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Dottie's Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff

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All reviews hash browns and toast cinnamon rolls fries step back in time open for breakfast and lunch comfort food central ave old fashioned lottie hillbilly skillet waitress waitstaff booth cheese
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

Walked over from Hotel Julien to this tried-and-true diner, complete with a diner bar. Enjoyed a huge cinnamon roll for the table (large enough to share among four of us), oj, coffee, and a skillet with eggs, hash browns, sausage, onion, cheese and salsa (the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maggie C
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent OLD SCHOOL diner with great breakfast! Not fancy and it’s just how you want it! Great breakfast skillet and biscuits and gravy! Definitely try it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank smada2000
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My wife and I were looking for a good old-fashioned, home cooked breakfast with no frills--and that's what we got at Dottie's Cafe in Dubuque, Iowa. It was the first stop on our long trip to the Northwest--as far as Glacier National Park--and it got...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff,great small town cafe with good home cooked food and great atmosphere! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kim F
Reviewed 23 August 2018

It was all very good and tasty on a recent August Friday lunch time. I had a delicious hamburger and fries and I do mean delicious. My friend had french toast done to perfection and another friend raved about her bean soup. This place is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MNDoodles
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Good food and good service and good prices in a down home place. Highly recommend. Places like this are dying out. I’m always on the lookout for them and happy when I find them.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

You will get a standard, no frills, basic breakfast. Done right and done fast. And at diner prices. Staff hustle to get it done and keep the coffee coming. You will save on the cost, so leave a good tip.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This restaurant has such a nostalgic feel to it. Hard wood floors with a counter hosting swivel stools, as well as booths. The food was typical diner food, large portions, price was fair - I paid 7.50 for a half portion of their "known for"...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank victoriah788
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

When we vacation we like to avoid the touristy establishments so we found Dottie’s. It was a charming, no frills, step back in time. There are very few of these places left! Our waitress was a in-law to Dottie who passed away 15 years ago,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Gohawks1
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Dottie' s cafe was down the road from our hotel. We ate there one morning for breakfast, and it was very good. The cafe had a very nice atmosphere to it, very clean, and friendly staff. The food was very good, and the wait wasn't...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank katieLLM12
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