© Inspire Café

955 Washington St., Suite 105, 

Schmid Innovation Center, Dubuque, IA



We look forward to sharing our good vibes and yummy food and drinks.

Hours: 7am-3pm, seven days a week. Check out our DAILY SPECIALS as we continue to offer a more vegetarian friendly menu with some vegan and gluten-free options. 

Try Inspire Café for Lunch, Breakfast or Afternoon Tea

Inspire Café is a bistro, coffee shop, and anchor of community life that is committed to creating and celebrating inspiration, connection and inclusion. 


A sampling of our delicious menu offerings includes premium espresso drinks and teas, our fan-favorite “Buddha Bowls”, other vegetarian and vegan options, salads, breakfast items, pastries, grilled sandwiches, wraps, flatbreads, real fruit smoothies and cupcakes (including delicious vegan ones!) 



  • English Afternoon Tea is served one Sunday a month and three times Nov.-Dec. (reservations required). 

  • Be INSPIRED by attending our signature event, The Inspiring People Series, one Thursday per month from 7-8:30 pm.  FREE, and love offerings accepted for the presenter.

  • Host your own private event at Inspire (E.g., birthday, anniversary or graduation party, wedding rehearsal or reception, during open hours or after hours)


Our Industrial Chic environment offers diverse and comfortable seating, an alluring designer fireplace, a five foot hand-carved Buddha statue, and plenty of space to hang out with your friends and family. Inspire Café will sure to be your “Third place”, or home away from home. See you soon!