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Inspire Cafe

955 Washington St Ste 105, Dubuque, IA 52001-2316
+1 563-583-8338
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“quinoa” (3 reviews)
“buddha bowl” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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955 Washington St Ste 105, Dubuque, IA 52001-2316
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique and interesting food combinations, healthy offerings, and fresh ingredients. The only reason I gave 4 stars rather than 5 is it was confusing to order food and the person taking the order wasn't helpful with this. You stand at the register and read a...More

Thank Pioneer417
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Very cute, good coffee, but they're never staffed properly. They only have 1 person working in the mornings. It takes forever and then some. Had to stop going and started going to Jitterz instead. Jitterz has quick service and at least 3 people working. If...More

Thank McGuireFamily
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Inspire Cafe is a beautiful locally owned gem in the historic Millwork District in downtown Dubuque. It’s very warm and inviting. The staff is helpful and efficient. The seating is really comfy and there is more than enough space for people to relax and enjoy...More

Thank Lolo13419
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The Inspire Cafe serves vegan bowls in three kinds, which is their best offering. Usually it’s about half full of young people on computers, which I like. Their breakfast sandwiches are good too; the best bakery in town furnishes the buns. The coffee is top...More

Thank R_bison
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We stopped here on a Saturday afternoon for a quick bite to eat on a cross country road trip but quick was not in the cards. It's a fine destination if you have time for a leisurely lunch/brunch. The line was not long, but the...More

Thank 2kidsTraveler
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My boyfriend and I stopped for lunch and enjoyed our food very much, while catching up on the news with the free wifi. Inspire is located in a restored warehouse, with lofty ceilings and natural light. There are many coffee and tea offerings, as well...More

Thank luv2snkl
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stopped in for coffee fix, they have a great selection to choose from plus assorted teas. I had my favorite Americano and my daughter picked a Chai tea. For lunch we split a fresh spinach salad and a half of sandwich, both were very good....More

1  Thank 1980_Tipper
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Clearly aspiring to be a hip coffee shop. Nice interior. However, when our food came, I thought it was a joke. My belgian waffles were literally about 2 inches square each (order of 3.) About 2-3 bites each. Fine if it was off the kids'...More

Thank DaBearsWISC
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The food at Inspire is fresh and appealing in appearance. The menu has a nice variety of choices for both food and beverages. Also the reuse of the old building has been done in an inviting way. The day I was there I had the...More

2  Thank boot1973
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

First of all, a gorgeous location in an incredibly beautiful interior, preserving a very old industrial building. Just the wooden support beams alone are worthy of observation. The coffee was absolutely fantastic, made with perfection by a fabulist barista. Had a light breakfast whole wheat...More

1  Thank Keith L
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 955 Washington St Ste 105, Dubuque, IA 52001-2316
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-583-8338
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