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Woodfire Grille at Diamond Jo Casino

301 Bell St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7004
+1 563-690-4755
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (39 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
301 Bell St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7004
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

I ate here three years ago and had a good experience - but nothing has changed - same exact menu...Nothing offered as a special or off of the menu. Chopped salad was bland and tasteless. Lobster Bisque was void of any noticable actual lobster meat...no...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

From the numerous hostesses at the door, to the cheerful bartender and the excellent server, it was great service from start to finish. Sitting beneath flame pits added a South American ambiance. We had appetizer's (sirloin bites), soup (lobster bisque), salads (wedge and spring) and...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

This is not the "stuff your face with massive portions of unhealthy food" kind of place. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is inviting and warm, and the service is like no other. My favorite place to eat out!

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Woodfire Grille is oneof our favorite special occasion restaurants. It's very elegant, enjoy the fireplaces throughout, and the food is outstanding! We go back as often as we can even though we don't live in Dubuque. Their seafood is awesome, wine list extensive, avacado spring...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

We went for a couples night. The restaurant is beautiful. We ordered avocado spring rolls and a flatbread for apps. They were delicious. Also ordered French onion soup which was amazing. The other couple had lobster bisque. They said it was best they ever had....More

Thank Luv2Travel2004Iowa
Reviewed 2 January 2015

A simple word to the chef, please note that Food is not all about the taste, its presentation is just as important. Please don't rush and service them in the right temperature and cooked well.

Thank lctravel_11
Reviewed 3 November 2014

The fire theme goes all around this place. A warm and cozy atmosphere with large, comfy booths, nice lighting and great service. It all starts at the bar where the server does a great job with signature drinks made with top shelf products and fresh...More

Thank D24789
Reviewed 2 November 2014

We had heard that the Woodfire is fine dining so chose it for our anniversary. It is a pleasing room, well decorated with flames burning in the windows and fireplace. We started off with a drink each which were average in size and taste.There was...More

2  Thank ScoochG
Sarah S, Boyd Gaming Customer Service at Woodfire Grille at Diamond Jo Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review as it will help us to better serve our guests in the future. The Early Dining Feature is a smaller portioned meal that we offer to guests who want to enjoy our restaurant without paying as much for our larger...More

Reviewed 20 October 2014

Went for a special date on a Saturday night. The ambiance was wonderful - loved the fires all around (they look very sleek and modern). The starter (shrimp cocktail with house made sauce), salads (condensed watermelon and arugula and the house chop), and the steak...More

Thank LivelyLaura
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Had an anniversary dinner at Woodfire Grill and the soup, salads, and entrees were excellent. Service was the negative, though. Forgotten soup spoons when soup was served by a different waiter other than our server, no request for fresh ground pepper when the salads were...More

1  Thank LakeDOC66
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Are kids under 21 allowed even though it is in the casino?
13 October 2016|
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Response from Kirsten T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just in the restaurant areas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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: 301 Bell St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7004 (Formerly Woodfire Grill at Diamond Jo Casino)
    (3rd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-690-4755
  • E-mail
Woodfire Grille is a contemporary wine centric steak and seafood restaurant that features USDA Prime grade steaks and inspired fresh seafood in an upscale and contemporary dining experience. Lauded in reviews that include the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, validates that it is simply the best dining experience in its respective market. With a classic interior, the ambiance is warm with natural wood tones, is welcoming and sure to delight all your senses. Our classically trained chefs personally select our ingredients. Our menus change seasonally as it is our goal is to source locally and offer only the finest produce, meats and seafood available. You will find a lively bar that attracts a dynamic crowd and features an unparalleled wine list and an impressive offering of wines by the glass. Unique to Woodfire is the crafted cocktail program unmatched in the area. Created by our team of creative mixologist, the list is a collection of classic and modern cocktails.