegetable pasta that didn't have much flavor. Not sure if I would try it again.

Thank amdemanes
Theresa R, General Manager at Decker Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry you didn't enjoy your meal. I will talk with our chef and see what we can do to make that dish a tad better. We appreciate your honest review and hope you give us another try. More 

Maquoketa, Iowa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is an unique building with a lot of history and charm. The food is good, but a little pricey. There is a nice bar area to visit with friends and also a bar in the downstairs with it's own outside entrance. The fact that President Grant stayed here just adds to the charm.

Thank Robin632015
Theresa R, General Manager at Decker Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Decker Hotel. We appreciate your feedback and hope the next time you are in the area you stop in. More 

Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were staying one night. We had visited the state park and was able to check in early. Front staff was very friendly. The hotel is very historic and well preserved. Our room was very small, 12x12 with a small bathroom. Not a huge problem because we were there to sleep. Shower had great pressure and the... More 

Thank Kecia L
Johnston, Iowa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Stopped in for lunch with my mom and fiance while in town and were pleasantly surprised. My fiance got the steak sandwich, and I immediately wanted his meal. Not that mine was bad, as I had the asian chicken wrap (equally amazing). My mom had the cobb salad and was also impressed. Portions are great, prices are low and quality... More 

Thank 188jennii
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great food at a great price. Attentive wait staff. They also allow patrons of the hotel to store leftovers in the hotel cooler, which is a nice perk.

Thank Jessie J
Dresden, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Food was very good! The staff was extremely friendly and helpful! They get to know their guests! Food was made fresh for each order. Atmosphere was almost elegant!

Thank IATitan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Sunday Brunch is a very well done buffet--great pastries, a select entree (the day we were there was an excellent baked bbq salmon) roasted potatoes, eggs, bacon, sausage.

Thank everydayplaces
Theresa R, General Manager at Decker Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review our Decker Hotel restaurant. We are very proud of our Sunday buffet and usually receive lots of compliments on it. I am glad you enjoyed the BBQ baked Salmon I will make sure to let Chef Jason know. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Bellevue, Iowa
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Stopped in for lunch. Had an excellent patty melt and sweet potato fries. Very good. Dining room is lovely. Had dessert - chocolate cake- big piece of very good cake. My friend had the carrot cake also very good. Waitress very nice. Took a peak at the lobby of the Hotel - it is lovely. Asked about rates to stay... More 

Thank Pam52031
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

nice preparation prepared just like I asked for. They want 100 characters but what's to say? Waitress was very very very nice. That 100 characters?????????

Thank Mel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 North Main Street, Maquoketa, IA 52060-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Maquoketa
  • Phone Number: +1 563-652-1875
A classic hotel in the heart of the Midwest. At Decker Hotel, we invite you to rest, relax and capture the spirit of Maquoketa's history. From the moment you step into the lobby and are greeted by our grand staircase, you'll know you've arrived at a special place. Located in the heart of our downtown since 1875, our charming hotel offers 17 rooms and specialty suites. From our classic restaurant to our neighborhood pub, guests can revel in the care and company that only true Midwestern hospitality can provide.

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East Moline, Illinois
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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?