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Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor

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855 Century Dr, Dubuque, IA 52002-3707
+1 563-556-0820
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09:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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Racine, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I came to Dubuque for a one night get away and as we wound up the night, we head to the pool and typically order a pizza to the room. Instead, we opted for a local pizza place besides the chain venues. We asked the front desk and Happy Joes was, by far, the easiest recommendation. We... More 

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Thank GayleFamily
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Heard lot of good things and had to try! Was excellent food and great service, will go back I get a chance.

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Thank Jared B
Iowa City, Iowa
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Great lunch pizza ,prices are reasonable. Pizza is Great!!! FRESH AND FAST.Great for family members and friends for parties.

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Thank Debbra H
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

They have really good pizza one of the best Happy Joes to eat at they still make their own crust wish the prices were little you better because if you're going to pay $20 a pizza so if you have a large group it gets kind of expensive

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Thank jim H
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The best Taco Pizza in the world, my father would bring a cooler and they would pack them and freeze little joes for him to deliver to me in Florida! Happy Joes is my happy place!

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Thank TJay B
Illinois
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Finding a "Special" advertised on a flyer in our motel room,, we rang up Happy Joe's and ordered the two-pie deal. The stated delivery timeframe was very reasonable, and it even arrived piping hot early. The included garlic dipping sauce was a nice addition to the one specialty pie and we found the fare to be slightly above average.

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Thank BalkanCowboy
Wisconsin
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112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Was staying at a local hotel. Had to drive top pick up the order. No delivery at this location. Ordered a combo plus pizza. It was average. I suggest the mgr of this store drives to the Lancaster Wi Happy Joes and learns how a pizza should be made.

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Thank MartiniWisconsin
Greater Cincinnati
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

If in Dubuque, iowa you must go to Happy Joes. Taco pizza is awesome. Very old school place. stuck in 70's or early 80's. Fair price.

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Thank GaryKramerBass
Cedar Rapids, IA
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

There was a group of us in town for a soccer tournament so we called ahead to reserve a couple tables. The food was excellent and the restaurant was an 'old time' Happy Joe's that I remember from my youth. They had a somewhat separate room for birthdays, a few arcade type games, a separate area to purchase ice cream... More 

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Thank IowaFamilyof5
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you have fond memories of birthday parties at Happy Joe's from your childhood, then make the trip to Dubuque to see this treasure! Just like you remember it, and the pizza (Happy Joe's special) is the best! Enjoy some ice cream in the parlor too! Nostalgic trip down memory lane for me. Try it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 Century Dr, Dubuque, IA 52002-3707
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-556-0820

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