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L.May Eatery

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1072 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723 (10th & Main)
+1 563-556-0505
Today
16:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 16:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Dubuque, Iowa, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We go to this restaurant quite often and yhe food is alwsys great. Service is exceptionsl also. One of our favorite restaurants.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is amazing. Great variety and value. My Clients lived the food and the atmosphere. Fantastic!

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Dubuque, Iowa
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The service and food are quite well done. The prices somewhat expensive, but worth it for a nice night out with good tasty food in a pleasant setting. We have been there a number of times and don't hesitate about returning.

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Thank Daniel P E
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358 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere and everyone that works here is super nice and accommodating. I struggle to figure out what to order. The mussels were fishy, I wouldn't order them again. Maybe just a bad night, hard to say. The steaks are the best at this place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner two nights ago and were treated to an amazing menu, along with a top notch staff. Menu is long enough for everybody to find something, but short enough for the chefs to make everything near perfect.

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Peosta, Iowa
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

They always have amazing food, but the Cheesecake bruschetta is phenomenal!! The salad is always good. The duck was wonderful, with such good flavor. The service is always wonderful and very friendly. Dessert is always a must especially the brownie, delicious! I love the warm months when you can sit outside. The inside is decorated nicely and very cozy. Highly... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

An eclectic, imaginative menu cooked to perfection, great service & an impressive selection of beers; what more could you want?

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WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Always excellent food, drinks and service. You will not be disappointed! Get a reservation on the weekends though it can be quite busy.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Went on my birthday. Steak was melt lm mouth tender,cooked to perfection. Hubby had braised pork hocks very tasty and unusual. Service excellent. Relaxing atmosphere,quiet enough thAt you don't hear next table conversation. Pricey but nice for special occasion. Did get free dessert for birthday without the embarrassing singing. Don't take kids..

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Dubuque, Iowa
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is one of THE places to be in Dubuque. Generally bustling, busy. Menu changes with seasons, always interesting mix of comfort food and something for foodies. I appreciate a decent beer menu for pairing the dishes, along with great wine recommendations.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 26
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1072 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723
    (10th & Main)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-556-0505
Description
A new romantic bistro on the historic 1000 block of Main Street in Dubuque IA. L. May Eatery serves fusion cuisine and pizza in Dubuque, Iowa in a romantic candlelit atmosphere. Enjoy our impeccable service table side or at our full bar. We also have an extensive wine list with anything from a quality glass of pinot to a great special occasion reserve bottle.

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