Sunset Dinner Cruise



The two-hour Sunset Dinner Cruise aboard the American Lady is the perfect way to take in Dubuque’s beautiful river scenery while enjoying a delicious meal catered by Catfish Charlie’s.


  • Adults $41.95 + tax.
  • Children 4-12 years $29.95 + tax.
  • 3 years and under are FREE.
  • We start boarding the boat at 7:15pm on Wednesday and Friday, and at 5:45pm on Saturday and Sunday.
  • The Sunset Dinner Cruise includes the buffet, soda, lemonade, and iced tea.
  • A cash bar featuring wine, liquor, and beer is available.


Wednesday and Friday 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Saturday and Sunday 6:00pm – 8:00pm



The Sunset Dinner Cruise buffet is served with potatoes, vegetable du jour, Charlie’s Captain’s Salad drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette, rolls and butter, and dessert.

Wednesday and Friday Buffet Entrees

Slow roasted pork loin in natural au jus

Fried catfish fingers


Saturday Buffet Entrees

Beef medallions with natural au jus

Charlie’s broasted chicken


Sunday Buffet Entrees

Fried catfish fingers

Charbroiled dry rub chicken


Reservations are required, and credit card payment is needed at the time of reservation, please.

It helps us ensure proper service!

We require a 48 hour cancellation notice for a refund. Sorry, cancellations on the day of the cruise are not refundable.

Call us at 563-557-9700


Here’s an idea…arrive early and enjoy a beverage on the “Bikini Deck” at Catfish Charlie’s before you board!



Sunset Dinner Inquiry