Our Top 5 German Restaurants near Dubuque, Iowa | Rare Dirndl
Our Top 5 German Restaurants near Dubuque, Iowa

Our Top 5 German Restaurants near Dubuque, Iowa

With 40% of Dubuque, Iowa being of German descent, it's no surprise that there are great restaurants in and around the city! Although I have not personally eaten at theses places (wish I could have though) my team and I have done the research and come out up with a top 5 for you. Enjoy! 

Bierstube LeClaire - This fun restaurant and bar overlooks the Mississippi River and serves German & American food with plenty of beer to suit your pallet. Great service and classics like Bavarian Pretzels, Jägerschnitzel and Sauerbraten.

1001 Canal Shore Dr SW
Le Claire, IA 52753
(563) 289-2121

Kalmes Restaurant & Catering - Offers great appetizers, sandwiches and spacious room for relaxing. You can get  American classics like buffalo wings or roast beef and German staples like Wiener Schnitzel and Pork Sausage.

100 Main St. St.
Donatus, IA 52071
(563) 872-3378

Fritz & Frites - If you like schnitzel or Sauerbraten this place will be your jam. You can also enjoy a glass of wine or a bottle of German beer. Whatever your choice, Fritz & Frites will meet your expectations.

317 N Main St
Galena, IL 61036
(815) 777-2004
Twitter: @fritzandfrites  

New Glarus Hotel - They offer Banquet Halls and authentic German art styles. They also provide a serene environment for relaxing with friendly workers with excellent delivery services.
100 6th Avenue
New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-5244
email: Hotel@newglarushotel.com 

Europa Haus Restaurant & Bier Stube - Fabulously casual and family owned, this restaurant features a variety of cuisines in addition to the classic German dishes.

1301 Rhomberg Ave.
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 588-0361

So what do you think? Did we miss one? Tell us in the comments!


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Erika Neumayer

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As always, ideas and opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own. - Erika

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