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Pepper Sprout

378 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6944
+1 563-556-2167
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
378 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6944
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we travel to Dubuque we make it a point to get at least one meal from the Pepper Sprout. great pairings of wine, fine libations and wonderfully prepared dessert all enhance the selections of fine food. Best to make a reservation though.

Thank Zyxx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Mom and I both enjoyed eating at this upscale Midwestern eatery. I wanted to try a local restaurant with a Midwestern sensibility and the Pepper Sprout perfectly fit the bill!

Thank Gita T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lamb chops were wonderful. Only a Master Chef would combine watermelon with olives for the sauce over the chops. Perfect genius flavor pairing. It was due to the recommendation of the knowledgeable wait staff that we didn't go with well-done lamb. She was correct,...More

Thank danpX4840PI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, welcoming small place with a full bar in the front. Had the best sirloin I have had in my life - perfectly seasoned, perfectly cooked. I was told the chef does her own butchering. The sides were great and the dessert was good, too!...More

Thank prpr17
Reviewed 21 June 2017

To celebrate our 30th anniversary we were staying at the Redstone Inn. Robert, the owner, suggested we celebrate by dining at the Pepper Sprout, an easy walk from the Inn. We were seated, drink orders taken and then we were presented with our menus. The...More

Thank Eleanor R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, charming location. Server Eric was very nice. I had the 8 oz beef tenderloin and my husband had the pretzel crusted pork. We had a bottle of wine (it is a bit odd that the wine menu was a binder) and dessert (bread...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We went after my grandson's high school graduation. Party of 7. All food came on time and delicious. Very fine service as well.

Thank Clarke C
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We used to go to Pepper Sprout with business (customers and suppliers) as well as occasionally for personal dinner. We stopped going for a couple of reasons, some mediocre service experiences and, mostly because the menu went in a direction that didn't match our palet....More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife had salmon and she liked it. My mom had chicken piccata and it was okay. I had a lamb shank that tasted awesome but did not have much meat on the bone, I left hungry.

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It is always enjoyable to have a wonderful meal where you were not really expecting it. I have dined at the Pepper Sprout a number of times and never been disappointed. The first time I dod not anticipate a remarkable meal, but it was. Good...More

Thank dmcc57
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1 April 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
checked with kim the owner...has no idea the have been open the are closed sun and mon and are doing plated lunches for mothers day....get the biscuts and gravy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6944
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-556-2167
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