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Kalmes Breaktime Grill and Spirits - CLOSED

1097 Jackson St, Dubuque, IA 52001-5026
+1 563-582-8566
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (20 reviews)
“gouda burger” (3 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pub
1097 Jackson St, Dubuque, IA 52001-5026
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11 - 20 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Good service, efficient and timely, kept checking back in to make sure our drinks were filled, butter and other needed. Food was average, a little wilted on salad, but fried chicken was outstanding, and hamburger steak was fine, but garlic mashed potatoes were fantastic. Overall...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Joined the Cub fans for a Saturday evening dinner during playoffs and were delighted to get immediate seating and prompt service. We took friends for their first visit and they were totally impressed with the excellent craft beer selections - a wide array on tap...More

Thank burdsa
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I came in on Friday for lunch, out of state visit. I am here for the weekend. I had the Hawaiian Cowboy and the Zombie Monkie. It was so good, had to come back on Saturday for the Pizza Burger. Both burgers were great. Staff...More

Thank JPGhouse
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Shared a BLT with a generous portion of bacon. The sandwich was amazingly good. Nice hot fries and excellent slaw. Another had a fried fish sandwich that was very large and very tasty. The service...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Kalmes has really good chicken. They also have a good selection of beers. They have friendly staff. There was plenty of parking nearby.

Thank 47of74
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Have been here twice this summer. Good food, friendly waitstaff. Comfortable atmosphere. Have heard that it can be quite busy. Both times we went on a Sat. night about 8 and were able to sit right away.

Thank Lawnwife
Reviewed 20 August 2016

There is a nice variety to the daily specials. A large menu to choose from if you don't want the daily specials. Tons of sandwiches, wraps, and burgers to choose from. The wait staff are cheerful and attentive.

Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It has been my experience that burger reviews differ on reviewer preference, some like thin parties others like an entire side of beef. I'm somewhere in between, like it about 1/2" thick. And Kalmes nailed it. I had the Gouda burger and it was quite...More

Thank Jpfive
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We went here for lunch after the River Museum and a boat tour absolutely famished. Fast and friendly service. With burgers cooked perfectly.

Thank CoralRocks1975
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Loved the burger and fries! Our server, Julie, was very nice and quick. Relaxed atmosphere, clean and easily accessible while passing through.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 23
American, Bar, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1097 Jackson St, Dubuque, IA 52001-5026
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-582-8566
  • E-mail
Corner bar and restaurant with American style comfort food
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